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Moray House Annual Lecture 2020 | Making Children's Rights Real: The opportunities of incorporating the Convention on the Rights of the Child | 27 May 2020
Speaker: Professor Kirsten Sandberg, University of Oslo
Moray House Annual Lecture 2020 was held online Wednesday 27 May 2020
This Annual Lecture was given in collaboration with the Observatory of Children's Human Rights Scotland. The Observatory of Children's Human Rights Scotland is a collaboration of organisations working to drive implementation of children's human rights.
Postgraduate Online Learning Open Days | 6 + 7 May 2020
Join an online information session to find out more about our postgraduate online learning programmes: MSc Digital Education and MSc Social Justice and Community Action.
Postgraduate Virtual Open Week | 16-20 March 2020
Online sessions focusing on specific programme or subject areas - a chance to speak to academic staff about your particular interests.
Professor John Sproule's Inaugural Lecture | PE through the lens of a hybrid PE teacher-applied sports scientist | 4 March 2020
‘PE through the lens of a hybrid PE teacher-applied sports scientist’
Please join us for the Inaugural Lecture of Professor John Sproule, Personal Chair of Physical Education, on Wednesday 4 March at 5.15pm. This will be held at 50 George Square in Lecture Theatre G.03.
Professor John Sproule’s inaugural lecture will reflect upon parts of his teaching and research journey, the inter-relationship between PE and applied sports science research, and the importance of this to enable the effective teaching of PE.
Celebrating 25 years of Applied Sport Science at Moray House | 29 February 2020
Graduates, alumni, students and staff (past and present) were invited to join in celebrating 25 years of Applied Sport Science on Saturday 29 February
25 years ago, the first entrants started on the first broad-based applied sport science degree in Scotland. Since that time over 650 students have studied on and graduated from the programme including such famous international sportspeople as Sir Chris Hoy, Gemma Fay, Grace Reid, Mike Blair, Tony Stanger, Samantha Judge and many others. Graduates have also gone on to lead very succesful careers in all walks of life including sport, public sector, armed forces, charities and private business.
Book Launch: Why Science and Art Creativities Matter | 20 February 2020
This event launched the newly published book co-edited by Professor Pam Burnard (University of Cambridge) and Dr Laura Colucci-Gray (from here at the University of Edinburgh), “Why Science and Art Creativities Matter. Re-Configuring STEAM for Future-Making Education” (Brill Publishers).