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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 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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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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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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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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Student Perspectives on Lecture Recording

Student perspectives on lecture recording from August 2018.

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Information Services Group - our commitment to student employment

Listen to Gavin McLachlan (CIO and Head of Information Services Group) speak about ISG's commitment to employing students on campus; the benefits and impact this has for our Service, and the…

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Learning Technology Showcase March 2018, Part 1

Lecture Technology Showcase (run by the Learning Teaching and Web division of Information Services, University of Edinburgh) of 29th March 2018 on the subject of lecture recording. Part 1. Speakers:…

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Learn industry skills at the University of Edinburgh Business School

Find out how you will gain a competitive edge

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A Gentle Introduction to Wikidata for Absolute Beginners [including non-techies!]

This talk introduces the Wikimedia Movement's latest major wiki project: Wikidata. It covers what Wikidata is (00:00), how to contribute new data to Wikidata (1:09:34), how to create an entirely…

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