Projects

Recent projects led by or involving academics in the digital cultures theme are listed below.

What makes a library? Understanding the future library as both ‘data lab’ and cultural institution.

This is an exploratory project, which we hope will lead to insights into what can go wrong in dialogues between teachers and students.

Aftershock science, culture and education to build resilience to earthquake.

This project will develop wearable technologies that will enhance our awareness of student communities in an era of increasing online provision, where students ‘attend’ the university but not necessarily the campus itself.

Exploring coded campus space and the value of anonymous social media in education.

In summer 2016, the artcasting concept, first developed for the AHRC-funded Artcasting project, was used in a new context, with University of Edinburgh researchers working in collaboration with the Edinburgh Art Festival, the UK’s largest annual festival of visual arts.