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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

Scientists are developing a coronavirus early warning system that could prevent future lockdowns by combining data on vaccine uptake with wastewater testing.

The evolution of ankle and foot bones into different shapes and sizes helped mammals adapt and thrive after the extinction of the dinosaurs, a study suggests.

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Leadership skills are the focus of International Nurses Day 2021. Hear our current nursing students and staff discussing what makes a good leader.

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

Regional engagement

International applicants

Global community

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

City Region Deal

University facilities in the city

Community projects

Our work with local schools

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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

Doctoral College

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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