Edit Magazine

Edit 2019

The 2019 edition of Edit magazine from the University of Edinburgh.


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Peter Mathieson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, welcomes you to the 2019 edition of Edit, in which we explore what the world needs now.


Women's procession Edinburgh
Our season-by-season news review showcases some of the top headlines of the last 12 months.

Keeping it real

Andrew Marshall reporting from the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh in 2018. Photo by Mohammed Ponir Hossain.
An interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning special correspondent and truth seeker Andrew Marshall.

Pause and refresh

Pause and refresh
Alumna Rachel Weiss on breaking taboos at the Menopause Cafe.

Meet the problem solvers

The synthetic biologists finding solutions to environmental problems by reusing waste products.

Compassionate communication

Compassionate communication
A multi-sector partnership has created a centre to support the needs of homeless people.

Out of this world

A spiral snowflake galaxy taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
Professor Catherine Heymans on understanding the universe and the need for more young scientists.

Stepping up

Stepping up
Female law students share their thoughts on succeeding in the legal profession.

What is a good death?

Photo of Dr Chris Harding, Jo Hockley and Norman Stewart in the New Amphion cafe
An open conversation on a difficult subject between two academics and an alumnus.

What you did next

Photo of alumna Sumita Kunashakaran
Here we explore the interesting locations and careers that our alumni have found themselves in.

Your words

Flags representing origin on selection words
Understanding cultural words from around the world.


The spaces where people meet and things happen.

Leading the way

Leading the way
Meet the leaders of the General Council and Students' Association.