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The latest news from Information Services.

Student Interns adapt to remote working

In the academic year 19/20, the Digital Skills and Training team employed six student interns.

The ISG Reading Group and anti-racism resources

Within the ISG, we have formed a new an online reading group to discuss books, articles and news stories which influence our work.

Learning design for hybrid teaching

A set of new resources to support learning design for hybrid teaching has been developed by Learning, Teaching & Web Directorate in partnership with learning technologists from all three Colleges.

COVID-19 Critical Care Online Course

An online resource for frontline healthcare staff is launching as a formal online course, with 100% of the University's revenue from upgrades being donated to the University's PPE Fund.

Supporting the University web estate

As the Covid-19 crisis moves more of our services than ever online, our web estate has become the primary public face of the University. Ensuring the quality, trustworthiness and accessibility of our websites has never been more important.

Balance for Better: Recognising notable Edinburgh women

The theme of International Women’s Day 2019 was Balance for Better.  In keeping with the spirit of better balance, the Board Room at Argyle House and three training rooms are being renamed after notable women with connections to Edinburgh. 


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Celebrating Scottish living artists

Help to shape information at this collaborative Wikipedia editathon celebrating Scottish living artists.

Ada Lovelace Day 2017

Celebrate the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) by joining us for Ada Lovelace Day 2017.

Scaling and transforming education with IT Futures

University staff are invited to join us at this year's IT Futures conference, with the theme of scaling and transforming education.

Reading Music

Explore the rich history of the University's music collections in the latest exhibition at the Centre for Research Collections.

Join us at the 'Celtic Knot' - Wikipedia Language Conference

Registration is now open for the ‘Celtic Knot’ – Wikipedia Language Conference taking place on Thursday 6 July at The University of Edinburgh Business School.

Lunchtime Seminar - Sprint to Success

Join us as we reflect on the first EdWeb code sprint this summer, how the growing community of developers around the University's new CMS has been brought together, and the plans to sustain this community.