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Senior Vice-Principal Professor Charlie Jeffery talks about Prevent

We have heard a lot about Prevent, a new legal duty that requires us to “have regard to the need to prevent people being drawn into terrorism” which came into force last year. At one level that might sound reasonable enough. Who would not want to prevent people being drawn into terrorism? However, there has […]

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Professor Charlie Jeffery: The University is leading on climate change

Climate change is unquestionably one of the world’s most pressing problems. So what are we doing about it? For both individuals and institutions, such as universities like our own, the answer is that we have to change. The University of Edinburgh takes its impact on the environment seriously. We have been on a journey for […]