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Reading the Newspaper like a Mathematician

Monday, 15 April, 2019 - 16:03

FCL 2019 Imogen I. Morris “It’s time to let the secret out: Mathematics is not primarily a matter of plugging numbers into formulas and performing rote computations. It is a way of thinking and questioning that may be unfamiliar to many of us, but is available to almost all of us.” From ‘A Mathematician Reads …

Looking Back at The Dissection of Medical Dramas

Tuesday, 9 April, 2019 - 09:24

The Dissection of Medical Dramas was a fun and interactive workshop that used role-play and popular television medical dramas, such as Grey’s Anatomy, Chicago MED and Scrubs to identify and discuss ethical issues that arise in the medical context. It aimed to enhance the audience’s understanding of the issues. The workshop covered various issues, such …

LLC Blethers

Monday, 1 April, 2019 - 16:09

LLC Blethers has once again been part of the Festival of Creative Learning and it has been a success! Looking back at the months of organising and planning that preceded the event, I can say that LLC Blethers was a team effort and that the hard work paid off.  LLC Blethers is an evening of …

People, Soils, Microbes

Thursday, 21 March, 2019 - 17:35

by John Moriarty, 2019 Festival of Creative Learning Event Reporter On Monday (18th February 2019), I headed over to the ASCUS Lab in Edinburgh for a workshop called ‘People, Soils, Microbes: the Evolution of Inhabited Landscapes’. Despite my background being in physics, I like to get out of that comfort zone whenever I can. That this event …