On 30th November 2016 Edinburgh Napier University hosted the 2016 Annual Lecture of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST). Continue reading
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Call for applications for PhD student bursaries to attend ASIST-sponsored event, Edinburgh, 30th November 2016 #asist_al16
Are you a student based outside Scotland studying for a PhD in Information Science or a related discipline? If so, this is for you!
Apply for a bursary award to support attendance at the ASIST Annual Lecture 2016 and an Information Science Masterclass at Edinburgh Napier University on Wednesday 30th November 2016. Continue reading
Professor Steve Fuller to present ASIST Annual Lecture at Edinburgh Napier University, 30th November 2016 #ASIST_AL16
This year’s ASIST Annual Lecture takes place on Wednesday 30th November 2016 at Edinburgh Napier University. This is the first time that any lecture in this series has been presented in the UK.
The speaker at this event is Professor Steve Fuller, Auguste Comte Chair in Social Epistemology at the University of Warwick. In a presentation entitled What, if anything, makes knowledge an improvement over information? Steve will discuss the tension between our thirst for easy access to vast quantities of information and our fears of information overload, and he will explore how concepts of information vary across contexts. Continue reading