Education

The inimitable Dr Bunhead gets the Edinburgh International Science Festival off with a bang and a World Record attempt.

Edinburgh Steiner School is holding a fun and FREE climate-friendly, information morning for the whole family.

Between the 9 and 22 April, this year's Edinburgh International Science Festival will see over 200 adult and family events taking place in 38 venues across the city. 

Fourth-year Painting students from Robert Gordon University's Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen, including a student from the Silverknowes area of Edinburgh, have taken their work on the road launching a pre-degree show of their work in the capital.

The proposed merger between the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) has been approved by the Scottish Government and will be backed by £13.8 million of new investment from the Scottish Funding Council.

The weekend snowfalls, plummeting sub-zero temperatures, and freezing fog are continuing to make travel trickier this morning.

As recent snow turns to slush, life in Edinburgh is returning to normal. However, the thaw has brought its own problems, as snow loosens and slides off roofs, and spear-like icicles relinquish their grip on gutters and overhangs and fall on pavements below.

After a freezing night, slightly warmer temperatures of 1C or 2C are forecast in Edinburgh for Thursday with roads and pavements still icy.

Edinburgh City Council said earlier today that schools should be open tomorrow (Wednesday 8 December).

Most of Edinburgh's schools are to open fully on Tuesday (7 December) with only a few exceptions in spite of the unpredictable weather and the