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Promoting fairer access to Scottish universities: how can this be achieved?

This is the second annual memorial lecture in honour of the late Professor David Raffe. Professor Vikki Bolover of Durhan University drew on her recent research in Scotland to consider how we can…

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Adult Returners - Returning To Study - Neil Speirs

Dr Neil Speirs discusses the challenges and rewards of returning to study for adult returners.

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Edinburgh Imaging Academy

Offering P/T Masters in Neuroimaging for Research and Masters in Imaging via online distance learning. We also offer online short courses in imaging, image analysis, statistics and IOFB reporting…

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Why we still need to talk about diversity in Physics - Dr. Jess Wade

Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist who, alongside being a postdoc researcher at Imperial College London in plastic electronics, campaigns tirelessly to increase diversity in physics. One of Nature's…

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Epistemology, Ethics and Mind online masters: Graduates reflect on their experience

Francis from Aberdeen and Justina from the USA, reflect on what it's been like to study the online MSc in Epistemology, Ethics and Mind with the University. Join our online community:…

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Global Challenges online masters: Maxmiller Gitamo - student testimonial

Online student Maxmiller from Kenya reflects on how studying a masters online has helped her look at data more critically. Join our online community: https://www.ed.ac.uk/global/msc-global-challenges

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Scotland: The challenge of realising inclusive education when it comes to 'race'

Scotland: The challenge of realising inclusive education when it comes to 'race' Professor Rowena Arshad OBEChair in Multicultural and Anti-Racist Education and Head of The Moray House…

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Educated Pass

The University has pioneered the Educated Pass project which helps teenage boys think about how the school curriculum is relevant to them, and how pursuing their studies could help them achieve a…

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Careers in Tech 2018 Employer Video - MThree Consulting

Careers in Tech 2018 Employer Video - MThree Consulting

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Creativity

Students and staff talk about the concept of creativity in Learning and Teaching as part of the Near Future Teaching Project. The Near Future Teaching project is about working together to co-design…

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We asked students to tell us about their internship experience

Students tell us about their reasons for applying for internships through the Employ.ed on Campus, Employ.ed in an SME and Employ.ed for PhDs pr0grammes. …

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Introduction to DSTI Programme

Professor Dave Robertson Programme Director Data Science, Technology and Innovation online distance learning programme Join the new generation of interdisciplinary data scientists, technologists and…

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