Author: Stewart CromarInteractive Content Manager for the Information Services Group.
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 […]
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.
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.
After five major eye surgeries for a detached retina I’ve written a new reflective blog post describing my experiences to date. I’ve illustrated my vision loss for each medical procedure and current condition to potentially help others going through similar medical journeys.
Critical notice regarding Adobe Flash Since Adobe no longer supports Flash Player, Adobe strongly recommends all users immediately uninstall Flash Player to help protect their systems. Please note the University of Edinburgh is actively working with our NHS Scotland and NHS England South partners to develop a new post-Flash version of this e-learning resource. You […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute The first day of the Chinese New Year will be on Friday, 12th February, which is the Year of the Ox. To celebrate this festive occasion we decided to create a special colouring book illustration. Our first port of call was the University of Edinburgh’s Image Collection, where there are over 40,000 images published by the […]
I had a great time attending our virtual festive office party this week. A kind team of University colleagues designed a creative agenda, stuffed full of genuine LOL moments for us all. Inclusive event Traditionally we’d all have a wee quiz and fancy meal in an Edinburgh restaurant. For 2020, our virtual equivalent had some… Continue reading Virtual elf benefits
Following on from a post earlier this year, I wanted to revisit the video game Animal Crossing and import University artworks I had recently discovered whilst working on a brand-new digital exhibition. Carlyle Circle digital exhibition The Carlyle Circle was formed in 1990 to bring together and thank everyone who pledges to leave a legacy to the […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Within the last month the vision in my right eye has significantly diminished. This personal blog post details what the impact has been on my daily life and how recent web accessibility work has helped me cope a little better. …
Fancy curating your own University of Edinburgh (UoE) virtual exhibition in Nintendo’s Animal Crossing game? Good news, Getty have kindly shared an art generator tool that integrates with over 40,000 images published by the University’s Centre for Research Collections (CRC) under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY). What is Animal Crossing? In case you’re […]