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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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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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Climate Crisis Event

Climate Crisis Panel Event

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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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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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Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert

Born in a microbial cloud: gatekeepers of a healthy life. Prof Debby Bogaert Part of the College's inaugural lecture series.Recorded 12 November 2018.Abstract: It was only 350 years ago that the…

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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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