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Brainworks: How are brains formed and how should we treat them

Inaugural lecture of Professor David LyonsProfessor of NeurobiologyBrainworks: How are brains formed and how should we treat themThe human brain represents the most complex organisation of matter in…

From  Peter Crooks on March 16th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Healing the Damaged Gut in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - From the scientist, the patient and the doctor

Healing the Damaged Gut in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - From the scientist, the patient and the doctorGwo-Tzer Ho, Emily Thompson and Kris McGuire, Centre for Inflammation Research Our amazing gut…

From  Peter Crooks on February 21st, 2020 0 likes 89 plays 0  

Arbuthnott Lecture 2019-20 - 'The Border: The legacy of a century of Anglo-Irish politics'

The 2019-20 Arbuthnott Lecture will be delivered by Professor Diarmaid Ferriter MRIA (University College Dublin). This event was postponed from 28 November, 2019. Diarmaid Ferriter is one of…

From  Muireann Crowley on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

David Forsyth

University of Edinburgh public art officer, Liv Laumenech provides site-specific context while artist Davy Forsyth recounts the process and inspiration of his public artwork, Byte, as he also reads…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

William Darrell

University of Edinburgh Public Art Officer, Liv Laumenech, and artist, William Darrell discuss the context and creation of the revered bronze rhino head sculpture outside the Informatics building…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Susan Collis

The Next Big Thing...Is A Series Of Little Things. In 2017 The Next Big Thing…Is a Series of Little Things was installed in Bristo Square. This new permanent artwork was commissioned by the…

From  Malcolm Brown on February 13th, 2020 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Global Health Academy Summer School 2019 featuring University of Edinburgh students

Every two years, the Global Health Academy hosts a One Health Summer School at the University of Rwanda, made possible by funding from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. This summer school is…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on February 3rd, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Global Health Academy Summer School 2019

Dr Ruth McQuillan, programme director for the online Master of Public Health, talks about the Global Health Academy One Health Summer School which took place at the University of Rwanda in 2019, and…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on February 3rd, 2020 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Let's talk about dementia - what happens to the brain and how can we fix it?

Let's talk about dementia - what happens to the brain and how can we fix it?Colin Smith and Tara Spires-Jones, UK Dementia Research Institute at The University of EdinburghApproximately 50…

From  Peter Crooks on January 27th, 2020 0 likes 89 plays 0  

Podgy ponies and corpulent cobs; insights into the growing problem of equine obesity

Podgy ponies and corpulent cobs; insights into the growing problem of equine obesityJohn Keen and Ruth Morgan, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary StudiesThe statement ‘obesity is a growing…

From  Peter Crooks on December 5th, 2019 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Public Poetry - Rachael King

Public PoetryThis lecture explores how poetry appears on the walls of the underground, Instagram, twitter, and in newspapers help us reflect and make sense of life in the 21st Century.Open…

From  Robbie Bushe on November 20th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Seasonal Reproduction in Birds: From Seeing the Light to Weathering the Storm

Inaugural lecture of Professor Simone Meddle Personal Chair of Behavioural NeuroendocrinologyProfessor Simone Meddle will discuss research showing how the environment regulates the reproductive…

From  Peter Crooks on November 4th, 2019 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Wikimania 2019: Public Domain Awareness Project

Public Domain Awareness Project: enhancing use of CC’s Public Domain tools to serve the needs of GLAM institutions and reusers https://wikimania.wikimedia.org/wiki/2019:Program

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 28th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

A Fair Field and No Favour - The remarkable story of the Edinburgh Seven

“A Fair Field and No Favour” – the Edinburgh Seven and the campaign to secure women the right to a Medical Degree 1869-73In 1869, the first women to enter a British University began…

From  Peter Crooks on October 25th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Master of Public Health online: Anacret Byamukama, student testimonial

After one year of studying the online Master of Public Health, Anacret from Uganda says that he has already noticed an improvement in the quality of his research work, and that it's easy to…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on September 26th, 2019 0 likes 34 plays 0  

Master of Public Health online: Njideka Sanya, student testimonial

Njideka is a doctor in Nigeria - she reflects on how studying our Master of Public Health online has helped her understand that colleagues from around the world are facing the same challenges, and…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on September 25th, 2019 0 likes 13 plays 0