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Master Class: Poetry & Creative Learning with the MasterCard Scholars

Thursday, 18 May, 2017 - 09:50

  I’ve been delivering writing workshops for a long time now, most regularly at the Scottish Poetry Library to people who, though at various points in their writing careers, have poetry on the brain. Since starting as Projects and Engagement Coordinator for the Institute for Academic Development (IAD), it has been interesting to think about … Continue reading Master Class: Poetry & Creative Learning with the MasterCard Scholars

Resilient Researchers

Friday, 28 April, 2017 - 13:15

Originally posted on iad4researchers:
First of all a huge thank you to the speakers at the Resilient Researcher event which I was involved in today. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, resilience is my word of the year so I was really pleased to be able to work with two sponsors, SUPA and the…

Festivals, Festivals Everywhere!

Wednesday, 12 April, 2017 - 13:17

Edinburgh is widely regarded as a world-leading festival city with a colossal programme of events running throughout the year. Beyond the official calendar promoted through Edinburgh Festival City there seems to be a never ending stream of diverse, engaging and exciting festivals appearing…everywhere! It is encouraging to see many of these festivals thriving and returning year-on-year. At the Institute for … Continue reading Festivals, Festivals Everywhere!