Overall, 2022 was the busiest year yet for The Ferret. Here are some of our favourite highlights.
Impoverished Peruvians who supported academics during fieldwork were not paid for months by Edinburgh University due to a system blamed for widespread problems
There is “urgent and profound concern” over a financial system at Edinburgh University which has left staff with no pay for weeks and students at risk of homelessness.
Animal welfare groups have called for an end to medical experiments on birds following an Edinburgh University presentation by a US scientist who feeds sparrows crude oil during research.
Scotland’s two largest local government pension funds have nearly half a billion pounds invested in firms which are still doing business in Russia.
The National Union of Students Scotland is officially endorsing an environmental pledge calling for all educational careers services to end relationships with oil, gas and mining recruiters.
Students at Edinburgh University have become the first in Scotland to vote to boycott all oil, gas and mining industry recruiters from campus.
Scotland's second largest council pension fund has refused to divest from a Russian bank which was sanctioned after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Edinburgh University has shares worth £1m in a bank sanctioned after Russia's invasion of Ukraine and more than £6m in a Dutch firm with links to Vladimir Putin.