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Embracing the Festival Mindset

Friday, 6 August, 2021 - 14:22

We have all been experiencing change lately. Our resources have been challenged and our resilience has been tested. It has been a trying time! The Festival of Creative Learning was on hiatus for much of the past year or so thanks to covid and all the resulting complexities. However, we are waking up again, refreshed […]

Collective Sounds of Happy Places

Wednesday, 9 September, 2020 - 11:22

When I was 10 I traveled to India, and I was mesmerised by the vibrant assembly of street sounds. Bright flashes of jiggling chimes coming from the women’s anklets, swishing sounds of women’s colourful Saris floating after them, and the jolly sounds of monkeys jumping and playfully hanging from buildings. Rickshaws horns, loud discussions and …

Harmonic Function

Thursday, 9 April, 2020 - 13:53

On the 5th March 2020, EASTBIO first-year PhD student Eddie Martin organised a concert with a difference. The performers? Researchers in the fields of Biological Sciences and/or Music. Their instruments? Computer programming languages. The audience? Enjoying a healthy mix of inspiration, entertainment, and bemusement. This event welcomed all to the diverse and overlapping worlds of …

Students as Change Agents

Monday, 6 April, 2020 - 11:34

This programme brought out the best in me and gave me the opportunity to work with teams from diverse backgrounds. In addition, I had the chance to sharpen my critical thinking skills and presentation skills Students as Change Agents participant – February 2020 Created by the Careers Service and the Data Driven Innovation Programme Office, …