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Multiple awards for local Biopharma company

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This week, Medannex Ltd (Edinburgh) received multiple awards in recognition of notable successes in several key areas. The late-stage biopharmaceutical company, developing novel treatments for cancers and autoimmune diseases, was declared the winner in...

Prestigious Edinburgh Medal to be awarded to Indian environmentalist and political activist Sunita Narain

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Sunita Narain, Indian environmentalist, activist, author and Director General of Center for Science and Environment and editor of the Down to Earth magazine receives the prestigious Edinburgh Medal for her pioneering work on climate...

A damn good read – Queen of Crime Val McDermid on The First Modern...

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Her novels have been translated into 40 languages and sold 16 million copies worldwide, so Val McDermid knows a thing or two about crime writing.The winner of the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for...

Fire and Physics at the ESF!

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StrongWomen Science is a brand-new circus science show at Edinburgh Science Festival starring two women scientists turned circus performers.If you have ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin,...
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Launch of simple guide to Scotland’s Health Research and Innovation Ecosystem

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The directory, called Scottish Health Research and Innovation Ecosystem launched today at the annual Life Science Scotland conference in Glasgow by Dave Tudor, Co-Chair of the Life Sciences Scotland Industry Leadership Group (LSS). It will...

2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival launches today

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Life, The Universe and anything else you can think ofWith headline sponsors, EDF Energy, on board for the second year, the Edinburgh International Science Festival celebrates 30 years of being. The 2018 edition takes place...

Local teacher explains why ‘Teaching Makes People’

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The Scottish Government’s ‘Teaching Makes People’ campaign targets university undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects as well as people currently working in STEM industries.The campaign is based on research showing people attracted by and suited...

Five things you need to know today

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Old Town Street Food Festival at The Three Sisters Edinburgh Schools Jazz Orchestra in St Andrew Square Female Academics get on their Soapbox for Science  Inverleith Park Outdoor Fitness Equipment Warriston Road planningThe...

Edinburgh Science Festival – Principia Mission Launch

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UK Principia Mission Launch EdinburghOn Tuesday 15 December, Scotland marked British ESA Astronaut's Tim Peake’s mission to the International Space Station with European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti who was visiting Edinburgh.In partnership...

Saturday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Morningside United Kids' Club: two hours of stories, games and crafts. 10am-12 noon today and every Saturday, Morningside United Church, 15 Chamberlain Road. £3 per child. All welcome!Winter Guided Walk: join a Garden Guide for...

What’s On In Edinburgh this week

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 MONDAY 12TH JANUARY 2015Timmy Time Programme 15: Timmy Finds Aliens, and other stories. Join Timmy and his friends for three fun adventures in this collection of classic Timmy Time episodes. Toddler Time is a...

Thursday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Balkans Music Camp Fundraiser: guitarist Dan Abrahams is raising funds for this project, which offers music therapy for conflict-trauma victims and those with special needs. Loads of great party music from folk trio Caro River and The Bridges,...

What’s On in Edinburgh this week

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Lots of Christmassy things this week, from craft fairs to carols and music to markets - but if the very thought of anything festive sends you running from the room, fear not - there...

Tuesday in Edinburgh – What’s On Today

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Spanish Rhymetime! Sesiones de Rimas en Espanol! Rhymes and songs for babies and children aged 0-4 and their parents or carers. For Spanish speakers and non-Spanish speakers. 10.30am today and the last Tuesday of each...

Placement scheme offered to encourage women scientists and engineers

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Edinburgh Napier University’s Scottish Resource Centre for Women in SET running a £250,000 scheme to assist women choosing science and engineering as a career.  A new placement scheme has launched to boost the number of...

RSE names Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell President

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The outstanding astrophysicist and prominent science communicator Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE, FRS, FRSE is the new President-elect of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). The election follows a ballot of all RSE...

Edinburgh jobs – Generation Science

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The Edinburgh International Science Festival is advertising the following jobs for the month from April to May 2012 on their websiteScience Communicators/Performers - Generation Science Edinburgh International Science Festival operates a Schools Touring Programme called...

Edinburgh International Science Festival’s packed programme

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From foraging for breakfast to the psychology of dancing, from clothes that clean the air to walking across hot coals – the Edinburgh International Science Festival is back in town. Things have started already in...

Jobs in Edinburgh for the girls…not just the boys

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Female technology stars of the future were treated to a careers event aimed at encouraging more women in to what is a predominantly male industry. Skills Development Scotland and Scottish Resource Centre for Women in...

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