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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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Dr Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

Dr Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

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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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Careers Service - How We Work With You - Jennifer Steven

Careers Service offer a wide range of support and services to help you prepare your CV and interview skills plus a range of other services that will help put you at the top of the short-list.

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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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Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) - an introduction

An introductory film about the diagnosis and treatment of FND completed in December 2018 by the Dutch film company iTZiT productions, with grateful thanks for funding by Spohr Innovations. 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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Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert

Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert Part of the College's inaugural lecture series.Recorded 12 November 2018.Abstract: It was only 350 years ago that the…

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Prof Gillingwater Inaugural Lecture Oct 2018

Recording of inaugural lecture Monday 29 October 2018. Professor Tom Gillingwater "Diary of a 21st century anatomist: standing on the shoulders of giants"

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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 Health and Infectious Diseases online masters: Eleanora Bafour-Agyei - student testimonial

Online student Eleanora started up her own NGO in Ghana. She chose to study this online degree so she could upgrade her knowledge and have a formal qualification. Join our online community:…

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Scotland: The challenge of realising inclusive education when it comes to 'race'

Scotland: The challenge of realising inclusive education when it comes to 'race' Professor Rowena Arshad OBEChair in Multicultural and Anti-Racist Education and Head of The Moray House…

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Prof Megan Holmes - Research in a Nutshell

Hear from Professor Megan Holmes, Professor of Neuroendocrinology, as she describes her research into the effects of early life stress on adult brain function, such as increase in susceptibility to…

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