University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh was a university in the Scottish city of Edinburgh.

The Second Doctor claimed to have obtained a PhD in psychiatry from the university. (PROSE: The Juror's Story)

Prior to his career as a novelist, Arthur Conan Doyle studied medicine in Edinburgh. During his time there, he was introduced to the Doctor by Dr Joseph Bell. (AUDIO: The Monstrous Menagerie)

In 1879, the Tenth Doctor, using the pseudonym Dr James McCrimmon, told Queen Victoria that he studied under Bell in Edinburgh. (TV: Tooth and Claw)

In 2009, the Tenth Doctor's companion, Heather McCrimmon, studied history there. (COMIC: The Chromosome Connection)

One day, Heather and the Tenth Doctor went to the summer ball of the university. At the ball a female Gumpii attempting to conquer Earth with a group of Kulgaris under her control. The Doctor later caught the Gumpii and put Kulgaris' chains on her. (COMIC: The Ball and Chain Gang)

Only a few days after Heather had left the Doctor, Wolfgang Ryter and Heather arrived with the TARDIS at the University. They found the whole campus playing a new puzzle game and over the past days kids had been missing. Then Wolfgang is taken an alien called the Bacothormeon. The Bacothormeon tryed to steal the brains of intellectual people to add their intellects to his own. The Tenth Doctor eventually defeated the Bacothormeon. The Bacothormeon became his normal self again, dumb and peaceful. After this the Doctor informed UNIT who took care of the Bacothormeon. (COMIC: The Genius Trap)

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