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Interview with a Witchfinder General - Emma Carroll on the Map of Accused Witches in Scotland open data project

As part of the Equate Scotland and Careerwise scheme to give Women in STEM students a paid placement in industry, Emma Carroll was employed on a paid internship in Information Services to work with…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 22nd, 2019 0 likes 13 plays 0  

#OpenUpStemCells: Are there stem cell treatments for MS in the UK?

Professor Anna Williams answers the question: Are there stem cell treatments for MS in the UK? for #OpenUpStemCells More about Professor Williams' research Videography: Jessie Pearson, Ellie…

From  Robin Morton on October 17th, 2019 0 likes 21 plays 0  

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 19 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 292 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 23 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 94 plays 0  

Women in Informatics #IWD17

Informatics staff share their passion for computing in films launched to celebrate International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017. http://www.ed.ac.uk/informatics/news-events/recentnews/girls-in-tech

From  Alexandra Burford on July 13th, 2018 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Girls In Tech #IWD2017

Girls In Tech #IWD2017

From  Alexandra Burford on July 13th, 2018 1 likes 19 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 76 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 58 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 135 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 79 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