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Edinburgh Impact

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Corporate scandals make greed seem an inevitable outcome of the economy. Can compassion take root in such a hard-nosed system? #EdinburghImpact

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Plant-based meat sales are stagnating. To get it on more plates does it need a rebrand that ignores its eco-friendly credentials? #EdinburghImpact

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Five years after it was signed by the UK and Scottish governments, the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal has helped 15,000 people secure employment.

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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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