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Media in Scotland’s Communities – Prelude

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I’ve been the chair of the Brilliant Scotland steering group for the last 2 years – the Media Trust ran project comes to an end in May – and it will end with a celebratory event in Craigmillar, Edinburgh on the 22nd of April. The focus is the title of this post. This post aims to pull together my starting…

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Scottish Fundraising Video Interviews for the Institute of Fundraising Scotland

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Last week I was invited to be resident social reporter at the Scottish Fundraising Conference in Glasgow by Rebecca Curtis-Moss from the Institute of Fundraising Scotland. I’ve just finished editing and uploading the video interviews with speakers and participants from the two day event – followed by short (ecstatic) bursts of joy from the winners of the Scottish Fundraising Awards…

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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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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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Event report: Keynote for Education Scotland Social Studies Digital Learning Day #digilearnscot

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As part of the outputs from the Digital Commonwealth project, David and I were invited to deliver one of the keynote’s for Education Scotland‘s Social Studies Digital Learning Day (#digilearnscot) The event was broadcast live on Glow ScotlandĀ (the virtual learning environment for schools in Scotland) but we were asked to record the talk againĀ so it could be embedded in other…

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