04 Jul 2019


GCRF theme development workshops, Tanzania

Dr Michael Gallagher

Having just returned from Tanzania and an intensive round of workshops as part of a Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) small grant for theme development, I wanted to take a moment to report in on the details. This all has relevance to digital education so bear with me.

The Time and Place: 24-26 June 2019. The University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

31 May 2019


How to know the world? What the untold story of the 1926 Floating University world cruise says about how universities came to have authority over knowledge in the 20th century.

Dr Tamson Pietsch, Director of the Australian Centre for Public History, University of Technology, Sydney

06 May 2019


Have you ever wondered….who does higher education policy actually ‘work’ for?

Professor Sarah Hayes, University of Wolverhampton

Digital Education 2019 report
30 Apr 2019

Our 2019 annual report  is now out! 

30 Apr 2019


Data Justice Week

We're delighted to be hosting a week long series of events bringing together colleagues from across the university and leading researchers from the UK and Europe.  Data Justice Week will explore crucial issues of bias, inequality, and injustice, increasingly amplified by the data-intensive technologies now embedded in our social institutions.

The Madonna of the Annunciation, Francesco Allegrini (National Galleries of Scotland)
05 Apr 2019

The Madonna of the Annunciation, Francesco Allegrini (National Galleries of Scotland)

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership 'Unlike a Version: the lives of digitised artworks'

Application deadline 3 May 2019 (12pm). Eligible to UK/EU students. Covers UK/EU fees plus stipend.

The University of Edinburgh and National Galleries of Scotland are seeking a doctoral student for an AHRC-funded Collaborative Doctoral Partnership award, 'Unlike a Version: the lives of digitised artworks'.

01 Apr 2019


Research stay reflections

by US-UK Fulbright visiting scholar, Shana Ferguson

“Fake news!” a student at Leith Academy shouts as we examine an example of pro-Brexit propaganda in a Digital Literacy class. It would appear that the label “fake news” is as overused in the UK as it is in the US.

26 Feb 2019


Erasmus+ European Students, Sustainability Auditing (ESSA) project 

Dr Pete Evans

The European Students, Sustainability Auditing (ESSA) project is a three year project funded through ERASMUS+ ( with students from three participating universities being trained in university social responsibility (USR) auditing. The USR audit uses benchmark standards developed in a previous ERMASMUS+ project:

07 Jan 2019

'Just Google it: digital literacy and the epistemology of ignorance'

Dr Ibrar Bhatt and Dr Alison MacKenzie, Queens University Belfast

This seminar took place on Tuesday 4th December at Moray House School of Education