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Announcing the #socialmediaretreat – 2 day retreat for academic practice

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I’m very excited to announce the next project that I am currently in the process of developing, the #socialmediaretreat to help support developing social media usage in academic practice. The first retreat has been supported by my PhD supervisor Prof. Rowena Murray and uses her well established structured writing retreat model as a basis for delivery of the retreat. It…

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Using NaNoWriMo for generative PhD writing

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This is the academic year that I complete my PhD. I am very fortunate to attend writing retreats almost monthly now. I’m at one in Dumfries just now writing this in my final session – I was at Gartmore last week (6.8k words of introduction redraft banked) & I have two booked in November. I’m now watching friends and colleagues…

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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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Blogging PhD Chat: Sometimes you just need to get up at 6am and write…

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 A few weekends ago, during an intense period of finalising a report for work, I redesigned my website (for the millionth time) and I made 378 entries on this blog private. I removed all pages that listed my publications, workshop titles and examples of work. There are now just over 150 left – and most them are from January 2013…

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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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Visual Methods and Ethnography Workshop (12th May 2015 – all day, free)

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I was approached by Dr Ivana Rihova to take part in the following free all day workshop that is to take place at Napier University on the 12th of May 2015. I will be collaborating with Sharon Greenwood (PhD researcher at University of Glasgow) on a practical workshop entitled: “Where do you stand? Reflecting on ethical considerations of using social…

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