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Aberdeen City Council News
Killing Them Softly - Is Wildlife Tourism a Conservation Threat?2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professo
Killing Them Softly - Is Wildlife Tourism a Conservation Threat?
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 8 hours ago
2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professor Alan Bundy, School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh (CBE). The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in James MacKay Hall. Be Free Present "The... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Councillors' Service at the Kirk of St Nicholas Uniting2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professo
Councillors' Service at the Kirk of St Nicholas Uniting
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 8 hours ago
2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professor Alan Bundy, School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh (CBE). The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in James MacKay Hall. Be Free Present "The... Read more
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New Kerala
Words with repeated sounds help babies learn language fast - newkerala.com #69132first evidence to show that infants have a repetition bias in learning new word
Words with repeated sounds help babies learn language fast - newkerala.com #69132
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
first evidence to show that infants have a repetition bias in learning new words," said lead researcher Mitsuhiko Ota from University of Edinburgh in Britain. This may be the reason why words or phrases, such as 'train' and 'good night', have... Read more
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Scotsman
Missing young voters ‘could mean defeat for pro-EU camp’jobs, future opportunities, future growth – they have one answer: they just don
Missing young voters ‘could mean defeat for pro-EU camp’
Scotsman / Posted 23 hours ago
jobs, future opportunities, future growth – they have one answer: they just don’t know.” Mr Miliband’s speech comes as the University of Edinburgh made a direct appeal to its students and alumni, setting out the case for remaining in the EU and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Top university under attack after asking students to consider 'many benefits' of EU membershipit would just go straight to universities. It seems they don't understand that,
Top university under attack after asking students to consider 'many benefits' of EU membership
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
it would just go straight to universities. It seems they don't understand that, which is a pity." The letter means the University of Edinburgh, thought to be the first higher education institution in Scotland to publicly back a Remain vote, has... Read more
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heraldscotland
Leading Scottish writer: Hibs, Murrayfield, Holyrood the Bank of Scotland should all have artists in residenceScotland, the National Portrait Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art, the Royal B
Leading Scottish writer: Hibs, Murrayfield, Holyrood the Bank of Scotland should all have artists in residence
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
Scotland, the National Portrait Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art, the Royal Bank of Scotland, the Bank of Scotland, the University of Edinburgh, Hibernian Football Club, George Heriot's School, Murrayfield Rugby Stadium [had artists in... Read more
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Scotsman
Toy robot is child’s play for crowdfunding Scots inventorto get hands on with robotics.” Marty, the eye-catching robot that Dr Enoch has
Toy robot is child’s play for crowdfunding Scots inventor
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
to get hands on with robotics.” Marty, the eye-catching robot that Dr Enoch has produced, was inspired by research at the University of Edinburgh - and a young relative. “I was working with quite big, cumbersome walking robots for my PhD at... Read more
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Scotsman
Edinburgh robot inventor hopes to create engineers of futureto get hands on with robotics.” Marty, the eye-catching robot that Dr Enoch has
Edinburgh robot inventor hopes to create engineers of future
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
to get hands on with robotics.” Marty, the eye-catching robot that Dr Enoch has produced, was inspired by research at the University of Edinburgh - and a young relative. “I was working with quite big, cumbersome walking robots for my PhD at... Read more
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express
Theresa May runs rule over Sharia courtsbe completed by next year, which is a year later than was first hoped. Mona Sid
Theresa May runs rule over Sharia courts
express / Posted 2 days ago
be completed by next year, which is a year later than was first hoped. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman of the inquiry and will be joined by three panel members. The review... Read more
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Daily Star
Sharia law review: Gov probe into 'abuse' of Muslim system and its 'women victims'part of the Government's counter-extremism strategy last September. Mona Siddi
Sharia law review: Gov probe into 'abuse' of Muslim system and its 'women victims'
Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
part of the Government's counter-extremism strategy last September. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chair and will be joined by retired high court judge Sir Mark Hedley, barrister... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Northern Echo
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Bury Times
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Gazette
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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guardian-series
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Harrow Times
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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This is West Country
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Gazette News
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Bolton News
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communitiesinquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiq
Sharia law inquiry to assess degree of 'harm' to communities
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
inquiry is under way and is expected to be completed by next year. Mona Siddiqui, a professor of Islamic studies at the University of Edinburgh, has been appointed chairwoman and will be joined by three panel members. They will be advised by... Read more
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iafrica.com
Drug brings hope to cancer treatmentScientists from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have identified a new dr
Drug brings hope to cancer treatment
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Scientists from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have identified a new drug that could offer an effective future therapy for breast cancer. While a potential treatment is still a long way off, this discovery could give rise to promising... Read more
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heraldscotland
Unhealthy would-be parents should be told to delay pregnancy, report saysthat the Scottish Government are actively looking at.” Professor John Frank Ch
Unhealthy would-be parents should be told to delay pregnancy, report says
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
that the Scottish Government are actively looking at.” Professor John Frank Chair in Public Health Research and Policy University of Edinburgh also backed the findings and said: “This report should be required reading for any new Minister of... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Aberdeen Skeptics in the Pub: The Bradt Guide to North Korea2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professo
Aberdeen Skeptics in the Pub: The Bradt Guide to North Korea
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 3 days ago
2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professor Alan Bundy, School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh (CBE). The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in James MacKay Hall. Be Free Present "The... Read more
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New York Post
3 ways Facebook messes with your minddiversion could actually be making you more anxious—especially if you have tons
3 ways Facebook messes with your mind
New York Post / Posted 3 days ago
diversion could actually be making you more anxious—especially if you have tons of “friends,” say researchers from the University of Edinburgh, in Scotland. They examined the Facebook habits of more than 300 people and found that those with the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Nicola Sturgeon bids to deliver 'education excellence' for allwho can hear it coming'. "Just before Christmas I stepped into the future, als
Nicola Sturgeon bids to deliver 'education excellence' for all
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
who can hear it coming'. "Just before Christmas I stepped into the future, also known as the Informatics Department at University of Edinburgh. There I met Baxter, a robot with the capacity and mobility to undertake many human tasks. "He... Read more
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Psych Central
Brain Structure Linked to Hallucinationsto a relatively specific part of the brain is quite unusual.” Commenting on th
Brain Structure Linked to Hallucinations
Psych Central / Posted 3 days ago
to a relatively specific part of the brain is quite unusual.” Commenting on the work, Professor Stephen Lawrie of the University of Edinburgh, UK, states, “There’s quite a strong literature showing that auditory hallucinations are related to... Read more
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CTV News
Drug discovery offers hope for new breast cancer treatmentsScientists from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have identified a new dr
Drug discovery offers hope for new breast cancer treatments
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
Scientists from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, have identified a new drug that could offer an effective future therapy for breast cancer. While a potential treatment is still a long way off, this discovery could give rise to promising... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Cafe Scientifique - Social interaction - the eyes have it2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professo
Cafe Scientifique - Social interaction - the eyes have it
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 4 days ago
2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professor Alan Bundy, School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh (CBE). The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in James MacKay Hall. Be Free Present "The... Read more
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Scotsman
Facebook acquires Edinburgh audio start-up Two Big Earsseeks to scale up its technology and “continue powering immersive audio experie
Facebook acquires Edinburgh audio start-up Two Big Ears
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
seeks to scale up its technology and “continue powering immersive audio experiences”. Two Big Ears was founded in 2013 by University of Edinburgh graduates Varun Nair and Abesh Thakur and recently bolstered its board with the appointment of former... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Chemical compound eCF506 may be highly effective at blocking growth of breast cancer cellsapproach that uses imaging techniques to directly visualise the effects of cand
Chemical compound eCF506 may be highly effective at blocking growth of breast cancer cells
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
approach that uses imaging techniques to directly visualise the effects of candidate drugs on cells. The team from the University of Edinburgh says the discovery proves that this approach offers a powerful and cost-effective method of... Read more
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express
New drug could be key in the battle to beat breast cancerearly findings were “very promising”, they said. Professor Neil Carragher, hea
New drug could be key in the battle to beat breast cancer
express / Posted 5 days ago
early findings were “very promising”, they said. Professor Neil Carragher, head of the cancer discovery unit at the University of Edinburgh, said: “This drug will need to undergo further testing before it can be taken forward into clinical... Read more
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PhysOrg
Ambitious experiments cast light on far reaches of periodic tableto a few hundred years. It could also help a greater amount of nuclear waste to
Ambitious experiments cast light on far reaches of periodic table
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
to a few hundred years. It could also help a greater amount of nuclear waste to be recycled. A global team led by University of Edinburgh chemists made a series of metallo-carbon neptunium compounds and carried out in-depth analyses to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Students Win Places for Further Education Abroad(Davis), Boston University and University of Alberta. Others include Universit
First Students Win Places for Further Education Abroad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
(Davis), Boston University and University of Alberta. Others include University College, London, King's College, London, University of Edinburgh, and University of Michigan in addition to University of Manchester, University of Toronto and... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
British proposal would tie a university's tuition to its teaching qualityBest National Universities rankings. According to BBC, six of the world's top
British proposal would tie a university's tuition to its teaching quality
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Best National Universities rankings. According to BBC, six of the world's top colleges are located in Britain. These include Cambridge, University College London, Imperial College London, Oxford, University of Edinburgh and King's College... Read more
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University of Queensland
UQ welcomes two new Academy of Science Fellowsfrom 2006-2013 and has previously served as Head of Physics. She holds a Bache
UQ welcomes two new Academy of Science Fellows
University of Queensland / Posted 6 days ago
from 2006-2013 and has previously served as Head of Physics. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from the University of Edinburgh (1984), a Masters degree in Animal Breeding and Statistics from Cornell (1986) and a PhD in... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
PechaKucha Aberdeen: Innovation, Architecture and Design2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professo
PechaKucha Aberdeen: Innovation, Architecture and Design
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 6 days ago
2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professor Alan Bundy, School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh (CBE). The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in James MacKay Hall. Be Free Present "The... Read more
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News.com.au
Robots to build Mars settlementher into a kind of space mechanic. NASA shipped two other Valkyries to the Mas
Robots to build Mars settlement
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
her into a kind of space mechanic. NASA shipped two other Valkyries to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Taskin Padir, a professor at Northeastern University, speaks about Val. Picture: Elise... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Rival cities go head to head for classic boat race...and Edinburgh thump Glasgow21, who is originally from the Scottish Borders and is now studying By Karin G
Rival cities go head to head for classic boat race...and Edinburgh thump Glasgow
EveningTimes Online / Posted 6 days ago
21, who is originally from the Scottish Borders and is now studying By Karin Goodwin Sports Science at the University of Edinburgh, had never rowed before arriving in Edinburgh. Last year, though, she was part of the GB team... Read more
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The Herald News
New owner of former Taunton silversmith seeks tenantslocation adjacent Mill River. The 30-year-old Cameron, who grew up in Reading a
New owner of former Taunton silversmith seeks tenants
The Herald News / Posted 6 days ago
location adjacent Mill River. The 30-year-old Cameron, who grew up in Reading and earned a business degree from Scotland’s University of Edinburgh, said notwithstanding age all the buildings are in surprisingly good condition. “Each building has... Read more
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heraldscotland
Rival cities go head to head for classic boat race...and Edinburgh thump GlasgowWomen’s Indoor Rowing. Arlett, 21, who is originally from the Scottish Borders
Rival cities go head to head for classic boat race...and Edinburgh thump Glasgow
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
Women’s Indoor Rowing. Arlett, 21, who is originally from the Scottish Borders and is now studying Sports Science at the University of Edinburgh, had never rowed before arriving in Edinburgh. Last year, though, she was part of the GB team... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Cafe Med: Tackling Infections in Cystic Fibrosis2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professo
Cafe Med: Tackling Infections in Cystic Fibrosis
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 7 days ago
2016(Wednesday Only)Can Computers Change Their Minds? Lecture given by Professor Alan Bundy, School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh (CBE). The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in James MacKay Hall. Dementia Awareness... Read more
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The Irish Times
Sixties Ireland: Reshaping the Economy, State and Society review: a sorry stateat pains to point to the continuities (“a partial transformation”), the overall
Sixties Ireland: Reshaping the Economy, State and Society review: a sorry state
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
at pains to point to the continuities (“a partial transformation”), the overall direction of travel is towards the emergence of a society that would never be the same again. Enda Delaney is professor of modern history at the University of Edin... Read more
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