Browsing Category : Seminars

Visual Methods and Ethnography Workshop (12th May 2015 – all day, free)


I was approached by Dr Ivana Rihova to take part in the following free all day workshop that is to take place at Napier University on the 12th of May 2015. I will be collaborating with Sharon Greenwood (PhD researcher at University of Glasgow) on a practical workshop entitled: “Where do you stand? Reflecting on ethical considerations of using social…

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Digital Commonwealth featured as case study in Creative Citizens’ Variety Pack.


After being included at the first Creative Citizen’s conference on the 18th-19th September at the Royal College of Art in London, we were approached by Dr Dan Lockton to contribute to the Creative Citizens’ Variety Pack that brought together case studies of inspiring digital ideas from community based projects. The pack is now available as hard copy and can be…

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Presentation (w @kierandhamilton): Morally High, Is Twitter being used as an online space to challenge dominant socio-political discourse around drug-use?


In my last post about writing goals, I said my February goal was to work on a paper with Kieran (who has just started a PhD in Alcohol and Drug Studies at UWS). Last Thursday, we were invited to present the work-in-progress at the UWS School of Education/Creative and Cultural Industries Research Showcase at the CCA in Glasgow. We are working…

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Workshop: Social Media for Community Engagement, Fife Rights Forum (2nd May)


Last week Third Sector Lab’s Ross McCulloch and I were invited through to Kirkcaldy to host some workshops at the Fife Rights Forum event. About FRF: Fife Rights Forum is the partnership organisation for Fife’s advice and rights groups. Responsible for co-ordinating the strategic development of advice, rights and financial inclusion work in Fife, Fife Rights Forum strives to support the delivery of…

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Social Media for the School of the Midwifery Workshop #uwsltas


Yesterday I had the absolute pleasure of running a session about social media for the school of midwifery at the University of the West of Scotland, something, based on my experiences when trying out new contexts, that I thought would be an unusual request and a challenging topic to deliver. It turns out that it was actually one of the…

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