After the honorary doctorates from The University of Bedfordshire and The University of Edinburgh, superstar Shah Rukh Khan has received an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy by The University of Law, London. The actor received the merit during a graduation ceremony for more than 350 students here on Thursday. Over the years, he has established himself as a successful actor, film producer, television host, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. The ' My Name Is Khan ' actor has also earned love for championing human rights in India. He has lent support to the Indian government's campaigns, including Pulse Polio and National Aids Control Organization. SRK took to his Twitter page to share a picture from the felicitation ceremony. He thanked the University of Law for honouring him with the doctorate and wrote it will encourage his team to do more good work. Khan tweeted, "Thank u for the honour @universityoflaw & my best wishes to the graduating students. It will encourage our … [Read more...] about Shah Rukh Khan thanks the University of Law for awarding him with an honorary doctorate
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News / UK and world by Press Association April 3, 2019, 1:50 pm Updated: April 3, 2019, 1:52 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter A Scottish university is searching for family members of seven women who will be awarded a posthumous degree 150 years after making history. The so-called Edinburgh Seven were the first female medical students at any university in the UK. They were not allowed to graduate after missing out on a narrow vote on the decision. A spokeswoman for the University of Edinburgh said they wanted to “right that wrong” on the 150th anniversary of their matriculation day. Sophia Jex-Blake, Isabel Thorne, Edith Pechey, Matilda Chaplin, Helen Evans, Mary Anderson Marshall and Emily Bovell will be awarded a posthumous MBChB on Saturday July 6. Professor Peter Mathieson, principal and vice-chancellor of the university, said: “We are pleased to commemorate the historic achievements of the Edinburgh Seven in this 150th … [Read more...] about University of Edinburgh to honour UK’s first female medical students
PRINCE Philip has been the Queen's beloved companion for over 70 years, a constant presence throughout her long reign. Fiercely independent Prince Philip somehow survived a nasty car crash in January 2019. Here we look at the Duke of Edinburgh himself. Who is Prince Philip? What's his background? Now 97, Prince Philip, otherwise known as the Duke of Edinburgh, is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. His father was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, while his mother was Princess Alice of Battenberg. Philip was born on June 10, 1921, in Corfu, Greece, but his family was exiled when he was just a child. Raised in the UK, he was also educated in France and Germany, later joining the Navy and serving in World War II. A keen sports fan, he has been involved in a number of events including developing the equestrian event of carriage driving. He has also been the patron of hundreds of organisations, often attending events with the Queen as part of their royal duties. But it … [Read more...] about Was Prince Philip injured in the car crash, how old is the Duke of Edinburgh and when did he marry the Queen?
0 Have your say Edinburgh’s proposed new concert hall has won a significant funding boost thanks to the first round of investments paid for by the City Region Deal. A total of five projects, which are aimed at unlocking the Capital’s potential to become a global leader in data driven innovation (DDI) as well as expanding the city’s cultural offering, have won funding awards. The proposed Impact Centre, billed as Edinburgh’s first new concert hall in more than a century, is among the projects to share £384m in funding.If approved by council planners, the 1000-capacity auditorium will have a rooftop dome, glass-covered walkway and outdoor terraces, which could open by 2021.Other projects to win funding awards include the Bayes Centre at the University of Edinburgh and the National Robotarium at Heriot Watt University.The data-driven innovation initiative is being run by the two universities and includes plans to support schools and … [Read more...] about Edinburgh Impact Centre wins City Deal funding boost
People and businesses are now starting to talk more of the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential is being explored across a range of sectors, from banking to healthcare. While research is still needed on AI and robotics to fully understand the advantages they can deliver, for example in freeing people up from repetitive tasks, a lot of the population is already adopting new technologies. Many homes have AI software, such as Amazon Alexa, that understands human commands and questions. Scientists based at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh are leading the way in the development of highly sophisticated AI software that can comprehend and respond to human conversation. A team at Heriot-Watt University- including Professor Oliver Lemon, Director of the Interaction Lab in its School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, and Amanda Cercas Curry, a computing science PhD student - has developed a conversational AI software named Alana whose understanding of human … [Read more...] about Meet the Edinburgh AI robot that wants to have a conversation with you