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Staff news articles published in 2023.

2023 Principal's Medals awarded

Three members of staff, a student and two teams have been named winners of the 2023 Principal's Medals.

Rising stars at Edinburgh University Press

Side-by-side images of Keara Mickelson, Kevin Worrall, and Alex Oxford
Edinburgh University Press (EUP) has been celebrating several colleagues who have been honoured with rising star awards from across the publishing industry.

Guidance for staff during school strike

A number of the school support unions have announced strike action in schools across Scotland from Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 September.

New plan for care-experienced students

The University has launched a new Corporate Parenting Plan setting out the responsibilities staff and the wider organisation have to care-experienced and estranged students. 

UK rejoins the EU science research scheme Horizon

The Cathy Abbott research group working in the lab
This morning, the UK Government confirmed that the UK will re-associate with EU science research scheme, Horizon Europe.

Statement from the Principal: industrial action

Professor Peter Mathieson, Principal
A response from Professor Peter Mathieson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, to the UCU letter on the national claim 2023/24.

Film festival celebrates 60 years of Computer Science and AI with screenings and discussions

Staff are invited to explore the debate around AI during a week-long series of panel discussions and film screenings - part of the University’s year-long celebration of 60 years of Computer Science and AI research.

NASA astronaut visit reinforces University’s space aims

A visit from NASA astronaut Dr Kate Rubins has strengthened the University’s space technology ambitions.

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