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Six colleagues from the College have been honoured with a fellowship from the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Our first ever end of exam celebration for students 'King's Fest' will take place on 24 and 25 of May 2024.

The University mourns the loss of renowned physicist Professor Peter Higgs, who has died after a short illness. 

Six training centres are to develop the next generation of highly skilled graduates in areas of critical importance, including clean energy and future computing.

The University is to establish a new research and innovation hub focused on developing gene therapies to help treat or cure disease.

This week UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) announced an investment in 12 new CDTs in AI, three of which will be led, or co-led by the School of Informatics.

Professor Kia Nazarpour, Chair in Digital Health at the School of Informatics will lead a new partnership with Tunstall Healthcare, industrial pioneers in tele-care. The University of Edinburgh and Tunstall Healthcare Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding at an event in Edinburgh City Chambers earlier this month.

Work has begun on a new School of Engineering building on the King’s Buildings campus.

The UK’s first next-generation supercomputer – 50 times faster than any of the country’s existing machines – is to be hosted by the University of Edinburgh.

Come along and explore The King’s Buildings Campus and discover the science that happens here - Saturday 23 September between 10:00 and 16:00!

Dr Eric D Isaacs, president of Carnegie Science gives a talk on the new era of telescopes and their impact on astronomy.

A visit from NASA astronaut Dr Kate Rubins has strengthened the University’s space technology ambitions.

The Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF) comprises world-class data analytics and storage infrastructure operated by EPCC at the University of Edinburgh. EIDF has now launched the EIDF GPU Service, a new computing resource that supports data processing and the training of AI models. 

An international event dedicated to Hyperloop – a revolutionary form of transport with the potential to change the way we travel – has been hosted by Edinburgh students.

The Bayes Centre, the University of Edinburgh’s Innovation Hub for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence is delighted to announce that Professor Ruth King, an international leader in the field of statistics, will take up the position of Director in August 2023.

Tickets are now on sale for Imagining Futures: AI on Film Festival, taking place 6-10 September 2023 in Adam House on 3 Chambers St, Edinburgh.

The festival will showcase classic and contemporary films about AI and invite AI experts to lead the debate on whether they hit or miss the mark of AI fact. Panel discussions about the human tools we use to machinate AI like games, narrative and ethics will encourage the audience to reconsider what they know about AI. 

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has officially opened the new Nucleus building at King’s Buildings campus.

Highly prestigious five-year tenure track fellowships focused on innovative research

A team drawn from EPCC’s MSc programmes has achieved a spectacular win in the international ISC Student Cluster Competition in Hamburg. 

Every June, Pride Month is celebrated around the world.

The College of Science and Engineering is pleased to announce the EPSRC DTP Impact competition winner for 2023

A pioneering Twinning Initiative has boosted bonds between Edinburgh and Ukraine, strengthening the cross-border exchange of people and ideas.

Two Edinburgh researchers have been selected to join a prestigious fellowship in recognition of their exceptional contributions to science.

A group of outstanding early career researchers have been awarded one of the University of Edinburgh’s most prestigious fellowships.

Eight College of Science and Engineering colleagues elected as fellows to the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

In 2022 several of our academic colleagues were honoured with fellowships from the most prestigious learned societies. We asked some of them to tell us how they felt about their election to these prestigious groups.

A project aiming to maximise tidal energy generation has been launched in the presence of Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, at the University’s FastBlade facility.