Short Courses

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Short Course
Short courses
Start Date:
10 August 2017
Day(s) and Times(s):
Thu 10 & Fri 11 Aug, 1.10pm – 5.00pm
Duration:
2 days

Food is a constant part of our daily lives, but a remarkable amount of science is involved in what we eat and drink. The way food tastes can also be explained by simple chemical concepts. This…

Short Course
Short courses
Start Date:
16 August 2017
Day(s) and Times(s):
Wed 16 & Thu 17 Aug, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Duration:
2 days

Explore the geological history of East Lothian, discovering the processes that have created today's beautiful coastal landscape and offshore islands. Intense volcanic activity 350 million years…

Short Course
Short courses
Start Date:
18 August 2017
Day(s) and Times(s):
Fri 18 Aug, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Duration:
1 day

This one-day course explores the archaeology that survives in the parks of Edinburgh, enabling students to consider what archaeology is in the 21st century. Guided by your tutor and…

Short Course
Short courses
Start Date:
21 August 2017
Day(s) and Times(s):
Mon 21 - Wed 23 Aug, 10am - 12.30pm
Duration:
3 days

Over three days, this course will guide students through the plays and performances on offer at Edinburgh’s Fringe and International festivals. This course will focus on three major productions,…

Short Course
Short courses
Start Date:
21 August 2017
Day(s) and Times(s):
Mon 21 & Tue 22 Aug, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Duration:
2 days

August 2017 marks one hundred years since Wilfred Owen introduced himself to Siegfried Sassoon at Edinburgh’s Craiglockhart War Hospital. Their meeting was to have a profound effect on their…

Short Course
Short courses
Start Date:
22 August 2017
Day(s) and Times(s):
Tue 22 – Thu 24 Aug, 10.30am – 3.30pm
Duration:
3 days

There is an enduring fascination with the Jacobite story, which includes love, loss, exile, rebellion and retribution. This course will examine the background, events, and people involved with…

Short Course
Short courses
Start Date:
24 August 2017
Day(s) and Times(s):
Thu 24 Aug, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Duration:
1 day

This course will allow participants to explore the National Library of Scotland with practical guidance and demonstrations from NLS archive staff and a COL tutor in literature.  This course offers…