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Edinburgh Global Nursing Initative - a message from Sheila Tlou

As we launch our Edinburgh Global Nursing Initiative (EGNI), it is with the greatest pleasure and gratitude that both Lord Nigel Crisp and Professor Sheila Tilou, Co-Chairs of the Nursing Now global…

From  Bethany Easton on September 28th, 2020 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Hear from our students: MSc Environment and Development

Paulina shares her experiences studying the MSc Environment and Development.

From  Nikki Kay on September 15th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Swahili Language courses: UG and PG - Course Options 2020

Swahili language courses Course organiser: Teresa Poeta teresa.poeta@ed.ac.uk UG courses: Swahili 1A (semester 1) LLLJ08001 20 credits Swahili 1B (semester 2) LLLJ08002 20…

From  Teresa Poeta on September 2nd, 2020 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Divinity - History of Christianity as a World Religion 1A and 1B

These two paired courses – one each semester – together provide students with a comprehensive view of the global Christian movement in time and space. Part A (ECHS08004) covers the period…

From  Rory Dunlop on August 26th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Religion Violence and Peacebuilding

In this course (DIVI08001) students investigate the relations between religion, violence and building peace. Introduced by Course Organiser Prof Jolyon Mitchell.

From  Rory Dunlop on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

M&M Podcast 18: Digital education from the Zanzibari perspective, Covid transformations, and networks

The eighteenth episode of the Michael and Myles (M&M) podcast finds us meeting with great colleagues from the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA), Dr Maryam Ismail and Said Yunus, to chat about…

From  Michael Gallagher on July 3rd, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Wikimedians and the Global Goals

* Anna Torres from Wikimedia Argentina * Thomas Schallhart, Wikimedia LGBT+ User Group * Li-Yun Lin, Wikimedia Taiwan * Felix Nartey, Open Foundation West Africa Panel with four prominent…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Prof Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Professor Geoff Simm: Inaugural lecture: Thought for Food - Food for Thought?

Inaugural lecture by Professor Geoff Simm, Professor of Global Agriculture and Food SecurityRecorded 3/12/2018 at the Roslin Auditorium. Abstract:Feeding the world's growing population well -…

From  Peter Crooks on December 5th, 2018 0 likes 164 plays 0  

Prof Gillingwater Inaugural Lecture Oct 2018

Recording of inaugural lecture Monday 29 October 2018. Professor Tom Gillingwater "Diary of a 21st century anatomist: standing on the shoulders of giants"

From  Nicholas Kelly on November 1st, 2018 0 likes 242 plays 0  

Conservation Medicine online masters: Laura Wessman - student testimonial

Laura, from Finland, lives in Kenya and studies the online MVetSci in Conservation Medicine. Join our online community: http://www.ed.ac.uk/vet/conservation-medicine

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on October 16th, 2018 0 likes 73 plays 0  

Global eHealth online masters: Masafumi Komori - student testimonial

Japanese student, Masafumi, talks about studying Global eHealth online. Join our online community: https://www.ed.ac.uk/molecular-genetic-population/global-ehealth

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on October 16th, 2018 0 likes 56 plays 0  

The Salvation Agenda: Politics and Medical Humanitarianism During Zimbabwe’s Cholera Catastrophe - Simukai Chigudu

Centre of African Studies seminar Dr Simukai Chigudu (University of Oxford) This paper examines the humanitarian politics of responding to Zimbabwe’s catastrophic cholera outbreak of 2008/09,…

From  Pete Kingsley on February 15th, 2018 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Dr Emma Wild-Wood: Where does the wisdom of the white man come in?

Dr Emma Wild-Wood delivered the lecture ‘Where does the wisdom of the white man come in? The Interpretations, Problems and Possibilities of Missionary Sources in the…

From  Alexander Chow on February 7th, 2018 0 likes 141 plays 0  

Working the System: A Political Ethnography of the New Angola - Jon Schubert

Centre of African Studies seminar Dr Jon Schubert (University of Geneva) Working the System offers key insights into the politics of the everyday in twenty-first-century dominant party and…

From  Pete Kingsley on January 26th, 2018 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Bill Gates and Secretary of State visit the Easter Bush Campus

The event included showcasing of work on improving livestock production in Africa and the announcement of a £4 million boost from the UK Government.Bill Gates at the Easter Bush Campus.…

From  camvid camvid on January 26th, 2018 0 likes 50 plays 0