University of Edinburgh
Simon Community Scotland, a charity that helps people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Central Scotland, has received £5 million of social investment from Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) to purchase homes to help vulnerable people move away from homelessness.
Published 2 June 2021
A digital service to add to the support available for people in Edinburgh who are homeless has been developed by researchers and community partners, including leading Scottish homelessness charity Simon Community Scotland.
Published 25 January 2021
People in Scotland’s poorest areas are more likely to be affected by severe COVID-19 – and to die from the disease – than those in more affluent districts, according to a study of critical care units conducted by the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Published 15 December 2020
How COVID-19 has affected people living in rural communities in Scotland is to be captured in a new survey conducted by the University of Edinburgh.
Published 14 October 2020
An online community consultation has been launched today with the intention of developing a new mixed-use neighbourhood, as part of plans by Edinburgh BioQuarter to create a new Health Innovation District.
Published 18 June 2020
Projects supporting those most severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas have been awarded funding from the University of Edinburgh.
Published 14 May 2020
Care home workers in Edinburgh are being offered specialist support as they deal with unusually high death rates prompted by COVID-19.
Published 27 April 2020
The Scottish Funding Council has awarded £250,000 to a University of Glasgow-led project which will transform an old tenement building in Govanhill to reduce emissions and become more sustainable.
Published 6 March 2020
Student vets who provide free treatment to homeless people’s pets are among those benefitting from a University of Edinburgh initiative that supports community ventures.
Published 6 March 2020
An exhibition which invited people from across Scotland to contribute their views on the future of housing finished with a workshop and exhibition in Galashiels this week.
Published 18 December 2019
The City of Edinburgh Council has revealed its road map for achieving its target to establish the capital as carbon neutral by 2030.
Published 23 October 2019
The new Present Voices - Future Lives travelling exhibition will reach 12 locations across Scotland to hear directly from local communities on how they think our homes and communities should look and feel in the future.
Published 18 October 2019
The University of Edinburgh's letting service is on the hunt for more landlords after being short of potential spaces for 120 students for the upcoming academic year.
Published 23 September 2019
Developers behind proposals for a £50 million mixed-used transformation of Leith Walk have been dealt a major blow after the University of Edinburgh ended its involvement in the student flats element of the project.
Published 13 May 2019
A wave energy technology is being developed that could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of houses.
Published 13 February 2019