Dr Claire Sowton

Communication and Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

I manage communications for the Centre for Research in Digital Education. My previous research focused on digital and mobile approaches to engagement and evaluation of cultural experience, including the AHRC Artcasting project and Litlong (School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures). My professional background, connecting young people (in schools) with arts, creative and cultural activity, directly influenced my doctoral study of cultural value in publicly funded (participatory) arts projects. I continue to supervise MSc Education students, undertake consultancy (arts engagement) and project management.

Email:  claire.sowton@ed.ac.uk. Tel: 0131 651 6548

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Digital Education internships

We’re delighted to have welcomed two University of Edinburgh student interns to the Centre for Research in Digital Education over the last couple of months.

Projects

Knowledge Sharing Community

Working with partner schools to support the development of a data skills curriculum across the Edinburgh City Region.