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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 94 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 169 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 25 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 125 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 71 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 44 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 0 plays 0  

Dr David Doddington (Cardiff University); 'The best man whipped and the other one took it': violence, honour, and solidarity in US slave communities

Public Lecture by Dr David Doddington (Cardiff University) Meadows Lecture Theatre, 10 May 2019, 17:15-18:30 'The best man whipped and the other one took it': violence, honour, and…

From  Muireann Crowley on May 21st, 2019 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Professor Beverly Lemire: 'Material technologies of empire: tobacco, textiles and race in everyday Scottish life'

'Material technologies of empire: tobacco, textiles and race in everyday Scottish life'A public lecture by Professor Beverly Lemire, University of Alberta The Matter of Slavery in Scotland,…

From  Muireann Crowley on April 29th, 2019 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Professor Jennifer Morgan: 'Reckoning with slavery: kinship and capitalism in the early Black Atlantic'

'Reckoning with slavery: kinship and capitalism in the early Black Atlantic' A public lecture by Professor Jennifer Morgan 2019 Slavery Lecture for the Edinburgh Centre for Global…

From  Muireann Crowley on April 26th, 2019 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Inventing Medical Devices: The Hypodermic Needle That Can See

Fiona Denison, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, Marc Desmulliez, Heriot-Watt UniversityA major challenge in therapy is to ensure that drugs are precisely delivered to the right place in the body.…

From  Peter Crooks on December 17th, 2018 0 likes 36 plays 0  

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…

From  Peter Crooks on November 19th, 2018 1 likes 47 plays 0  

Moving towards rabies elimination in Africa and Asia –a ‘One Health’ approach to help animals and humans

Moving towards rabies elimination in Africa and Asia –a ‘One Health’ approach to help animals and humansRichard Mellanby, Stella Mazeri, Clinical Veterinary ResearchRabies is a…

From  Peter Crooks on October 11th, 2018 0 likes 56 plays 0  

Liver cancer: the impending epidemic

The number of people diagnosed with liver cancer in the UK is 10 times higher now than it was at the end of the 1970s. It continues to be seen as a cancer caused by alcoholism and a high risk…

From  Peter Crooks on March 26th, 2018 0 likes 71 plays 0  

The effect of being born early on children and young people

Being born too soon or too small affects around 15 million babies around the world each year. Some of these babies grow and develop well, while others experience difficulties with development and…

From  Peter Crooks on March 1st, 2018 0 likes 86 plays 0  

A fat lot of good! Appendicitis and the benefits of specialised fat tissue

Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency needing surgery. One in 13 people will suffer from appendicitis at some point in their lives. During appendicitis, the appendix becomes inflamed…

From  Peter Crooks on January 30th, 2018 0 likes 99 plays 0