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Rice Production: Transplanted Rice

As we mentioned when looking at lowland irrigated rice, the method of establishing the rice in nurseries and then transplanting into fields has higher methane emissions than direct seeding. In…

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Rice Production: Irrigated Lowland Rice

Rice is produced in a wide variety of biomes, and this led to a diversity in production systems. It is grown in high altitudes such as the Himalayas, as well as tropical, subtropical and temperate…

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Rice Production: Introduction

One of the largest quantities of grains produced globally is rice. Around 500 million tonnes of rice are consumed annually. Over a billion people rely on rice as a key element of daily diets. There…

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The Past, Present and Future: A Conversation with Mohamedou Ould Salahi

Mohamedou Ould Salahi was born in Rosso, Mauritania, the ninth of twelve children of a came lherder. His family moved to the capital of Nouakchott when he was a child, where he attended school and…

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ERPE Edinburgh Research Partnership in Engineering

The Edinburgh Research Partnership in Engineering (ERPE) is a strategic alliance between Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh. As two of the UK's leading research universities,…

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How-to make the most of your international experience and manage culture shock

The global community of the University of Edinburgh would like to warmly welcome you. In this session discover more about how to navigate culture shock and find out how you can meet lots of…

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Civil liberty and fundamental rights: a juridical perspective - Quentin Skinner

The Edinburgh Centre for International and Global Law presents Civil liberty and fundamental rights: a juridical perspective Prof Quentin Skinner, Barber Beaumont Professor of the Humanities,…

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GHPU: Introduction to literature searching (2)

In this short video on literature searching we look at where to search and how to refine your search strategy. This is the 2nd in a 3-part series for students in the Global Health Policy Unit. A PDF…

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Greenhouse Gases

Erika Warnatzsch introduces the main types of greenhouse gas. She explains how scientists use global warming potential (GWP) of these gases to assess how they are driving climate change.

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Vulnerability

In the fifth and final animation, Rebecca Richards explores the different conceptualisations, applications, and complexities of the term ‘vulnerability’. By drawing on the influential…

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Balsells and Brondi (2020) Global health & infectious diseases: security and inequalities after the IHR (2005)

Webinar by Evelyn Balsells and Luciana Brondi discussing global health and infectious diseases through a review of public health emergencies after the IHR(2005)

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GHPU: Introduction to Literature Searching (3)

Final video in the series of how to undertake a literature search for students in the Global Health Policy Unit.

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GHPU: Introduction to Literature Searching (1)

Short video outlining how to approach the literature search process for students in the Global Health Policy Unit.

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GeoSciences - Physical Geography Course Options in 2021

This video provides an introduction to 3 Human Geography courses that are available to students across the university as outside courses. Physical Geography (Y1):…

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Learning for a Sustainable Future - Trailer (1 min 30)

What on Earth could be more important than understanding and taking action on the big issues that shape our world? Climate change, gender equality, health, social equity and inclusion are issues that…

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Curricula for Wicked Problems July 2021

An overview of suggestions for developing higher education curricula for wicked problems or global challenges.

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