Find out more about students and staff whose projects were made possible by an Innovation Initiative Grant.
A unique initiative that explores the concept of dangerous women has been completed with the help of an alumni-funded grant.
Signpost to Tanzania
A linguistics student is set to produce one of the world’s first descriptive studies of Tanzanian sign language thanks to the generosity of Edinburgh alumni.
A breath of FreshAir
An alumni funded Innovation Initiative Grant has given students a unique opportunity to provide live commentary at Edinburgh sporting events.
A scientist walks into a bar
The Pint of Science festival made its debut appearance in Edinburgh thanks to an alumni-funded Innovation Initiative Grant.
Why lose it if you can use it?
The Swap and Reuse HUB has grown from an event for new students to the UK's first registered student co-operative incorporating workshops, food sharing and bicycle maintenance.
Lighting up science
Inspired by the International Year of Light and with the help of an alumni funded grant, Dr Adam Kirrander led a team in creating an interactive and educational computer game.
Accessing the inaccessible
University of Edinburgh graduate and lecturer, Nick Hulton on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, mapping inaccessible terrain and receiving an Innovation Initiative Grant.
More for less
Student Lienda Kavindele wanted to challenge the theory that developing countries don’t have the means to innovate; an alumni funded grant enabled her to do so.
Mr Plastic fantastic
Wael Seaiby turns rubbish into beautiful objects with a little help from an alumni funded grant.
Stories from the sea
Edinburgh College of Art graduate and now teaching fellow in illustration, Lucy Roscoe talks to us about her alumni funded project that paired art students with primary school pupils from Orkney.