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North Bridge Refurbishment and Princes Street Binns Clock repair

The refurbishment of the North Bridge, which began in Summer 2018, is due to be completed in early 2021, while the Princes Street Binns clock has been scheduled for restoration. The North Bridge connects the Old and New towns, and was opened in 1896. It is classed as a category A-listed structure. An estimated £22 […]

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All motions and accountability reports pass at latest student council meeting

All three motions and all five sabbatical officer accountability reports voted on at the latest University of Edinburgh student council meeting have passed, as outlined today by the Students’ Association’s summary. The meeting, held on Thursday 21st November, consisted of two parts. During the first half, the five sabbatical officers detailed their work thus far […]

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All motions and accountability reports pass at latest student council meeting

All three motions and all five sabbatical officer accountability reports voted on at the latest University of Edinburgh student council meeting have passed, as outlined today by the Students’ Association’s summary. The meeting, held on Thursday 21st November, consisted of two parts. During the first half, the five sabbatical officers detailed their work thus far […]

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University email addresses strike action concerns

The University of Edinburgh has responded to the eight-day strike which will occur later this month at 60 UK Universities, including the University of Edinburgh, with an email explaining the likely impact on students.  The strike action, which will also take place at Heriot-Watt University and Queen Margaret University, relates to two different legal disputes: […]

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Recent study demonstrates maths skills of honey bees

A recent study at RMIT University, Australia, led by Scarlett Howard and Adrian Dyer, has demonstrated the ability of honey bees to distinguish between numbers, suggesting that they are more accomplished at quantity evaluation than previously thought. The study, which was also conducted by Jair Garcia, Andrew Greentree, and Aurore Avarguès-Weber, took place in France, […]