Tag Archives : digital storytelling

Work update: So how was your summer?


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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Media in Scotland’s Communities – Prelude


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


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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Workshop Recap: Stalled Spaces Scotland and Premiership Rugby Community Conference


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


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


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 Scotland (the virtual learning environment for schools in Scotland) but we were asked to record the talk again so it could be embedded in other…

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