2022 news from the University of Edinburgh.
The following news articles were published in 2022:
Young people want trustworthy mental health apps
Young people may not be receiving the mental health support they need because of a lack of trust in the smartphone apps that deliver such services, a study suggests.
Drug discovery may boost liver transplant success
An existing drug could protect donor livers from damage during the transplantation process and reduce complications that occur afterwards, a study suggests.
Stranded dolphins show signs of Alzheimer’s
The brains of three different species of stranded dolphins show classic markers of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new paper.
Genome project sheds light on rare diseases in Scotland
The detection and management in routine care of inherited rare and serious conditions can be improved by genome sequencing, according to a new study.
Discovery offers likely treatment for kidney disease
A serious condition that can cause the kidneys to suddenly stop working could be treated with existing medicines, a new study shows.
Immune cells help protect brain health and cognition
Immune cells found in the brain play a vital and surprising role in supporting the health of nerve cells, according to a new study.
Director of Sport inducted into Sports Hall of Fame
University Principal Peter Mathieson has formally approved the induction of Jim Aitken MBE into the University’s Sports Hall of Fame.
Andrea Levy Scholarships
Black African and Caribbean students are being encouraged to apply for new scholarships in honour of acclaimed author Andrea Levy.
For the 2022 festive period, the University will close at 5pm on Thursday 22 December 2022, and reopen at 9am on Wednesday 4 January 2023.
Commitment made to reverse nature loss
Edinburgh has joined a new university alliance that seeks to halt and reverse biodiversity decline.
Dinosaurs were on the up before asteroid downfall
Dinosaurs dominated the world right up until a deadly asteroid hit the earth, leading to their mass extinction, some 66 million years ago, a study reveals.
Edinburgh Professors to lead AHRC Programme on AI
Two Edinburgh researchers will lead a project to ensure artificial intelligence (AI) and data are used responsibly and ethically across society and industry.