event

Monday

A one day immersive leadership development event (full day with meals, including end of session dinner) available each day during Innovative Learning Week (15-19 February). Gain NEW employability skills and experiences and enhance your CV.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
08:00
Finish:
19:30
Eligibility:
All students

Following on from two years past engagement with Preston Street Primary school – developing its playground this is a one-day event in which volunteers will work with Preston Street Primary school staff and parents to work on activities to improve and maintain the primary school playground for

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All students
Contact:

Edinburgh is Everywhere is an online game open to anyone. It is designed around the idea that ‘Edinburgh University’ isn’t just located in the city: it’s global and everywhere.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
23:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

This event aims to introduce campus students to distance learning students (and vice versa) through a mutually beneficial project!

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
11:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Creative Material Play event will involve the making of collaborative artworks from various basic materials including clay, wood, paper and charcoal, metal as well as plastics.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
10:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

This science communication workshop explores how critical it is to identify your target audience and tailor your Open Educational Resource accordingly.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
11:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

As part of Innovative Learning Week, Illustration and Sociology students are collaborating to create a visual ethnography of Edinburgh University. 

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
18:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

At this collaborative workshop we will review "apps for autism" and think about the best way to use these at home and in the classroom. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of autism and of learning, as well as tools for using technology to best effect.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
12:30
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, Law Postgraduate, All undergraduate students, All postgraduate students, All students

Work together to create innovative responses to real-world challenges, drawing on your team’s combined skills in digital technology, business analysis, ethnography and design.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All students

Python is a free, easy to learn, versatile programming language that is excellent for plotting, processing and even collecting scientific data. This is an introduction.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
Geosciences staff, All externals, All alumni, All students, All staff, all geosciences students

A two hour workshop with artist Jennifer Littlejohn, learning how to compile images with text in order to supplement academic thought with creative visual material. Participants will have opportunity to produce their own visual work with personalised supervision.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Creative Material Play event will involve the making of collaborative artworks from various basic materials including clay, wood, paper and charcoal, metal as well as plastics.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
11:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Design your own board game! Take part in this hands-on workshop and we’ll guide you through all the steps so that you can create your own game. We’ll explore prototyping and playtesting and show you how to add variety and fun by employing different game mechanics.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students

Try our stock market simulator to learn more about your risk preferences. No experience or money required!

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All students

Neon Eye Productions are filming short film ‘Drone’ over the course of ILW. No experience required, join our talented cast and crew to see how films are made. Whatever your particular interest, you can shadow our experienced filmmakers to help understand the creative process.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Worried about climate change and want to view a novel carbon-fixing solution first hand? Heating organic wastes to create a special form of charcoal could be a win-win.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

This event explores the complex and dynamic relationship between spellings and sounds in medieval English and Scots, and its influence on spelling today.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All alumni, All students

A Workshop Symposium that uses diverse methodologies to explore emptiness and silence in the city of Edinburgh through a series of presentations and workshops that emphasize on the significance of the experiential spatiality of urban landscape and is part of a wider project entitled Urban Emptine

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, External audience age 17 and over, All alumni, All students

Come along to the SynBio Society's "Painting with Pipettes" to try your hand at laboratory techniques to make fluorescent paintings from microbes, all while learning about the science that makes this possible.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Over 2 days people will be invited and encouraged to help fill a room with drawings around the themes of sociology and the university community, in particular symbols of everyday life, community and people. Drop-in whenever you like! The main medium for drawing will be ink.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students, All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni

In collaboration, with the Edinburgh Art Society, the Civil Engineering Society is organising the Sustainable Concrete Sculpture Challenge.  It will allow students to create their own concrete mix, assemble a personalised formwork and pour their concrete in it, creating unique sculptures.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Want to practice your soldering skills, learn about how to monitor thermal comfort in a building, and help the local community?  In this event, we'll be using temperature and humidity sensors, microcontrollers, radios, and Raspberry Pis to build a monitoring network in a day.  You can then follow

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

 Are you interested in taking the Classics into local schools? This event will provide training and inspiration for you to design your own workshop to be taken by students into schools in Edinburgh environs.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Throughout ILW we will be running a series of pop-up Learning Technology Fairs exploring and showcasing innovations in learning, teaching and assessment.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Creative Material Play event will involve the making of collaborative artworks from various basic materials including clay, wood, paper and charcoal, metal as well as plastics.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Are you curious about coding but never had the opportunity to try it out? This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the basics of computer programming in Scratch, a fun and easy to use programming platform.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
14:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

In this session, students will learn the basic elements of essay structure and analytical writing through group work, with a goal of providing a solid writing foundation for their university career.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All undergraduate students, Pre Honours LEL students

Join this workshop to learn the basics of LaTeX.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All undergraduate students, All postgraduate students

Would you like to learn some basic cooking skills and discuss food with interesting people? Then come along to our Low Carbon Pizza Event. We will cook and share a delicious, healthy, low carbon two course meal whilst discussing food choices and sustainability.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
14:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

ASCUS Lab Tour and Demos

Presentation: 11am, 2pm, 5pm; 15th Feb
Where: ASCUS Lab, Summerhall

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Creative Material Play event will involve the making of collaborative artworks from various basic materials including clay, wood, paper and charcoal, metal as well as plastics.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

From Apple's Siri to Google’s self-driving cars, artificial intelligence and robotics are becoming ubiquitous.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
13:30
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, All undergraduate students, All postgraduate students, All students

Come and learn a bit of Spanish with a difference.

This workshop is an opportunity to practice mindfulness as a preamble to learning Spanish and also as a resource during the class.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
14:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

iGEM is an annual student project where teams from around the globe design, build and test genetically engineered machines, software and technology to do amazing things.Over the week participants will be encouraged to explore and develop project ideas for our entry into the iGEM 2016 competition

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students, All staff

Creative Material Play event will involve the making of collaborative artworks from various basic materials including clay, wood, paper and charcoal, metal as well as plastics.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
14:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

An afternoon field trip to Arthur’s seat to take meteorological measurements to see how meteorology varies as we ascend Arthur’s seat. 

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
Geophysics & Meteorology Students - Y..., All students, Students of Meteorology: atmosphere a...

A two hour workshop with artist Jennifer Littlejohn, learning how to compile images with text in order to supplement academic thought with creative visual material. Participants will have opportunity to produce their own visual work with personalised supervision.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Using creative strategies and thinking, this event will aim to co-create and develop a toolkit for Knack with the aim of helping people recognize and embrace their unique talents and passions.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

"Are you ready for the future of education and learning? Do you want to help develop an automated teaching and learning resource for you, your colleagues and future staff and students of this university and beyond?

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
13:30
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All alumni, All students

This session will provide a gentle, step-by-step introduction to the E-Prime experiment software, suitable for complete beginners. The session lasts for three hours, so there will be a 15 minute break in the middle. E-Prime is a commercial software package used for presentation experiments.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
13:30
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All students

Many people will have heard of the World of Warcraft, the massively multi-player online role-play game. Fewer may think of it as a marvellour opportunity for rich learning, and as a context in whihc to develop valuable real-world skills of leadership, collaboration, planning and problem solving.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All students, All alumni

The SHRUB are the first student led cooperative in the UK and the SRS Department want to help them demonstrate their particular skills where they run workshops, skill sharing sessions and social events.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
15:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

"Are you ready for the future of education and learning? Do you want to help develop an automated teaching and learning resource for you, your colleagues and future staff and students of this university and beyond?

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
15:30
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Drawing on sound studies, sound art and walking as research method and artistic practice, this workshop presents the theory and practice of creating a soundwalk.
Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
15:45
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, Geosciences Students - Year 1, All undergraduate students, All postgraduate students, All Informatics Students, All students, Soundwalkers, Geosciences staff, Academic Staff

’Does the Circular Economy Spell the End of Fashion?’

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
17:00
Finish:
19:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students
Contact:

These three films have been particularly successful with audiences; individually, they emphasize particular elements of the historical past, assuming a certain familiarity with the eighteenth century. What do they assume of our assumptions about the eighteenth century?

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
17:30
Finish:
20:30
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

The Edinburgh Apprentice is the biggest student business competition in Edinburgh! 250 selected students will compete for the title of 'The Edinburgh Apprentice'. 

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
19:00
Finish:
22:00
Eligibility:
All postgraduate students, All undergraduate students

A variety show of hand-picked acts by the Queen of Comedy herself, Josie Miller. An evening of inimate stand-up, story-telling, and improv is promised. 

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
20:00
Finish:
22:00
Eligibility:
All staff, External Audience 18 and over, All externals, All alumni, All students

A week-long open access careers event.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:

ESAF brings together five higher education institutions across the city, showcasing the amazing visual and performing arts talent nestled in our community.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
22:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All alumni, All externals, All postgraduate students, All staff, All students, Local Community

 

Meet Your Social Brain
---------------------------
Was that a joke? Are they laughing with you or at you? What goes on in your brain when you socialise and why do some people find themselves with a foot in their mouth?

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

Emotional Intelligence
---------------------------
Do you know that there is more than one kind of intelligence? How do some people always seem to know what you’re feeling? What are your emotional strengths?

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

Learn how to solve the famous Rubik's cube with the help of European champion and mathematics postgraduate Simon Crawford! He can teach you the basics of getting started with cube solving, all the way through to techniques for speed-solving and solving different types of Rubik's cubes.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

Want to practice your soldering skills, learn about how to monitor thermal comfort in a building, and help the local community?  In this event, we'll be using temperature and humidity sensors, microcontrollers, radios, and Raspberry Pis to build a monitoring network in a day.  You can then follow

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community
Contact:

This course offers advice and technique tuition to swimmers who are looking to develop their swimming ability.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
10:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Our Climbing Coaching course offers advice and technique tuition to climbers who are looking to develop their climbing ability.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Interested in becoming an indoor cycling instructor? Why not come and get an insight into our Indoor Cycling Instructor Course (level 2) which teaches you everything that you need to know to teach a fun, safe, effective, indoor cycling studio classes at this taster session.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
11:15
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

The IET, along with the Fablab+ will be organizing a hackathon during Innovative Learning Week. A hackathon is where participants will be divided into teams and work towards a specific challenge involving hardware and software.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students
Contact:

Artist Ryan Gander talks with Dean Hughes, Head of the School of Art at Edinburgh Collge of Art, about creativity, his voracious, eclectic practice and the monumental installation Fieldwork, showing at Talbot Rice as part of British Art Show 8. 

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

1st night - Monday 15th: Das Rheingold

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
17:00
Finish:
00:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

Tuesday

Our Climbing Coaching course offers advice and technique tuition to climbers who are looking to develop their climbing ability.

Date:
Monday, 15 February, 2016
Start:
18:00
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

A one day immersive leadership development event (full day with meals, including end of session dinner) available each day during Innovative Learning Week (15-19 February). Gain NEW employability skills and experiences and enhance your CV.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
08:00
Finish:
19:30
Eligibility:
All students

Discover the geology and landscapes around Edinburgh on a challenging 35-mile cycling loop in Midlothian! We will travel along quiet roads and cycle paths across the Esk River basin, with stops in Dalkeith, Newtongrange (including a visit to the National Mining Museum) and Roslin.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
08:45
Finish:
17:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

As part of Innovative Learning Week, Illustration and Sociology students are collaborating to create a visual ethnography of Edinburgh University. 

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

New to Glass? Join us in ECA's Hotshop for a hands-on experience! Meet students from around the University to consider “glass” from the lens of your discipline.  First, participate in a round-table discussion about “glass” and sketch, write, or construct ideas.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
All students

This is a three day training course to run Duke of Edinburgh Award. On completion people will be able to run a Duke of Edinburgh group in a school or community setting or similar.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

At this collaborative workshop we will review "apps for autism" and think about the best way to use these at home and in the classroom. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of autism and of learning, as well as tools for using technology to best effect.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
12:30
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, Law Postgraduate, All undergraduate students, All postgraduate students, All students

There Is No Alternative ... or is there? Circular Economy Challenge

 

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
12:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students
Contact:

Try our stock market simulator to learn more about your risk preferences. No experience or money required!

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All students

The projection of a river at night-time fills every wall of the room and weaves together several Japanese-style scrolls. At the beginning, the pictures inside the scrolls are projections of paintings originally developed by Gleizer.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Neon Eye Productions are filming short film ‘Drone’ over the course of ILW. No experience required, join our talented cast and crew to see how films are made. Whatever your particular interest, you can shadow our experienced filmmakers to help understand the creative process.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

The term ‘English Literature’, though it has become indistinguishable from notions of ‘Englishness’, is dichotomous in meaning- representing both a physical (centred) and linguistic (global) geography.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Workshop: Draw-ing(s) : The Art of Chromatography

Tues 16th Feb & Wed 17th Feb

10am - 4pm tbc

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Come along to the SynBio Society's "Painting with Pipettes" to try your hand at laboratory techniques to make fluorescent paintings from microbes, all while learning about the science that makes this possible.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Over 2 days people will be invited and encouraged to help fill a room with drawings around the themes of sociology and the university community, in particular symbols of everyday life, community and people. Drop-in whenever you like! The main medium for drawing will be ink.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students, All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni

A full day event with about 8 movies and 2-3 short talks and a short panel discussion.  The event will expose some of the implications of AI that go beyond simply being a killing machine (as in the Terminator). See event web page for more details:

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
23:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students
Contact:

Digital badges are used to recognise skills and achievements for non-credited activity. This event will discuss the use of badges across different types of activity to inspire users to think about their own areas and activities that participants do not currently get recognition for.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff

What supports you when you are stuck? How do you support others around you? We will use movement, art, toys and games will to explore the presence and value of supportive resources in our lives. Together with our box of tricks, we go on a mission to find gold. 

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:30
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

"In their Shoes, Through their eyes" - STAR

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:30
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, All students

This artistic tour will give you the opportunity to practice, reinforce, gain confidence and a better understanding of important Spanish grammar aspects: the verb to be, combined pronouns, the use of the past tenses or the subjunctive.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:30
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
UG Spanish Students

EqualBITE

EqualBITE – A Recipe Book for Gender Equality in Higher Education

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

In this session, students will learn the basic elements of essay structure and analytical writing through group work, with a goal of providing a solid writing foundation for their university career.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All undergraduate students, Pre Honours LEL students

How does working together change the way you solve problems? Is the crowd always wiser than the individual?

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
12:30
Eligibility:
All undergraduate students

Seeing Speech, Hearing Tongues
with Jim Scobbie

When: 11am, 2pm, 5pm; 16th Feb
Where: ASCUS Lab, Summerhall

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Come and learn a bit of Spanish with a difference.

This workshop is an opportunity to practice mindfulness as a preamble to learning Spanish and also as a resource during the class.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
14:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

How might modules be different if they were designed as a collaboration between academics, students, and others? In this session we are interested in thinking about how modules could be designed differently.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
12:30
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

This event is a completely introductory GIS workshop but themed to suit an audience with interests in digital mapping of historic events, journeys, historical geography, archaeology and archaeological GIS. 

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Big Web Data: An Exploration of the World of Web Analytics with Dixons Carphone

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, All students

Interested in 3D modelling with photogrammetry?

We are running an informal event during ILW where we will make the equipment and software available for you to try out photogrammetry.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Do you fancy being the next Scorsese or a roving reporter? Come along to the DIY film school and get some tips on how to produce engaging content using your own devices!

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

A special session for ILW, within the series of 'Spiritual Conversations around dying and living' (previous knwoledge of the Series is not required!) 

We will: 

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Join Centre for Research Collections (CRC) staff and play specialists from the Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Sick Children to create resources for education, distraction and entertainment for children in hospital, using the University’s world-class special collections as inspiration.  One-of-a-kin

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Learning how to build, deliver and win an argument is a useful skill in student life and beyond. Generations of scholars, young and old, have used debating as a way to hone their skills of argument and delivery - combining the tools of rhetoric, critical thinking and forensic listening.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All postgraduate students, All undergraduate students

In this session, students will learn the basic elements of essay structure and analytical writing through group work, with a goal of providing a solid writing foundation for their university career.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
Pre Honours LEL students

The Edinburgh Vis Moot team will give a presentation of the case scenario of this year’s moot problem and will showcase practice pleadings in preparation of their performance in Vienna.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, All students

Do you want to learn how to write for the world's largest encyclopeadia? Do you want to make knowledge available for the whole world to share? Do you like eating biscuits, meeting new people and having fun?

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All alumni, All students

Sarah Agnew, storyteller and PhD student will present a section of her performance of the letter from Paul to the first churches in Rome. A full performance of the letter forms the core of Sarah’s PhD thesis on Biblical Performance Criticism, to be presented in March 2016.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
All postgraduate students, Divinity Students, All undergraduate students

How do ideas and assertions evolve? How are technical and mathematical ideas refined, and how do mathematicians play with definitions? The core of this workshop will enact a play which takes the form of a dialogue between a teacher and some students.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All students

SKIN is a workshop and performance-based event organised as part of the Innovative Learning Week, run by the University of Edinburgh.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Please note: this session is for students in the School of Engineering only.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All undergraduate students, All postgraduate students

Open to students, staff and general public, this event will explore innovative curating and collecting practices in Scotland's museums and beyond.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:30
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Should parents have access to all information produced by whole genome sequencing prior to birth? Debate rivals, University of Edinburgh and Glasgow will consider issues of privacy, parental rights, responsibilities and autonomy arising over non-invasive fetal genome sequencing.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
16:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, All undergraduate students, All postgraduate students, All students

The Sustainable Business Initiative (SBI) at the Business School are delighted to be launching this pilot event during the University of Edinburgh’s Innovative Learning Week.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
16:30
Finish:
19:45
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students
Contact:

These three films have been particularly successful with audiences; individually, they emphasize particular elements of the historical past, assuming a certain familiarity with the eighteenth century. What do they assume of our assumptions about the eighteenth century?

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
17:30
Finish:
20:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

From Edinburgh poets Jess Smith and Doug Garry comes the poetry show you've been waiting for. What do we know? POETRY that's what! A fast paced show of heartfelt pieces sure to envoke laughter, empathy, and joy. 

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
19:00
Finish:
20:00
Eligibility:
External Audience 18 and over, Local Community, All alumni, All students, All staff

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
20:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

A week-long open access careers event.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:

ESAF brings together five higher education institutions across the city, showcasing the amazing visual and performing arts talent nestled in our community.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
22:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All alumni, All externals, All postgraduate students, All staff, All students, All undergraduate students, Local Community

Since 2002 the University of Edinburgh has invested more than £20 million in an efficient network of low carbon and renewable power generation that now provides the majority of our energy needs.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Emotional Intelligence
---------------------------
Do you know that there is more than one kind of intelligence? How do some people always seem to know what you’re feeling? What are your emotional strengths?

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

 

Meet Your Social Brain
---------------------------
Was that a joke? Are they laughing with you or at you? What goes on in your brain when you socialise and why do some people find themselves with a foot in their mouth?

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

Work together to create innovative responses to real-world challenges, drawing on your team’s combined skills in digital technology, business analysis, ethnography and design.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

iGEM is an annual student project where teams from around the globe design, build and test genetically engineered machines, software and technology to do amazing things.Over the week participants will be encouraged to explore and develop project ideas for our entry into the iGEM 2016 competition

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

This course offers advice and technique tuition to swimmers who are looking to develop their swimming ability.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
10:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Our Climbing Coaching course offers advice and technique tuition to climbers who are looking to develop their climbing ability.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Interested in becoming gym instructor? Why not come and get an insight into our Gym Instructor Course (level 2), which is the ideal starting point for those who wish to work as a Gym Instructor in the health and fitness industry, at this taster session.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
11:15
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

2nd night - Tuesday 16th: Die Walküre

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
17:00
Finish:
00:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

The IET, along with the Fablab+ will be organizing a hackathon during Innovative Learning Week. A hackathon is where participants will be divided into teams and work towards a specific challenge involving hardware and software.

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students
Contact:

Third Space is a programme for undergraduate students going overseas.  It is comprised of a series of activities that provide them with the tools and community support to enable them to explore, reflect, engage, and share in diverse cultures before, during and upon returning from their year abroa

Date:
Tuesday, 16 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
18:30
Eligibility:
All undergraduate students
https://www.events.ed.ac.uk/index.cfm?event=showEventDetails&course_id=&scheduleId=

Wednesday

A one day immersive leadership development event (full day with meals, including end of session dinner) available each day during Innovative Learning Week (15-19 February). Gain NEW employability skills and experiences and enhance your CV.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
08:00
Finish:
19:30
Eligibility:
All students

New to Glass? Join us in ECA's Hotshop for a hands-on experience! Meet students from around the University to consider “glass” from the lens of your discipline.  First, participate in a round-table discussion about “glass” and sketch, write, or construct ideas.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
All students

Teambuild is back for a third year in Innovative Learning Week. This year the competition takes a new format: the theme is 'Collaboration for Change' and ‘Intergenerational Learning’. We’ll be pitching teams against each other in a one-day challenge based on a real construction site.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Built Environment Students

Edinburgh is Everywhere is an online game open to anyone. It is designed around the idea that ‘Edinburgh University’ isn’t just located in the city: it’s global and everywhere.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Edinburgh is Everywhere is an online game open to anyone. It is designed around the idea that ‘Edinburgh University’ isn’t just located in the city: it’s global and everywhere.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
23:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

How often do you use the Main Library but just pass through the ground floor foyer?  Do you think you could make it better?  More exciting?  A creative place for creative thinking?

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students
Contact:

This science communication workshop explores how critical it is to identify your target audience and tailor your Open Educational Resource accordingly.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
11:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

A session to demonstrate and explore our insect pollinators, honey bees, on the ecology of the environment and on food production. We will also explore the different infectious agents that are causing harm to the honey bees.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:15
Finish:
12:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

The projection of a river at night-time fills every wall of the room and weaves together several Japanese-style scrolls. At the beginning, the pictures inside the scrolls are projections of paintings originally developed by Gleizer.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Neon Eye Productions are filming short film ‘Drone’ over the course of ILW. No experience required, join our talented cast and crew to see how films are made. Whatever your particular interest, you can shadow our experienced filmmakers to help understand the creative process.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

3%. The amount the university is aiming to reduce their carbon emissions by; however, we aren't near achieving this goal. This is where you can step in and start the change.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

This event is a playful exploration of people and places of note around campus. Many schools have existing ‘treasure hunts’ that are used to welcome and orientate students to the University.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Brain-Computer Interfaces offer a direct communication channel between a person's thoughts and a computer.  This emerging technology has huge implications in the fields of medicine, engineering and computer science, with potential applications in areas as different as neurorehabilittion and v

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All students

Workshop: Draw-ing(s) : The Art of Chromatography

Tues 16th Feb & Wed 17th Feb

10am - 4pm tbc

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Do you want to learn how to write for the world's largest encyclopeadia? Do you want to make knowledge available for the whole world to share? Do you like eating biscuits, meeting new people and having fun?

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All alumni, All students

Over 2 days people will be invited and encouraged to help fill a room with drawings around the themes of sociology and the university community, in particular symbols of everyday life, community and people. Drop-in whenever you like! The main medium for drawing will be ink.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students, All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni

This is a hands-on workshop session with the "LCFG" tool which is used to configure and manage the Informatics computing systems (as well as others in the University).

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All Informatics Students, All staff
Contact:

SKIN is a workshop and performance-based event organised as part of the Innovative Learning Week, run by the University of Edinburgh.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Two interactive workshops to enable students to better prepare for the summer course assessment - the Introduction to the Geological Record course. This event has run successfully over the past 3 years.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
Geosciences Students - Year 1, 2 year Geoscience students

Ruins bear valuable knowledge of place; they are authentic representations of their historic period. However, their tangible and intangible significance is sometimes detached from contemporary values and debates.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Get a hands on experience of what happens at an archaeological dig and forensic crime scene. Learn how to plan, sketch and record a scene using high tech recording equipment. Find out how to recover and process artefacts and evidence.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, All students

Ever wanted to try your hand at practical conservation work? If so, this is a perfect opportunity, friendly and open to everyone, whether you are a long time conservation enthusiast or a complete beginner.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, All students

Retrospect’s award-winning 24 hour magazine event is back. We will be writing, editing, designing and publishing a magazine online in one day alongside a 24 hour radio broadcast from FreshAir.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
10:00
Eligibility:
All students

This workshop is open to everyone for whom speaking a foreign language has become part of their daily routine.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
11:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Edinburgh is Everywhere is an online game open to anyone. It is designed around the idea that ‘Edinburgh University’ isn’t just located in the city: it’s global and everywhere.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:50
Finish:
23:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Science Under the Microscope
with Amelia Howarth

When: 11am, 2pm, 5pm; 17th Feb
Where: ASCUS Lab, Summerhall

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All students, All externals, All alumni, All staff

Ever wondered how languages, technology or art evolve? Learn about how culture, communication and context affect the evolution of these complex systems while playing Pictionary®, building structures with Lego® and playing computer games!

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

This workshop is open to everyone for whom speaking a foreign language has become part of their daily routine. Using the theatrical medium to learn another language enables individuals to be more creative, improve faster and build

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

The International Office will be running two information sessions for students regarding applications for the Principal’s Go Abroad Fund during Innovative Learning Week. 

Two information sessions will be held at the following times and places:

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
14:00
Eligibility:
All students

Scottish Dances (Ceilidh and similar) can be thought of as a biological, chemical or computational process: The position of the Dancers is the state, and the figures change this state.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

This event is a completely introductory GIS workshop but themed to suit an audience with interests in digital mapping of and spatial analysis of environmental, and scientific datasets or interests in visualising modern geospatial data.  There will be an opportunity for student-led discussion of

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Do you fancy being the next Scorsese or a roving reporter? Come along to the DIY film school and get some tips on how to produce engaging content using your own devices!

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

This session will provide a gentle, step-by-step introduction to the OpenSesame experiment software, suitable for complete beginners. The session lasts for three hours, so there will be a 15 minute break in the middle.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
13:30
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All students

This workshop is open to everyone for whom speaking a foreign language has become part of their daily routine. Using the theatrical medium to learn another language enables individuals to be more creative, improve faster and build

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

There are cases of strategic interaction (studied in the field of game theory) where it appears that irrational agents predictably fare better than rational agents.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
All postgraduate students, All undergraduate students

A mini symposium event with short papers given by Robin Soanes playwright and actor and author of the award-winning play, Talking to Terrorists at the Royal Court Theatre, London;
Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All alumni, All students

We wish to host our first, interactive Rootmap event! Rootmap is an illustrated map of places to eat and buy food in Edinburgh which have a high standard of food ethics (e.g. local, organic, slow food etc.).

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Classicist, Scottish patriot, essayist and poet: the colourful Victorian scholar John Stuart Blackie (1809-95) embodies this year’s ILW theme of ‘ideas in play’.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
15:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Do you want to learn how to write for the world's largest encyclopeadia? Do you want to make knowledge available for the whole world to share? Do you like eating biscuits, meeting new people and having fun?

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All alumni, All students

Scottish Dances (Ceilidh and similar) can be thought of as a biological, chemical or computational process.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
17:30
Finish:
18:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

These three films have been particularly successful with audiences; individually, they emphasize particular elements of the historical past, assuming a certain familiarity with the eighteenth century. What do they assume of our assumptions about the eighteenth century?

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
17:30
Finish:
20:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

This time you are the guest speaker. Bring your preferred reasonable or crazy idea for the university of tomorrow, as you imagine it. Think of a 3 minute intervention and make your mini-speech in front of an audience. A debate will follow, and drinks and nibbles.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
17:30
Finish:
18:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Special CRAG (Creation of Reality Group) event. This time there is not guest speaker: YOU are the guest speaker. Bring your preferred idea for the University of Tomorrow, University as you imagine and desire it. Prepare a 3 minute Intervention and make your speech in front of the audience.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
17:30
Finish:
19:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Draw-ing(s) : The Art of Chromatography

Talk & Exhibition

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
18:00
Finish:
19:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

An evening lecture/debate, linked to the day-long workshop for students and practitioners. An invited panel of participants will debate Collaboration in Construction, reflect on the outputs of the workshop, and take questions from the audience.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
18:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All alumni, All students, All externals, Built Environment Students

The SHRUB are the first student led cooperative in the UK and the SRS Department want to help them demonstrate their particular skills where they run workshops, skill sharing sessions and social events.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
18:30
Finish:
20:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

A double taste of the fringe with this double-show featuring sketches and stand up.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
20:00
Finish:
22:30
Eligibility:
External Audience 18 and over, All externals, All alumni, All students, All staff

A week-long open access careers event.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:
Contact:

ESAF brings together five higher education institutions across the city, showcasing the amazing visual and performing arts talent nestled in our community.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
22:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All alumni, All externals, All postgraduate students, All staff, All students, All undergraduate students, Local Community

From the playground to the office, how does sex shape our lives?

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
20:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All staff, All students

Join LAMPS as we visit the site of the Battle of Bannockburn and nearby Stirling Castle. We’ll be visiting The Visitor Centre at Bannockburn, where we will use 3D technology to recreate the battle, immersing ourselves in it in order to better understand how the Scots won in 1314.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
08:45
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

The 5th Annual Childhood Studies Jamboree is an afternoon of hands-on, participative activities celebrating the breadth and depth of childhood studies research across the University of Edinburgh. 

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
14:15
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All alumni, All students

 

Meet Your Social Brain
---------------------------
Was that a joke? Are they laughing with you or at you? What goes on in your brain when you socialise and why do some people find themselves with a foot in their mouth?

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

Emotional Intelligence
---------------------------
Do you know that there is more than one kind of intelligence? How do some people always seem to know what you’re feeling? What are your emotional strengths?

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

Work together to create innovative responses to real-world challenges, drawing on your team’s combined skills in digital technology, business analysis, ethnography and design.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

iGEM is an annual student project where teams from around the globe design, build and test genetically engineered machines, software and technology to do amazing things.Over the week participants will be encouraged to explore and develop project ideas for our entry into the iGEM 2016 competition

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

This is a three day training course to run Duke of Edinburgh Award. On completion people will be able to run a Duke of Edinburgh group in a school or community setting or similar.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

How do ideas and assertions evolve? How are technical and mathematical ideas refined, and how do mathematicians play with definitions? The core of this workshop will enact a play which takes the form of a dialogue between a teacher and some students.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students

This course offers advice and technique tuition to swimmers who are looking to develop their swimming ability.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
10:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Our Climbing Coaching course offers advice and technique tuition to climbers who are looking to develop their climbing ability.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
18:00
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Interested in becoming a group exercise instructor? Why not come and get an insight into our Gym Instructor Course (level 2), which is the  ideal starting point for those wishing to teach and instruct group exercise classes, at this taster session.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
11:15
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Many people within the vibrant scientific environment at Edinburgh hold a vision beyond the next big discovery or invention.  Many scientistis pursue the next step, commercializing their ideas, spinning off their own company, and starting their own business.  Yet how did these scientists face suc

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
16:00
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

We have invited three very interesting speakers to give insight into different aspects of energy systems and the possibilities and challenges in the transition towards "clean" energy supply. 

 

10:00-11:00 

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

By 2050 it is estimated that there will be a worldwide
shortage of food. Therefore, it is important to protect
our food providers, the honey Bee!
A session to provide a background on bees, including
observing bees (intact and dissected), and viewing

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
12:30
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

3rd night - Wednesday 17th: Siegfried

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
17:00
Finish:
00:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

The IET, along with the Fablab+ will be organizing a hackathon during Innovative Learning Week. A hackathon is where participants will be divided into teams and work towards a specific challenge involving hardware and software.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students
Contact:

Edinburgh is Everywhere is an online game open to anyone. It is designed around the idea that ‘Edinburgh University’ isn’t just located in the city: it’s global and everywhere.

Date:
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
23:30
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

Thursday

A one day immersive leadership development event (full day with meals, including end of session dinner) available each day during Innovative Learning Week (15-19 February). Gain NEW employability skills and experiences and enhance your CV.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
08:00
Finish:
19:30
Eligibility:
All students

1-Day minibus excursion to the Eskdalemuir observatory in the Borders. Tours of magnetic, seismic and meteorological observing sites provided by Met Office and BGS (British Geological Survey) staff.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All students

Teambuild is back for a third year in Innovative Learning Week. This year the competition takes a new format: the theme is ‘Intergenerational Learning’. We’ll be pitching teams against each other in a one-day challenge based on a real construction site.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Built Environment Students

Edinburgh is Everywhere is an online game open to anyone. It is designed around the idea that ‘Edinburgh University’ isn’t just located in the city: it’s global and everywhere.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
23:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Introduction to TEFL

Thursday 18th February

 A one-day workshop to explore the world of EFL and find out what is involved in teaching English as a foreign language.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All postgraduate students, All undergraduate students

Over 2 days people will be invited and encouraged to help fill a room with drawings around the themes of sociology and the university community, in particular symbols of everyday life, community and people. Drop-in whenever you like! The main medium for drawing will be ink.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students, All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni

Do you want to learn how to write for the world's largest encyclopeadia? Do you want to make knowledge available for the whole world to share? Do you like eating biscuits, meeting new people and having fun?

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All alumni, All students

Two interactive workshops to enable students to better prepare for the summer course assessment - the Introduction to the Geological Record course. This event has run successfully over the past 3 years.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
Geosciences Students - Year 1, 2 year Geoscience students

Black River is an on-going crowdsourced artwork, created by Pablo Valcarce and Anya Glei

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
18:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

The event will begin with an introductory lecture on the use of the sling through time (c. 45 mins) followed by a tea break. The main part of the morning will consist of a slinging demonstration by an experienced slinger, followed by the opportunity to try out slinging under instruction.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Neon Eye Productions are filming short film ‘Drone’ over the course of ILW. No experience required, join our talented cast and crew to see how films are made. Whatever your particular interest, you can shadow our experienced filmmakers to help understand the creative process.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Crisis is the problem, design is the solution. Edinburgh University Design Society presents a two-day workshop involving a city-wide scavenger hunt, shelter building and surprise challenges to use design to tackle problems faced by displaced people.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:
Law Postgraduate, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, All undergraduate students, All staff, All postgraduate students, All students

Cyber security is a hot topic. Are you and your friends up to the challenge? Apply all your skills to a cipher problem. Think outside the box. See the bigger picture. Build knowledge and confidence. Be the best. Win the prize. 

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students

This 50 minute session introduces Chinese names.

No knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin) is needed.

We explain how Chinese names work and are pronounced.

Learn 10 family/clan names used by roughly 1/3 people in China!

Bring your lunch and a sense of humour!  :-)

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
12:10
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Join us for an informal half-day conference exploring gender inequality in Higher Education!

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
20:30
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students
https://www.events.ed.ac.uk/index.cfm?event=showEventDetails&course_id=8057&scheduleId=18607

During the last 120 years, papyrology has been at the heart of the most exciting developments in Greek literature.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Do you want to learn how to write for the world's largest encyclopeadia? Do you want to make knowledge available for the whole world to share? Do you like eating biscuits, meeting new people and having fun?

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All alumni, All students

A changing climate presents a new and irrefutable challenge to decision-makers in which past-experience can no longer be relied upon to understand the future and inform decisions.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Bertolt Brecht’s 'Life of Galileo', and different versions of which were written prior to and afte rWWII, is a set text in the MSc 'Science and Religion in Literature' course.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All postgraduate students, Divinity Students, All undergraduate students

The kaleidoscope was invented 200 years ago this year. It was one of the “must have” gadgets of the mid 1800’s and is still popular today. It is a fascinating gadget bringing together optics, colour and patterns and has an enduring fascination for both scientist and artists.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Following on from last year's successful art exhibition in the Crew,  as part of GeoSciences Innovative Learning Week programme, we would like to once again bring art and science together at Kings  Buildings.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
15:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
15:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
Law Postgraduate

National Records of Scotland are responsible for preserving and providing access to the National Archives of Scotland.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
15:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All alumni, All undergraduate students, All postgraduate students

'The human knower standing firmly at the centre as the only active agent of knowing in a passive, known world.’

 - Priscilla Stuckey, Being Known by a Birch Tree, 2010.

 

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
17:00
Finish:
20:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, External audience age 17 and over, All alumni, All students

A panel of the University's Scottish historians introduce their research, discussing the process of writing history from archival study to publication.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
17:15
Finish:
18:15
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Win Masterchef with a Physics Degree!*

Soft matter is everywhere. Caramel, chocolate, ice cream, all manner of squishy stuff. Learn about the science of soft foods and their preparation. Stick around to experience the results.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
18:00
Finish:
19:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Love books? Love arguments? Love comedy? Joe Hollingworth hosts the first ever meeting of the group of literary aficionados who only discuss books which don't exist. The audience makes the title, and our panel of incredible comedians will make the book.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
20:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:
External Audience 18 and over, All externals, All alumni, All students, All staff

LLC Blethers: An Evening of Academic Storytelling is a celebratory colloquium and a blend of academia and socialising unlike any that you have encountered before (unless, that is, you are a Blethering veteran).

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
20:30
Finish:
23:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

A staple of Innovative Learning Week, TEDx University of Edinburgh is a program of local, self-organized events which focus on an interdisciplinary transfer of knowledge.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All postgraduate students, All staff, All students

A week-long open access careers event.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
21:00
Eligibility:

ESAF brings together five higher education institutions across the city, showcasing the amazing visual and performing arts talent nestled in our community.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
22:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All alumni, All externals, All postgraduate students, All staff, All students, All undergraduate students, Local Community

The University academic estate produces over 3,000 tonnes of waste each year and over 90% of this waste is diverted from landfill.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

 

Meet Your Social Brain
---------------------------
Was that a joke? Are they laughing with you or at you? What goes on in your brain when you socialise and why do some people find themselves with a foot in their mouth?

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

Emotional Intelligence
---------------------------
Do you know that there is more than one kind of intelligence? How do some people always seem to know what you’re feeling? What are your emotional strengths?

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

Work together to create innovative responses to real-world challenges, drawing on your team’s combined skills in digital technology, business analysis, ethnography and design.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Ruins bear valuable knowledge of place; they are authentic representations of their historic period. However, their tangible and intangible significance is sometimes detached from contemporary values and debates.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

iGEM is an annual student project where teams from around the globe design, build and test genetically engineered machines, software and technology to do amazing things.Over the week participants will be encouraged to explore and develop project ideas for our entry into the iGEM 2016 competition

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

This is a three day training course to run Duke of Edinburgh Award. On completion people will be able to run a Duke of Edinburgh group in a school or community setting or similar.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Mathematics has many beautiful and weird surfaces that are difficult to visualise or draw. Knitting can be used to create certain surfaces easily and give a lovely finished object at the end. It also gives you a deeper understanding of the geometry of the surface.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
13:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

How do ideas and assertions evolve? How are technical and mathematical ideas refined, and how do mathematicians play with definitions? The core of this workshop will enact a play which takes the form of a dialogue between a teacher and some students.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students

Local churches need to understand where all their heating goes, and we're going to show them!  We'll be using standard physics heat conduction equations to model St Columba's by the Castle, a small (but perfectly-formed) church.  Then come the wrinkles - what if a building isn't heated enough to

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community
Contact:

This course offers advice and technique tuition to swimmers who are looking to develop their swimming ability.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
10:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Our Climbing Coaching course offers advice and technique tuition to climbers who are looking to develop their climbing ability.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

On 18th February Sport & Exercise are hosting an INSANITY® LIVE Instructor Course.  When you become an INSANITY® LIVE Instructor, you join an elite group of fitness professionals. You’ll gain the credentials and respect that make you in-demand to gyms everywhere.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

4th night - Thursday 18th: Götterdämmerung

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
17:00
Finish:
00:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

Want more from your dissertation? Think about a publication!

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
12:30
Finish:
13:00
Eligibility:
All postgraduate students

Edinburgh is Everywhere is an online game open to anyone. It is designed around the idea that ‘Edinburgh University’ isn’t just located in the city: it’s global and everywhere.

Date:
Thursday, 18 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
23:30
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

Friday

A one day immersive leadership development event (full day with meals, including end of session dinner) available each day during Innovative Learning Week (15-19 February). Gain NEW employability skills and experiences and enhance your CV.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
08:00
Finish:
19:30
Eligibility:
All students

'The human knower standing firmly at the centre as the only active agent of knowing in a passive, known world.’

 - Priscilla Stuckey, Being Known by a Birch Tree, 2010.

 

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
20:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, External audience age 17 and over, All alumni, All students

Edinburgh is Everywhere is an online game open to anyone. It is designed around the idea that ‘Edinburgh University’ isn’t just located in the city: it’s global and everywhere.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
23:30
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

This all day workshop will guide participlants through a creative and explorative process, via the mediums of collage, drawing, storytelling and creative writing, to make a picture book designed for children or children at heart. 

Workshop Leaders

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, Law Postgraduate, All undergraduate students, All postgraduate students, All students
Contact:

This art workshop will help you to understand how creative decisions impact upon your peers (and vice versa). Working in a small group, you will collectively engage in a series of simple tasks.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
16:30
Eligibility:
All staff, External audience age 17 and over, All externals, External ECA event attendees, All alumni, All students

We need YOUNG ARCHITECTS! A two-days event for children and parents to work together on a real-life design experience! If you have a child aged between 5-11years old, why not sign them up for this fun, explorative, hands-on workshop?

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:30
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All externals, Local Community, All students, All staff, School children

Over 2 days people will be invited and encouraged to help fill a room with drawings around the themes of sociology and the university community, in particular symbols of everyday life, community and people. Drop-in whenever you like! The main medium for drawing will be ink.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All students, All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni

This event offers a diverse set of sessions in which mobile technology meets language learning.

Individual 30 minute sessions on the respective apps will take place approx. 10.30am, 11.30am and 1.30pm.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
15:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students, Local Community

Black River is an on-going crowdsourced artwork, created by Pablo Valcarce and Anya Glei

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Neon Eye Productions are filming short film ‘Drone’ over the course of ILW. No experience required, join our talented cast and crew to see how films are made. Whatever your particular interest, you can shadow our experienced filmmakers to help understand the creative process.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

The day starts with designing a menu and dividing-up tasks. A walking / cycle tour in small groups is then undertaken visiting a range of outlets for sustainable, low-carbon and healthy food.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

Chemistry of Natural Dyes & Pigments 
Plus ASCUS Lab working group activities and projects

When: 11am, 2pm, 5pm; 19th Feb
Where: ASCUS Lab, Summerhall

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
11:00
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

The International Office will be running two information sessions for students regarding applications for the Principal’s Go Abroad Fund during Innovative Learning Week. 

Two information sessions will be held at the following times and places: 

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
12:00
Finish:
14:00
Eligibility:
All students

Get up close and personal with a real human brain in this introduction to neuroanatomy lecture, followed by a demonstrated dissection of anatomical material, not for the faint of heart or queasy!

For UG Y3&4 Psychology Students only.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
Y3 & $ UG Psychology Students

When studying a field as broad as sociology, it can be difficult to know what your ultimate goal is, much less how to get there!

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
16:00
Eligibility:
All students

Like beer? Ever thought about making your own? Join us for a professional and free workshop run in collaboration with the Brewstore teaching you everything you’ll need to know to make your very own delicious beer!

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Start-ups require legal and regulatory advice, and StartEd will help small businesses gain advice, for free, from students of Edinburgh Law School under the supervision of leading practitioners.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
14:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, Local Community, All externals, All alumni, All students

The SHRUB are the first student led cooperative in the UK and the SRS Department want to help them demonstrate their particular skills where they run workshops, skill sharing sessions and social events.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
15:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All externals, All alumni, All students

What is art? Is poetry art? Is comedy art? If you said no to the last two questions, come watch two wrongs make a right with Laugh Out Loud Poets.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
18:30
Finish:
20:00
Eligibility:
All staff, External Audience 18 and over, All externals, All alumni, All students

Business business business business business business business business business business business business business business business business business. This is business. 

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
21:00
Finish:
23:00
Eligibility:
External Audience 18 and over, All externals, All alumni, All students, All staff

ESAF brings together five higher education institutions across the city, showcasing the amazing visual and performing arts talent nestled in our community.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
22:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All alumni, All postgraduate students, All staff, All students, All undergraduate students, Local Community

Emotional Intelligence
---------------------------
Do you know that there is more than one kind of intelligence? How do some people always seem to know what you’re feeling? What are your emotional strengths?

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students, Local Community

This event aims to introduce campus students to distance learning students (and vice versa) through a mutually beneficial project!

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
11:00
Eligibility:
Academic Staff, All staff, All students

Work together to create innovative responses to real-world challenges, drawing on your team’s combined skills in digital technology, business analysis, ethnography and design.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Ruins bear valuable knowledge of place; they are authentic representations of their historic period. However, their tangible and intangible significance is sometimes detached from contemporary values and debates.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

How do ideas and assertions evolve? How are technical and mathematical ideas refined, and how do mathematicians play with definitions? The core of this workshop will enact a play which takes the form of a dialogue between a teacher and some students.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
12:00
Eligibility:
All students

This course offers advice and technique tuition to swimmers who are looking to develop their swimming ability.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
10:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

Our Climbing Coaching course offers advice and technique tuition to climbers who are looking to develop their climbing ability.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
18:00
Finish:
19:00
Eligibility:
All staff, All students

The University of Edinburgh, School of Engineering officially has the largest team of world leading research engineers of any university in the UK (Source: Research Excellence Framework 2014, #1 for Research Power).

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
10:00
Finish:
17:00
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students

Edinburgh is Everywhere is an online game open to anyone. It is designed around the idea that ‘Edinburgh University’ isn’t just located in the city: it’s global and everywhere.

Date:
Friday, 19 February, 2016
Start:
09:00
Finish:
23:30
Eligibility:
All alumni, All externals, All staff, All students