PhD Day…

…by Sophie / from England / studying PhD Tissue Repair / 3rd Year “So what exactly do you do for your PhD?” is something I’ve been asked many times, and my answer does change depending on who’s asking. While another scientist at a conference might be looking for the detailed techniques I use, I find … More PhD Day…

Hiya!…

…by Sarah Batiste / from Canada /studying Veterinary Medicine (Graduate Entry Program) Hi potential and current vet students, or others! My name is Sarah Batiste, and I am in my first year of the vet program at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. I am what everyone refers to as a Graduate Entry Program … More Hiya!…

PhD life at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine: a Q&A…

…with Jenni / from the United Kingdom / studying a PhD at the Feline Genome Project / 2nd year In the Q&A below, Jenni discusses her research at the Feline Genome Project, how to balance work with study and what skills she has developed during her PhD so far. So, Jenni, why don’t you start … More PhD life at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine: a Q&A…

Between nervousness and excitement for my first scientific conference – EGU 2019…

… by Iulia / from Romania / studying Environmental Geoscience / 4th year When I decided to sign up with my final year dissertation project for the biggest geosciences conference in Europe, I did not have any estimate on the actual size of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly. A couple of weeks prior … More Between nervousness and excitement for my first scientific conference – EGU 2019…

Reflections of a Novice Nurse Researcher: Opportunities and Optimism…

…by Zoe / from Scotland / studied Nursing Studies / 2012-2016 I completed my BN with Honours in 2016. I then studied for my Masters in Public Health which helped me to realise my interest in research, and has led me to actively pursue further experience in the nursing research field. The University of Edinburgh … More Reflections of a Novice Nurse Researcher: Opportunities and Optimism…

Co-creating a zombie apocalypse: Learning how to deal with failure through play…

…by Emily / from the United Kingdom / studying Veterinary Medicine / in 4th Year Emily Hochkins, a fourth year veterinary student working towards her veterinary teaching qualification, was offered, along with several others, the opportunity to take part in designing an optional “negotiation skills” class for first year students. In this post, she describes how … More Co-creating a zombie apocalypse: Learning how to deal with failure through play…

Co-created learning and teaching through the lens of the development of a University-wide course…

…by Vanessa / from Kenya / studying Civil Engineering / in 3rd Year In this post, Vanessa Ombura, a third year Civil Engineering student, describes her experience co-creating an interdisciplinary, online University-wide course, with the city of Edinburgh as a site of learning… Over the summer of 2018, I had the wonderful opportunity of working … More Co-created learning and teaching through the lens of the development of a University-wide course…