Edinburgh Impact

Edinburgh Impact

How the University community is making its mark upon the world through its research, innovation, ideas and actions.

Will artificial intelligence provide the answers to everything or spell the downfall of humankind? Professor Michael Rovatsos unravels the hype and asks if we really want to make machines that think just like us.

Mythical performers dressed in colourful, mystical outfits lead local school children through the woods.

The University of Edinburgh is working with local community groups to tackle one of the biggest issues of the day.

Across five areas of excellence our researchers are tackling big questions, adding to our collective understanding and forging bold new paths through innovation. These are their stories.

Opinion

Comment and analysis on today’s biggest issues from Edinburgh's world-leading experts.

Inspiring minds

How our learning and teaching is building the next generation of leaders, thinkers and creators.

Our people

Meet the individuals making a difference.

Our shared world

How the University is using its influence for the benefit of Edinburgh, Scotland and beyond.