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Academics honoured by Academy of Social Sciences

Professor Viv Cree
Three leading Edinburgh academics have been made Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.

New Heads of School

Professor Linda McKie has been appointed as the Head of School of Social and Political Science.

Soft power can bring nations concrete benefits

Promoting a nation’s culture and political ideals on the global stage brings significant economic advantages, research shows.

Social Work celebrates centenary

The University’s centre for excellence in social work has launched a series of events to celebrate its 100th birthday. 

Artist’s video works brings new depths to gallery

Thousands of dark pebbles taken from Scottish riverbeds will transform the University’s Talbot Rice Gallery as it hosts work by acclaimed artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah.

Professor takes up leading advisory role

Professor Joyce Tait has been appointed to the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology.

Teams scoop equality awards

Athena SWAN
Teams from across the College have been recognised for their efforts in supporting the careers of women in higher education.

Former PM backs $900bn China deal

Former PM considers $900bn Silk Road
China’s $900bn initiative to stimulate economic growth is the ‘biggest story in town’ for the world economy, Gordon Brown has told a University event.

Spotlight on Spanish cinema

A festival celebrating the best of Spanish and Latin American cinema will take place in Edinburgh throughout October.

Global challenges in spotlight in lecture series

Global challenges in spotlight in lecture series
The University will host a series of public lectures that examine global challenges facing society and the role research can play in addressing them.

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