In an ongoing feature, researchers discuss the international impact of their work.
These short films highlight some of the globally significant research happening across the University. The series explores the impact that individuals and collaborations at the University of Edinburgh can have on the big issues facing the world.
Dr Betsy Olsen discusses the intersection of religion and development in Latin America.
Is mammography a life saving investment or redundant or harmful? The first of a series of snapshots on global breast cancer issues run by the Global Health Academy.
Antonella Sorace, Professor of Developmental Linguistics, extols the benefits of speaking two languages.
Yvonne McEwen discusses why it's important to understand war and our responses to conflict.
Dr Gavin Kretzschmar talks on the global banking system and his work in Kazakhstan.
Dr Lara Ryazanova-Clarke discusses the changing nature of the Russian language and Edinburgh's continuing links with Russia.
Professor Scott Murray discusses the challenges of providing end of life care in Africa.
Research on the future of Africa and development in the Global South by Dr Thomas Molony and Professor James Smith.
Why it's important to study genocide in the 21st Century, and Edinburgh's international links.
The first of the series - Edinburgh's Fire Safety research; why it is so crucial and why Edinburgh is a good place to work.
This article was published on Jul 14, 2012