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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 Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

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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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Dr Shashi Tharoor - Looking Back at the British Raj in India

Dr Shashi Tharoor - Looking Back at the British Raj in India

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Prof Agustin Fuentes - How did we change the world_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - How did we change the world_

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Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human

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Prof. Agustin Fuentes - Who are we_ Belief, evolution, and our place in the world

Prof. Agustin Fuentes - Who are we_ Belief, evolution, and our place in the world

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The mathematics of burger flipping - Jean-Luc Thiffeault

The mathematics of burger flipping Jean-Luc Thiffeault - University of Wisconsin-MadisonHiggs Centre for Theoretical Physics Colloquium

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Climate Crisis Event

Climate Crisis Panel Event

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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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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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Teacher Education - Teaching STEM event

Always dreamed of being a teacher? Gain the skills you need and the registration required to teach in Scotland on one of our Initial Teacher Education programmes. We host a number of events…

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How are you enjoying your graduation day? Online learners at Winter Graduation, November 2018

Some of this year's online degree graduates reflect on attending Edinburgh in person for their graduation ceremony. For many this is their first trip to Edinburgh, although they have of course…

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Online degree students at Graduation: why did you choose the University of Edinburgh?

There's no need to come to Edinburgh when you're an online student, but many online students choose to attend their graduation ceremony and take a short break in Scotland's capital…

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