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The Promise of Access: Technology, Inequality, & the Political Economy of Hope

This event was organised by the Digital Social Science research cluster. In conversation with Dr Kate Miltner, co-lead of the Digital Social Science research cluster, Dan Greene discusses his new…

From  Roisin O'Brien on June 23rd, 2021 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Networking Jacobites: Media, Cultural Memory and the 'Lyon in Mourning' Manuscript

Leith Davis (Centre for Scottish Studies at Simon Fraser University) discusses 'The Lyon in Mourning' manuscript.September, 1745, Episcopalian minister Robert Forbes was arrested and…

From  Roisin O'Brien on June 8th, 2021 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Workshop: Disinformation - Mapping the Lifecycle of Media Maniuplation

In this session, Dr. Joan Donovan demonstrates a case study approach to mapping the life cycle of media manipulation campaigns. This method seeks to analyze the order, scale and scope of manipulation…

From  Roisin O'Brien on June 2nd, 2021 0 likes 9 plays 0  

CDCS Digital Cultural Heritage

Dr Jen Ross introduces the CDCS Digital Cultural Heritage Research Cluster.

From  Roisin O'Brien on May 19th, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

CDCS Digital Social Science Cluster

Research Cluster leads Karen Gregory, Morgan Currie and Kate Miltner discuss what the Cluster has been working on in the past year and its plans for the future.

From  Roisin O'Brien on May 19th, 2021 0 likes 6 plays 0  

The Digital Archive & The Politics of Digitisation

This talk deals with a question that is becoming increasingly important for historians who work with digitised cultural heritage: what are the politics of digitisation and what are its implications…

From  Roisin O'Brien on May 5th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

ICTD21 Jean Bruce

Jean Bruce talks about her journey into clinical research and highlights some of her responsibilities as Clinical Research Nurse Manager for NHS Lothian.

From  Danielle Marlow on May 4th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Archiving Gaps: Reading Zimbabwe and The Internet

Tinashe Mushakavanhu (Digital Scholarship Postdoctoral Fellow at IASH) discusses critical meditations on archiving gaps.Despite the ubiquity and easy access the internet promises, it has also been…

From  Roisin O'Brien on April 28th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

TextMining and CDCS - Introduction to Defoe, and the text mining sandpit

An introduction to the Text and Data Mining Sandpit from the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society, for the 7th May 2020. Planned to be in person, this sandpit was pivoted to digital due to…

From  Roisin O'Brien on March 24th, 2021 0 likes 37 plays 0  

Accessing Hidden Heritage: Underwater Cultural Heritage & the Digital Revolution

Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) is unique in that most people have never seen it. Access is restricted to divers meaning that, in direct contrast to terrestrial heritage, public awareness of…

From  Roisin O'Brien on March 10th, 2021 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Data Science MSc

Learn about the Data Science MSc at the School of Informatics in this presentation delivered by Programme Director, Paolo Guagliardo. Recorded in November 2020.

From  Nicola Hopper on March 2nd, 2021 0 likes 31 plays 0  

Why is it hard to talk about labor in digital scholarship?

Paige Morgan (University of Delaware Library, Museums & Press) discusses labor in digital scholarship. Why is it hard to talk about labor in digital scholarship? It is challenging, which is why…

From  Roisin O'Brien on March 2nd, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Beyond GIS: Limits and Possibilities of Geospatial Research of Colonial Latin America

A CDCS Seminar from Maria José Afanador-Llach (Univerisdad de los Andes, Bogotá-Colombia).Researchers of the colonial period in Spanish America face the challenge of comprehending the…

From  Roisin O'Brien on February 17th, 2021 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Geography - what do you do on a fieldwork trip?

So what do you actually do on a Geography field trip? The answer is - a lot! Geography is an incredibly diverse subject. You can explore how our amazing planet works with activities like measuring…

From  Nikki Kay on February 10th, 2021 0 likes 6 plays 0  

What is ecological fieldwork like? Scotland's amazing landscape

It was raining, but we didn't care! The best way to learn is to go outdoors, into the real world. Here, our undergraduate Ecological and Environmental students explore the diverse vegetation,…

From  Nikki Kay on February 10th, 2021 0 likes 5 plays 0  

School of Informatics - Welcome From Head of School

Professor Jane Hillston welcomes prospective students to the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh.

From  Nicola Hopper on February 4th, 2021 0 likes 355 plays 0