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When George Robertson Nicoll begins his account of his Fifty Years’ Travels, he does so with the following words: ‘We left London on March 17th, 1848, in the good ship Royal Saxon, a 700-ton vessel with three hundred passengers’ (page 1). What George does not tell us is that his 24-year old wife, Sarah, travelled […]
This week’s post is from Dr Alexander MARTIN, Dr Marie-Louise MONAGHAN and Dr Marlène MAGALHAES PINTO – the research staff who co-presented with Paddy Hadoke, Caroline Proctor and I at Senate on October 2nd. I didn’t want to edit their views, but they’ve kindly allowed me to add a couple of notes at the end. […]
At this week's user-focused meetup, around 20 people came to hear me speak about my reflections on studying for a PDA in Service Design with the Service Design Academy.
Bodyshop, LUSH, L’OCCITANE, Kiehl or MAC user? Check out the recycling schemes on offer which can save you a pretty penny as well as help the environment! Body Shop recycling scheme Return Recycle Repeat encourages customers who return their used Body shop bottles (and jars or pots) to receive £5 off their next purchase up until […]
A Look Back This week the blog is a celebration of how far we have come on our ITIL® journey. Sometimes it has been a winding uphill road but perhaps blue sky is ahead… It might seem an odd time to reflect but as the University has just passed through arguably the busiest time of […]
Hi all, It’s still early days in our exhibition planning, but we’ve gotten to see a lot of amazing things from the belly of the NLS (including the above-pictured hand-illuminated manuscript by Phoebe Anna Traquair), and meet a lot of really interesting staff who work there.  We’re also starting to hammer out and fine-tune our […]

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