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As we approach the midway point of our scientific voyage, the RV Investigator has made it to the northernmost extent of the Tasmantid Seamount Chain (view our live position here). At the time of writing, we’ve sampled 23 locations at 8 volcanic seamounts. Some sampling efforts produced lots of different types of interesting rocks, and some […]
Our team of students have been employed as part of a pilot scheme to edit, check and create accurate subtitles for the University’s media content. The aim is to improve accessibility for those with hearing loss using media content published by the University. This pilot is the first of its kind, taking on an in-house team […]
Last summer, as I worked eight hour Fringe shifts as a kitchen porter, I fantasised about one day being able to land a proper desk job. That isn’t to say that I don’t enjoy kitchen work, it has taught me a lot about myself and serves as my primary viewpoint into the working world. Upon […]
I have a 5 year old starting school in 5 days. In navigating the brave new world of scholarly life, I’m already seeing basic UX mistakes that are mirrored in university culture.
My name is Emma and I am a fourth year Geology and Physical Geography student that studied at the University of Edinburgh. Through my degree I have developed a background in Geographical Information Systems and working with different datasets. This summer I have the opportunity to work as an intern with the University of Edinburgh […]
This week I have been focusing on visualisations using ArcGIS Online and thinking of the best ways to make interesting visualisations. So far ArcGIS Online has been very easy to use with lots of different tools however, the visualisations have been more limited than the maps created on Leaflet. Creating Choropleth Maps I spent the […]