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Immigration options for Scotland explored

Experts have outlined a series of possible options for Scotland to develop an approach to immigration that is different from the rest of the UK.

Edinburgh hub tackles global economic issues

Adam Smith statue on Edinburgh's High Street
Some 650 delegates are meeting in Edinburgh to assess the impact of labour and financial markets on the global economy.

Gallery head takes place on global stage

Gondolas in Venice
The director of the University’s Talbot Rice Gallery is representing Ireland at the world’s biggest international art exhibition.

Human rights vital for lasting peace, report says

Fragile peace processes can be protected by using a more political approach to human rights, a major new report says.

Expert appointed to develop digital scholarship

A professor has been appointed to develop the growing field of digital scholarship at the University.

Secrets of ageing shared in schools reunion

A remarkable group of people who have contributed to years of research to uncover the keys to healthy ageing have re-united in Edinburgh.

Art students make waves in Venice

Spite Your Face, Scotland + Venice display is at Chiesa di Santa Caterina, Venice Biennale 2017
Five Edinburgh students are working with acclaimed artist Rachel Maclean as she represents Scotland at a world-renowned contemporary art festival.

Exhibition examines aftermath of storm

An art exhibition considering the effects of a cyclone has been created by a group of Edinburgh College of Art staff and students in collaboration with Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Concert hall showcases treasures of note

Concert hall showcases treasures of note
Scotland’s oldest purpose-built concert venue – St Cecilia’s Hall – has reopened after a two-year, £6.5million redevelopment.

Film premieres at Venice art show

Film premieres at Venice art show
A major new work by an Edinburgh College of Art alumna has been unveiled at the world’s most prestigious visual art festival.

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