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Five honorary degrees to be conferred today at graduation ceremony

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Five honorary degrees will be conferred by Edinburgh Napier University on Scots with notable careers both behind and in front of them.Among them are the former boss of the Tattoo, David Allfrey, composer...

Couple’s double graduation success at Edinburgh Napier

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Husband and wife, Samba and Awa Manneh-Bah, will graduate by each other's side for the second time this week.The couple first graduated together in 2014 after completing their nursing degrees at Edinburgh Napier...

Edinburgh Napier academic explains health and environmental benefits of active travel in report to...

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Dr Adrian Davis Professor of Transport and Health at Edinburgh Napier University has co-authored a report for the World Health Organization explaining that cycling for just one day a week rather than driving saves...

Edinburgh Napier opens new Tourism Research Centre

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A new look at tourism is being supported by a university research centre which has just opened for business.Edinburgh Napier University has opened The Tourism Research Centre which will allow a number of academics...

Edinburgh Napier bringing business ideas to life at new enterprise hub

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Edinburgh Napier University has opened their new Start Up Studio next to the Union Canal where their Bainfield student accommodation is sited.Entrepreneurial students, staff and alumni can connect there to combine skills...

Edinburgh Napier School of Computing projects win funding

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Edinburgh Napier's School of Computing has won funding for two of its projects from a programme which develops innovative cyber security ideas for the commercial market.The projects called TrueDeploy and Trustd are being supported...

Academics from Napier take on the hackers

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Edinburgh Napier University cyber security experts have created a new data set which will support cutting-edge research into detecting ransomware.This is the malware which can be used to attack computer systems, allowing hackers...
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Top sustainability rating for Edinburgh Napier

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The league table of UK universities, People and Planet, has named Edinburgh Napier University as the top in Scotland when it comes to environmental sustainability and ethics.This ranks universities on the basis of carbon...

Ozone is Business of the Year at annual Napier University ‘Bright Red Sparks’ awards

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An initiative of Edinburgh Napier’s Bright Red Triangle enterprise hub, the annual Bright Red Sparks Awards saw students, staff and alumni within five years of graduation compete across five categories for business coaching and...

Dad and daughter make it a double celebration

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Adrian Smales (52) graduated with a PhD in Healthcare Informatics as part of the class of 2021, at the same time as his daughter, Jasmine (22), was also awarded a first class BMus (Hons)...

Honours degree for the grandson of country’s oldest PhD graduate

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A young student has followed in the footsteps of his pioneering grandfather by graduating from Edinburgh Napier University.David Hughes (22) graduated with a BA (Hons) in Social Sciences as part of the class of...

Edinburgh Napier University removes fossil fuel investments

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Edinburgh Napier University has stopped all direct investments in fossil fuel companies.The University Strategy which has just been agreed includes a commitment to achieving net zero carbon in all operations by 2030. The...

#SP2021 – Edinburgh Napier University students to air live coverage of election results

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When the results of the election are counted and announced at Ingliston on Friday students from Edinburgh Napier University's journalism school will provide live coverage on Radio ENRG.Third year BA student, Steven Brown, is...

Technology product wins prestigious award

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A technology to help reduce falls and help people to live independently has won the Innovation in Health Tech category at the LaingBuisson awards for “uniquely providing high tech in a traditionally low-tech sector"....

Coronavirus – cluster of cases at Edinburgh Napier University housing

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NHS Lothian’s Health Protection team are investigating a cluster of cases who have tested positive for Covid-19 in Edinburgh Napier University’s Bainfield student accommodation.To respect and maintain patient confidentiality, no further details will be...

Giant panda conservation is failing to revive the wider ecosystem – new study

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Jason Gilchrist, Edinburgh Napier University At a time when we crave good news, the giant panda is a beacon of environmental optimism. Since becoming an icon for the conservation movement in the 1980s, 67 panda...

New study finds that school street closures means more active travel

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A study by Edinburgh Napier University says that school street closures could increase the number of children walking, cycling and wheeling to school - all without creating road safety problems.The findings show that...

Edinburgh cleaning company eyes nationwide expansion

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Perfect Clean, the Edinburgh-based cleaning specialist, is looking to expand its services nationwide as part of a strategic post-lockdown growth plan.Since forming the company in 2013, managing director Emilia Ferenc has successfully focused on...

Napier and Scottish Enterprise concentrate on helping tourism to bounce back

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Edinburgh Napier University and Scottish Enterprise have held four workshops looking at the challenges to Scottish tourism in the past three months.All participants were presented with certificates today to make their involvement and...

Napier lecturer develops food delivery app

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A lecturer from Edinburgh Napier University has created a simple app to help local businesses and charities organise home deliveries during the Covid-19 lockdown.Dr Neil Urquhart, from the School of Computing, based Foodel on...

Speedway – Monarchs launch their season with new show

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Edinburgh Monarchs host their 2020 Season Launch Show on Thursday March 19 (7.30pm) at the Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre (The Egg) at Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart Campus. The new-look team will look ahead to an...

Preview screening of Dark Waters at The Cameo on Tuesday

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On Tuesday there will be a special preview screening of Dark Waters starring Mark Ruffalo and Anne Hathaway followed by a panel discussion.Experts will debate controversial ‘forever chemicals’ and the threat they pose...

How to get maximum return from an ethical investment

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Ethical investment funds are increasingly popular, with younger generations placing greater emphasis on a socially responsible approach to investing.Big investors like pension funds are also seeking to back an ethical stance.However, can you really...
Edinburgh Napier’s Dr Susan Brown with Kevin Murphy, Heart of Midlothian Girls Academy and Women’s Manager at Tynecastle Park.

Hearts Women link-up with Edinburgh Napier University

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Hearts has joined forces with Edinburgh Napier University to launch a partnership that aims to inspire their women players to pursue a higher education alongside their career in football.The Tynecastle side has signed up with Napier University’s Dual...

Performance Academy Launched by Edinburgh Napier University and Cricket Scotland

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The Cricket Scotland Performance Academy, launched today (26 November), will support the development of young male and female cricketers and encourage the continuing development of the sport across the country. It will use Edinburgh...

Edinburgh Napier record a Scottish university first

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Edinburgh Napier University is the first in Scotland to achieve a gold award from the Ministry of Defence for offering increased educational opportunities to ex-service personnel. The university also works with local schools, including Colinton...

Kasey graduates with distinction today at Edinburgh Napier graduation

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DETERMINED Kasey Johnson used a freak accident in which she lost a leg as inspiration to build a new career.The 27-year-old suffered life-changing injuries after being crushed when a storm brought down a 60ft...

Scotland must become ‘fairer society’ says Minister

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Scotland can tackle the challenges posed by an era of rapid technological development. That’s the view of Jamie Hepburn MSP, the Business Minister, who said there was a determination not to repeat the mistakes of...

Rory’s following in Grandpa’s footsteps

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A young journalist graduated earlier this week from the university course shaped by his inspirational grandfather, which has given generations of talented Scots a pathway into the news industry.Former Scottish Daily Express feature writer...

Women scientists get on their soapbox this weekend

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Female researchers from across Scotland will take to their soapboxes on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile on Saturday 8 June 2019 to share their passion for science.   Soapbox Science was set up to bring science to public spaces,...

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