A drawing of a woman holding a basket
June 2021

Refugee week 2021

The University held a series of events during Refugee Week (14-20 June) to showcase Edinburgh’s support of refugee projects, centring around World Refugee Day on 20 June.

Climate change protesters walking through Edinburgh
June 2021

U7+ alliance calls for climate change action

To coincide with the G7 Summit, the University joined its U7+ Alliance partners to call on global leaders to prioritise the climate crisis in the global post-pandemic recovery and to recognise the important role universities can play in supporting G7 climate action.

A pair of hands raised in front of a laptop sitting on a table
June 2021

Chevening Conference 2021 – Be a leader: Shaping the Changing World

Edinburgh Global hosted the 2021 Chevening Conference on 3 June, with keynote speeches from Professor Peter Mathieson and Professor James Smith. This year’s online conference explored the theme: “Be a leader: Shaping the Changing World”, and scholar presenters shared their ideas and research in response to the theme.

A female nurse wearing a mask talks to an elderly person
June 2021

Health workshop and seed funding: RENKEI network

The Japan-UK Research and Education Network for Knowledge Economy Initiatives (RENKEI) is hosting their first researcher workshop on the topic of Health on 23 - 24 June 2021.

European flags
May 2021

Building our network of European strategic partners

The University of Edinburgh has developed a series of European bilateral partnerships in the post-Brexit era.