Adapt, Support, Implement, Deliver: How the School of Mathematics adapted to hybrid teaching

Reading time: 4 minutes Last semester, teams across the University introduced their newly adapted hybrid programmes. While approaches differed across Schools and Colleges, the creativity of teaching teams in adapting to this challenge has been incredible. One such instance can be seen in the School of Mathematics. When first faced with the challenge of …

Brexit and EU Research Funding – January 2021 update

Reading time: 3 minutes Now that the EU and the UK have reached an agreement on their future relationship, Áine Ryan, International Research Funding Manager in Edinburgh Research Office, writes about what this means for UK-based researchers’ access to EU funding. We finally have some clarity about the UK participation in future EU research …

Edinburgh Hybrid Learning Exchange – monthly digest (January 2021)

Reading time: 3 minutes The Hybrid Teaching Exchange website showcases how colleagues across the University have approached the shift to hybrid teaching. Here, Joe Arton, Academic Developer and part of the Hybrid Teaching Exchange project team, shares how the approach to Semester 2 has had to shift in response to the news over the past few …

Rolling out Covid-19 testing for students

Reading time: 4 minutes This month saw the University create, manage and operate the largest Student Covid-19 testing site in Scotland. From the moment the Universities Minister for Scotland announced on 11 November that mass testing would be available for all students wishing to travel home for the winter break, teams of staff and …

The Edinburgh Hybrid Teaching Exchange – monthly digest

Reading time: 3 minutes The Hybrid Teaching Exchange website showcases how colleagues across the University have approached the shift to hybrid teaching. Here, Joe Arton, Academic Developer and part of the Hybrid Teaching Exchange project team, and Dr Jon Turner, Director of the Institute for Academic Development (IAD), share how the approach to Semester 1 …

Life in lockdown: an international perspective

Reading time: 4 minutes Originally from Chennai, India, PhD student Durai Arun Pannir Selvam shares how he’s navigating the pandemic. Scotland’s public health response to the pandemic can be challenging for everyone at the University, but perhaps none more so than our international students. Originally from Chennai, India, PhD student Durai Arun Pannir Selvam …