Monthly Archives : October 2011

Research Practices 2.0: Reflections on #RP2NOTT

Back in the summer, I was approached by Andy Coverdale to be interviewed and to help out on a project around social media for PhD students. The first part of the task was to be interviewed about how I use social media as part of my research practice, to be used as part of a web resource hosted by the…

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Cultural Leadership Development in Istanbul: Working for the British Council

“Evening on Bosphorus” by andra_life shared under creative commons license. Tomorrow I am heading to Istanbul to do some work with the British Council as part of a teamfrom Little Star, a digital production company from Manchester. We have been asked to cover a Cultural Leadership workshop, a event that brings together 47 cultural leaders worldwide to discuss individual and collective…

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What I’ve been working on:

By | Comments Off on What I’ve been working on: [October, 2011] Last month I wrote about a research project that I’ve been working on with UWS where we would be running workshops and social media surgeries in the south of Scotland in partnership with South of Scotland Business Solutions. I’ve been working on the website since August, which contains some informations about the events, some resources and will act…

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Hacking the Olympics. Guest Post for @scraperwiki #media2012

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Reposted from a post I was asked to write for the Scraperwiki blog about #media2012 event at FACT Liverpool as part of AND Festival last Sunday. Last weekend, Scraperwiki hosted a ‘hacks and hackers’ event at FACT in Liverpool as part of Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival, focusing on scraping data related to the Olympics for the #media2012 network. There is plenty…

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Conclusions from the International Olympic Academy, Postgraduate Session

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For the last four weeks I was in Ancient Olympia studying at the International Olympic Academy as part of their 18th Postgraduate Session. The sessions were split by weekly topics (week 1: Ancient Greece/Olympics; week 2: Revival of the modern games/social, economic and sports management; week 3: Philosophy and Ethics; week 4: Conclusions) and at the end were asked as groups…

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