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Edinburgh chemists develop solar technology for water purification in India

Researchers at The University of Edinburgh are developing solar panels that will be able to purify sewage water across India. Solar energy is a low-cost, simple and highly-accessible method of…

University of Edinburgh boycotts 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework

The University of Edinburgh has joined several other Scottish universities in choosing not to be entered into the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), an initiative newly introduced by the UK government…

Documents reveal the CIA’s use of University of Edinburgh research on paranormal activity

Documents released by the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have revealed the CIA’s usage of University of Edinburgh research papers on parapsychology (paranormal activity). The documents were released following…

University supports Turing Trust through Easysearch fundraising

The University of Edinburgh has pledged its support for the Turing Trust, an organisation which provides access to computers in Africa, by donating money raised through a free search engine…

Influencers of Instagram and their unethical advertising

Advertisement on Instagram is becoming increasingly dodgy. Companies are paying people who are already popular to promote their products. However, the issue is that they fail to tell users that…

Man spends two years in hospital after refusing to leave

A Norfolk hospital has recently been forced to take legal action against one of its own patients in order to make him leave – after a stay of over two…

Indian bull-taming controversy exacerbates incensed populace

There has been national outcry in Southern India as protests against a bull-taming ban have reached critical levels. The sport, jallikattu, involves a bull being released into a crowd of…

A Monster Calls

To have starred in a film like Pan alongside Hugh Jackman is astonishing enough for Edinburgh schoolchild Lewis MacDougall. To then so confidently take the leading role of Connor O’Mally…