July 2022

Una.Universitas confirmed by European Commission

Yesterday’s announcement that the Una Europa alliance has secured funding for its Una.Universitas project presents new and unique opportunities for Edinburgh students and staff further to develop joint activity with Una Europa member universities. Creating a European University of the Future Una.Universitas will build on the work of the pilot project, 1Europe, which launched in […]

July 2022

Preventing Pesticide Suicide in SE Asia

By Ellie Roger and Aastha Sethi. The Centre for Pesticide Suicide Prevention (CPSP) is a philanthropically funded research and policy initiative within the University of Edinburgh, working to reduce the number of pesticide suicides worldwide. CPSP aims to identify lethal pesticides responsible for deaths and end their use through regulatory action. It works in low and […]

June 2022

Funding for collaborations with University of Sydney

A new round of applications for The USyd-UEdin Partnership Collaboration Awards (PCA) is open. The awards were established to facilitate and support joint initiatives that will strengthen the two universities’ strategic priorities as well as develop multi-disciplinary cutting-edge research. This current application round encourages funding proposals for innovative and sustainable programs built around collaborative research […]

June 2022

Launch of export control compliance network: HEECA

HEECA is the Higher Education Export Control Association. This national network was founded by professionals at the UK’s leading research universities including the University of Edinburgh. HEECA was formed to develop, maintain and promote best practice in Export Control Compliance across the UK Higher Education sector. HEECA launched in early 2022 as the first national […]

Aerial view of snowy mountains in the Arctic
June 2022

Arctic spotlight

Edinburgh will be the host location for the next Arctic Science Summit Week and the Arctic Observing Summit in 2024, the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) announced this week. This is the most important annual gathering of Arctic Research Organisations and will attract around 1,000 Arctic researchers from around the world to the city.