Research in action
RESEARCH IN ACTION
In an ongoing feature, researchers discuss the international impact of their work.
Global breast cancer issues
Is mammography a life saving investment, a right for every women over 50, and a responsibility of the health service or is it a redundant at best, and harmful at worst?
Postive effects of bilingualism
Antonella Sorace, Professor of Developmental Linguistics, extols the benefits of speaking two languages.
War and conflict
Yvonne McEwen Honorary Fellow at the Centre for the Study of The Two World Wars, discusses why it's important to understand war and our responses to conflict.
Dr Gavin Kretzschmar, Lecturer in Finance, talks about the global banking system and his work in Kazakhstan.
Dr Lara Ryazanova-Clarke, Director of the Princess Dashkova Russian Centre, discusses the changing nature of the Russian language and Edinburgh's continuing links with Russia.
Palliative care in Africa
Professor Scott Murray discusses the challenges of providing end of life care in Africa.
Dr Thomas Molony, Senior Research Fellow in African Studies, and Professor James Smith, Director of the Global Development Academy, talk about the future of Africa and the University's role in promoting development in the Global South.
Professor Donald Bloxham explains why it is important to study genocide in the 21st Century, and discusses his experience of working in America as a University of Edinburgh academic.
Jose L. Torero talks about Edinburgh’s world leading and influential Fire Safety research, taught programmes and international collaborations, and explains how the fundamental objective of Fire Safety is saving people’s lives through improved design in the built environment.