Efforts to combat climate change could be boosted by insight gained from an ancient carbon dioxide reservoir in Utah.
Three members of staff have been honoured by the University for their contribution to teaching and research.
The University is marking Scotland’s national day with a celebration at St Cecilia’s Hall.
A £350 million fundraising drive that has drawn support from author J.K. Rowling has reached its target.
We are looking into improving our communications regarding recycling, in order to help you recycle more, and more easily. Help us by joining one of our Focus Groups this November.
Strong buildings in earthquake zones are by the best form of defence against tremors, a university expert says.
University vets are contributing to efforts to improve animal care in China's zoos.
Experts at the School of Informatics and the University of the Highlands and Islands have worked together to develop a high-speed internet network to serve Eigg, Rum, Muck and Canna and other remote areas of Scotland.
A new survey indicates that Edinburgh is one of the world’s best universities.
The Politics of Innovation for Environmental Sustainability: celebrating the contribution of Stewart Russell (1955–2011)
University students have been contributing to an international movement to encourage global academic co-operation.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Young Academy of Scotland is inviting applications to join its membership.
The University has been shortlisted in two categories for this year’s THE Awards.
Insight into how our bodies make cholesterol could lead to treatments with fewer side-effects than existing drugs.
Development Studies in Africa and South Asia: Cutting across regions and disciplines
The University has attracted record levels of investment in its pioneering research work.
Changing climates are impacting on squirrel populations by prolonging their hibernation, a study suggests.
The Global Environment and Society Academy (GESA) Doctoral Network, which was recently created to bring together the community of PhD students working on environment & society-related projects across the University, has already engaged in a variety of activities.
This article was published on Jun 24, 2011