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Staff news 2019

Staff news articles published in 2019.

Applications open for new University Court position

A new position, Senior Lay Member, is being introduced to the membership of Court and will play a leading role in the governance of the University.

Christmas closure 2019

Reminder that the University will close from 5pm on Tuesday 24th December 2019 until 9am on Monday 6th January 2020.

Nominations open for new alumni award

The Being Edinburgh award celebrates the lives and achievements of our former students.

Reminder of Severe Weather Policy

Staff are reminded to familiarise themselves with the University's Severe Weather Policy, which provides direction to staff when weather impacts travel and daily working activities. 

Technician Commitment and Apprenticeship celebration event

Staff from the technical community are warmly invited attend the University’s Technician Commitment, Modern Apprentice and Foundation Apprentice Celebration on Thursday 12 December.

New role to drive University research standards even higher

The University of Edinburgh is pleased to announce the appointment of an Academic Lead for Research Integrity and Improvement. Professor Malcolm Macleod from the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences will take up the role from January 2020.

McEwan Hall to host Carol Service

Students, staff, family and friends are warmly invited to the University's Carol Service at McEwan Hall.

Court meeting: 30 September 2019

The University Court held its most recent meeting on 30 September.

IT Futures Conference 2019

The University’s annual IT Futures conference will take place on Friday 13 December and is open to all staff.

University wins HR Network award

Colleagues from Information Services Group have won the Attraction and Resourcing Award at the HR Network Awards.

Old College Christmas tree lights switch on

Staff and students are invited to the switching on of the Christmas tree lights in the Old College quadrangle.

Dignity and Respect Advisors wanted

University staff are invited to apply to become a Dignity and Respect Advisor (DRA).

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