Edinburgh Impact

Edinburgh Impact

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

Professor Shannon Vallor pictured on the roof terrace of the Univerity's Bayes Centre

Are ethics and technology distinctly disconnected or inextricably linked? With Professor Shannon Vallor at the helm of the University’s new Centre for Technomoral Futures, these two traditionally separate areas of research are uniting to ensure a society increasingly driven by artificial intelligence and data can flourish.

Cricket and chop sticks

The environmental gains are significant - swap beef for bugs and get the same protein and nutrients at a fraction of the impact. But do Westerners have the stomach for it?

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.