Social sciences student James Turing has received more than $4,500 to support a computer lab built from a recycled shipping container.
James, who is completing a PhD at the University’s School of Social and Political Science, is being backed by the Clinton Global Initiative University Innovation Fund. James is founder of The Turing Trust, which is named in honour of his great uncle, the... View details ⇨
Max Born, Nobel Laureate and former Tait Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University, has been honoured with a commemorative plaque recognising his achievements.
The plaque, by Historic Environment Scotland, has been unveiled by the University Principal at Born's former home at 84 Grange Loan, close to King's Buildings the University's science campus. [ Edin.ac Link ]
Muslims in Scotland are more likely to be in higher education or self-employed than the population as a whole, a study shows.
Researchers from The Edinburgh Alwaleed Centre analysed data from the 2001 Census – when a question of religion was introduced – and the subsequent Census of 2011, giving a unique statistical insight into the Scottish Muslim experience. [ Edin.ac Link ]
An interview with the artist behind the Influence Machine - Tony Oursler.
The Influence Machine is an art installation that is on in the George Square Gardens until 26 November as part of the University’s digital arts programme. It captures the haunting atmosphere of magic lanterns, Victorian light shows, camera obscura and parlour tricks, while embracing the fully networked,... View details ⇨
Congratulations to everyone graduating at our winter ceremonies!
Tony Oursler, film and video artist and Robert Madelin, the former director general of the European Commission’s Directorate for communications networks, content and technology are among those receiving honorary awards. #madeinedinburgh