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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 Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

Dr Niki Vermeulen, Dr Bill Jenkins and team - Curious Edinburgh

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Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human_

Prof Agustin Fuentes - What makes us human

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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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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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Climate Crisis Event

Climate Crisis Panel Event

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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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Prof Gillingwater Inaugural Lecture Oct 2018

Recording of inaugural lecture Monday 29 October 2018. Professor Tom Gillingwater "Diary of a 21st century anatomist: standing on the shoulders of giants"

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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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Professor Lindsay Paterson | Scottish Education Policy : why statistics matter

Professor Lindsay Paterson is from the School of Social and Political Science | University Of Edinburgh - He presents research data on large scale historical and contemporary statistical surveys of…

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