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Rising star awards for leading scientists

Two Edinburgh scientists have been recognised as rising stars in their fields after winning prestigious awards.

Fans show confidence in return to sports events

Fans have confidence in organisers of sports events to keep them safe at fixtures, a study shows.

Sports stars support concussion initiative

Two leading figures from British sport are backing a research-led initiative to raise awareness of the risks associated with concussion.

Soothing image app helps emotional wellbeing

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A bank of comforting images to improve the wellbeing of the carers of people affected by dementia has been developed by Edinburgh researchers.   

Changing seas the focus of station alliance

The University of Edinburgh has signed a partnership with the St Abbs Marine Station to ensure more sustainable use of the seas and marine ecosystems.

Multiple measures boost Covid fight, study finds

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Public health restrictions put in place to curb the spread of coronavirus are ranked for their effectiveness in a global study.

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