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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 - Why do we believe_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

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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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Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human

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Episode 3 - Climate optimism or fatalism: Teaching climate change in today's university

In this third episode, MSc Environmental Sustainability student, Polly Wells, returns as our guest host to continue this conversation with three University of Edinburgh staff members: Velda McCune,…

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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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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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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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Master of Public Health online: Victor Tumukunde - student testimonial

Victor from Uganda is studying the Master of Public Health online while working as a paediatrician. Join our online community: https://www.ed.ac.uk/molecular-genetic-population/mph/online

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Master of Public Health online: Ludoviko Zirimenya - student testimonial

Ludoviko from Uganda has found that studying online gave him an opportunity to be able to study at the same time while working as a medical doctor. Join our online community:…

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Global Health and Infectious Diseases online masters: Christiane Takeda - student testimonial

Christiane from Brazil is studying the online Masters in Global Health and Infectious Diseases and finds the website interface and library resources easy to use. Join our online community:…

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Global Health and Infectious Diseases online masters: Doreen Nanyunja - graduate testimonial

Doreen, a doctor from Uganda, has gone on to further study after graduating from our online Masters in Global Health and Infectious Diseases. She has found she is able to apply the research methods…

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International Animal Health online masters: Keneth Iceland - student testimonial

Keneth, a vet in Uganda, studies International Animal Health online while working, and has some great advice on working ahead of UK time to ensure he meets the assignment deadlines. Join our online…

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