29 Feb

India and Edinburgh – a shared genetic research future?

By Prof Bruce Whitelaw, The Roslin Institute, the University of Edinburgh Following my participation in the excellent brain-storming workshop on Transgenic Livestock, in Bengaluru, organised by the Indian Government’s Department of Biotechnology’s (DBT) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research...
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26 Feb

Edinburgh’s alumni in India

By Rachelle Norry, Head of Alumni Engagement, the University of Edinburgh ‘Amazing’, ‘life-changing’ and ‘inspirational’ are just some of the words alumni I have met over the past few days have used to describe their time at Edinburgh.  With around 1300 graduates...
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25 Feb

Indian reminders of life’s fundamentals

By Catriona McCarthy – Deputy Director, International Office “Never stop thinking out of the box”. It’s a well known phrase but over the last few days in India, I’m reminded of why it’s so important. On Monday evening, an audience of...
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25 Feb

Farm animal health crucial for India

By Professor Neil Sargison – Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, the University of Edinburgh The health of sheep and goats in India is crucial to the lives of thousands of farmers across the Country. I have been in India...
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25 Feb

Transgenic livestock – India’s future?

By Prof Bruce Whitelaw, Animal Biotechnology, The Roslin Institute, the University of Edinburgh   On this trip to exciting India I have participated in a very interesting brain-storming workshop on transgenic livestock, in Bengaluru, organised by the Indian Government’s Department of Biotechnology’s...
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22 Feb

Solar power in film-focus

By Dr Jamie Cross, School of Social and Political Science I’m with a three-man film crew, driving in a taxi at high speed from the humid coastal plains of Visakhapatnam to the cool hills of Koraput in the highlands of...
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18 Feb

Focusing on inequalities in health and more…

By Professor Roger Jeffery – School of Social and Political Science I’m sitting in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) as a visiting professor for a couple of weeks. My main reason for being here – to take forward activities under an...
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18 Feb

Technology and creativity – unboxed!

By Catriona McCarthy – Deputy Director, International Office “Never stop thinking out of the box”. It’s a well-known phrase but over the last few days in India, I’m reminded of why it’s so important. On Monday evening, an audience of...
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18 Feb

World Class Edinburgh

By Stuart Easter, International Recruitment Officer – Central & South Asia, the University of Edinburgh While in Delhi, we invited a network of contacts to attend the preview of our new film – showcasing one student’s journey through an undergraduate degree...
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16 Feb

Solar energy taking off in India

By Professor Neil Robertson – School of Chemistry It’s an amazing time for solar energy in India, with bold ambitions that lead the world in many ways. India is moving away from coal towards solar power, not just on important...
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