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International Women’s Day 2019
February 21, 2019 4:10 pm by Melissa Highton
We are taking the opportunity of International Women’s Day to rename our Boardroom in Argyle House after Brenda Moon, the first woman to head up a research university library when she was Librarian here at the University of Edinburgh in the 1980s and 90s. Brenda played a major role in bringing the University into the …
witchfinder
February 20, 2019 6:21 pm by Melissa Highton
Advice from HR was not to call this job ‘Witchfinder General’. So we didn’t. But we wanted to. University of Edinburgh has a database of Scottish Witches. It has been published as open data and we are looking for a Data and Visualisation Intern to work with our Wikimedian in Residence to help us develop …
Open.Ed and the Festival of Creative Learning
February 13, 2019 11:12 am by Stephanie (Charlie) Farley
We're huge fans of the Festival of Creative Learning as you can see by the number of events we're running again this year. Have a look and sign yourself up to come along and have some fun!

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Dr Margaret MacDougall from @EdinUniMedicine has created StatsforMedics as a resource for undergraduate medical students who are considering use of statistics for short-term research projects. https://t.co/RS8XJlNEPR
#OER #ukoer #Statistics #MedSchool #StatisticalMethods https://t.co/fup5qxwn5c
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We're huge fans of the Festival of Creative Learning as you can see by the number of events we're running again this year. Have a look and sign yourself up to come along and have some fun! #FCL19 #DigitalSkills #OER
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Work with us this summer! Improve your digital skills & contribute educational resources to the global commons. Internships are open to undergraduate @EdinburghUni students. https://t.co/dZiZ0rQ2zY #EmployEdOnCampus #ExperienceWorks (gif by @tweelearning) https://t.co/gqNAJJak2O OpenEdEdinburgh photo