Category: Research and Teaching

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…

Closing the Digital Divide

Closing the Digital Divide

60% of the world’s population is excluded from the benefits of basic internet access. But innovative technology developed at Edinburgh is set to provide a…

When Philosophy meets Art

When Philosophy meets Art

A donation has enabled the University to launch a new research programme that brings together the disparate worlds of philosophy and visual art

Tackling Poor Prognosis

Tackling Poor Prognosis

Two families are helping University researchers to investigate cancers with poor prognoses

Never Taken for Granted

Never Taken for Granted

We explore the impact of the alumni-funded Innovation Initiative Grant scheme and highlight three recent projects

The Quest for One Health

The Quest for One Health

Edinburgh scientists are finding that collaboration is the key to solving the world’s growing health problems.

Helping the Pets of the Homeless

Helping the Pets of the Homeless

Staff and students at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies are helping to ensure that dogs of the homeless are getting the treatment they…

Smells Like Teen Spirit

Smells Like Teen Spirit

Significant breakthroughs are being made by researchers at the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre thanks to the spirit of support and collaboration.

Cutting-edge Support

Cutting-edge Support

Edinburgh ranks among the world’s top centres for Computer Science and Engineering, a status that is underscored by Google’s research awards.

Altered Imaging

Altered Imaging

Brain scanning is one of the most dynamic fields in medical research. And thanks to Joanna Wardlaw, the University is continuing to set the pace.