Before I started this internship, I was an incredibly busy third-year Psychology student studying at the University of Edinburgh. Now, I’m spending my summer before my final year as an intern for the Information Services Group at the university. During my first week, I’ve had a lot of new information thrown at me about what […]
Hi there! My name is Erin, and I am the new Wikisourceror (Open Collections) intern. Aside from being an intern with a really fun name, I am a final year BSc Physics student with strong interests in Outreach and Engagement and Open Education, Open …
First launched in 2011, this popular Scottish Government funded e-learning resource was refreshed and relaunched on 9th June 2021, coinciding with national changes to foot screening services across Scotland. ‘National Diabetes Foot Co-ordinator’ Duncan Stang kindly provides a short overview of this collaborative project with the University of Edinburgh and the measurable impact it has […]
A few years ago the sounds of piloting new software was pretty exciting and still is however one thing has changed in my job is ensuring we are compliant with numerous layers of regulations, standards and policies. The list is long and can be complicated depending on the service your looking to pilot however it […]
Hello again! In this month’s post, I thought I’d detail a recently completed project for SCPHRP – a two part short film focussed on the 20mph project, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Wellcome Trust. The project is part of the largest and most comprehensive study to date into the […]
We can confirm our launch date for the ‘Diabetes Foot Screening’ e-learning resource is now 9th June 2021. This HTML5 compliant (no Adobe Flash) website will allow NHS Scotland and NHS England health care professionals (HCP) to complete their essential training and certification.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Welcome back. It finally feels like summer, and I hope you enjoyed the lovely weather this past weekend as much as I did. In this post, I share some reflections on the two workshops we held last week as well as some of the drawings they resulted in. It was my first time facilitating a […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes Welcome back to some exciting news. As always, I hope you are well, getting on with exams and assignments or getting on with work, while also taking care of yourselves. Wherever you are and however you are feeling today, thank you for tuning in on another blog post about the We Have Great Stuff – […]
Something I am sure all LTs and IS peeps will have noticed this year is that due to the pandemic adoption of centrally supported IS tools have grown. In some cases, tool growth has been larger than ever expected (causing a slight cost headache) and some tools less so but we have seen staff and […]
I’m currently building Lego versions of the University of Edinburgh’s Main Library to raise money for the charity Sight Scotland who support people with sight loss and blindness.