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#transplantstories, the Story So Far

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With only 3 days to go until the British Transplant Games (BTG) begin in North Lanarkshire this Thursday, I thought I would spend 20 minutes providing a quick update about the #transplantstories project that we have been working on as a partnership between the University of the West of Scotland and North Lanarkshire Council. How? Over a year ago now, I…

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Those things I’ve learned through my role as the Digital Commonwealth project coordinator…

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Thursday night’s Digital Commonwealth finale showcase marked the end of a project that I had been involved in and represented for over 2 years. I was in a full time post (funded by Big Lottery Fund Scotland) from August 2013 – December 2014 and from January 2014, I’d been retained through UWS for 1-2.5 days a week to completed and…

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Things what I am up to this week (w/c October 5th)…

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I can’t believe it has been two weeks since I got back from Japan – there are several posts in draft that I need to finish up, but lets get this week out the way first, yeah? I spent the first week back swimming in a warm haze of trippy jetlag and food sadness that I can’t eat seaweed for…

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Workshop Recap: Stalled Spaces Scotland and Premiership Rugby Community Conference

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It’s been some week for travelling. I’m writing this from the research student room at the Graduate School of Osaka University’s Human Sciences department in Japan. We arrived last night after 28 hours of travelling. I’m drinking some hot that I think is a milky chocolate tea and eating Green Tea kit-kats (verdict: amaze!) and settling down to warm up…

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Digital Stories: Heading to Belfast for the Summer Learning Fortnight

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Back in January, I had the pleasure to organise a collaborative workshop on digital storytelling with Una Murphy from View Digital Northern Ireland as part of the EU-funded Honeycomb Project hosted at the Ayr Campus of the University of the West of Scotland. Since then Una and I have been looking at ways to run a complimentary workshop in Belfast –…

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Life Update: When only a long rambly post with pictures of greyhounds will do…

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As part of Digital Commonwealth, the University of the West of Scotland, played host to an event for practitioners, academics and activists to explore the issues, opportunities and challenges of archiving community-based storytelling in the digital age. This is a record of content produced on day.

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