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Finding the Impossible Witches

University of Edinburgh student intern Claire Panella discusses her work on the Map of Accused Witches in Scotland project. She was tasked with finding the 'impossible witches' by looking…

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Ruby Imrie on the Map of Accused Witches in Scotland project and the Witchfinder General data visualisation internship

This University of Edinburgh event was held on 24 November 2023 and focused on improving the representation of inspiring women online and celebrating the Central Library of Edinburgh's…

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Witches in Word, not Deed - a series of 3 talks at University of Edinburgh library

This University of Edinburgh event was held on 24 November 2023 and focused on improving the representation of inspiring women online and celebrating the Central Library of Edinburgh's…

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Map of Accused Witches in Scotland internship - Summer 2023 Summary

3rd year Computer Science student at University of Edinburgh, Ruby Imrie, has been employed as the third of our Witchfinder General Data Visualisation interns since Emma Carroll first occupied the…

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The wicked Wikidata tale of how the 3,141 accused witches were placed on the map

Presentation by University of Edinburgh student Emma Carroll on the Interactive witchcraft map. "The wicked Wikidata tale of how the 3,141 accused witches were placed on the map for the first…

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An interactive laser cut map of accused witches in Scotland

Students on the Data Science for Design MSc were tasked at the course's annual Data Fair to create engaging visualisations from real world datasets. One group chose to use the University of…

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Interview with a Witchfinder General - Emma Carroll on the Map of Accused Witches in Scotland open data project

As part of the Equate Scotland and Careerwise scheme to give Women in STEM students a paid placement in industry, Emma Carroll was employed on a paid internship in Information Services to work with…

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Emma Carroll - The Wicked Findings of a Witchfinder General #OEAwards2021

'The Wicked Findings of a Witchfinder General' – using linked open data to put accused witches on the map. Emma Carroll – Data and Visualisation Intern Ewan McAndrew –…

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OpenRefine Beginners Tutorial - how to process and reconcile datasets by Emma Carroll

A tutorial on using OpenRefine an open source software used to edit spreadsheets and upload data easily to Wikidata. This tutorial will cover the basics of using OpenRefine. Contents include:…

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The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General - Putting Scotland's accused witches on the map using linked open data

The Wicked Findings of the Witchfinder General: Using linked open data to put accused witches on the map. Seminar event hosted by the Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture and Society on 11 September…

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