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A postcard and some presents, featuring (l to r) Lyndsey Jenkins, Iris Buunk, Frances Ryan, and John Mowbray
The research students from the
Centre for Social Informatics who participated at Information Seeking in Context (ISIC) 2016 from 20th to 23rd September returned to the office this week.
As well as enthusiastic tales of the Croatia and the conference itself,
Iris Buunk, Lyndsey Jenkins, John Mowbray, and Frances Ryan also brought back to Edinburgh some rather delicious goodies and a fun selfie postcard of the four of them enjoying the sunshine on the Adriatic.
All four students have now reviewed the
conference and associated doctoral workshop on their blogs. To find out more, please see:
Four PhD students from the
Centre for Social Informatics – Iris Buunk, Lyndsey Jenkins, John Mowbray, and Frances Ryan – are in Zadar, Croatia this week for Information Seeking in Context (ISIC) 2016. Today they are taking part in the pre-conference doctoral workshop. Tomorrow they will join the conference itself, which continues until Friday. You can follow both the doctoral workshop and conference on Twitter hashtag #isic2016. Continue reading
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Tagged #isic2016, 2016, Alistair Lawson, Colin F Smith, Colin Smith, Croatia, Frances Ryan, Information Research, Information Seeking in Context, Iris Buunk, isic, John Mowbray, Lyndsey Jenkins, Peter Cruickshank, Zadar |
I recently accepted an invitation from and Katriina Byström of the University of Borås Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences to present the keynote paper at this year’s SIG USE symposium. Members of SIG USE share research interests and expertise on information needs seeking and use, and associated behaviours. The symposium takes place on 15th October in Copenhagen as part of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) Annual meeting 2016. Its main focus this year will be information in the workplace. Continue reading
Posted in Appointments, Events, Publications |
Tagged #ASIST2016, 2016, ASIST, Association for Information Science and Technology, Copenhagen, David Allen, Denmark, Katriina Byström, Luanne Freund, Nicole A. Cooke, SIG USE, symposium |
The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) has published the biographies and position statements for the eight candidates who are standing in this year’s election. Voting will open soon, with the results to be announced in July.
Amongst the names of nominees is my own. I am proud to have been nominated for the position of Director-at-large.
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Tagged 2016, ASIST, Association for Information Science and Technology, Dania Bilal, Diane Pennington, election, Heather O'Brien, June Abbas, Lisa Given, Michael Luesebrink, Naresh Agarwal |