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Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation begins partnership with Climate-KIC

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) has been named the official partner of Climate-KIC in Scotland. The centre, based at the University of Edinburgh, will focus on developing low-carbon ideas in the practice of data collection focusing on the themes of rural areas and water innovation. Climate-KIC is Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership concentrating […]

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Nicola Sturgeon to mentor young woman for a year in new outreach initiative

Young Scot, an  organisation supported by the Scottish Government, announced it will hold a competition giving a young woman the chance to be mentored by Nicola Sturgeon. The competition will be open to aspiring young women in Scotland aged between 18 and 23. The successful candidate will receive mentoring from the First Minister for a […]

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Prime Minister represents University of Edinburgh at Tech Summit in New Delhi

Last week, Prime Minister Theresa May represented the University of Edinburgh’s research collaborations with Indian universities at the India-UK Tech Summit. The Tech Summit is India’s premier science and technology showcase and brings leaders in the British business, science, and technology sectors to India. May, speaking at a three-day event in New Delhi, emphasised the […]

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Housing association pledges £110 million to construction and renovation projects

A housing association is set to spend £110 million on building and upgrading houses in Edinburgh and the Lothians over the next few years. Dunedin Canmore, one of Scotland’s largest landlords, will spend over £80 million building new homes over the next five years, subject to approval. They will also invest £30 million in upgrading […]

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Cammo Estate set to receive local nature reserve status

Edinburgh’s Cammo Estate is set to become the city’s newest local nature reserve. Council officials have backed the plans, with recommendations to be considered by councillors this week. The Estate, which lies to the north-west of the city, held a public consultation in June 2016, with a clear majority in favour of updating its status. […]