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Image of McEwan Hall with text reading Get Wisdom 2020 – The year that open came into its own
December 17, 2020 6:51 pm by Lorna M Campbell
2020 marks 5 years of the OER Service at the University of Edinburgh.  The service was launched in 2015 in [...]
MOOCs: alive and kicking it
December 3, 2020 11:10 am by Melissa Highton
Three University of Edinburgh MOOC courses  were launched in the first half of 2020 (Data Ethics, AI and Responsible Innovation; COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application; Making Blended Education Work), two are in their final stages of development (Christian-Muslim Relations: History, Scripture, Theology, Politics; Chronic Respiratory Diseases in Primary Care Settings) and will launch in early 2021. …
Photograph of windfarm, moorland and loch. Introducing the IDL Network
November 26, 2020 5:36 pm by Lorna M Campbell
A guest blog post by the IDL Network. This month saw the launch of the IDL Network, an interdisciplinary learning [...]

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Janet Anne Galloway (1841–1909) was an advocate for higher education for women in Scotland, supporter of the Glasgow Association for the Higher Education of Women and secretary of Queen Margaret College.
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Women's suffrage in Scotland - this page outlines the long and gruelling campaign that went on for 86 years before the Representation of the People Act 1918 was introduced, which provided a few women with the right to vote. https://t.co/XCaEl2XNNi #Wikipedia20 #OER #Suffragettes

Lilias Adie (c. 1640 – 1704) was a Scottish woman from Fife, who was accused of practising witchcraft but died in prison before sentence was passed. Her grave is the only known one in Scotland of an accused witch.
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