Browsing Category : London2012

#DigitalAngus – Citizen Journalism and the Commonwealth Games

By | 0 Comments

Last Saturday, I awoke at a time where most of Glasgow was going to sleep (5am!) to catch the first train to Dundee to meet my lift to Forfar for the Digital Angus conference being organised by Third Sector Lab and Angus Council around the themes of social media for community engagement. As Angus was one of our areas where…

Read More »

Writing Retreats; or how a trip to the mountains helped me restart my PhD.

By | 3 Comments

Inspired by this call to action from Jessica on collecting the stories of mental health and PhD students, and the fact I am looking forward to working on ‘it’ through the enforced Christmas annual leave that working in a University insists I take (:-D),  I thought I would give an update on my progress of trying to get back on…

Read More »

Conference, Researching Social Media (Keynote): Curating a Digital Commonwealth

By | 0 Comments

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, this one-day conference on Researching Social Media was aimed at policy makers, the business community, third sector and academic researchers and paid specific attention to methods and analytical approaches. The conference was held on Monday 4 November 2013 at The Workstation in Sheffield and hosted by the University of Sheffield. The conference included a keynote…

Read More »

New Publication: Events and Resistance

By | 0 Comments

Just a quick update to say that I’ve had an article that I co-wrote with Prof. David McGillivray published in a new book called “Research Themes for Events”  which was released a few weeks ago. Reference: McGillivray, D. & Jones, J. (2013) Events and Resistance in: Finkel, R., McGillivray, D., McPherson, G. & Robinson, P. (eds) Research Themes for Events. CABI Publishing.

Read More »

Leaving the Sentinel: 5 things I have learned about faciliatating community-led media

By | 0 Comments

Having spoken at a few conferences recently about the impact of social media and community-led media in terms of community engagement, I have been meaning to write this post for a while – especially as I’ve been talking specifically about method and approach to developing community based media outfit – and – several people have been in touch about how…

Read More »

On being in London, “doing the ‘lympics” and putting the brakes on.

By | 0 Comments

The last time I wrote one of these blog posts was back at the end of January 2010, several days before I was due to head out – on my own – to the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. I remember at the time feeling a whole wave of different emotions; excitement as it was my first long distance flight, my…

Read More »
%d bloggers like this: