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New approach to feed production can transform climate impact of industries including fish farming
Two projects at the University of Edinburgh’s Innogen Institute are showing how a circular economy approach to feed production, using new bio-materials, can help industries including fish farming achieve climate change goals.
Investigating the automation of social security in the UK
University of Edinburgh researchers are to study automated systems in the UK's Universal Credit scheme, to investigate how they affect different users and if they contribute to social inequalities.
SPS academic wins award to promote history of mathematics in schools
SPS’ Dr Michael Barany has received a national award for his work in popularising the history of mathematics in education.
Police and government use online ‘influence’ tactics to tackle crime and shape behaviour in the UK
New research has found that advertising and influencing techniques often used by marketers and advertisers to encourage audiences to buy products are being used by law enforcement and government agencies in the UK for crime prevention.
New toolkit to transform collaborative research approaches across disciplines
Edinburgh researchers and partners have created a new toolkit to support collaboration between arts, humanities, and social science disciplines and STEM areas to solve society’s most complex challenges.
SPS energy expert highlights Scottish research ahead of COP 26
Dr Kirsten Jenkins, whose work focuses on how energy transitions affect society and create issues of injustice, has joined Scotland’s leading climate researchers in a series of expert interviews by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
Innogen Institute researchers write about Covid-19
The Innogen Institute - a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and the Open University, has shared various Covid-19 related publications.
Investigating the societal challenges of building facial recognition datasets
A student at the School of Social and Political Science has received funding from Edinburgh Futures Institute to investigate the cultural and societal challenges involved in the curation of facial recognition datasets.
Recovering Edinburgh’s cultural spaces during a global pandemic
University of Edinburgh researchers are leading a project to tackle the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on the city’s culture sector, creating new cultural events throughout and beyond the lockdown.