Global Academies

The Global Academies cross boundaries in research and teaching, adopting a multi-disciplinary responses to challenging global issues.

Global Health

Global Health Academy

The Global Health Academy works at the epicentre of global health challenges across the world. It aims to improve global health and make life better through collaborative, interdisciplinary research, education and resource development. It provides a framework for education that strengthens global health resources and knowledge.

Scholarships are available to study with the Global Health Academy.

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Global Development Academy

The Global Development Academy brings together teaching, research and partnerships to make practical and intellectual contributions to international development. Through their multidisciplinary approach, they aim to transform the world through impactful research, partnership growth and training programmes.

Scholarships are available to study with the Global Development Academy.

Global Development Academy
Global Justice Academy

Global Justice Academy

The Global Justice Academy is an interdisciplinary network that supports research, teaching and knowledge exchange on global justice issues. It aims to build on, consolidate and expand the work of existing centres and collaborations at the University of Edinburgh.


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Global Environment and Society Academy

Global Environment & Society Academy

The Global Environment and Society Academy tackles global environmental challenges through teaching, research and outreach. They are a network of experts who collaborate on innovative solutions for global environmental challenges. They recognise the need for mechanisms that enable positive impact within our changing world.

Scholarships are available to study with the Global Environment and Society Academy.

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Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security

The Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security works to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of agri-food systems - vital to tackling the challenges of global population growth, rapid urbanisation, food and environmental security, and diet and health, and central to many of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Health Policy

Global Health Blog

If somebody had a crystal ball: the paradox of a self-defeating health policy – Dudzai Mureyi

Dudzai Mureyi is a first year PhD student on the Global eHealth programme at the University of Edinburgh, supervised by Dr Claudia Pagliari (eHealth Research Group) and Dr Raluca Bunduchi (Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group).

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The Future of Pan-Africanism

A report from The Future of Pan-Africanism event, hosted recently in Edinburgh, that received funding from the Global Justice and Global Development academies’ joint Innovative Initiative Fund.

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Global Development Blog

Let there be light

The large southern city of Bangalore has become a globally recognised symbol for Indian economic resurgence, and as the national centre for technological commerce it has been coined ‘the Silicon-Valley of India’.

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Global Agriculture Blog

Global Academy of Agriculture & Food Security Blog

Agriculture workshop examines drone use to boost harvests

International agriculture experts took part in a workshop in Kenya to examine how drones and other remote sensing tools may be able to help farmers make better use of their land.

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Creating space for ‘failure’ in policy development – a look at the use of evaluation in Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme pilots

The publication of the Scottish Government’s Draft Climate Change Plan is another stark reminder of the scale and pace of change that is needed to be in with a chance of mitigating the most dangerous effects of climate change.