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Inaugural Lecture - Professor James Boardman - The Developing Human Brain

The first 1000 days of life – the time between conception and a child’s second birthday – set the foundation for healthy growth and development across the whole life course. It is a…

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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.…

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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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Global Challenges online masters: Maxmiller Gitamo - student testimonial

Online student Maxmiller from Kenya reflects on how studying a masters online has helped her look at data more critically. Join our online community: https://www.ed.ac.uk/global/msc-global-challenges

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Virtual Humans

The CompBioMed H2020 Centre of Excellence in Computational Biomedicine, led by University College London and including The University of Edinburgh as a Core Partner, and a fellow Core Partner, the…

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Wikipedia in the Classroom - Simon Riley and Richard Smith on the Reproductive Biology Wikipedia assignment

Dr. Simon Riley and Dr. Richard Smith of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health were interviewed in March 2018 about the Wikipedia research assignment Senior Honours students on the Reproductive…

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Wikipedia and Information Literacy - Academic Support Librarian Ruth Jenkins

Ruth Jenkins, Academic Support Librarian at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, discusses the Wikipedia research assignment on the Reproductive Biology Honours programme and her own evolving…

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Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Eve Sealy, Senior Honours student on the Reproductive Honours programme, was interviewed in March 2018 about her experiences researching and writing Wikipedia articles on…

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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…

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Preterm birth: Can we do better?

Speakers Sarah Stock, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health; and Karen Chapman, BHF/UoE Centre for Cardiovascular Science Preterm birth: Can we do better?Preterm birth is when a baby is delivered before…

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Wikipedia assignment in Reproductive Biology - reflections from students and course leaders

Dr. Chris Harlow (Programme Organiser, Reproductive Biology Honours) has run a Wikipedia research assignment for Hons. students for the last two years. Students researched a term related to…

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Reflections on Wikipedia assignments at the University of Edinburgh

Compilation of interview feedback from students and course leaders who have taken part in Wikipedia in the Classroom assignments at the University of Edinburgh including: Dr. Alex Chow - Lecturer in…

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Wikipedia in the Classroom - Interview with Aine Kavanagh (Reproductive Biology Hons. student)

In Autumn 2016, Reproductive Biology (Hons.) students at the University of Edinburgh researched and wrote eight new Wikipedia articles on reproductive health. 4th year student Aine Kavanagh took…

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