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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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Art in Crew! Words and Images Art Exhibition as part of Innovative Learning Week (ILW)

Written by Dr. Christina Coakley (University Teacher, School of GeoSciences) February 16th 2015 marked the start of Innovative Learning Week for The University of Edinburgh and as a relatively new member of the teaching staff in the School of Geosciences … Continue reading

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Here You Go! Your Top 5 Questions About Our School Answered

During the just concluded Innovative learning Week (ILW), I was on the virtual student panel where incoming students were able to ask current students questions about Geosciences. I did this twice; on Tuesday and Thursday, and each time we had … Continue reading

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Before I Cross the Mediterranean Sea for an ED-ucation…

Tomorrow, I’ll be hopping on a plane from Lagos, Nigeria to Edinburgh, Scotland to begin my Master’s Degree program. I’m blessed with a full scholarship and the soul of a nomad so this is another opportunity to invest in my … Continue reading

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Carbon Masters Alumni Conference

For the first time since the the start of the programme, the Msc in Carbon Management had an Alumni Conference to gather all current and past students for a weekend of carbon discussions, updates on the work of alumni and … Continue reading

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All-Energy Conference

For two days in May, 21st and 22nd, the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre received people from all over the world for the annual All-Energy Conference. This event is a combination of talks and exhibitions from several companies in the … Continue reading

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IEMA Workshops

As current students of the Msc in Carbon Management, we have been given a student membership to the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA). Being a member gives you access to a lot of information and documentation, invitations to … Continue reading

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That time I wore a kilt

A Finnish, a German and a Mexican walk into a kilt shop and no, this is not the start of a joke. A couple of months ago, the Msc in Carbon Management got the chance to spend a lovely Christmas … Continue reading

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Food for a Fiver

As we all probably know by this point, the student lifestyle requires a very thorough financial analysis to be able to make it through the month on a budget. And having been a student dependent on scholarships most of his … Continue reading

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Why did I choose Msc Environment, Culture and Society?

I am interested actually in a lot of different things. From environmental ethics to political ecology, moral economy, (economic) sociology and anthropology of everyday life, qualitative research methods, alternative food networks, ICT and development, urban nature, sustainability niches and transitions … Continue reading

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