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Dancing wallpaper patterns: the beautiful mathematics of tango

Tuesday, 6 August, 2019 - 09:18

Dancing Wallpaper Patterns: 2019 Festival of Creative Learning by Imogen Morris  I started dancing Argentine tango 2 years ago, when I began my PhD on the formalisation of mathematical proofs. At first, I thought tango was just going to be a relaxing change from the intense alternation of frustration and eureka! that my PhD research …

‘Urban Life, The Untold Dimension of Happiness’

Thursday, 25 July, 2019 - 14:28

Urban Life, The Untold Dimension of Happiness, 2019 Festival of Creative Learning We are indeed aware of spatial forces behind our actions, or for that matter, inactions. No one has ever doubted how doors enable us to move through walls, a possibility that a solid wall robs from us. In fact, we are so intrinsically …

Getting Started and Keeping Going

Thursday, 18 July, 2019 - 10:25

Getting Started and Keeping Going, 2019 Festival of Creative Learning As part of the 2019 Festival of Creative Learning, Susan Greig (SFHEA CMALT) and Daphne Loads (SFHEA) offered a workshop for colleagues who are working towards Professional Accreditation. Colleagues in a range of roles at the University of Edinburgh (UoE) seek recognition from, for example: …

Making creative narratives: International Women’s Day Sketchathon

Tuesday, 9 July, 2019 - 17:11

by Francesca Vavotici International Women’s Day Sketchathon at the 2019 Festival of Creative Learning Archival collections and materials are incredibly important research and learning tools, yet they can often seem too precious and valuable to be consulted by and become an integral part of the wider university community. Items and papers that should be studied …