News

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.

29 Apr 2019

Move2Learn launch new project website

You can now follow Move2Learn project news, announcements and events through the recently launched Move2Learn website: www.move2learn.net.

The team are grateful for the support of the College Web Team (CAHSS), partcularly Senior Web Content Officer David Oulton, in developing the website to date. 

23 Apr 2019

 

Developing Children's Understanding of Personal Data

Dr Andrew Manches and Lydia Plowman have secured funding of £5000 from The Edinburgh Futures Institute in order to explore young children's understaning of personal data through the new project 'Developing Children's Understanding of Personal Data'. 

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.

06 Mar 2019

Data Education makes a splash!

Shana Ferguson, US-UK Fulbright Commission visiting scholar

Educator Kate Farrell isn’t afraid to get her feet wet when it comes to engaging students with technology. Sometimes, she even brings her swimsuit!

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+ (www.essaproejct.eu) 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:

18 Feb 2019

 

Global Academy EFI Fellowship

Jeremy Knox

15 Feb 2019

 

'What (And Why) Can We Learn by Drawing?'

Professor Shaaron Ainsworth, University of Nottingham

This seminar took place on 25th January at Moray House School of Education