FinTech, Ecosystem and Accountability Network

Find out how the challenges of technological and social change and regulatory reform can be met with new codes and tools at this collaborative networking event on 9 November 2017.

Image conference calls for contributions

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Hosted by the Edinburgh Futures Institute, the Latent Image Conference takes place on 18, 19 and 20 April at the University’s Talbot Rice Gallery and Informatics Forum.

Students reach high-speed travel contest final

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Students from across the University are in the finals for a global challenge that will shape the future of transportation in the UK. The HypED team undergraduates, drawn from Edinburgh College of Art, the Business School, Mathematics, Engineering, Law and Informatics, are the only UK team in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod II Competition final.

Major funding boost for fire prevention research


A cross-disciplinary research team has been awarded a £1.4M grant for an innovative research project to improve fire prevention in informal settlements. The three-year project, based in the UK and South Africa, will initially focus on settlements in the Cape Town area.

Web launch heralds new phase for EFI

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Edinburgh Futures Institute website has launched in support of the project’s aim of transforming the old Royal Infirmary into an innovative research institute hosting. See who’s involved and read about the project’s vision and the history behind its location.

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