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Literary voices vie for the UK’s oldest book prizes

Montage of book jackets from the books that have been shortlisted for the 2015 James Tait Black book prizes
A fascinating blend of books by debut and award winning authors forms the shortlist of Britain’s oldest literary awards.

White House appointment for academic

An expert from the University has been invited to the White House to talk about using research evidence in policy and practice.

Student’s denim designs bag Levi’s prize

An Edinburgh College of Art student has won a global competition with denim clothing giant, Levi Strauss & Co.

Experts have a licence to thrill during Spy Week

The fictional and real worlds of spying and espionage are being explored during a literary Spy Week organised by the University.

Research supports call for dementia awareness

Teviot Row House
Policymakers have drawn on Edinburgh research to call for increased spending on dementia.

Dangerous Women Project seeks academic input

Researchers are invited to contribute to a new online forum exploring the idea of dangerous women.

New course examines how landscape affects wellbeing

Pink blossom on the Meadows
A new masters programme on how landscapes and the built environment affect human health and wellbeing has been launched.

ECA leads the way in music and sound start-ups

Two University spin-out companies are celebrating major successes.

Chancellor's Fellowships Opportunities

University crest on a glass door
Highly talented researchers are being invited to apply to a scheme that helps them develop their careers.

Europe split on Brexit and access to single market

Map of Europe
Europe is divided on the UK remaining part of the single market, were it to leave the European Union, research suggests.

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