Professor Martin McCoustra of Heriot-Watt University believes that the quality of maths teaching a child receives in primary school will directly affect their chances of success in STEM subjects at further and higher education level.
The University of Edinburgh is intensifying its long-standing links with North America by opening a liaison office in New York City. The new base will aid collaboration between the University and its partners in education, business and government across C...
New research involving a Heriot-Watt scientist predicts how the squirrelpox virus could spread in grey squirrel populations in Scotland, and will be useful in planning how best to protect red squirrels.
The University of Edinburgh is leading the study, with scientists collaborating across Europe, which hopes to make a fundamental difference to the understanding and management of Alzheimer’s disease in people with very early symptoms or none.
An improved donor-to-patient supply chain for blood, tissue and cell therapy products across Scotland, is being developed by academics from Heriot-Watt University’s School of Management and Languages and the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service.
The University of Edinburgh is set to harness the power of trigeneration in a new £9 million energy project which will revolutionise the way they produce heating, cooling and electricity at their Easter Bush Campus.
Fresh insights into the biological causes of stroke could pave the way for new therapies, following a study carried out by researchers, including experts from the University of Edinburgh’s Usher Institute.
The finalists have been revealed for the 2018 Converge Challenge, Scotland’s premier company creation programme. The University of Edinburgh has secured finalists across all three Converge Challenge categories.
Converge Challenge, Scotland’s leading company creation programme for staff, students and recent graduates of Scottish Universities and Research Institutes has confirmed appointment of its new Director, Dr Claudia Cavalluzzo.
A recent two-day workshop in Nairobi was organised by the University of Edinburgh’s Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security and attended by experts from the UK, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Ethiopia and Nigeria.
Scientists at the University of Dundee, working with Sasol UK and Ingenza Ltd, have discovered that E. coli bacteria could hold the key to an efficient method of capturing and storing or recycling carbon dioxide.
A dog paralysed in its hind limbs is walking again thanks to physiotherapy treatment at The Royal (Dick) Edinburgh Physiotherapy Assessment & Intensive Rehabilitation (REPAIR) Centre, a new dedicated clinic at the Hospital for Small Animals.
Experts are to tackle one of the biggest health challenges facing society - the ability of common infections to resist drug treatment - in a new facility being created at the University's King's Buildings campus.
Growing threats to public health could be addressed by cutting-edge research that reveals how farm animals contribute to the spread of drug-resistant bacteria, a University of Edinburgh study suggests.
Bill Gates and Government Minister Penny Mordaunt are to showcase how communities worldwide are being helped by innovative agricultural research during a visit to the University of Edinburgh’s Easter Bush Campus.