We are appointing three Undergraduate Research Associates to work with us on a project looking at anonymous social media over this academic year. The three RAs will spend a total of 20 days each on the project, spread across specific weeks in October, December, January and May. They will be responsible for conducting a participant observation within Yik Yak and possibly other anonymous social media platforms, collecting data directly from these applications, coding it using specialist software, and writing four brief accounts of their findings.
The end-of-project findings from the AHRC-funded Artcasting research have been published.
A new collaboration between the Artcasting project team and the Edinburgh Art Festival.
We have received funding from the University of Edinburgh's Challenge Investment Fund to research Internet of Things (IoT) networks amongst campus-based and distanced students.
Members of the Centre have accepted a number of national and international speaking invitations for conferences and events in recent months - in destinations as far-flung as Stanford, Singapore, Sydney and Guadalajara. Closer to home we'll be speaking in Malta, Leeds, Milton Keynes, Spain and Croatia.
Special issue of E-learning and Digital Media, co-edited by Centre members.
We have just received funding from the Edinburgh Principal's Award Scheme to research Yik Yak for understanding teaching, learning and assessment at Edinburgh.
New features have been added to the LARC interface, including sentiment analysis and a summary of the data
Dissemination activities, including an open event in Edinburgh on 25 May 2016.
The new Digital Cultural Heritage Network launches next week, with networking, research conversations and Rebecca Sinker from the Tate discussing: Tomato Tomato (təˈmātō, təˈmätō): Fruitful conversations and cultural misunderstandings in digital research collaborations.