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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 …

Bringing an Interactive Physical Workshop into a Synchronous Digital Space

Thursday, 10 October, 2019 - 14:20

Find Your Startup Idea Workshop: Blackboard Collaborate, 2019 Festival of Creative Learning By Robert Pembleton, Enterprise Officer at Edinburgh Innovations My job is endlessly rewarding. I have the privilege of working with University students who are looking to become entrepreneurs, often bringing to the table some really exciting, innovative, and delightfully preposterous ideas. Sometimes, however, …

I’m Not Racist But…

Thursday, 26 September, 2019 - 09:56

by John Moriarty, originally published here . 2019 Festival of Creative Learning, I’m not racist, but…: Challenging prejudice and unconscious bias Maybe you cringed a little at the title. Maybe you thought, ‘Oh boy, there’s no good way to follow that.’ Perhaps you finished it off yourself somehow. My thought was something along the lines …