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Coloured Confessions – Lessons I (re)Learned during my year in Edinburgh

Moving to Edinburgh was one of the hardest moves I’ve ever had to make.  I’ve lived in Nice, Montréal and Indonesia, but this experience was something different…  PART I: Foundations – Managing Your Mental Health  I was in a really … Continue reading

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Where can and MSc at Edinburgh University take you?

By Celeste Kellock In the space of two weeks my MSc has taken me to Africa and the Arctic! One of the perks of geosciences, if you are like minded, is fieldwork and fieldtrips! I love being able to see … Continue reading

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Science-Policy Training Day

Every year, the British Ecological Society (BES) puts on a policy training day that is open to students, professionals, and those who are interested in learning about the interaction between science and politics. This workshop usually runs in the autumn … Continue reading

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BEST EATS – EDINBURGH

I began writing this article as a “living on a budget does not mean you cannot eat well!” / “Let me show the world the cheap eats of Edinburgh,” but slowly I began to realize that there is just so … Continue reading

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My top 5 places to study (University of Edinburgh, Central)

  I don’t know about you, but when it comes to exam season or even nearing the end of any semester, I find it nearly (basically) impossible to find a place to study (especially on campus). Hence, why I’m only … Continue reading

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Roses are red, Saltires are blue…

As summer approaches and holiday plans to far-flung destinations populate the screens of starry-eyed students on every floor of the library, I have been reflecting on my last four years living in Edinburgh. When I first came to visit the … Continue reading

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Ecosystem Services MSc students take on the Cairngorms National Park, Scotland

At the end of April we spent a week in the surprisingly sunny Cairngorms National Park, one of Scotland’s two national parks, and the largest the UK has to offer. The week was divided into two halves, the first consisting … Continue reading

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Morocco 2018

By Celeste Kellock and Chelsea Fletcher This year the MSc Environmental Protection and Management and MSc Soils and Sustainability field trip was to Morocco. One of the great parts of an environmental degree is the opportunity to take part in … Continue reading

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How This Sloth Could Save the World

By 2030, we will only have 1% of the earth rain forests remaining. We are on the brink of the earths 6th mass extinction. Earth’s population of wild vertebrates — all mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish — declined 58% … Continue reading

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How my masters degree put me face-to-face with my childhood hero!

Written by Laura LaBeur Recently the MSc Marine Systems and Policy students were invited to attend the prestigious Monaco Blue Initiative – an event funded by H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco to promote ocean awareness and action. The University … Continue reading

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