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Presentation (w @kierandhamilton): Morally High, Is Twitter being used as an online space to challenge dominant socio-political discourse around drug-use?

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In my last post about writing goals, I said my February goal was to work on a paper with┬áKieran (who has just started a PhD in Alcohol and Drug Studies at UWS). Last Thursday, we were invited to present the work-in-progress at the UWS School of Education/Creative and Cultural Industries Research Showcase at the CCA in Glasgow. We are working…

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Twitter Archiving Revisited: Preparing for the demise of Twapperkeeper

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Twapperkeeper: Goodbye Tweet Archives? On the week of a supervision meeting that discussed my methods chapter write up and that returns me to my PhD thesis after 6 weeks away from it working on other things, it was drawn to my attention by several people that those twapperkeeper archives (that we couldn’t export and download anymore but could still access)…

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Presentation at the International Olympic Academy: Harnessing the Twitter Olympics

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If you’ve been following on twitter, you’ll know that I’ve been studying at the postgraduate session at the International Olympic Academy in Greece (near Ancient Olympia) since the start of September. Each week is based on a core set of themes (ancient history, sports management and sociology etc), with rotating visiting professors from differing background and related participant presentations (that…

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