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Artificial Intelligence versus Us: building explainability and ethical responsibility into automated systems; Dr Vaishak Belle

Artificial Intelligence provides many opportunities to improve modern society, and it has enjoyed significant investment globally. Indeed, discovering patterns and structures in data in an automated…

From  Stuart Dunbar on October 25th, 2019 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Dr Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

Dr Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 1 likes 48 plays 0  

Lab-grown human eggs; Prof Evelyn Telfer

2018 marked the 40th anniversary of the birth of the first IVF baby and since then there have been over 8 million babies born through IVF. There have been many developments in the area of Assisted…

From  Stuart Dunbar on March 1st, 2019 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Learning from Vikings: archaeological lessons for 21st century climate change adaptation

The end of Norse Greenland is an iconic example of societal collapse, but how can we use this, and other ‘completed experiments’ from the past to inform contemporary debates about the…

From  Stuart Dunbar on December 7th, 2018 0 likes 71 plays 0  

Catching Cosmic Cataclysms: the new field of gravitational wave astronomy

On September 14th 2015, LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) instruments detected gravitational waves from a binary black hole merger. This was the first ever direct observation…

From  Stuart Dunbar on April 9th, 2018 1 likes 17 plays 0  

Sutton Trust Summer School 2017

Welcome to the Sutton Trust Summer School! An introduction to our programme. Film by Raw Film Productions

From  Aoife Keenan on July 26th, 2017 0 likes 1,832 plays 0  

The 2016/17_Teaching_Awards

Academics, tutors and support staff have been recognised at Edinburgh University Students' Association’s annual Teaching Awards. The 2016/17 awards were presented at a ceremony on…

From  camvid camvid on May 8th, 2017 0 likes 7 plays 0