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  • The University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Virtual Open Week is an ideal opportunity for you to learn more about studying Engineering at Masters level. You will find out more about our Postgraduate Taught study opportunities and the support we provide you during your studies.

    University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Virtual Open Week
  • This January, two students from the School of Engineering travelled to Harbin Engineering University in China to compete in a world-famous ice and snow sculpture competition as part of a multidisciplinary University team. The Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, which took place between 4 and 7 January 2019, is the world’s largest ice and snow festival and attracts around 10 million visitors each year.

    Wide shot of Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival
  • The School's Dr Javier Escudero is part of a team of researchers behind an innovative dementia diagnosis method based on machine learning. The method was proposed in a research article which has since been recognised as the top paper published in 2018 by BJGP Open, a journal edited by the Royal College of General Practitioners.

    Illustration of a person's brain with overlay of artificially intelligence related illustrations
  • Edinburgh engineers will play important roles in two of the recently announced £20m Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) Hubs, which will work to address intractable challenges in sustainable development. The interdisciplinary hubs will work across 85 countries with governments, international agencies, partners and NGOs around the globe, to develop creative and sustainable solutions that help make the world safer, healthier and more prosperous.

    Outside on a clear sunny day, four of twenty steel clad homes are engulfed in flames with a 30m high smoke plume being created

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