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'Does the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Protect Wildlife?' 9th April 2021

Dr Tanya Wyatt, Professor of Criminology, Northumbria University Humans are causing a biodiversity crisis, where one million species are facing extinction. Species are dying, in no small part,…

From  Mirjana Birgitta Gavrilovic Nilsson on May 17th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Co-producing scientific uncertainties and soft law

: Biofuels and synthetic biology at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity Abstract of the presentation No specialized body within the UN system evaluates emerging technosciences. Responding…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Integrated Global Health explainer video

What is global health? Who can study it, and why is it important? These are some of the questions Dr. Ruth McQuillan explains in this video. Ruth is Co-Director of the MSc Integrated Global Health…

From  Prema Howard on May 6th, 2021 0 likes 111 plays 0  

5 - Why is studying global health so important?

Information video about MSc Integrated Global Health

From  Ruth McQuillan on May 5th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

3 - What subjects can I study?

Information video about MSc Integrated Global Health

From  Ruth McQuillan on May 5th, 2021 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Visions for Change: Can nature fix the climate crisis?

This event will explore the role of nature-based solutions in mitigating the climate crisis. The climate crisis is no longer a distant threat but rather a global concern that is more imminent than…

From  Lauren Mcleron on April 27th, 2021 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Air Pollution and Ecosystem Health (Eutrophication and Ozone Deposition) Slide-cast

This is a recording covering the slides at the end of the Air Pollution and Ecosystem Health lecture that I didn't get to in the live lecture.

From  David Stevenson on February 22nd, 2021 0 likes 94 plays 0  

Professional Skills for GAFS (1) - Week 2 - Tour 2/4

This is part 2/4 of the tour of the Easter Bush campus We apologise for the sound quality. Captions have been autogenerated.

From  Susan Jarvis on September 28th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Begonia Biodiversity and Successful Field Trips in Asia with Dr Mark Hughes

Have you ever wondered how plant scientists discover new species in a genus? In this interview, we sit down with Dr Mark Hughes, a begonia researcher from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, who…

From  Annette Caroline Georgia Peach on December 19th, 2019 0 likes 12 plays 0  

HerNaturalHistory - Citizen Scientist Siobhan Leachman on how Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women

Wikidata can play a vital role in surfacing notable women and can assist with closing the gender gap in various language Wikipedias. Using the example of under acknowledged women in the field of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Hear from our Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health Graduate

Our Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health graduates chats about their programme

From  Africa Reboto-Lopez on March 8th, 2019 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Reflections on Global Health Academy Summer School, Uganda 2018

Online masters students who attended the Global Health Academy Summer School reflect on their time spent together in Uganda, and highlight the benefits of an interdisciplinary mindset and the…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on October 29th, 2018 0 likes 173 plays 0  

Statistics - Measuring Biodiversity

This project was created by the School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh.

From  Katherine Yee on July 24th, 2017 0 likes 21 plays

The Biodiversity Heritage Library meets Wikipedia, Wikispecies, and Wikidata - Roderic Page at WikiCite 2017

The Biodiversity Heritage Library meets Wikipedia, Wikispecies, and Wikidata (Roderic Page - University of Glasgow)Slides:…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 30th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0