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Prof. Nanette Mutrie - Encouraging People to 'Sit Less and Walk More'

Professor Nanette Mutrie, Chair in Physical Activity for Health, presents her inaugural lecture entitled "Encouraging People to 'Sit Less and Walk More': The Story so far and Future…

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NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE)

An overview of RESPIRE, created for the NIHR Directors Day in May 2019 using footage from the RESPIRE ASM in 2018. For more information on RESPIRE, visit the website:…

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NIHR RESPIRE and the FRESH AIR study - 04 April 2019

A seminar from 4 April 2019, with speakers Dhiraj Agarwal from RESPIRE and Evelyn Brakema from the FRESH AIR study. Dhiraj Agarwal provides an update on the development of spirometry predictive…

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Student Disability Services - Who Are We - Victoria Buchanan

An overview of the Student Disability Service. March 2019

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Know your enemy: unlocking the secrets of the tumour genome

Charlie Gourley: Nicola Murray Centre for Ovarian Cancer Research & Colin Semple: Institute of Genetics and Molecular MedicineIt has long been known that as cancer cells grow and evolve they…

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Graduates from the MSc Physical Activity For Health explain how this programme has shaped them

Graduates from the MSc Physical Activity for Health share their favourite parts of studying at the University of Edinburgh and how this programme has influenced them towards their career aspirations.…

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Health information in non-health data traces - Wolters Englemann & Pagliari 2019

Controversies in the Data Society 2019Dr Maria Wolters, Reader in Design Informatics, Academic Associate of the School of PPLS. Give me your data, and I will diagnose you.Dr Lukas Englemann,…

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Tackling NCDS in Bangladesh - 04 March 2019

Global Health Academy and RESPIRE Seminar: Dr Richard Smith and Dr Aliya Naheed, icddr,b Tackling NCDs and other major health problems in Bangladesh Edinburgh - 4 March 2019 *Please note* Due to a…

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Inaugural Lecture - Professor James Boardman - The Developing Human Brain

The first 1000 days of life – the time between conception and a child’s second birthday – set the foundation for healthy growth and development across the whole life course. It is a…

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Poor Air Quality: polluting hearts and minds

Poor Air Quality: polluting hearts and mindsTom Russ, Clinical Brain Sciences, Mark Miller, University/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular ResearchAir pollution is estimated to be responsible for several…

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New kidneys for old: a challenge for surgery and tissue engineering

Lorna Marson, Transplant Surgery & MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, Jamie Davies, Discovery Brain Sciences 5000 patients are currently waiting for a kidney transplant in the UK. Although we…

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MSc Physical Activity for Health

Programme Co-Director, Dr Ailsa Niven, introduces the Masters in Physical Activity for Health, a degree designed to address the pandemic and global public health issue of physical inactivity. Drawing…

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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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The University Listening Project

“The University Listening Project” is part of the What’s the University for? series, which Edinburgh University Chaplaincy has been running since 2012. We promote courageous and…

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