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Edinburgh Impact

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A new installation in honour of the UK’s first female medical students combines some of the world's oldest technology with some of the newest. #EdinburghImpact

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As warming climates make seasonal changes more unpredictable, some species and food chains show a flexible response.  #EdinburghImpact

An intricate and innovative tapestry honouring the first women allowed to matriculate at a university in Britain has been unveiled at its long-term home in the city.

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

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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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