Edinburgh Impact

Edinburgh Impact

How the University community is making its mark upon the world through its research, innovation, ideas and actions.

Photo of The Meadows in Edinburgh

The annual student photography competition winners showcase extraordinary images of the city.

A colourful neighbourhood street in Paris at sunrise

The idea of neighbourhoods where all services are within a 15 minute walk is being denounced as "Stalinist" by some protesters. How did city planning become the latest conspiracy theory?

Across five areas of excellence our researchers are tackling big questions, adding to our collective understanding and forging bold new paths through innovation. These are their stories.


Comment and analysis on today’s biggest issues from Edinburgh's world-leading experts.

Inspiring minds

How our learning and teaching is building the next generation of leaders, thinkers and creators.

Our people

Meet the individuals making a difference.

Our shared world

How the University is using its influence for the benefit of Edinburgh, Scotland and beyond.