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Digital Education Programme Podcast 7: The one where we speak to David Yeats from the University of Technology Sydney

Episode 7 of the programme podcast has me speaking with David Yeats of the University of Technology Sydney and also a student on the Digital Education programme. David walks us through his…

From  Michael Gallagher on March 31st, 2021 1 likes 15 plays 1  

TextMining and CDCS - Introduction to Defoe, and the text mining sandpit

An introduction to the Text and Data Mining Sandpit from the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society, for the 7th May 2020. Planned to be in person, this sandpit was pivoted to digital due to…

From  Roisin O'Brien on March 24th, 2021 0 likes 27 plays 0  

#EdLitSearchTips 2 - Keywords.

Work out the keywords, alternative words, phrases, synonyms & variant spellings. Be methodical and keep a note of all the different combinations you have used in each search so you’re not…

From  Angela Nicholson on March 12th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Accessing Hidden Heritage: Underwater Cultural Heritage & the Digital Revolution

Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) is unique in that most people have never seen it. Access is restricted to divers meaning that, in direct contrast to terrestrial heritage, public awareness of…

From  Roisin O'Brien on March 10th, 2021 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Data Science MSc

Learn about the Data Science MSc at the School of Informatics in this presentation delivered by Programme Director, Paolo Guagliardo. Recorded in November 2020.

From  Nicola Hopper on March 2nd, 2021 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Why is it hard to talk about labor in digital scholarship?

Paige Morgan (University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press) discusses labor in digital scholarship. Why is it hard to talk about labor in digital scholarship? It is challenging, which is why…

From  Roisin O'Brien on March 2nd, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Geography - what do you do on a fieldwork trip?

So what do you actually do on a Geography field trip? The answer is - a lot! Geography is an incredibly diverse subject. You can explore how our amazing planet works with activities like measuring…

From  Nikki Kay on February 10th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

What is ecological fieldwork like? Scotland's amazing landscape

It was raining, but we didn't care! The best way to learn is to go outdoors, into the real world. Here, our undergraduate Ecological and Environmental students explore the diverse vegetation,…

From  Nikki Kay on February 10th, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

School of Informatics - Welcome From Head of School

Professor Jane Hillston welcomes prospective students to the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh.

From  Nicola Hopper on February 4th, 2021 0 likes 67 plays 0  

PG - Sources, Materials and Bibliographies - Jan 2021

This session looks at: The literature searching process Accessing library resources Referencing Help and training A PDF copy of the slides are available as an attachment. Presenters: Donna Watson,…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on January 27th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

How-to Maintain positive Wellbeing & Access Support in University Accommodation

How-to Maintain positive Wellbeing & Access Support in University Accommodation

From  Ravinder Panesar on January 25th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Skills in Heritage Data Science: Meet the Dogs of 19th Century Denmark

Henriette Roued-Cunliffe (University of Copenhagen) discusses how to create a smooth learning curve for data-led research in the humanities.In the humanities and the heritage sector, Henriette has…

From  Roisin O'Brien on January 20th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Do you want to change the world?

Open to a world of possibilities… We live in a complex, fast-changing world and we’re honest about the significant challenges facing us all. At the University of Edinburgh, we are one of…

From  Nikki Kay on January 18th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Library Bitesize - Using the online library

This is a recording of the session from 13th January 2021. In it we discuss how to discover and access library resources and support online, and get updates on services available. Slides available…

From  SarahLouise McDonald on January 13th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

CDCS Annual Lecture: Aimée Morrison

The Centre for Data, Culture & Society presents the inaugural CDCS Annual Lecture 2020: 'Hello World: or, how we learned to stop worrying, and love the computer' In this lecture, Prof…

From  Roisin O'Brien on December 16th, 2020 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Platforms, competition and the consumer: Protecting choice and enhancing rivalry

Dr Arianna Andreangeli leads this seminar on Platforms, Competition & the Consumer.Platforms have become unavoidable in today’s economy, due to the rise of e-commerce and to the need to…

From  Roisin O'Brien on December 16th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0