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 that diverts advertising revenues to charity. Easysearch is a type of technology developed by Yahoo, which combines the results from Bing and Yahoo search engines. Institutions […]


Out of Edinburgh: a research semester abroad

International Development PhD student, Declan Murray, describes a typical day as a field researcher in western Kenya. “Hey, white man! How are you?” – opens the beginning of most interactions, delivered in English, Swahili or local Kipsigis. Then comes the usual barrage of where you’re from, which team you support (you can only choose Barclays, […]