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Geology student Akinori Suganuma is awarded a Laidlaw-Hall Trust Grant.

Geology student Akinori Suganuma is awarded a Laidlaw-Hall Trust Grant.

Akinori Suganuma, year 2 Geology (BSc) has been awarded a grant from the Laidlaw-Hall Trust to travel to Australia to sample some enigmatic volcanic rocks in eastern...

Published on : Mon, 13/05/2019
A new relative of Tyrannosaurus rex has been identified by a team of palaeontologists including Edinburgh researchers. Image credit: Andrey Atuchin

A new relative of Tyrannosaurus rex has been identified by a team of palaeontologists including Edinburgh researchers.

Published on : Tue, 07/05/2019
New project GloSAT to improve understanding of climate variability and change.  Image credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

GloSAT to generate new estimates of global surface air temperature

A major new project has been announced that aims to more accurately estimate how the global climate has changed over the industrial era, as well as shedding more light on the...

Published on : Tue, 07/05/2019
Measures to reduce air pollution could affect the severity of heatwaves in coming decades, a study suggests.

Measures to reduce air pollution could affect the severity of heatwaves in coming decades, a study suggests.

Future heatwaves, which are expected to be more severe, may be influenced by levels of man-made particles in the atmosphere – such as...

Published on : Mon, 06/05/2019
Edinburgh students are giving up their time to tutor at city schools where relatively few pupils go on to higher education.

Edinburgh students are giving up their time to tutor at city schools where relatively few pupils go on to higher education.

The students are taking part in one-to-one sessions to help pupils attain the grades they need to go to university....

Published on : Mon, 29/04/2019
The University’s annual prize for engaging the public with science has been awarded to palaeontologist Dr Steve Brusatte

The University’s annual prize for engaging the public with science has been awarded to palaeontologist Dr Steve Brusatte.

This prize, awarded during the Edinburgh Science Festival, recognises and rewards the University’s outstanding science...

Published on : Tue, 16/04/2019

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