Edinburgh Impact

Edinburgh Impact

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

The largest genetic study of our food likes and dislikes sheds new light on people's diet choices.

A group of Mastercard Foundation students

A pioneering programme, sponsored by the Mastercard Foundation, has empowered hundreds of inspirational young students since 2016. We met some of the current cohort, who all have ambitions to change the world.

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.


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.