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In June 2023, the Edinburgh Futures Institute launched the Edinburgh Centre for Financial Innovations. Under the leadership of Professor Gbenga Ibikunle, the centre seeks to consolidate the University’s existing strengths in financial technology research to promote responsible and impactful innovation.

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The Edinburgh Futures Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Enda Delaney to the post of Director of Research.

The Edinburgh Futures Institute thanks everyone who made the “Power Trip” season a success – our partners, speakers, performers, and attendees from all over the world.

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Dr Gina Helfrich casts new light on the war between AI ‘doomers and ‘boomers,’ following the hiring and firing of OpenAI chief executive Sam Altman.

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Learn more about participatory futuring work and the production of FestForward magazine, led by Creative Informatics researcher Vikki Jones.

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The Edinburgh Futures Institute’s Student Research Projects 2023/2024 is now open for applications.

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