Oct 282014
 
University Business magazine mention for EDINA and UoE

Last month I had a request through for an interview on social media for University Business magazine, which focuses on (as the title suggests), the business and administration side of universities. That request proved to be a really good opportunity to look back and reflect on what has been happening with social media across the last [...]

 October 28, 2014  Posted by at 12:20 pm Social Media at EDINA, Week In the Life Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Oct 032014
 
New project: Managing Your Digital Footprint

This Monday (29th September 2014) the Managing Your Digital Footprint project launched across the University of Edinburgh.  I’m hugely excited about this project as it is a truly cross-University initiative that has been organised by a combination of academic departments, support services and the student association all working together, indeed huge thanks and respect are due to Louise [...]

Jul 282014
 
Tickets now available for our Fringe Show: What Skeletons Are in Your Closet?

I am delighted to report that once again I will be part of an EDINA show for Edinburgh Beltane and Fairpley‘s excellent Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas, an Edinburgh Festival Fringe show in which academics and researchers spend an hour sharing “dangerous” and challenging ideas. ::: Update ::: view our new trailer for the show: Last [...]

Jul 112014
 
European Conference on Social Media (#ECSM2014) Day 2 LiveBlog

Today I am, once again, at the European Conference on Social Media (#ECSM2014) at the University of Brighton. I will be presenting my paper, “Learning from others mistakes: how social media etiquette distorts informal learning online” this afternoon but until then I will be blogging the talks I attend. As usual this is a live blog so please let [...]

 July 11, 2014  Posted by at 9:55 am Events Attended, LiveBlogs Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Jul 102014
 
European Conference on Social Media 2014 (#ECSM2014) Day One LiveBlog

Today I am at the European Conference on Social Media (#ECSM2014) at the University of Brighton. I will be presenting my paper, “Learning from others mistakes: how social media etiquette distorts informal learning online” this afternoon but until then I will be blogging the talks I attend. As usual this is a live blog so please let me know [...]

 July 10, 2014  Posted by at 10:36 am Events Attended, LiveBlogs Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Jul 092014
 

Today I am at the Student Social Media Showcase (#SSMS2014) and the Mixed Methodologies Seminar, both precursors to the European Conference on Social Media (#ECSM2014) which I will be at until Friday. I’ll try to liveblog most of the conference days but today I’ll be posting notes as this is a loosely structured day. The [...]

 July 9, 2014  Posted by at 11:15 am Events Attended, LiveBlogs Tagged with: , , ,  No Responses »
Jun 022014
 
How to... Update and Maintain a Storify

Whilst we have been using Storify at EDINA for a number of years for services, projects and events, it has gradually become a more routine part of our monitoring process. That partly reflects the fact that Storify is now a more stable tool to use (although still quite buggy), but also the interest in evidencing interactions, interest, [...]

May 302014
 
Share Your Public Engagement Experiences at the Beltane Annual Gathering 2014!

On 12th June the Beltane Public Engagement Network will be holding their Annual Gathering (#ebag14), an opportunity for those working in public engagement throughout Edinburgh (and beyond) to gather, chat and share experiences. This year the theme of the event is “Citizens, Research!” and the lovely folk of Beltane have asked me to be part of the event, knowing [...]

 May 30, 2014  Posted by at 6:59 pm Uncategorized Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »
May 142014
 

Today I am at the University of Edinburgh Digital Humanities and Social Sciences‘ Digital Scholarship Day of Ideas 2014 which is taking place at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High Street Yards, Edinburgh. This year’s event takes, as it’s specialist focus, “data”. These notes have been taken live so my usual disclaimers apply and comments, [...]

 May 14, 2014  Posted by at 10:10 am Events Attended, LiveBlogs Tagged with: , , ,  1 Response »
May 052014
 

This is a quick post to let readers of this blog know that there will be an Open Rights Group Scotland discussion day with Charlie Stross, Jim Killock and others, in Edinburgh during the afternoon of Saturday 10th May 2014 (next Saturday). Unfortunately I don’t think I will be able to make it along on Saturday but I [...]

 May 5, 2014  Posted by at 5:50 pm Week In the Life Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »