Improving your LinkedIn Profile to Aid Your Career

This week we had Alisdair McKibben talking about how to use LinkedIn. He explained the basics of why you should maximize your benefits with good selection of words and photo. You can find more on this in the careers section of the university website https://www.abdn.ac.uk/careers/resources/index.php?action=search&search_term=linkedin. For most students this is something to regularly update during

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Running the Silence Experiment using Lego

Taking part in the Silence Experiment at Agile 2017 made me more determined than before that running this type of session with students would be a good idea. Being offered the chance to start teaching our Human Computer Interaction course at the University of Aberdeen created an opportunity for me to ‘run the experiment’ and

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Everyone Can Learn to be More Creative

We are all creative, but our culture seems to drum creativity out of us during school. The ‘arty’ ones go one way, the ‘science’ ones another, and the remainder end up distributed across all the subjects. This is brought up again, and again in articles. A key proponent of the notion that ‘school removes our

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