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Things to share - 29 July 2020

Keeping alumni up-to-date with news, events and opportunities.

1. ECA summer events continue

From film screenings to panel discussion, ECA's innovative series of summer events is continuing into August. All events are online and free to attend.

Edinburgh College of Arts: events

2. Edinburgh: Space Data Capital

A new podcast! Dr Murray Collins and journalist Kim McAllister reveal why Edinburgh is on course to become the space data capital of Europe. From satellite data to space robots and even landing on comets - they interview experts from across Scotland. Professors, business leaders and students share insights from their work in space and satellite technology in Edinburgh and across the world.

Listen to Edinburgh: Space Data Capital on Spotify

3. Volunteers sought for a recorded discussion

Could you help Edinburgh students and graduates who are making the transition into the world of work by taking part in a recorded discussion? Perhaps you remember feeling a bit nervous about this pivot stage in your own life – do you have any tips to share?

World of Work recorded discussion

4. New opportunity for STEM grads

Beca Santander Tech Revolution in Finance at IE University is an innovative scholarship for undergraduate students and young professionals with up to three years of professional experience with STEM (Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) profiles to discover the potential of new technologies applied to the financial environment.

More information on Santander Scholarships website

5. New group will boost impact of Edinburgh research

Edinburgh is to be a founding member of an international initiative that will increase the social and economic value of its research. TenU – which brings together ten leading research intensive universities in the UK, US and Europe – will enable improved collaboration between technology transfer offices (TTOs), which are responsible for the commercialisation of research.

Find out about the groups and its purpose