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Study links symmetry to faster reactions

Children with more symmetrical hands have speedier mental responses than others, according to a study.

Study links symmetry to faster reactions

College Head named RSE Fellow

The Head of the College of Humanities & Social Science is among twelve academics from the University named RSE Fellows.

College Head named RSE Fellow

Careers festival has cultural slant

Students are being offered a taste of what it is like to work in creative and cultural sectors at a new careers festival.

Careers festival has cultural slant

Every UK tower block to be recorded

Experts are creating a unique visual archive of every tower block in the UK to help restore high flats' beleaguered reputation.

Every UK tower block to be recorded

New College Registrar

Dr Catherine Martin has been appointed as the new College Registrar.

New College Registrar

Study links genes with general cognition

Scientists have identified genes associated with people's general cognitive function - how we process information.

Study links genes with general cognition

Complex jobs may protect brain, says study

People in jobs that demand complex dealings with people or data are more likely to stay mentally sharp in later life, a study suggests.

Complex jobs may protect brain, says study

Baboons can amass learning, study shows

One of humankind's most remarkable traits - an ability to achieve great feats by building on the work of others - is also present in the animal kingdom, research suggests.

Baboons can amass learning, study shows

New Centre promotes benefits of bilingualism

People living in Scotland are set to benefit from a new centre that will encourage and support speaking more than one language.

New Centre promotes benefits of bilingualism

Good academic practice

Watch this video to understand how you can avoid plagiarism in your university work.

Good academic practice

Awards highlight world class ideas

Three students in the College of Humanities and Social Science have won Undergraduate Awards.

Awards highlight world class ideas

College Recognition Awards

Staff's good work celebrated at inaugural awards ceremony

College Recognition Awards

Asia links in spotlight

Edinburgh will hold a series of events to showcase the University's links with India and South Asia.

Asia links in spotlight

Study aims to help older people

A new brain scan study part of plan to make cities better for older people

Study aims to help older people

Two units of the College achieve a Gender Equality Charter Mark Bronze level

Equality Challenge Unit's trial gender equality charter mark has recognised the School of Divinity and the Institute of Physical Education, Sport and Health Sciences.

Two units of the College achieve a Gender Equality Charter Mark Bronze level


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