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24th Nov: Enabling Academia: making UK HEIs more accessible

Enabling Academia: making UK HEIs more accessible Dr Jen Remnant, Disability Inclusive Science Careers, Heriot Watt University jen.remnant@hw.ac.uk Vignettes used in the training session that were…

From  Katie Nicoll Baines on November 24th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Project Soothe: Developing Imagery-Based Digital Wellbeing Tools

Stella Chan founded Project Soothe in 2015, and since then her team has collected over 800 soothing images from members of the public from over 30 countries. Project Soothe is a unique citizen…

From  Roisin O'Brien on November 17th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Electronic Legal Deposit: Shaping the Library Collections of the Future

Co-editors Dr. Paul Gooding (Senior Lecturer in Information Studies, University of Glasgow) and Prof. Melissa Terras (Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage, University of Edinburgh) and…

From  Roisin O'Brien on November 11th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Visual Methodologies for Public Participatory Work

This event introduces visual methodologies and, in particular, digital visual research that makes use of online data and content to research social issues.Recent contributions to digital visual…

From  Roisin O'Brien on November 11th, 2020 0 likes 9 plays 0  

The Moral-IT Deck: A Tool for Ethics by Design

This talk introduces the Moral-IT deck, a toolkit built to support designers’ reflection on ethical issues when creating new technologies.Awareness of technologists’ responsibilities is…

From  Roisin O'Brien on November 11th, 2020 0 likes 5 plays 0  

An introduction to Neurological Rehabilitation and Care Online PG Certificate

The University of Edinburgh and Royal College of Nursing Foundation would like to introduce this cutting-edge new programme aimed at equipping registered nurses, working in neurological…

From  Bethany Easton on November 9th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Culture Is Bad For You: Inequality in the Cultural and Creative Industries

This talk introduces themes from the book, Culture Is Bad for You: Inequality in the Cultural and Creative Industries. The book analyses the connection between culture and social inequality,…

From  Roisin O'Brien on October 21st, 2020 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Workshop: Situating & Doing Digital Methods

This practical workshop led by Prof. Richard Rogers (University of Amsterdam) historicises and theorises digital methods, situating them as a part of the computational turn in internet-related…

From  Roisin O'Brien on October 20th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Introduction to University of Edinburgh Library for MSc Physical Activity for Health

An introduction to library services for MSc Physical Activity for Health.

From  Ishbel Leggat on October 19th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays

Book Conservation & Digitisation: The Challenge of Dialogue & Collaboration

Alberto Campagnolo & contributors discuss new publication 'Book Conservation and Digitization: The Challenges of Dialogue and Collaboration'Featuring contributors from the…

From  Roisin O'Brien on October 13th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

The Digital Editing of David Livingstone’s Missionary Travels Manuscript

This paper showcases a digital project, Livingstone’s Missionary Travels Manuscript (1857): A Critical Edition, published in 2019 by the online museum and library, Livingstone Online.…

From  Roisin O'Brien on October 13th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Research and the “AI Revolution” | Professor Christopher Bishop | Distinguished Lecture | School of Informatics

Recording of Research and the “AI Revolution” - a School of Informatics Distinguished Lecture presented by Professor Christopher Bishop on 5 October 2020. Christopher Bishop is a…

From  Nicola Hopper on October 6th, 2020 0 likes 46 plays 0  

Wiki Loves Monuments

Wiki Loves Monuments is an international photo competition which takes part throughout the month of September every year, and is supported by the Wikimedia Foundation. The aim is to crowdsource as…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Why I am editing Wikipedia by Dr. Jess Wade at Women in STEM Connect

Talk by Dr. Jess Wade at the University of Edinburgh's Women in STEM Connect edit-a-thon on Sunday 16th August 2020.

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Teaching with Wikipedia - a practical 'how to' guide.

This online session is for any course leaders interested in learning more about Wikipedia Education assignments. The workshop showcases best practice derived from working with over a dozen course…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

PG How to find somewhere to live

If you still don't have somewhere in Edinburgh to live in September, join the Students' Association's Advice Place for advice and support with flat hunting, finding flatmates, and more.

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 12th, 2020 0 likes 80 plays 0