Find out more about students and staff whose projects were made possible by an Innovation Initiative Grant.
Increasing access to clean water
Using an innovative fog catching system, students have increased access to clean and affordable water for a community in the Atlas Mountains.
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.