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Crack the Code - An Introduction to Computer Science for girls

Ten S1-S3 girls from City of Edinburgh secondary schools have made this reflective video diary as part of 6 weekly workshops learning about Computer Science with the University of Edinburgh's…

From  Jazmine Tamplin on October 3rd, 2019 0 likes 5 plays

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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From  Lesley Middlemass on April 9th, 2019 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Why we still need to talk about diversity in Physics - Dr. Jess Wade

Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist who, alongside being a postdoc researcher at Imperial College London in plastic electronics, campaigns tirelessly to increase diversity in physics. One of Nature's…

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From  Ewan McAndrew on January 30th, 2019 1 likes 275 plays 0  

Teacher Education - Teaching STEM event

Always dreamed of being a teacher? Gain the skills you need and the registration required to teach in Scotland on one of our Initial Teacher Education programmes. We host a number of events…

From  Aiko Greig on November 30th, 2018 0 likes 20 plays 0  

2018 Owen James - Human myelin in a dish

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition requires PhD students to compete to deliver the best research presentation in just three minutes (and one slide). The presentations were recorded on…

From  Rebecca Devon on September 19th, 2018 0 likes 92 plays 0  

Wikipedia and Chemistry - Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery

Interview with Dr. Jenni Garden and Dr. Michael Seery at the University of Edinburgh's School of Chemistry. Under discussion, Wikipedia's relationship with the study of chemistry and Ada…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 16th, 2018 0 likes 74 plays 0  

Wikipedia and Women in STEM - Athina Frantzana, PhD student at the School of Physics and Astronomy

Wikipedia and Women in STEM - Athina Frantzana, PhD student at the School of Physics and Astronomy, was interviewed in March 2018 about her experience of writing Wikipedia articles about Women in…

From  Ewan McAndrew on April 16th, 2018 0 likes 56 plays 0  

CJD study brings fresh hope in quest for treatments

Scientists have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the laboratory, paving the way for research to find treatments for the fatal brain disorder. The team have devised a…

From  Jennifer Middleton on November 24th, 2017 0 likes 133 plays 0  

Siddharthan Chandran: Can the damaged brain repair itself?

After a traumatic brain injury, it sometimes happens that the brain can repair itself, building new brain cells to replace damaged ones. But the repair doesn't happen quickly enough to allow…

From  Rebecca Devon on May 2nd, 2017 0 likes 66 plays 0  

Ada Lovelace and her mentors - Christopher D. Hollings

For Ada Lovelace Day 2016, Christopher D. Hollings (Mathematical Institute & The Queen's College, Oxford), provides a brief introduction to the life and works of Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) and…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 8th, 2016 0 likes 44 plays 0