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Douglas Alexander

The after-lunch speaker at the General Council Half-Yearly Meeting on Saturday 17th February was The Rt. Hon. Douglas Alexander, a General Council Court Assessor. His talk was entitled “To see…

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General Council Half-Yearly Meeting 6th February 2021

The first online statutory meeting of the General Council which took place via MS Teams Live Events on Saturday 6th February 2021 at 10.30am.

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General Council | 14 June 2009 | Dr Philippa Gregory

Dr Philippa Gregory was born in Kenya in 1954, and moved to England with her family. She undertook her postgraduate studies on 18th-century literature in the University of Edinburgh and graduated PhD…

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General Council | February 2009 | Professor Sir Ian Wilmut

Professor Sir Ian Wilmut FRS, FMedSci, FRSE, Director of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Professor Ian Wilmut was previously Head of the Department of Gene…

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General Council | June 2010 | Hong Kong

The June 2010 meeting took place at the University of Hong Kong. It was the first time that the General Council of the University of Edinburgh had taken a Half-Yearly meeting to Asia.

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General Council | February 2011 | The Very Reverend Gilleasbuig Macmillan

Gilleasbuig Iain Macmillan, CVO, FRSE is a minister of the Church of Scotland. Since 1973 he has served as Minister of St Giles' Cathedral, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is Dean of the Thistle and…

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General Council | February 2012 | Dame Stella Rimington

Playfair Library Hall, Old College. The after-Lunch speaker was Dame Stella Rimington, ex-Director General of MI5 and successful author. Dame Stella entertained guests with stories of her experiences…

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General Council | February 2013 | Stuart Haszeldine

Stuart Haszeldine is professor of carbon capture and storage at the School of GeoSciences, Professor Haszeldine spoke to members of the General Council at Playfair Library Hall on Saturday 9 February…

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General Council | June 2013 | Professor David Argyle

The Half-Yearly Meeting of the General Council took place on Saturday 22 June 2013 at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at Easter Bush Estate, Midlothian. Includes an address (0:13:50)…

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General Council | June 2013 | Dr George Gunn

Dr George Gunn, University of Edinburgh Regent and Head of Animal Health at Novartis in Switzerland. Dr Gunn spoke to members of the General Council on Saturday 22 June 2013 at the premises of the…

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General Council Lunch address Ted Bowen

Sheriff Principal Ted Bowen, Chancellor's Assessor, gives the after lunch address at the HYM on Saturday 15 February 2014.

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General Council Lucy Lumsden talk

Lucy Lumsden, Head of Comedy Sky Entertainment, addresses General Council members at the Lunch after the HYM on Saturday 14th February 2015.

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General Council Lunch 6 June 2015 with Dr Hermione Cockburn

On 6 June 2015 the General Council held its usual after-meeting lunch and enjoyed an after-lunch talk by Dr Hermione Cockburn, Scientific Director of Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

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General Council Meeting 6 June 2015 with Dr Andy Kerr

On 6 June 2015 the General Council held its Statutory Half-Yearly Meeting in the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation. The main speaker was Dr Andy Kerr, Executive Director of ECCI.

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Mona Siddiqui after lunch address

Mona Siddiqui, Professor of Islamic and Interracial Studies, addresses members of the General Council at the HYM on Saturday 13th February 2016.

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After-Lunch Speech from Mr Ken Macintosh, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliamentent

Ken McIntosh, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament, addresses General Council members at the HYM lunch on Saturday 18th February 2017.

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