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Not for Gain by Daisy Lafarge (2016), EU3998

Lafarge’s interest in ecological and social relationships are a recurrent theme in her work, the two often merging so as to become indistinguishable from each other. Plant hunting and the…

From  Malcolm Brown on May 1st, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections

Scientific Analysis of Heritage Collections Using XRF Spectrometry – Employ.ed Internship 2019. Egyptian ushabtis, found under Medals 121, were analysed using X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analysis…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 20th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Notes on a Historical Hall

St Cecilia's Hall is Scotland's oldest purpose built concert hall and home to the University of Edinburgh's musical instrument collection. Learn about the building's interesting…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 19th, 2020 0 likes 21 plays 0  

David Forsyth

University of Edinburgh public art officer, Liv Laumenech provides site-specific context while artist Davy Forsyth recounts the process and inspiration of his public artwork, Byte, as he also reads…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

William Darrell

University of Edinburgh Public Art Officer, Liv Laumenech, and artist, William Darrell discuss the context and creation of the revered bronze rhino head sculpture outside the Informatics building…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Susan Collis

The Next Big Thing...Is A Series Of Little Things. In 2017 The Next Big Thing…Is a Series of Little Things was installed in Bristo Square. This new permanent artwork was commissioned by the…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Sharing a LinkedIn Learning Collection

This video details how to share your personal Collections in LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning is the University's online learning service providing all staff and students with free access…

From  Andrew Todd on December 10th, 2019 0 likes 0 plays 0  

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

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

From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Adult Returners - Returning To Study - Neil Speirs

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

From  Colin McLean on March 28th, 2019 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Must Come Down

You know what they say... What goes up, must come down. This week, we get into the conservation and decommissioning of public art. Starring this week are Recumbent Horse (from Episode 2) and the…

From  Hui Sun on July 5th, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Nathan Coley

Commissioned to coincide with the Main Library's 50th anniversary in 2018, artist Nathan Coley found inspiration for his site-specific installation from the archives of the Centre for Research…

From  Malcolm Brown on March 15th, 2018 0 likes 61 plays 0  

test Clip of 18th Century books in the Crawford Collection

18th Century books in the library of the Crawford Collection, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. Snippet from footage by the MOOC Production Team, University of Edinburgh.

From  s1782489 on February 22nd, 2018 0 likes 3 plays 0  

The Wikidata (R)evolution - Wikimania 2017

The Wikidata (R)evolution - Wikimania 2017 Wikidata is nearly 5 years old by now. The community has grown and our data is being used in many interesting places and ways. It is time to take a look…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2017 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Using Wikidata on Wikimedia Commons and Stuctured Commons: what changes are coming?

Wikimania 2017 - Day 2, Wikidata sessions, morning New Frontier: Using Wikidata on Commons Author of the submission: Jarek Tuszynski aka Jarekt In May 2016, a longstanding feature of…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 12 plays 0  

18th Century books in the Crawford Collection

18th Century books in the library of the Crawford Collection, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh. Snippet from footage by the MOOC Production Team, University of Edinburgh.

From  Tim Askew on August 18th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays