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Week 7 Crook and Shen Discussion - From Credit scores to social credit systems: empowerment or power?

Controversies in the Data Society 2020 The discussion after the 2 talks. The past few years have seen considerable interest in developing credit models to include new data sources. This is…

From  James Stewart on April 1st, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Emerging Credit scoring practices in developing Economies - Prof Johnathan Crook

Controversies inthe Data Society 2020 https://www.wiki.ed.ac.uk/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=432509531The past few years have seen considerable interest in developing credit models to include new…

From  James Stewart on April 1st, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

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,…

From  Sarah Thomas on March 15th, 2019 0 likes 22 plays 0  

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 -…

From  Peter Crooks on December 5th, 2018 0 likes 209 plays 0  

Employ.ed for PhDs Case Study - Emma Waterson

Employ.ed for PhDs Case Study - Emma Waterson, PhD Intern

From  Jane Challinor on August 10th, 2018 0 likes 28 plays 0  

#OER18 Keynote: Dr. Momodou Sallah - Pedagogies of Disruption as Resistance: Developing Counter Narratives Through Open Educational Practice

For session information see https://oer18.oerconf.org/sessions/keynote-momodou-sallah/ DescriptionDrawing from Kant’s Categorical Imperative; and the speaker’s situatedness and…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 1st, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

The first 1000 days. How stressful events before and shortly after birth can shape the rest of your life.

Wednesday 18th January 2017 Did you know that your development whilst in the womb can shape your health in the future? Professor Rebecca Reynolds, and Professor Megan Holmes, discuss environmental…

From  Jillian Hosie on March 14th, 2017 0 likes 60 plays 0  

Cervical cancer, vaccines and how to help the reproductive health of the developing world

10th December 2014 Professor Sarah Howie, MRC Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh, and Professor Heather Cubie, HPV Research Group University of Edinburgh In Scotland…

From  Jillian Hosie on June 22nd, 2016 0 likes 35 plays 0