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McGill University, Canadian U15 university, founded in 1821, has strong Edinburgh roots and links to the University of Edinburgh as McGill's first (and, for several years, its only) faculty, Medicine, was founded by four physicians/surgeons, including Andrew Fernando Holmes and John Stephenson, who had trained in Edinburgh.
The University of Edinburgh began a year-long Wikimedian-in-Residence project in January 2016. The success of the residency for the University has meant that it has been extended to three years, until January 2019. It has now been made open-ended.
This is a list of notable graduates as well as non-graduate former students, academic staff, and university officials of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.It also includes those who may be considered alumni by extension, having studied at institutions that later merged with the University of Edinburgh.
- Senior academic staff and alumni
The School of Informatics is an academic unit of the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland, responsible for research, teaching, outreach and commercialisation in informatics. It was created in 1998 from the former Department of Artificial Intelligence, the Centre for Cognitive Science and the Department of Computer Science, along with the Artificial Intelligence Applications Institute and the Human Communication Research Centre. Research in the School of Informatics draws on multiple disciplines.
The School of Informatics was awarded a 5*A in the UK HEFCE's 2001 RAE, the only computer science department in the country to achieve this highest possible rating. In the 2008 RAE, the School's "Quality Profile" was 35/50/15/0/0, which means that of the over 100 Full-time equivalent staff research outputs evaluated, 35% were found "world-leading " and 50% "internationally excellent ". These figures can be interpreted in a number of ways, but place the School first by volume and tied for second
Senior academic staff include: 1. Malcolm Atkinson 2. Alan Bundy CBE FRS FREng 3. Peter Buneman MBE FRS 4. Christopher Bishop FRS FREng FRSE 5. Wenfei Fan FRS FRSE MAE 6. Michael Fourman FRSE 7. Igor Goryanin 8. Jane Hillston Quantitative Modelling 9. Elham Kashefi 10. Mirella Lapata FRSE 11. Alex Lascarides 12. Leonid Libkin FRSE 13. Ursula Martin CBE FRSE FREng 14. Johanna Moore, computational linguist 15. Michael O'Boyle 16. Gordon Plotkin FRS FRSE MAE 17. Don Sannella 18. Mark Steedman FBA 1
The 2002 Cowgate fire destroyed a number of buildings, including 80 South Bridge, which housed around a quarter of the school and its renowned AI library. By January 2003, space was made available in the University's Appleton Tower as a replacement. Until June 2008, the School was dispersed over five sites: three in the George Square Campus: Appleton Tower, Buccleuch Place, Forrest Hill; and two at King's Buildings: James Clerk Maxwell Building, and the Darwin Building. In June and July 2008, th
- List of Rectors
The Lord Rector of The University of Edinburgh is elected every three years by the students and staff at The University of Edinburgh. Seldom referred to as Lord Rector, the incumbent is more commonly known just as the Rector. Gordon Brown, elected Rector while a student, later served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
The Rector chairs the University's highest governing body, the University Court; in addition the Rector chairs meetings of the General Council in the absence of the Chancellor. In more recent years the role has included a function akin to that of an ombudsperson for the university community. In their position, the Rector can exert considerable influence in Court and in the body politic of the University. They can be well-informed about student and staff issues and concerns, can champion their ca
The position of Rector, along with the positions of Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, was only created in 1858. Prior to this, the University was governed by the Lord Provost, Magistrates, and town council of Edinburgh. The rector's place in the university was codified by statute of the Westminster Parliament, the Universities Act 1889, which provided for the election of a Rector at all universities then in existence in Scotland. To this day only the ancient universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Abe
The post of Rector was separated from that of Principal in 1620. 1. 1620 Andrew Ramsay 2. 1627 Sir Alexander Morison 3. 1631 Vacant 4. 1640 Alexander Henderson 5. 1646 Andrew Ramsay 6. 1649 Robert Douglas In 1665 the Town Council of Edinburgh resolved that the role of Rector shou
The position of rector was recreated by the Universities 1858. Rectors of the university have been: 1. 1859 William Ewart Gladstone MP 2. 1865 Thomas Carlyle 3. 1868 Sir James Moncreiff Bt 4. 1871 Sir William Stirling-Maxwell Bt MP 5. 1874 The Earl of Derby 6. 1877 The Marquess o
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Unibersidad ang University of Edinburgh (Welsh: Prifysgol Caeredin) sa Hiniusang Gingharian. Nahimutang ni sa dapit sa konseho sa City of Edinburgh ug apil sa nasod sa Scotland, sa sentro nga bahin sa nasod, 500 km sa amihanan sa London ang ulohan sa nasod. 84 metros ibabaw sa dagat kahaboga ang nahimutangan sa University of Edinburgh.
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- The current course and curriculum
The medical school continually ranks 1st in Scotland and in 2013 and 2014, it was ranked 3rd in the UK by the Guardian University Guide, The Times Good University Guide. and the Complete University Guide. It ranked 21st in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013–14 and 22nd in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2014. According to a Healthcare Survey run by Saga in 2006, the medical school's main teaching hospital, the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh...
Although the University of Edinburgh's Faculty of Medicine was not formally organised until 1726, medicine had been taught at Edinburgh since the beginning of the sixteenth century. Its formation was dependent on the incorporation of the Surgeons and Barber Surgeons, in 1505 and the foundation of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 1681. The University was modelled on the University of Bologna, but medical teaching was based on that of the sixteenth century University of Padua, and l
The Edinburgh Model was a model of medical teaching developed by the University of Edinburgh in the 18th century and widely emulated around the world including at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and the McGill University Faculty of Medicine. It was a two-tiered education model, revolutionary and well suited to the medical system of the UK at the time. First, the model offered its students studies in all branches of science, not just medicine. According to Mary Hewson,
Gaining admission to study medicine at the University of Edinburgh is highly competitive. In 2013, there were 2150 Home/EU applications for 190 Home/EU positions leading to an applicant to place ratio of 11 to 1. In addition, there were 715 overseas applications for 17 international spots, an applicant to place ratio of 42 to 1.
Degrees available for study: Medical Sciences, Medicine including an intercalated Medical Sciences degree. A new medical degree for healthcare professionals already working in Scotland will start in September 2020. The HCP-Med programme runs for 5 years, with the first 3 years part-time and online, while students continue part-time in their current employment. During this time they also have an attachment to a local GP and three full-time weeks in Edinburgh each year. For years 4 and 5, they joi
Undergraduate teaching through Year 1 and 2 centres mainly in the Old Medical School buildings on Teviot Row, in the university quarter of Edinburgh city centre. Clinical years are spent spread across the three main teaching hospitals in Edinburgh: the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in the city's southern Green Belt; the Western General Hospital just west of the city centre, and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in the centre of the city.
University of Edinburgh (dosl. Edinburská univerzita), založená v roku 1583 , je verejnou univerzitou v Edinburgu, hlavnom meste Škótska.. Bola založená ako štvrtá univerzita v Škótsku a šiesta vo Veľkej Británii a patrí medzi najprestížnejšie univerzity na svete.