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STV commissions This is Scotland documentaries
STV Show
This is Scotland is co-funded by STV and Creative Scotland’s National Lottery fund, with support from Edinburgh College of Art and University of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh’s 1940s Excelsior Ballroom recreated
The Scotsman
SWING dancers, jazz musicians and vintage hairstyles are set to transform the University of Edinburgh’s St Cecilia’s Hall into its 1940s ballroom setting as part of a three-day series of events. The building – Scotland’s oldest purpose-build ...

Study reveals independence 'costs'
Sunday Post
The University of Edinburgh's Business School carried out 60 interviews with top business figures to see how they are responding to the Scottish independence debate. The bosses were from randomly-selected medium and large companies operating in the ...

Campus close-up: University of Westminster
The Times Higher Education
Queen Margaret University A university has joined forces with three local authorities to help develop the next generation of public service leaders. Public management experts from Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University have worked with the City of ...

Trials are moving in the right direction
John O'Groat Journal and Caithness Courier
The FloWave Test Tank (TT) has been developed by a team from Edinburgh University and can model the effects of swift-flowing sea currents combined with big, multi-directional swells in a laboratory setting. The £13 million FloWave TT impressed Bill Mowat ...

On the register: charities with annual incomes of more than £100,000
Third Sector
4,593 charities on the OSCR's register have annual incomes of more than £100,000, including the British Council (£781m) and the University of Edinburgh (£701m) 2,538 of these have incomes of less than £400,000, including the Ness and Beauly Fisheries ...

Student flat hot spots see rents rocket
Edinburgh News
Jack Williams, 22, a computer science student at the University of Edinburgh, lived in Marchmont last year before moving to St Leonard’s Land. “At one of our last flats in Marchmont rent went up by about ten or 15 pounds a month after our first year of ...

Pensioners sit same test for eight decades to research ageing process
The study, carried out by the University of Edinburgh, used two groups of people now aged 78 and 93. On Thursday, the pensioners met up in Edinburgh to celebrate their contribution to the research. Researchers say their contribution has been "invaluable ...

Professor George Romanes: Acclaimed medical scholar whose teaching abilities became legendary for tw
The Independent
As a teacher he was superb, and a legend. James Garden, Regius Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Edinburgh, told me he was an inspirational lecturer, a hands-on team leader in the dissection room and an active supporter of Garden and his ...

Aberdeen musicians featuring at festival celebrating North Sea connections
Allmedia Scotland
TWO Aberdeen-based musicians will be entertaining audiences in Edinburgh at the end of this week ... She is currently conducting postgraduate research at the Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen, on tonality in northern traditional singing.

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