Our 2019 annual report is now out!
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.
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.
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)
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'.
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.
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:
'What (And Why) Can We Learn by Drawing?'