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Working with the media - what's in it for you?

Are you interested in how the media works? Do you get frustrated by what you read and see in the news? Do you want to help journalists report your subject better? Why is it important anyway and how…

From  Peter Crooks on September 23rd, 2019 1 likes 8 plays 0  

Karri Gillespie-Smith’s Research Round Up

Dr Karri Gillespie-Smith, Lecturer in Applied Psychology, speaks to us about her research which looks at how core cognitive processing, impacts functioning in atypical development. To find out more…

From  Bethany Easton on August 12th, 2019 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Media & Communications Research Spotlight - Dr George Karekwaivanane

George Karekwaivanan's research focuses on digital cultures in authoritarian contexts. Find out how George's research can benefit from comparative work enabled by the Media &…

From  Barry Topping on April 24th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Media & Communications Research Spotlight - Dr Ita Jansen

Ita Jansen's research focuses on indigenous film and community filmmaking. Find out how an interdisciplinary approach and the Media & Communications cluster can benefit her research.Media…

From  Barry Topping on April 16th, 2019 0 likes 23 plays 0  

Climate Crisis Event

Climate Crisis Panel Event

From  Alison Newell on March 18th, 2019 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Social Media analysis of Brext - Dr Clare Llewellyn - Data Controversies 2019

Dr Clare Llewellyn, #Brexit: Analysing the Social Media Conversation on the UK-EU ReferendumIn this talk I will focus on an analysis of the Twitter conversation on the UK-EU referendum (Brexit).…

From  James Stewart on March 16th, 2019 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Political microtargeting Dr Isabel Kusche Data Controversies 2019

Dr Isabel Kusche, Microtargeting and the relationship between politicians and votersThe Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal has introduced a larger public to the possibilities of targeted…

From  James Stewart on March 16th, 2019 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Episode 3 - Climate optimism or fatalism: Teaching climate change in today's university

In this third episode, MSc Environmental Sustainability student, Polly Wells, returns as our guest host to continue this conversation with three University of Edinburgh staff members: Velda McCune,…

From  Sarah Thomas on March 15th, 2019 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Episode 2 - Climate optimism or fatalism: Teaching climate change in today's university

This podcast complements the University’s Teaching Matters blog, and invites students and staff to engage in topical conversations. The first three episodes accompany the Teaching Matters…

From  Sarah Thomas on March 15th, 2019 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Health information in non-health data traces - Wolters Englemann & Pagliari 2019

Controversies in the Data Society 2019Dr Maria Wolters, Reader in Design Informatics, Academic Associate of the School of PPLS. Give me your data, and I will diagnose you.Dr Lukas Englemann,…

From  James Stewart on March 13th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Why we still need to talk about diversity in Physics - Dr. Jess Wade

Dr. Jess Wade is a physicist who, alongside being a postdoc researcher at Imperial College London in plastic electronics, campaigns tirelessly to increase diversity in physics. One of Nature's…

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From  Ewan McAndrew on January 30th, 2019 1 likes 278 plays 0  

Sourcing images

This three minute video discusses the use of images on your web content: how to find them and make sure you have the right to use them, and what makes a good image. Part of 'Images and the…

From  Elizabeth Cass-Maran on November 26th, 2018 0 likes 197 plays 0