Information for researchers new to a research staff role, new to University of Edinburgh and/or new to the city of Edinburgh.

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Information and links to help you get started with your research and introduce you to the key research infrastructure of the University.

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Information and links to help you understand and successfully transition into your researcher role.

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Information you might need if you are moving to Edinburgh. Relocation, accommodation, campus locations, transport, healthcare.

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Information and resources for researchers from outside the United Kingdom, including support on visas, sponsorship, immigration fee assistance and EU settlement scheme.