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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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Prof Elaine Howard Ecklund - Science and Religion in Global Public Life

Prof Elaine Howard Ecklund - Science and Religion in Global Public Life

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MSc Social Justice and Community Action alumni Alanna shares her favourite moments

At her graduation in November, Alanna Barrett shares what she enjoyed most about the MSc Social Justice and Community Action and how the degree is influencing her career in the film industry. The…

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Climate Crisis Event

Climate Crisis Panel Event

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Teaching Matters - Episode 3 - Climate optimism or fatalism: Teaching climate change in today's university

In this third episode, MSc Environmental Sustainability student, Polly Wells, returns as our guest host to continue this conversation with three University of Edinburgh staff members: Velda McCune,…

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Teaching Matters - Episode 2 - Climate optimism or fatalism: Teaching climate change in today's university

This podcast complements the University’s Teaching Matters blog, and invites students and staff to engage in topical conversations. The first three episodes accompany the Teaching Matters…

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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…

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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 -…

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MSc Social Justice and Community Action

Programme Director, Dr Callum McGregor, introduces the online Masters in Social Justice and Community Action, a part-time degree designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills to help…

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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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Challenges to Human Rights in Times of Transition: AHRI Conference Session 2

Challenges to Human Rights in Times of Transition, chaired by Professor Christine Bell. Speakers: Professor Francesca Klug, OBE, Visiting Professor, London School of Economics, Doughty Street…

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Moving Forward in Times of Transition: AHRI Conference Session 3

Alan Miller, Elizabeth Salmon and Rhona Smith, chaired by Kasey McCall Smith. *** Renewing Rights in Times of Transition: 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsOn 7 and 8 September…

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The Inclusion Project: Human Rights Dilemmas in the Negotiation of Peace Agreements. AHRI Conference Session 1.

Public lecture by Christine Bell to celebrate the launch of the Political Settlements Research Programme's PA-X Peace Agreements Database, at the opening of the AHRI 2018 Conference on Renewing…

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Anna (Anne) Eleanor Roosevelt closes the 2018 AHRI Conference with 'Nevertheless, She Persisted'

Anna (Anne) Eleanor Roosevelt chairs The Roosevelt Institute in New York, and recently retired as Chief Executive Officer for Goodwill of Northern New England. Anne's closing address,…

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