Edinburgh Impact

Edinburgh Impact

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

A bee on a yellow flower

Found across almost every continent, bees have been pollinating plants for millions of years, but their numbers are dwindling. University of Edinburgh research is working to halt their decline.

Baby asleep on a white pillow

Six years ago a revolutionary technique to restore fertility in women rendered infertile by cancer treatments brought the prospect of life into the darkest of times. Its success - decades in the making - is paving the way to even more breakthroughs.

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.