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YourEd Next Steps

YourEd+ next steps and information on phase 3

From  Matthew Lucas on July 13th, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Social Wellbeing trailer

MOOC trailer

From  Laurie Bowman on March 23rd, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Beyond the Books - Series 2 - meet your host

Welcome to the second series of Beyond the Books, the LLC podcast that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at research and the people who make it happen. In this minisode, meet your new host, Emma…

From  Maire Cox on March 19th, 2021 0 likes 48 plays 0  

The True Final Frontier: oceans from space; Dr Encarni Medina-Lopez

It is commonly said that we know more about space than about our seas, but what about studying the ocean from space? Satellite data has been used for decades in land studies, but ocean observation is…

From  Stuart Dunbar on March 19th, 2021 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS: understanding deep-sea ecosystems at ocean basin scale; Prof Murray Roberts

The deep sea is the last frontier on Earth, but it's not immune to human activities or global change. From 2016-20 ATLAS worked across Europe, Canada and the USA to study deep-sea Atlantic…

From  Stuart Dunbar on March 12th, 2021 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Digital Education Programme Episode 5: The one where we speak to Enoch Chan

Episode 5 of the programme podcast has us speaking with the gracious Enoch Chan of the University of Hong Kong School of Medicine and also a student on the Digital Education programme. Enoch walks us…

From  Michael Gallagher on February 2nd, 2021 0 likes 36 plays 1  

The smallest astronauts: how can microorganisms support us in space?; Dr Rosa Santomartino

Microorganisms such as bacteria are everywhere on Earth's biosphere, including the human body, and will necessarily follow us as we explore space. As they play many important roles here on Earth…

From  Stuart Dunbar on December 14th, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0  

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 43 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 63 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 31 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 83 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 24 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 1,912 plays 0