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Covid-19 updates for staff & students

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

Bulletin magazine for staff

Read the latest updates from the Adaptation and Renewal teams as well as stories from across our staff community: bulletin magazine

Edinburgh Impact

To help the haulage sector meet climate targets the UK's motorways are being electrified. How do you efficiently wire up a complex road network? #EdinburghImpact

Photo of Professor Linda Bauld by Lawrence Winram.

Professor Linda Bauld’s public health expertise has been invaluable to politicians and the public throughout the Covid-19 crisis. #EdinburghImpact

Young pastoralist tends his herd in Ethopia

Leading researchers and humanitarian agencies have joined forces to harness data and technology in a bid to stop climate shocks in vulnerable livestock farming communities.

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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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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*.


Doctoral College

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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