The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities.
University of Edinburgh research articles from Innovation Toronto
- Creativity and innovation need to talk more
- Scots scientists in diabetes breakthrough
- Human stem cell-derived hepatocytes regenerate liver function
- Antibiotic found on human skin could lead to new medicine
- Implants make light work of fixing broken bones
- Hormone-Producing Thyroid Grown from Embryonic Stem Cells
- New flu gene found hiding in plain sight, and affects severity of infections
- Gene breakthrough could lead to new male contraceptive
- A fast and cheap optical version of Wi-Fi is coming
- Li-Fi: Can lightbulbs help move our data around?
- Diesel-Engine Exhaust Filter Reduces Harmful Particles by 98 Percent
- Technology On Way To Forecasting Humanity’s Needs
- “Albedo Yachts” and Marine Clouds: A Cure for Climate Change?
- Machine-Learning Revolutionizes Software Development
- Crystals hold super computer key
- Solar cells utilize thermal radiation
- Breakthrough could mean fewer people needing organ transplants
- New camera system creates high-resolution 3-D images from up to a kilometer away
- New Sources Of Biofuel To Take Pressure Off Traditional Crops
The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.
The University of Edinburgh is ranked 17th in the world by the 2013 QS rankings. It is ranked 11th in the world in arts and humanities by the 2012–13 Times Higher Education Ranking. It is ranked the 15th most employable university in the world by the 2013 Global Employability University Ranking. It is a member of both the Russell Group, and the League of European Research Universities, a consortium of 21 research universities in Europe. It has the third largest endowment of any university in the United Kingdom, after the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.