People in jobs that demand complex dealings with people or data are more likely to stay mentally sharp in later life, a study suggests.
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.
People living in Scotland are set to benefit from a new centre that will encourage and support speaking more than one language.
Watch this video to understand how you can avoid plagiarism in your university work.
Three students in the College of Humanities and Social Science have won Undergraduate Awards.
Staff's good work celebrated at inaugural awards ceremony
Edinburgh will hold a series of events to showcase the University's links with India and South Asia.
A new brain scan study part of plan to make cities better for older people
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.
Children with strong reading skills are more likely to have higher intelligence levels as young adults, according to a study.
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.
The constitutional future of Scotland and the UK forms the basis of a new free, online course.
A spectacular garden created by one of Scotlandâs best-loved artists is at the centre of a new partnership with the University.
University scientists are to help better understand how energy is managed in buildings such as hospitals and offices.
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This article was published on May 15, 2014