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06 Apr 2020

What the COVID-19 emergency is teaching us about our institutions

Author: Karen Watt, SFC Chief Executive

SFC Chief Executive, Karen Watt, pays tribute to the early response by Scotland’s colleges and universities to the pandemic.
27 Mar 2020

Taking action to reduce carbon emissions from University business travel

Author: Siôn Pickering, SRS Project Coordinator for Edinburgh University

This weekend for Earth Hour Siôn Pickering writes about the need for Universities to cut back on emissions through reduction in business travel.
11 Mar 2020

Getting additional support needs right

Author: Lucia Ramon Mateo, Funding Policy Officer, Scottish Funding Council

Understanding student needs is essential to our collective support for ASN students writes Lucia Ramon Mateo.
21 Feb 2020

Mediating multilingualism – in Scotland and India

Author: Gordon Wells, Project Manager, Soillse

On International Mother Language Day, Gordon Wells reflects on the value of multilingualism.
10 Feb 2020

Beyond tolerance, towards acceptance

Author: Sukhi Bains, Chair of the Scottish Race Equality Network (Colleges & Universities), Head of E&D at the University of St Andrews, and global EDI Freelancer.

Sukhi Bains reflects on respect, dignity and privilege.
13 Jan 2020

For the love of science

Author: Helen Bell, science teacher, 13 January 2020

Helen Bell writes about retraining as a science teacher after a ten-year break.
07 Jan 2020

The Mystery Filling

Author: Angus Wark, Reference Services Team Leader, National Library of Scotland

Angus Wark shares what it’s like working as a librarian at the National Library of Scotland.
17 Dec 2019

Climate Emergency to Climate Opportunity

Author: Dr Martin Valenti, Head of Climate Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise

Dr Martin Valenti looks at the complex climate change challenges we face and how we can collaborate to tackle them.
10 Dec 2019

Haber-Bosch: the catalytic process that feeds the world

Author: Yalinu Poya, University of Glasgow PhD student and UK STEM Ambassador.

Yalinu Poya, University of Glasgow PhD student and UK STEM Ambassador shares her award-winning research into the catalytic process that feeds the world, and encouragement for future #WomenInSTEM
03 Dec 2019

What I know about knowledge

Author: Lynn Killick, Senior Policy Analysis Officer, SFC

SFC's Lynn Killick on how we can shape society through our approach to information.

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