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Edinburgh Impact

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When hundreds of Ukrainian children arrived in Edinburgh’s schools Katia Popova and her students organised tutoring, translation and tunes. #EdinburghImpact

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AI is creating increasingly convincing, but fake, versions of reality. What does this mean for professions that pursue veracity, such as the law and journalism? #EdinburghImpact

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The University is saddened to hear of the death of Professor Sir Ian Wilmut, who has passed away at the age of 79.

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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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