Fully Funded PhD: How Children Experience Theatre and Dance
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Fully Funded PhD: How Children Experience Theatre and Dance

Valuing Young Audiences: how children experience live theatre and dance, and why it matters Fully-funded AHRC PhD studentship Summary Applications are invited from prospective candidates for an AHRC-funded PhD on the value for children of experiencing live theatre and dance as audience members. This is a new collaboration between the University of Aberdeen and Imaginate, … Continue reading

Summer Roundup
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Summer Roundup

It may be summer, and the campus may be (relatively) empty, students far away, lecturers off doing research, but we here at the GWW are hard at work, and there are a lot of exciting things brewing over the summer—some already launched and others to look out for in the coming academic year. SERG Partnership … Continue reading

Huntly: A Place of Inspiration
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Huntly: A Place of Inspiration

Stepping from the train, I saw the petite houses of Huntly nestled within the beautiful, green countryside of Aberdeenshire. Adventuring further into the town, I discovered, what I later defined as, an array of “hidden faces” in “beautiful places”, including the dog on the wall in No. 11 Café, the clock’s face observing the square … Continue reading

Reflections on ‘Scottishness’ and Identity
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Reflections on ‘Scottishness’ and Identity

Upon learning that myself and three other MLitt students were to collaborate with Deveron Projects in Huntly, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  I hadn’t been back to Huntly in 6 years (despite my parents only living 25 minutes away) and my limited awareness of the group came from hazy memories of school art projects.  However, … Continue reading

Harvesting Collections for Social and Scientific Benefit: Hidden Stories at the Herbarium of RBGE
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Harvesting Collections for Social and Scientific Benefit: Hidden Stories at the Herbarium of RBGE

The advent of the era of Big Data has highlighted a truism in scientific discovery: an inference is only as good as the data that underlie it. While it is tempting to believe that large, open-access data repositories are a recent invention, in fact scientific collections such as herbaria have been filling this purpose for … Continue reading

Plant Scenery of the World, a Botanical Take on the Practice of “People Watching”
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Plant Scenery of the World, a Botanical Take on the Practice of “People Watching”

Every Friday morning for the past month and a half I have packed my bag, mounted my bike and through a pleasant downhill route, have fallen in the lap of the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens. This park stands as a welcoming hug for the sight-seeing drained tourists and the busy bees citizens to literally take … Continue reading