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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  

Edinburgh Foundation for women in Law video 2019

Welcome to Spaces for Voices by the Edinburgh Foundation for Women in Law. Our aim is to drive an equal and diverse legal profession in Scotland.

From  Simone-Louise Duffy on July 17th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Making IT work for women

Making IT work for women

From  Jacqueline Clark on June 4th, 2019 0 likes 0 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 287 plays 0  

Global Health and Infectious Diseases online masters: Eleanora Bafour-Agyei - student testimonial

Online student Eleanora started up her own NGO in Ghana. She chose to study this online degree so she could upgrade her knowledge and have a formal qualification. Join our online community:…

From  Lauren Johnston-Smith on October 15th, 2018 0 likes 355 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  

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  

Professor Lindsay Paterson | Scottish Education Policy : why statistics matter

Professor Lindsay Paterson is from the School of Social and Political Science | University Of Edinburgh - He presents research data on large scale historical and contemporary statistical surveys of…

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From  Ileana Iacobescu on March 27th, 2018 0 likes 99 plays 0  

The Edinburgh Seven: Changing the Way Stories Are Told - Melissa Highton at the Physiological Society - 13 October 2017

The Edinburgh Seven by Melissa Highton, University of Edinburgh, UK Video by Vince Lane. This talk was part of the 'Physiology on Wikipedia' event for Physiology Friday 2017. The…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2017 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Prof. Kwok Pui-lan: Women, Mission, and World Christianity

Prof. Kwok Pui-lan delivered the Alexander Duff lecture ‘Women, Mission, and World Christianity’ on 16 September 2017 at the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. It was the…

From  Alexander Chow on September 18th, 2017 0 likes 87 plays 0  

Dr Esther Breitenbach

Dr Esther Breitenbach (University of Edinburgh) looks at the evolution of demands for women’s political rights over the course of the nineteenth century, and the continuing campaign for full…

From  Ian Chard on July 3rd, 2017 0 likes 32 plays 0  

Professor Sarah Pedersen

Professor Sarah Pedersen, Robert Gordon University, looks at the ways in which suffrage history has been written. She argues that the early accounts written by former suffrage activists have shaped…

From  Ian Chard on July 3rd, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Wikipedia in the Classroom - Interview with World Christianity MSc students Lucy Schouten and Nuam Hatzaw

In Autumn 2016, Wikimedian in Residence, Ewan McAndrew, supported Dr. Alexander Chow (Course Manager) integrate a Wikipedia literature review assignment into the postgraduate module: Selected Themes…

From  Ewan McAndrew on March 14th, 2017 0 likes 83 plays 0  

Wikimedia Research Showcase - December 2016

The December 2016 Wikimedia Research Showcase: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Research/Showcase#December_2016 English Wikipedia Quality Dynamics and the Case of WikiProject Women…

From  Ewan McAndrew on January 5th, 2017 0 likes 1 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