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

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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14 Feb

Make in India: The role of innovation 

By Andy Kerr, Executive Director, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation The University of Edinburgh    I am back in the vibrant city of Mumbai, after a three year break, to attend events at the Make in India expo. My interest, and...
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14 Feb

What does India’s future hold?

By Ranald Leask International Press Officer, the University of Edinburgh In recent days new figures revealed that India’s economy had grown by 7.5% in 2015 – the highest in the world. A useful reminder that as China stumbles, the US...
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13 Feb

Make in India week begins

By Ranald Leask International Press Officer, the University of Edinburgh Mumbai is always a busy place. India’s most populous city, it’s home to more than 18 million people, but this week is particularly special with the Make in India event...
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13 Feb

The anticipation builds…

By Catriona McCarthy Deputy Director, International Office, the University of Edinburgh Make in India is going to be huge. I’m reminded of this fact as I walk though London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 and see the now familiar Make in India...
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13 Feb

Meeting healthcare needs

By Dr Liz Grant Director, Global Health Academy, the University of Edinburgh Dr Pankaj Pankaj, the University’s International Dean for South Asia, asked the question, “why do we want to engage and collaborate with India?” His answer is that Indian...
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11 Feb

Preparing for a fortnight of discovery

Dr Pankaj Pankaj, International Dean for South Asia, The University of Edinburgh We are once again ready to embark on our annual intensive mission of engaging with India. Our Liaison Office in Mumbai makes sure we have a permanent presence...
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