Blog Posts

Cartoon of a Dendritic cell August OER of the Month – Supercytes
August 13, 2018 12:48 pm by Cecily Plascott
Supercytes is an openly licensed card game and resource pack (with animated cartoons) about having fun with Biology and encouraging an early interest in science. Created by medical research scientists working in the MRC Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of Edinburgh, the resource is designed for use in schools (or school science clubs).
Equality and diversity in IT and libraries
August 6, 2018 11:14 pm by Melissa Highton
As our regular readers across the University will know, each issue of the Information Services Group BITS magazine has a theme. In this issue we have looked across all of our projects and services to highlight the ways in which we contribute to supporting the University values around equality, equity, inclusion and access. As …
July OER of the Month – Helen Langdon’s Caravaggio
July 18, 2018 10:55 am by Cecily Plascott
Our OER of the month for July is Helen Langdon’s Caravaggio. Created as free course for the Open University by Dr Carol Richardson, a Senior Lecturer in History of Art at the University of Edinburgh’s College of Art. This course focuses on a core element of art history writing – the biographical monograph.


August 15, 2018 9:03am
The OER of the month for August is Supercyctes! Fantastic resource encouraging early engagement with science by using animated cartoons to learn about Biology: OpenEdEdinburgh photo