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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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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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MacCormick Conversations: Prof Melinda Gann Hall with Prof Martin Hogg

MacCormick Fellow Prof Melinda Gann Hall (Michigan State University) chats with Prof Martin Hogg (Edinburgh Law School) about the factors beyond law that influence judges and who "wins" in…

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MacCormick Conversations: Prof Andrea Matwyshyn with Ms Judith Rauhofer

MacCormick Fellow Prof Andrea Matwyshyn (Northeastern University) chats with Ms Judith Rauhofer (Edinburgh Law School) about the security of electronic voting systems, the legal and philosophical…

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MacCormick Conversations: Dr Carys Craig with Dr Smita Kheria

MacCormick Fellow Dr Carys Craig (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University) chats with Dr Smita Kheria (Edinburgh Law School) about intellectual property law and freedom of expression, fair dealing…

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Climate Crisis Event

Climate Crisis Panel Event

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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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ELDeR - Cycle to workshop reflection

Cycle commute on the way to ELDeR learning design workshop, reflecting on what a Learning design workshop is.

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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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Paediatric Emergency Medicine online masters: Mennatallah Hussain - student testimonial

Mennatallah works as a Paediatric Emergency Registrar in Dubai, and studies the online Msc in Paediatric Emergency Medicine whilst working. Join our online community:…

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Global Health and Infectious Diseases online masters: Natalia Casey - student testimonial

Online student Natalia from the UK is studying an MSc in Global Health and Infectious Diseases, which complements her current job in a microbiology laboratory in the NHS. Join our online community:…

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Master of Family Medicine online: Mihiri Tantirimudalige - student testimonial

Mihiri from Sri Lanka talks about studying the Master of Family Medicine online. Join our online community: https://www.ed.ac.uk/global-health/family-medicine

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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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