Find out what's in the news at New College.
Dr Ximian Xu’s essay among six winning entries of Stanford University’s AI100 Early Career Essay Competition
Dr Ximian Xu has been announced as one of six winning essays in the One Hundred Year Study of Artificial Intelligence (AI100) Early Career Essay Competition
Special exhibition on Buddhism unveiled at the National Museum of Scotland
We’re pleased to announce that an exhibition on Theravada Buddhism, supported by the Edinburgh Buddhist Studies network, has opened at the National Museum of Scotland.
The School of Divinity welcomes our new Head of School Professor Jeremy Carrette
The Head of School is a pivotal role within Divinity as it leads the strategic development of the School and the academic staff.
Professor Appleton elected to the board of IABS
We're delighted to announce that Professor Naomi Appleton has been elected to the board of the International Association of Buddhist Studies
Divinity staff shortlisted for CAHSS Recognition Awards
The School of Divinity are pleased to announce that five members of staff have been shortlisted for the 2023 CAHSS Recognition Awards.
School of Divinity appoints first lecturer in Buddhist Languages
The School of Divinity are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Upali Sraman as our first ever lecturer in Buddhist Languages.
From Rainy to Royal: Andrew Jamieson's designs continue to impress
Andrew Jamieson, who designed the Coat of Arms tapestry that adorns the Rainy Hall wall, has been selected to create the invitations for the upcoming coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla.
Professor Frank Whaling (1934-2022)
An Appreciation of his Contribution to the Study of Religion/s
Investigating Art and the Sacred at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
In 2021 Professor Alison Jack and Dr Caleb Froehlich started a one year project funded by the Templeton Religion Trust titled 'Investigating Art and the Sacred at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe: Practice-based Research with Theological Reflection'
Professor Jeremy Carrette is appointed as the new Head of School
We’re delighted to announce that Professor Jeremy Carrette will join us as Head of School on 1st August 2023.
Neo-Calvinism at New College: Scholars Win Funding Awards
A group of New College scholars have received awards from the Abraham Kuyper Leadership Fund for their work on neo-Calvinist theology.
Dr Anja Klein's BA Mid-Career Fellowship
Dr Anja Klein has been awarded a £100K British Academy (BA) Mid-Career Fellowship
Arkotong Longkumer's AHRC grant success
Dr Arkotong Longkumer has received an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) grant for a project on 'Decolonising the Museum'
New College Staff visit Holy Land
Recently, three New College staff members took a trip to visit the Holy Land with Church of Scotland ministry candidates
Arts and Humanities Research Council studentship 2022
The School of Divinity welcomes Naomi Reiss back to Edinburgh to start her doctoral studies.
Undergraduate prize winners AY2021/22
Congratulations to all our students who have been awarded prizes by the School of Divinity!
Stephen Dolan wins Student Tutor of the Year
School of Divinity student, Stephen Dolan has won Student Tutor of the Year in this year's EUSA Teaching Awards
Professor Mark Harris elected as President of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology
The School of Divinity is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Mark Harris as President of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology (ESSAT).
School of Divinity maintains No.1 position in Scotland for research power
School of Divinity maintains No.1 position in Scotland for the quality and breadth of our research in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework Results (REF)
Fully funded AHRC SGSAH CDA Studentship: “Judaica in Scotland, 1817 – Present: Objects of Faith, Migration and Identity”
Call for a doctoral student for an AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award, “Judaica in Scotland, 1817 – Present: Objects of Faith, Migration and Identity”.
Call for Papers – Islam and Evolution: A Hermeneutic Outlook
A call for papers is announced as part of an upcoming conference on Islam and Evolution
New lecturer in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations
The School of Divinity are delighted to announce that Dr Salam Rassi has been appointed as a new lecturer in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh.
Alfred Landecker Foundation Full-time Lecturer Program for Postdocs
The Alfred Landecker Foundation is pleased to invite applications from highly qualified postdocs in the humanities and social sciences, for a full-time lecturer program set to begin on 1 October 2022.
Professor Rachel Muers is appointed as the new Chair of Divinity
The School of Divinity is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Rachel Muers as the new Chair of Divinity.
Dr Paul Fuller appointed as Edinburgh Buddhist Studies network's schools outreach officer
The Edinburgh Buddhist Studies network (EBS) is delighted to announce the appointment of its first ever schools outreach officer
Lost in Translation
As part of the New College 175th anniversary events, the School held a panel event – Lost in Translation - that looked at the ways that women are typically ‘lost’ or marginalised by Scriptural translations (both of the Bible and the Quran).