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The following news articles were published in 2018:  

Graduates scoop top craft awards

Two Edinburgh College of Art graduates have been awarded prestigious prizes that celebrate their skills.

Research in China may unlock CO2 storage plans

A new approach by Scottish and Chinese scientists could enable large-scale storage of carbon dioxide emissions in China.

Landmark stroke study could hold key to new therapies

Fresh insights into the biological causes of stroke could pave the way for new therapies, following a major study.

Hundreds of genes linked to intelligence in global study

More than 500 genes linked to intelligence have been identified in the largest study of its kind.

Liver study insights into hard-to-treat diseases

A key cell process that could cause damage to bile ducts and help explain some liver diseases has been identified by scientists.

Emotional support is key for stroke patients

Doctors caring for severe stroke patients need to take account of their psychological needs and help prepare families for the possibility that they may not recover, a study suggests.

Charity award for diversity network

An Edinburgh staff network has been recognised for the support it offers LGBT+ colleagues.

Sensors tune in to sounds of Meadows

Innovative sound technology is set to reveal how city dwellers might better tune in to the natural world around them.

Meal times may be key to managing malaria

Malaria infections might be brought under control by managing the eating habits of infected people or animals, according to a new study.

Retelling of epic tale fills quad with music

Schoolchildren and music students will transform Old College quadrangle for a musical adaptation of an epic tale.

Finance focus for International Women's Day

A leading figure in the financial sector is the guest speaker for the University’s 2018 International Women’s Day Lecture.

Staff and students praised as weather eases

The University is returning to normal after the period of exceptional wintry weather which forced it to close for two and a half days.