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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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Work update: So how was your summer?

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I’m now 2.5 months into my 6 months stint of final ‘writing up’ of the PhD. It has been some summer (spent sitting in my PhD kitchen den) – where I’ve been doing a lot more than I thought I would by this stage. Which is good. I’ve now got 3 months and 2 weeks until I hand in the…

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Say Hello to Architecture: Talking Heads Video (Community Evaluation Video)

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Back in September 2015, I ran a short workshop in Lochgilphead, Argyll on ‘digital storytelling on a shoestring’ for the Stalled Spaces Scotland initiative. It was awesome.   Stalled Spaces Scotland managed by Architecture & Design Scotland and a spin out from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy project of the same name. A&DS got back in touch at the start of the…

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Social Reporting and Civic/Citizen Activism – reflections from recent workshops in Belfast/East Renfrewshire

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Back in April, I was invited over back over to Belfast by Democracy Society NI to deliver a day long workshop on ‘social reporting‘ with community groups who were connected to the Building Change Trust programme. I really love visiting Belfast. After my tall ship sailing experience last summer between Liverpool, Belfast and Glasgow – sailing between ports in a…

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#HEAArts16 Abstract accepted – How can media education and digital participation support professional development for Higher Education professionals – or – “How do you solve a problem like Mahara?

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I’ve been meaning to get this post up for the last few weeks, sorry it is only a quickie – things have been super busy – but do you know what? That isn’t a bad thing when you’ve been working away for a few months on a new job and focusing on that daaaammmnnn PhD write up. Back in January,…

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2015 done. 2016 goals.

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The Internet is now slowly filling up with ‘new year, new me’ posts – and subsequently folk moaning about ‘new year, new me’ posts. I’m in the camp that setting accountable, bloggable goals works for me (and I didn’t really binge over xmas, kept things pretty mundane & hibernated for much of it) so I’m going to camp out on…

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