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Statement on Ukraine

Read the University’s latest response and how we are supporting people within our community and beyond: Our response

Covid-19 updates for staff & students

See the latest information and advice for students, staff and prospective students: Covid-19 updates 

Edinburgh Impact

Are ethics and technology distinctly disconnected or inextricably linked? With Prof Shannon Vallor at the helm of our new Centre for Technomoral Futures, these two traditionally separate areas of research are uniting.  #EdinburghImpact

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The environmental gains are significant - swap beef for bugs and get the same protein and nutrients at a fraction of the impact. But do Westerners have the stomach for it? #EdinburghImpact

Pioneering technology developed by Edinburgh researchers could help firefighters more quickly map their surroundings, navigate hazardous environments and get people to safety. 

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

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


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