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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 Universityr drew on her recent research in Scotland to consider how we can…

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

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

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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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Inaugual Lecture: Professor Kev Dhaliwal

We are in the midst of a new technological revolution. The speed of change is staggering – imagination is driving previously unthinkable innovations.There is now an unprecedented opportunity to…

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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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SCOPE newsletter review of the year 2018

A short video compilation of some of the professional highlights of 2018. Created for Scope, the e-newsletter of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

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Dr Graham Nimmo: new MSc in Critical Care

Dr Graham Nimmo introduces the new online MSc in Critical Care https://www.edweb.ed.ac.uk/clinical-sciences/msc-in-critical-care

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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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Dr Graham Nimmo and Professor Derek Bell edit 3

Dr Graham Nimmo and Professor Derek Bell discuss the proposed new online MSc in Critical Care.

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Food for Thought: Professor Geoff Simm

Promotional sting for Geoff Simm's inaugural lecture scheduled for 3 December 2018. thoughtforfood.eventbrite.co.uk

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It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetime

It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetimeDylan Clements, Carys Pugh, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary StudiesA quarter of UK households own…

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World Access to Higher Education Day: Elson Musenga

The first ever World Access to Higher Education Day is taking place on 28 November 2018. World Access to Higher Education Day is a platform to raise global awareness around inequalities in access…

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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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Inaugural lecture: Born in a Microbial Cloud

Promo video for Professor Debby Bogaert's forthcoming inaugural lecture on 12 November 2018.

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