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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 - How do we believe_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - How 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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Dr Shashi Tharoor - Looking Back at the British Raj in India

Dr Shashi Tharoor - Looking Back at the British Raj in India

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Prof Agustin Fuentes - How did we change the world_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - How did we change the world_

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Prof. Agustin Fuentes - Who are we_ Belief, evolution, and our place in the world

Prof. Agustin Fuentes - Who are we_ Belief, evolution, and our place in the world

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Sports Union - Paul Duffy

An overview of the Edinburgh University Sports Union from Paul Duffy. President of the Sports Union 2018/19. March 2019.

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Adult Returners - Returning To Study - Neil Speirs

Dr Neil Speirs discusses the challenges and rewards of returning to study for adult returners.

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Episode 2 - Climate optimism or fatalism: Teaching climate change in today's university

This podcast complements the University’s Teaching Matters blog, and invites students and staff to engage in topical conversations. The first three episodes accompany the Teaching Matters…

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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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Paediatric Emergency Medicine online masters: Mennatallah Hussain - student testimonial

Mennatallah works as a Paediatric Emergency Registrar in Dubai, and studies the online Msc in Paediatric Emergency Medicine whilst working. Join our online community:…

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International Animal Health online masters: Jesse Adama - student testimonial

Veterinarian, Jesse Adama, talks about how studying International Animal online has given him a perspective on how he fits in the global scheme of things, and how it helps him apply what he's…

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