From winning rave reviews at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to using an ancient Yiddish tale to teach nurses, the School of Health in Social Science is at the forefront of using the arts to share its research and teach students.
Men with mental disorders are more at risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to a study.
Jenny Knotts, a student on the University's MSc in Playwriting, has been awarded the inaugural David MacLennan Prize for her play, Home. It is showcased in Glasgow theatre Oran Mor's long-standing series, A Play, a Pie and a Pint.
Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) staff and graduates celebrate success at the Scottish BAFTAs for the second year running.
Scotland's first Andrew Carnegie Lecture is to launch at the University of Edinburgh as part of a ten-year initiative promoting international discourse in the arts.
Inspired by poetry from Scottish literary figures such as Robert Louis Stevenson and George Mackay Brown, University artist-in-residence Astrid Jaekel's designed a series of illustrations that can be found on the walls and windows throughout Rose Street.
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.
Students at the University of Edinburgh have won the inaugural national inter-university poetry slam championship, UniSlam.
The University of Edinburgh will sponsor the 15-day event called Previously... Scotland's History Festival, which takes place at venues throughout Scotland from 13 to 30 November 2013. Academics and students are taking part in nearly 300 programmed events, engaging with audiences in a range of creative ways.
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This article was published on Oct 17, 2013