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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

Early reading link to later intelligence

Children with strong reading skills are more likely to have higher intelligence levels as young adults, according to a study.

Early reading link to later intelligence

Authors join book prize's hall of fame

A novel based around the disintegration of a remote community in England, and a biography of a Booker prize-winning novelist are the winners of Britain's oldest literary awards.

Authors join book prize's hall of fame

Scots’ Yes-No vote is focus of free course

The constitutional future of Scotland and the UK forms the basis of a new free, online course.

Scots’ Yes-No vote is focus of free course

Little Sparta in new ECA partnership

A spectacular garden created by one of Scotland’s best-loved artists is at the centre of a new partnership with the University.

Little Sparta in new ECA partnership

Study aims to curb buildings’ energy use

University scientists are to help better understand how energy is managed in buildings such as hospitals and offices.

Study aims to curb buildings’ energy use

The power of prayer

A new survey has revealed most Scots believe in the power of prayer.

The power of prayer


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