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Slow reading in the Garden

Friday, 6 December, 2019 - 10:50

by Daphne Loads As part of the Festival of Creative Ideas in August 2019, JL Williams and Daphne Loads facilitated two reading workshops in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh; one for staff and students of the University of Edinburgh, and one that welcomed the general public. There is something particularly satisfying about reading in a …

The Anatomy of Facial Expression – Art-Based Learning in Anatomy

Thursday, 14 November, 2019 - 17:20

by Victoria McCulloch, Teaching Fellow in Anatomy 2019 Festival of Creative Learning: The Anatomy of Facial Expression One of the most engaging teaching methods in anatomy education is arts-based learning, and one which creates a relaxed and fun environment. This is the second year in a row I have run a Festival of Creative Learning …

Staying Afloat

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 - 11:45

2019 Festival of Creative Learning: Staying Afloat: Anxiety and the Winding Way to Peace of Mind by Daphne Loads You may have noticed some colourful ducks in Levels café earlier in the month. They were making a guest appearance as part of “Staying Afloat: Anxiety and The Winding Way to Peace of Mind” on Wednesday …

Cooking with Science: 50 shades of textures

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 - 14:08

2019 Festival of Creative Learning: Cooking with Science: 50 shades of textures by Konstantinos Bantounos What a week it was! Raising eyebrows by running around campus with hand blenders and random kitchen stuff. I think I made almost 10 kg of ice cream in total (among other things). But thankfully I had help with my …