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Prof Stephen Finney Inaugural Lecture - Power Electronics: "What is it and why do we need it?"

Power Electronics: "What is it and why do we need it?" Power electronics has come to encompass the use of semiconductor-based, switch-mode techniques to process and control electrical…

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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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Prof Agustin Fuentes - How did we change the world_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - How did we change 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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Brodies Environmental Law Lecture: Prof Eloise Scotford

Brodies LLP in partnership with Edinburgh Law School presents the 2019 Charles Smith Memorial Lecture entitled, 'Environmental Principles and UK Environmental Law: Stable Foundations or…

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Brodies Environmental Law Lecture: Dr Daphina Misiedjan

Brodies LLP in partnership with Edinburgh Law School presents, 'A Human Rights Based Approach to Tackling Air Pollution: What Can It Add?' as part of the 2019 Brodies Environmental Law…

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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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2018 marked the 40th anniversary of the birth of the first IVF baby and since then there have been over 8 million babies born through IVF. There have been many developments in the area of Assisted…

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Energy3: A thermal energy storage system providing heating, hot water and electricity

The Energy3 is designed to meet all the energy needs of householders, small commercial businesses, and energy intensive users. It stores 100 kWh of energy when it is inexpensive, taking advantage of…

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Eng150 Alumni Weekend 2018

A look back to the School's Alumni Weekend in October, which formed part of celebrations to mark the 150th anniversary of the Regius Chair of Engineering at the University. Over the weekend,…

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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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