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(UG/PG) How-to navigate culture shock

Culture shock refers to the emotional and physical reactions to an unfamiliar culture and environment. This is often one of the most common challenges that international student share when studying…

From  Ravinder Panesar on September 2nd, 2021 0 likes 42 plays 0  

Preventing COVID-19 misinformation: A panel with Wikipedia, public health experts, and news media

Preventing misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic: How Wikipedia, public health SpeakersDr. Sanjay Gupta (moderator), CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Julio Frenk, Mexico’s…

From  Ewan McAndrew on August 24th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

(UG/PG) How-to travel to Edinburgh and onto your accommodation

This session will tell you all you need to know about your first arrival to Edinburgh, and travelling onto your accommodation site. We will cover immigration and other important things to check…

From  Ravinder Panesar on August 24th, 2021 0 likes 121 plays 0  

Introduction to Module 6: Government and Policy Research

Introduction to the LibSmart II Module 6: Government and Policy Research.

From  Mari-Nikol Panteva on August 12th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

(UG and PG) How-to find out more about opportunities for work and study away

Spending time abroad during your degree can not only increase your employability - it can also help you gain a whole host of transferrable skills like confidence, adaptability, and intercultural…

From  Ravinder Panesar on August 9th, 2021 0 likes 232 plays 0  

Annex C of the Itaipu Treaty: A discussion through the lens of sovereignty and energy justice

The Itaipu Project hosted a discussion that explored the nexus between sovereignty and environmental, sustainability and human rights interests in the context of bilateral, treaty negotiation. This…

From  Iain Mcgee on July 13th, 2021 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Inferential Issues : Léo Belzile

This talk has been automatically captioned. You can remove these by pressing CC on the video toolbar. Name: Léo Belzile Talk Title: Informative selection mechanisms for extreme value…

From  Belle Taylor on July 1st, 2021 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Applications of Extremes: Richard Smith

This talk has been automatically captioned. You can remove these by pressing CC on the video toolbar. Name: Richard Smith Talk Title: Extreme value theory and chess ratings Abstract: The Elo…

From  Belle Taylor on June 29th, 2021 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Thomas Hall

A short film with drawings and voiceover exploring impacts of the coronavirus especially on the arts and environment.

From  Jennifer Williams on June 15th, 2021 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Market research databases: introduction and access

The University Library and Business School subscribe to databases which provide market research reports and industry profiles. Watch this video to find out the market research databases available,…

From  Catherine Ure on June 13th, 2021 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Global Health Challenges PG Cert Open Day Presentation 2021

This part-time, online programme looks at how multiple and increasingly diverse factors determine health and wellness across low, middle and high income countries. You will develop your understanding…

From  Prema Howard on June 11th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Words of Women in Mathematics in the Time of Corona

This talk has captions. You can remove these by pressing CC on the video toolbar. In 2018, the uplifting movie "Faces of Women in Mathematics" was released for International Women's…

From  Sophia Martin on June 4th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Black Women and French Citizenship - RACE.ED and Centre of African Studies Seminar

19 May 2021 Speakers:Annette Joseph-Gabriel, Assistant Professor of French, The University of Michigan Mame Fatou Niang, Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Carnegie Mellon…

From  Clare de Mowbray on May 25th, 2021 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Richard Smith EVA Talk Preview

This talk has captions. You can remove these by pressing CC on the video toolbar. Name: Richard Smith Talk Title: Extreme value theory and chess ratings Abstract: The Elo rating system is well…

From  Anna Munro on May 24th, 2021 0 likes 19 plays 0  

#DDIdiscussions | Data-driven innovation in AI

Our #DDIdiscussions from May 19th discussed the role of Scottish Universities in the development of AI. Scotland's recently released AI strategy, the exciting development of the National…

From  Stephanie Peebles on May 20th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Archiving Gaps: Reading Zimbabwe and The Internet

Tinashe Mushakavanhu (Digital Scholarship Postdoctoral Fellow at IASH) discusses critical meditations on archiving gaps.Despite the ubiquity and easy access the internet promises, it has also been…

From  Roisin O'Brien on April 28th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0