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University researchers develop fat replacer
ingredientsnetwork.com
A team at Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh has produced modified proteins that easily break down into micro-particles and therefore closely mimic the behaviour of fats during food manufacture. The proteins will enable food ...

Edinburgh Napier University under fire for lecturer advert for post on zero hours contract
Daily Record
A university risk “damaging the reputation of higher education in ­Scotland” by advertising for a lecturer on a zero hours contract, union leaders claimed yesterday. The University and College Union have contacted ­Edinburgh Napier University to ...

Dying patients 'bewildered by array of services'
BBC
People who are dying and have a range of illnesses face a bewildering array of services, according to research by the University of Edinburgh. The study into multimorbidity - several illnesses at the same time - found care for patients in Scotland and ...

The world’s most terrifying 'SWIMMING POOL': Ocean simulator replicates enormous storm waves to st
Daily Mail
That’s what awaits you if you stumble into the state-of-the-art wave pool named FloWave at the University of Edinburgh. Of course it’s actually designed for engineers to test new technologies for wave turbines, rather than giving confident swimmers a ...

Union slams Edinburgh Napier over zero-hours post
The Scotsman
The University and College Union (UCU) has contacted Edinburgh Napier University to complain about its bid to take on a lecturer in child and public protection for the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care on such a basis. The post, currently being ...

Ukraine crash: British student feared among dead
Edinburgh News
A British university student is feared to have been among the 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines MH17 flight when it crashed in eastern Ukraine. Tributes have been paid to Richard Mayne, 20, who is believed to have been on board the Boeing 777-200 ...

Campus close-up: University of Southampton
The Times Higher Education
The Anatomage Table, installed at the University of Edinburgh, has been created from scans of the body and allows students to virtually add or remove organs, nerves, tissue and other body parts. Liverpool Hope University/Newman University/St Mary’s ...

Alex Salmond and Gordon Brown to appear at Edinburgh Book Festival
Stv
Sir Tom, who retires as professor of history at the University of Edinburgh this month, will meet Mr Salmond on August 11, while Mr Moffat will chat with Mr Brown four days later on August 15. Nick Barley, director of the festival, said "The two events ...

Finance Minister visits Edinburgh software company
the Edinburgh Reporter
It has also expanded into other industries, as diverse as the elderly care market and genealogy research after founders University of Edinburgh graduates Robin Lyles and Fraser Sutherland found a niche for their IT skills. Lyles, 30, said: “It was a ...

Dundee University quartet made Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
The Courier
Four academics from Dundee University have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Professor David Muir Wood, Professor Jason Swedlow, Professor Caroline Wilkinson and Professor Kate Storey have all been made Fellows in recognition of ...



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