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Digital Social Science Cluster at CDCS

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 12th, 2021 0 likes 5 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 28 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 9 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 16 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  

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 5 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 4 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 236 plays 0  

Do you want to change the world?

Open to a world of possibilities… We live in a complex, fast-changing world and we’re honest about the significant challenges facing us all. At the University of Edinburgh, we are one of…

From  Nikki Kay on January 18th, 2021 0 likes 220 plays 0  

CDCS Annual Lecture: Aimée Morrison

The Centre for Data, Culture & Society presents the inaugural CDCS Annual Lecture 2020: 'Hello World: or, how we learned to stop worrying, and love the computer' In this lecture, Prof…

From  Roisin O'Brien on December 16th, 2020 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Platforms, competition and the consumer: Protecting choice and enhancing rivalry

Dr Arianna Andreangeli leads this seminar on Platforms, Competition & the Consumer.Platforms have become unavoidable in today’s economy, due to the rise of e-commerce and to the need to…

From  Roisin O'Brien on December 16th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

The Stevenson Maps and Plans of Scotland: Creating a Map-Based Finding Aid

There are over 2000 maps and plans in the archive of the Stevenson engineering firm that relate to projects undertaken in Scotland in the eighteenth to early-twentieth centuries. The plans range in…

From  Roisin O'Brien on December 2nd, 2020 0 likes 20 plays 0  

24th Nov: Enabling Academia: making UK HEIs more accessible

Enabling Academia: making UK HEIs more accessible Dr Jen Remnant, Disability Inclusive Science Careers, Heriot Watt University jen.remnant@hw.ac.uk Vignettes used in the training session that were…

From  Katie Nicoll Baines on November 24th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Welcome to Students as Change Agents Autumn 2020

Welcome to Students as Change Agents was recorded live on Wednesday 18 November 12:30 This video acts as a general introduction to Students as Change Agents; our mission, programme highlights and…

From  Kristina Kim on November 20th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Project Soothe: Developing Imagery-Based Digital Wellbeing Tools

Stella Chan founded Project Soothe in 2015, and since then her team has collected over 800 soothing images from members of the public from over 30 countries. Project Soothe is a unique citizen…

From  Roisin O'Brien on November 17th, 2020 0 likes 33 plays 0  

Electronic Legal Deposit: Shaping the Library Collections of the Future

Co-editors Dr. Paul Gooding (Senior Lecturer in Information Studies, University of Glasgow) and Prof. Melissa Terras (Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage, University of Edinburgh) and…

From  Roisin O'Brien on November 11th, 2020 0 likes 27 plays 0