Chemistry's tercentenary celebrations continue with a Bright Club Edinburgh stand-up comedy night.
Published: 24 May 2013
Our undergraduate Open Days are a great opportunity to come and see the University for yourself. Book now for our June Open Day.
Published: 21 May 2013
Professors Earnshaw and Sharp from the School of Biological Sciences have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society.
Published: 10 May 2013
The Gallery opened in the James Clerk Maxwell Building on the 22nd April 2013, the 84th birthday of Sir Michael.
Published: 3 May 2013
A celebration of charles Darwin and James Clerk Maxwell will take place on the 13 June 2013.
Published: 3 May 2013
The School of Biological Sciences have achieved an Athena SWAN silver award.
Published: 1 May 2013
A tiny pest with the potential to destroy fresh fruit harvests is a step closer to being kept under control.
Published: 26 April 2013
A disease affecting ash trees could destroy enough to fill Wembley Stadium sixteen times over, University scientists say.
Published: 26 April 2013
Natural random fluctuations in our climate is not sufficient to explain recent rates of global warming, a study shows.
Published: 19 April 2013
University scientists are to investigate the extreme conditions at which life can survive on Earth and in space.
Published: 16 April 2013
College teaching staff have been awarded for the quality of their teaching.
Published: 15 April 2013
Additional funding for MSc courses in Scottish Government key economic priority areas.
Published: 15 April 2013
The University is saddened to learn of the death of Professor Sir Kenneth Murray, one of the UK’s most eminent scientists.
Published: 12 April 2013
Edinburgh Research and Innovation wins £50,000 BBSRC award to launch knowledge exchange pilot.
Published: 2 April 2013
Four College academics have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Published: 26 March 2013
College researchers explore Fantastical Life at LateLab and Scotland’s Marine Renewables Future at Teviot, and much, much more…
Published: 22 March 2013
Edinburgh scientists are working on safer software for mobile phones and tablets, as part of a cyber security initiative.
Cancer patients could be treated more effectively in future with tiny, sensory implants.
The largest project ever undertaken to map the Universe in three dimensions using ESO telescopes has reached the halfway stage.
The latest results from CERN further reinforce that the particle discovered last year is a Higgs boson.
Wandering albatrosses, famed for their massive wingspans and long lives, now have another distinctive characteristic.
Dr Iain Woodhouse has found a novel way to highlight the threat of global deforestation.
Professor Lesley Yellowlees, Vice-Principal and Head of the College gave this years lecture "The Gender Agenda" on 8 March 2013.
A Medieval Knight's grave and remains have been found under a car park on the site of the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation's new building.
Professor Lesley Yellowlees was among leading female scientists celebrated at Suffrage Science 2013.
University scientists are to deliver urgent research into a disease that is devastating the common ash tree.
Engineering and Humanities students organised a Renewable Energy Symposium and Fundraising Event for Fukushima on 11 March 2013.
Researchers are taking to the air and sea to create a detailed map of UK greenhouse gases.
Inbreeding in animals impacts not only on those who are inbred, but also their offspring, a University study shows.
A study of bacterial infections in water-fleas has discovered that increasing their supply of food can speed up the spread of infection.
Researchers in the School of Physics and Astronomy have discovered how proteins produced by our skin rapidly destroy harmful bacteria.
Tina Düren has been awarded a 2012 ExxonMobil Excellence in Teaching Award.
The College Engagement Team is currently delivering an immersive and interactive science-centre experience to local secondary schools.
The lecture "Scotland's Place in Earth's History" was presented by Professor Aubrey Manning on Wednesday 27 February.
Innis Carson, a fourth year undergraduate student in the School of Chemistry participated in the special 30th Birthday Countdown Championship.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland has appointed 20 University of Edinburgh academics.
Published: 20 March 2013
A series of high-profile events in India will celebrate and build on the country’s relationship with the University.
Exciting opportunities for College students took place during Innovative Learning Week, 18-22 February 2013.
The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation is celebrating the appointment of its first Artist in Residence.
Published: 12 February 2013
An annual prize honouring the work of Peter Higgs has been announced by the Scottish First Minister.
Fresh insight into the immune system could lead to better understanding of diseases that occur when the system fails.
Prof Armstrong, School of Informatics, gave his Inaugural Lecture on 5 February "Looking for answers inside the mind of a fly ..."
Prehistoric remains have been identified as a new species of marine super-predator.
The School of Chemistry celebrates its 300th anniversary with a range of events and a major exhibition.
Professor Hugh McCann has been appointed Head of the School of Engineering.
Research from across the University has been showcased in a series of short films.
Kathryn Whaler, Professor of Geophysics, has been awarded a prestigious prize from the Royal Astronomy Society.
Sir Michael Atiyah and Agata Smoktunowicz have been appointed Fellows of the American Mathematical Society.
University scientists have found a new way to manufacture stem cells for research into treating diseases.
From Monday 14th January 2013 the Central Area shuttle bus stop is changing location.
College staff and associates have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours List.
University astronomers have used the Hubble telescope to uncover galaxies that formed more than 13 billion years ago.
Professors Leonid Libkin and Wenfei Fan named as Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellows.
Progress in a crucial technology designed to combat climate change is worryingly slow, according to experts.
Wave tank deal to reduce risks for marine renewables industry.
The University's Postgraduate Open Days are an opportunity to learn about the University and meet staff and current students.
The School of Chemistry has become only the second ever recipient of an Athena SWAN Gold award.
The new Library at The King's Buildings is open for business.
Upcoming inaugural lectures in the College of Science and Engineering.
Information for King's Buildings campus staff on services and facilities.
Current news and events information from our individual schools.
A laboratory that explores the cultural significance of informatics.
Details about past events at the College.
This article was published on May 24, 2013