A treasure trove of Gaelic historical and cultural documents has been recognised as one of the worldâs most important archives.
People who speak more than one language are more likely to stay sharp in old age, according to a study.
The National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) team at the University of Southampton is very pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 6.25-million-pound grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The new Centre structure will be a collaborative partnership between the universities of Southampton, Edinburgh and Manchester.
The next generation of artists, film-makers, designers and architects will show their playful and challenging work as part this year's Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show.
An international line-up of respected novelists forms the shortlist for Britain's oldest literary awards.
Scholars are exploring the links between the iconic novelist Walter Scott and the Northern Isles.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown will play a role at an event celebrating the career of eminent historian Tom Devine.
An Edinburgh graduate has been awarded one of journalism's prestigious accolades for his reporting on international affairs.
The future of some of Scotland's most pressing human rights issues is to be addressed in a University debate.
Forensic researchers have uncovered a way of identifying the sex of human skeletal remains - by measuring the inner ear.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to speak at a three-day conference on 'Global Migrations of the Scottish People' which will take place in the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, from 4 to 6 July 2014 as part of next year's Homecoming Celebrations. It is open to all and free to attend.
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This article was published on May 15, 2014