Lifelong Learning (formerly Short Courses)

BBC Radio Scotland Records 'Brainwaves' at COL

On Friday 29th November, an episode of BBC Radio Scotland's popular series Brainwaves will be recorded at the Centre for Open Learning.

Professor Critchley

BBC Radio Scotland's Brainwaves programme will sit down with Professor Hilary Critchley from University of Edinburgh's MRC Centre for Reproductive Health to explore her work on menstrual health.

Presenter Pennie Latin will interview Prof Critchley in the presence of a small audience and will facilitate a recorded discussion on the taboos surrounding menstruation and the heavy bleeding that many people who menstruate experience.

The recording will take place on Friday 29th November in Paterson's land between 11:00-12:30. Places for this event are free but space is limited. Priority will be given to Centre for Open Learning students.

If you would like to be part of the studio audience for this event, then please contact Dr Kirsty Adamson ( with the subject header, "Brainwaves."

More Information

Professor Hilary Critchley's Staff Profile

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health website

BBC Radio Scotland's Brainwaves website