Nicola Osborne

I am Digital Education Manager and Service Manager at EDINA, a role I share with my colleague Lorna Campbell. I was previously Social Media Officer for EDINA working across all projects and services. I am interested in the opportunities within teaching and learning for film, video, sound and all forms of multimedia, as well as social media, crowdsourcing and related new technologies.

Jun 152017
 

I am again at the IIPC WAC / RESAW Conference 2017 and today I am in the very busy technical strand at the British Library. See my Day One post for more on the event and on the HiberActive project, which is why I’m attending this very interesting event. These notes are live so, as […]

Jun 142017
 

Following on from Day One of IIPC/RESAW I’m at the British Library for a connected Web Archiving Week 2017 event: Digital Conversations @BL, Web Archives: truth, lies and politics in the 21st century. This is a panel session chaired by Elaine Glaser (EG) with Jane Winters (JW), Valerie Schafer (VS), Jefferson Bailey (JB) and Andrew […]

Jun 142017
 

From today until Friday I will be at the International Internet Preservation Coalition (IIPC) Web Archiving Conference 2017, which is being held jointly with the second RESAW: Research Infrastructure for the Study of Archived Web Materials Conference. I’ll be attending the main strand at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, today and Friday, and […]

Jun 062017
 

Today I am at the CILIPS Conference 2017: Strategies for Success. I’ll be talking about our Digital Footprint work and Digital Footprint MOOC (#DFMOOC). Meanwhile back in Edinburgh my colleagues Louise Connelly (PI for our Digital Footprint research) and Sian Bayne (PI for our Yik Yak research) are at the Principal’s Teaching Award Scheme Forum […]

Apr 092017
 
Behind the scenes at the Digital Footprint MOOC

Last Monday we launched the new Digital Footprint MOOC, a free three week online course (running on Coursera) led by myself and Louise Connelly (Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies). The course builds upon our work on the Managing Your Digital Footprints research project, campaign and also draws on some of the work I’ve been doing in piloting […]

Apr 052017
 
CIGS Metadata and Web 2.0 Seminar 2017: Somewhere over the Rainbow: our metadata online, past, present & future Liveblog

Today I’m at the Cataloguing and Indexing Group Scotland event – their 7th Metadata & Web 2.0 event – Somewhere over the Rainbow: our metadata online, past, present & future. I’m blogging live so, as usual, all comments, corrections, additions, etc. are welcome.  Paul Cunnea, CIGS Chair is introducing the day noting that this is the […]

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Mar 152017
 

Today I’m still in Birmingham for the Jisc Digifest 2017 (#digifest17). I’m based on the EDINA stand (stand 9, Hall 3) for much of the time, along with my colleague Andrew – do come and say hello to us – but will also be blogging any sessions I attend. The event is also being livetweeted […]

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Mar 142017
 

Today and tomorrow I’m in Birmingham for the Jisc Digifest 2017 (#digifest17). I’m based on the EDINA stand (stand 9, Hall 3) for much of the time, along with my colleague Andrew – do come and say hello to us – but will also be blogging any sessions I attend. The event is also being […]

Feb 222017
 

This afternoon I am delighted to be at the Inaugeral Lecture of Prof. Jonathan Silvertown from the School of Biological Sciences here at the University of Edinburgh. Vice Chancellor Tim O’Shea is introducing Jonathan, who is Professor of Evolutionary Ecology and Chair in Technology Enhanced Science Education, and who came to Edinburgh from the Open University. Now […]

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Dec 052016
 
TEDxYouth@Manchester video live: What do your digital footprints say about you?

This is a very wee blog post/aside to share the video of my TEDxYouth@Manchester talk, “What do your digital footprints say about you?”: You can read more on the whole experience of being part of this event in my blog post from late November. It would appear that my first TEDx, much like my first Bright […]