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Thinking big in mental health

Thinking big in mental health

The past year has seen major developments in our understanding of mental health, and Edinburgh is at the forefront of vital research. We spoke to Andrew McIntosh,…

A revolution in cancer research

A revolution in cancer research

As the University receives £2.4 million in funding for research into brain tumours, we speak to Professor Margaret Frame of the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre about…

Scotland’s Jurassic Park

Scotland’s Jurassic Park

The largest dinosaurs ever to have walked the planet left their footprints some 170 million years ago – footprints that have recently been discovered in…

A small bar of soap with big impact

A small bar of soap with big impact

It’s a simple but ground-breaking idea: an essential product made affordable and including protection against a deadly disease.