Edinburgh has become the first university in Scotland to achieve recognition for the quality of its student catering.
The University’s Global Health Academy has hosted an expert discussion on some of the world’s biggest health challenges.
The University is hosting Scottish Slimmers weight management classes for staff and students.
Staff are being encouraged to get more active this year by finding out how they can join Jogscotland groups at the University.
University staff are to help improve patient care in four African countries.
Scientists are using MRI scans to see if they can determine when best to deliver babies that are not growing as fast as they should in the womb.
The University has signed a national pledge to reduce mental health discrimination in the workplace.
Targeting a toxin released by virtually all strains of MRSA could help scientists develop new drugs that can fight the superbug.
Insight into how viruses such as SARS and flu jump from one species to another may help predict emerging diseases.
The University offers a free and confidential individual counselling service to all members of staff.
Fresh discoveries about a drug used to treat sleeping sickness could pave the way for improved therapies.
Tiny chemical particles emitted by diesel exhaust fumes could raise the risk of heart attacks, research has shown.
The University’s Professor Scott Murray has been awarded the William Farr Medal for 2011.
The King's Buildings (KB) Dash has been taking place monthly since 1983, making it one of the University’s longest established social responsibility and sustainability initiatives.
The Centre for Integrative Physiology has become the first University department to achieve the Healthy Working Lives Mental Health and Wellbeing Commendation award.
Ovarian cancer patients could be helped by a test that identifies the specific type of tumour they have.
The University has received international recognition for achieving high standards in health and safety.
Lowering cholesterol could help the body’s immune system fight viral infections, researchers have found.
A highly sensitive blood test could help identify heart attacks in thousands of patients who would otherwise have gone undiagnosed, a study suggests.
This article was published on Jun 24, 2011