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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

Six years ago, Professors Gabi Hegerl and Simon Tett’s work underpinned the 2015 Paris Agreement. Today they argue we still aren’t doing enough to adapt to climate change.  #EdinburghImpact

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A leading figure of the film industry, alumna Lynda Myles reflects on how her experience at the University of Edinburgh shaped her whole career. #EdinburghImpact

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Six Edinburgh academics have been announced as recipients of a government fellowship to propel research tackling global challenges and to bring innovative ideas to market.

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