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Let’s Talk: fitness workouts when self-isolating

In this podcast, recorded especially in hybrid times when many students are self-isolating in their halls and flats, and doing their learning digitally, I am joined by international fitness trainer…

From  Rebecca Shade on October 21st, 2020 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 14

Holly McConnell is a 2nd year PE undergraduate, who began university at the age of 16, and in lockdown is combining university work with supporting her parents, who are both profoundly deaf. Holly…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 13

Alison Hendry is the British Sign Language Development Officer with the University of Edinburgh Student Disability Service. She is joined for this podcast by her BSL interpreter Anna Spence. Alison…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 12

Heather McAdam, a third year undergraduate intercalating with Global Health, and soon to return to the Medical School, is also the Student Association Rep for the Medical School and founder of…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 11

Martha, dementia and lockdown Martha Pollard, a PhD student in Alzheimer and Dementia Research at the University of Edinburgh tells us about the challenges of lockdown for those living with…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 10

Anthony, maintaining academic connections with students and researchers Dr Anthony Newton, Senior Tutor in the School of GeoSciences, talks about the changes that lockdown is bringing within…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 9

Liz, global health and global healing Professor Liz Grant, Director of the Global Health Academy and Co-Director of the University of Edinburgh Global Compassion Initiative, gives us a global…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 8

Eva, self-compassion has turned the fear of being alone into a joyful solitude Eva Mutua, a Vet School Masters student from Kenya, is finding things to be grateful for during lockdown.…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 7

Alan, support for depression during lockdown Alan Murray, Professor of Engineering, and Assistant Principal, Academic Support, talks about support for depression during lockdown, how powerful and…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 6

Amanda, finishing your degree and starting a job in lockdown What is like finishing up your degree and starting your new job, unable to see anyone outside your own flat? Amanda Scully, 4th year…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 5

Rosie Taylor is coming to the end of her 3rd year as a Biology undergraduate. She is the outgoing LGBT+ Officer with the Student Association, and a founding member of WellComm, the…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 4

Marti, compassion is vital Dr Marti Balaam from the Medical School and Nursing Studies talks about how compassion for ourselves as well as for others is so needed during the Covid19 lockdown.…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 3

Donna, life on the emergency wards Dr Donna Dalgetty, a former PhD student, and former Medical and Nursing Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, is now an emergency doctor on the Isle of Whyte.…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 2

Sam and Jenny, childcare support for NHS workers Sam Bresland and Jenny Pewsey are 5th year medics seeing the cohort in the year above fast-tracked through graduation. This experience has…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Let's Talk Episode 1

Kritika, fast-tracked into medical practice 6th year medic Kritika Kalia tells us how her graduation was brought forward by three months so that she is able to join in the frontline NHS work. Final…

From  Delia Georgescu on October 5th, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Lets Talk: Lockdown episode 6- Amanda, finishing your degree and starting a job in lockdown

What is like finishing up your degree and starting your new job, unable to see anyone outside your own flat? Amanda Scully, 4th year International Relations undergraduate and forthcoming…

From  Rebecca Shade on June 3rd, 2020 0 likes 21 plays 0