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Edinburgh Impact

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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

The University is set to establish two research hubs that will focus on developing AI tools to help revolutionise the fields of electronics and healthcare.

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