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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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Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human

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Welcome - Dr Jeremy Crang

A warm welcome from the Dean of Students in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr Jeremy Crang. March 2019.

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Sports Union - Paul Duffy

An overview of the Edinburgh University Sports Union from Paul Duffy. President of the Sports Union 2018/19. March 2019.

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Careers Service - Reviewing Your Options And Building Your Skills - Jennifer Steven

Getting help from the careers service in choosing your career path and preparing yourself for applications and interviews.March 2019

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ELDeR - Cycle to workshop reflection

Cycle commute on the way to ELDeR learning design workshop, reflecting on what a Learning design workshop is.

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MSc in History (Online Learning) graduating students

On the day of their graduation, our students reminisce about their experiences of the programme.

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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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Online degree students at Graduation: why did you choose the University of Edinburgh?

There's no need to come to Edinburgh when you're an online student, but many online students choose to attend their graduation ceremony and take a short break in Scotland's capital…

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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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