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Episode 4 - Can blogging be used as an effective form of assessment

In episode 4, student guest host, Lila Pitcher (Academic Blogging Intern in Information Services), leads a discussion with Dr Nina Morris (Lecturer in Human Geography) and Dr Hazel Christie (Lecturer…

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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 Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - Why do we believe_

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Lecture Recording PTAS Project - James Hopgood School of engineering

In this video, Dr James Hopgood, School of Engineering, talks about the Lecture recording PTAS project he is involved with to enhance engagement with Media Hopper Replay.

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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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The mathematics of burger flipping - Jean-Luc Thiffeault

The mathematics of burger flipping Jean-Luc Thiffeault - University of Wisconsin-MadisonHiggs Centre for Theoretical Physics Colloquium

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Scottish Feminist Judgments Project Exhibition - Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Feminist Judgments Project is an interdisciplinary project rewriting key legal judgments from a feminist perspective. In September 2018, they brought their project to the Scottish…

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Scottish Feminist Judgments Project

The Scottish Feminist Judgments Project is part of a global series that aims to imagine how important legal cases might have been decided differently if the judge had adopted a feminist perspective.…

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Teaching Matters - 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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SEP Newsletter January 2019

Service Excellence Programme Lead Barry Neilson looks ahead to programme highlights in 2019.

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Learn Foundations - UX Showcase lightning talk

Duncan Stephen summarises user research and usability testing undertaken by the User Experience Service in support of the Learn Foundations Project from September to December 2018.

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Epistemology, Ethics and Mind online masters: Graduates reflect on their experience

Francis from Aberdeen and Justina from the USA, reflect on what it's been like to study the online MSc in Epistemology, Ethics and Mind with the University. Join our online community:…

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SEP Newsletter: New digital exam timetabling service

Head of Timetabling Scott Rosie talks about the new digital exam timetabling service.

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