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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…

From  Peter Crooks on March 1st, 2019 1 likes 137 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 32 plays 0  

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…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 25 plays 0  

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…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 17th, 2018 0 likes 61 plays 0  

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…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 16th, 2018 0 likes 18 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 81 plays 0  

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…

From  Peter Crooks on December 6th, 2017 0 likes 79 plays 0  

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…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 2nd, 2017 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Cervical cancer, vaccines and how to help the reproductive health of the developing world

10th December 2014 Professor Sarah Howie, MRC Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh, and Professor Heather Cubie, HPV Research Group University of Edinburgh In Scotland…

From  Jillian Hosie on June 22nd, 2016 0 likes 31 plays 0