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Référendum Jour-J

Ce soir, les résultats pour le référendum seront enfin connus. Il y a une soirée de prévue à Teviot pour l’occasion, et on va y aller avec des amies strasbourgeoises (après un petit tour au pub). 231 more words


Modern Art Gallery Writing Activity

Tutor Jane McKie Organized a Writing Activity at the Modern One

Inspired by a MOMA activity sheet for visual artists, Jane adapted the activity as follows: 548 more words

Creative Works

SILC Course

The explanation of the ‘intensive language and civilization’ course I participated in before the start of classes really should begin in June.  I’d read about the ten day course on Diderot’s website and thought it seemed like a really good way to meet new people whilst improving my language skills.   838 more words


I Survived Freshers' Week (And Lived to Tell the Tale)

If you’ve ever heard anything about Freshers’ Week at British universities, you’ll know that they’re generally regarded as week-long parties and nonstop socializing. This proved to be true at Edinburgh, and the picture below accurately sums up my feelings about it. 1,341 more words

Early Days

New research on land reform in Zimbabwe

As mentioned last week, the University of Sussex hosted the major biennial UK African Studies Association conference. Around 600 delegates were registered, and there was a real buzz, with panels on every conceivable topic from every corner of the continent. 1,372 more words

Gareth James reblogged this on Researching Zimbabwe: Land, Agriculture and Livelihoods and commented:

Here is a useful summary of the papers presented by Leila Sinclair-Bright, Gareth James and Grasian Mkodzongi, at the ASAUK conference last week. To accompany the recording of the discussion, here is a link to my own PowerPoint slides, which should help to further illustrate the points made during my presentation. I'm afraid it doesn't make much sense without them, so I hope that those who are interested find this additional material both interesting and useful.  

Signing up for classes at Diderot

I have brilliant news in that I finally have a timetable!  There’s a boulangerie I walk past every day on my way back from the metro and early last week I decided that when I managed to sign up for classes a tarte aux fraises would be a suitable reward! 442 more words


Statistics Courses for PhD Students

We run the following statistics courses for PhD Students:

Introductory Statistics for Life Scientists – Level 1

This is a 5 week course delivered entirely on-line within Learn (the University’s virtual learning environment, VLE). 730 more words

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