A maths-themed bake-off, a medieval pigment-making workshop and a guide to growing glow-in-the-dark plants are on offer at The Festival of Creative Learning at The University of Edinburgh.
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Festival has creative learning at heart

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Annual Review highlights: 60 years of excellence in nursing education.

In 1956 the University opened its Nurse Teaching Unit. Traditionally a vocational subject, this was the first department of its kind to be found at a British university. The unit went on to transform the profession in the UK and beyond.
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Our pioneers: 60 years of excellence in nursing education

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The benefits of people from abroad living, working and studying in the UK will be celebrated through the United Nations World Day of Social Justice and One Day Without Us: UK National Protest campaign. Participants are invited to take photos and share personal messages of support on social media using the hashtag #1DayWithoutUs.

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Events celebrate international diversity

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Senior staff and alumni have begun a dialogue on the implications of Brexit, at an event in Brussels.
The event attracted former students from across Europe, who also made their views known.
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Sustain.ED | Edinburgh’s first citywide green festival, 16 - 18 February.

The festival is brought to you by Edinburgh University Students' Association Sabbatical Officer team, in partnership with the University of Edinburgh and The City of Edinburgh Council.

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Could a dementia-free world become a reality? Professor Craig Ritchie’s inaugural lecture on Monday 20 February

There has been virtually no progress in developing new interventions to manage the symptoms of dementia over the last 20 years. This has forced a fundamental re-think of approach to the condition. In this lecture, Professor Ritchie will provide a brief historical perspective of...
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Inaugural Lecture: Could a dementia-free world become a reality?

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The University of Edinburgh has been an international institution since its foundation more than four centuries ago, and we continue to
enhance our global presence today. #weareinternational

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Gifford Lecture ‘Nationalism, Terrorism and Religion’ by Professor Richard English on Thursday 2 March.

Between them, nationalism, terrorism and religion have substantially shaped the modern world. In this lecture Prof Richard English argues that the relationship between them needs to be reconsidered, and that the grand challenges we face in regard to these forces offer room for optimism,...
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Professor Richard English - Nationalism, Terrorism and Religion

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Annual Review highlights: creating a regenerative revolution for Parkinson’s disease.
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Creating a regenerative revolution for Parkinson’s disease

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A team of students from the University of Edinburgh Business School and Edinburgh College of Art at the University of Edinburgh have launched a colouring book of iconic locations in Edinburgh.
It features illustrations of landmarks, such as Arthur’s Seat, Holyrood Palace and the University’s Old College quadrangle.
The project is part of a Scotland-wide competition run by charity Children...
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Splash of colour raises cash for charity

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Annual Review highlights: student initiatives help those most in need.

Edinburgh students have earned a reputation for achieving extraordinary things. In 2015/16 we’ve witnessed this trend continue unabated, with students from a wide range of disciplines committing their time and expertise towards improving the lives of those less fortunate than themselves.
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Looking beyond borders: student initiatives help those most in need

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Five times Olympic medal winner Dame Katherine Grainger has returned to her rowing roots to mark the 150th anniversary of Edinburgh University Boat Club.

Britain's most decorated female Olympian was guest of honour at a weekend of celebrations for the club where her rowing career began as an undergraduate in 1993. [ Edin.ac Link ]
Graceful Royal Doulton figurines covered in tattoos take pride of place in a dramatic exhibition at the University’s Talbot Rice Gallery.
Between poles and tides - will run from 11 February until 6 May.
The three figurines are the work of Edinburgh artist Jessica Harrison, who tattooed the miniature porcelain ladies in painstaking detail.
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Porcelain ladies make their mark in art show

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Annual Review highlights: robotics researchers are paving the way for the first footsteps on Mars, and making advances that could help save lives on Earth.
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Exploring the boundaries of next-generation robotics

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Edinburgh students are being encouraged to apply for a scholarship programme that supports future leaders in the energy sector. Applications for the ScottishPower Foundation scholarships are now open.
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Funding helps new generation of professionals

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The University of Edinburgh Annual Review 2015/16 is now available.
In it we reflect on 15 years of the Principal's leadership and highlight key areas of research and learning development in the past year.
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Annual Review 2015/16

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The University is to refocus its international outlook with the launch of the new Global Engagement Plan.
Edinburgh Global - previously the International Office - will lead on the strategy, which has three key themes; Global Community, Global Exchange and Global Partnerships.
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Strategy seeks to enhance global reputation

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We recognise the array of amazing and diverse individuals who make the University such a great place to work and study.

Here is a short film celebrating and exploring the diversity that can be found across the University. #LGBTHistoryMonth #drawntoedinburgh #weareinternational
The University's Main Library is to open 24/7 from 20 March.
The new opening times will provide students with a staffed, secure and accessible environment for individual study, or to host group study sessions.
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The University's Main Library is to open 24/7 from 20 March

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The University of Edinburgh ranked 13th on the Timeshighereducation.co.uk World’s Most International Universities list [ Edin.ac Link ] #weareinternational

The World’s Most International Universities 2017

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