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eTandem Global Welcome Meeting Oct 2020

Recording of Welcome Meeting for eTandem Global. To introduce University of Edinburgh and partner university students to the project, the eTandem Global team, what to expect and how to get started…

From  Sarah Montgomery on October 21st, 2020 0 likes 44 plays

Structural Injustice in Global Health Emergencies

In this animation, we discuss the concept of 'Structural Injustice'. We look at what it is, how it's different from other kinds of injustices, and why it's important in the…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on October 8th, 2020 0 likes 31 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 12: Vulnerability as Greater Likelihood of Being Harmed – Vulnerability Part 5

In Episode 12 'Vulnerability Part 5' Professor Samia Hurst discusses her conception of vulnerability and what it can tell us about the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

From  Rebecca Richards on September 30th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 11: Covid-19 and Political Resistance

In Episode 11 of 'Just Emergencies', Meena Krishnamurthy talks about the ongoing anti-racist protests around the world, whether there's an obligation to participate in them -…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 10: Covid-19, Reflections of Vulnerability, Gender, and Care – Vulnerability Part 4

In Episode 10 of Just Emergenices, Dr Verina Wild and Professor Paula-Irene Villa Braslavsky discuss the relationship between 'Vulnerability, Gender, and Care' in the context of the…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 9: Covid-19, Carers & Vulnerability – Vulnerability Part 3

In Episode 9 of ‘Just Emergencies’, Professor Susan Dodds discusses the range of vulnerabilities carers might experience during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the third installment of…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 8: Covid-19 & Undocumented Migrant Communities – Vulnerability Part 2

In Episode 8 of Just Emergencies, Josephine Greenbrook discusses how undocumented migrant and asylum seeker communities are affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. This forms the second instalment of…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 7: The Ethics of Humanitarian Action

In Episode 7, Rebecca is joined by Dr. Caroline Clarinval who is currently the WHO Country Office Representative in Kazakhstan. Dr. Clarinval shares her experiences of handling difficult ethical…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 6: Vulnerability Part 1

For Episode 6 of ‘Just Emergencies’, Rebecca was joined by Professor Wendy Rogers who explained the taxonomy of vulnerability she developed with C. Mackenzie and S. Dodds. Of particular…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 5: Ethics of Closing Humanitarian Projects

In Episode 5 of ‘Just Emergencies’, Matthew Hunt talks about the ethics of closing humanitarian projects. For more information on Associate Professor Matthew Hunt and further links and…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 4: Trauma and Storytelling

Ayesha Ahmad talks about her work of using storytelling and poetry as a therapeutic intervention in conflict and crises struck areas. For more information on Dr. Ayesha Ahmad, please visit the…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 3: Clowning and Nursing

In episode 3 of Just Emergencies, Tim Cunningham shares his experiences of working as a clown following the 2010 Haiti earthquake and as a paediatric nurse in Sierra Leone during the Ebola…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 2: Sexual and Reproductive Health in Global Health Emergencies

For Episode 2 of ‘Just Emergencies’, Dr. Catriona McMillan joined Rebecca Richard to talk the impact that global health emergencies have on sexual and reproductive health issues. And…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Just Emergencies Episode 1 - Research During Global Health Emergencies

In this first episode of ‘Just Emergencies’, Rebecca Richards sits down with Dr. Nayha Sethi to talk about research during global health emergencies, how this might be different from…

From  Elisabeth Barlow on September 25th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Food security - a critical issue worldwide

A growing population and an earth with finite resources is resulting in unique challenges for humanity. Our students come from different backgrounds from around the world who seek to understand how…

From  Nikki Kay on September 15th, 2020 0 likes 120 plays 0  

PG How to boost your international experience

The University of Edinburgh is well known for its multicultural and international student and staff body. There are many ways in which you can make the most of this and gain a global experience,…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 18 plays 0