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Edinburgh Impact

Professor Sir Peter Mathieson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh and Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli,

Global warming demands urgent action. The Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow are joining forces to help tackle the world's greatest existential threat. #EdinburghImpact

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Winter blues getting you down? Researchers have developed free online resources to help people who experience seasonal affective disorder to see the season in a new light. #EdinburghImpact

From live research projects to hands-on sessions about transplant surgery, University experts will deliver a range of engaging events at this year’s Edinburgh Science Festival.

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We are a truly global University, making a contribution to the world, through global partnership, community and exchange.

Regional engagement

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Global community

A University of Sanctuary

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We're committed to contributing to the city of Edinburgh through research, teaching, facilities and events.

City Region Deal

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Research and teaching

We're ranked 4th in the UK for research power, and have the highest rating possible for our student learning experience*.

Research and innovation

Doctoral College

Teaching Matters

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*Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions; Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Scotland.