Digital Personhood network: review of first meeting, 6-7 March 2014

Digital Economy logoIn 2012 I was a member of the 12-person panel that reviewed the £130 million investment in Research Councils UK’s Digital Economy (DE) programme. The main remit of the panel was to consider the full range of DE projects funded to date. These ranged from doctoral studies based across UK universities, to the large collections of projects hosted at the three DE hubs: (1) Horizon at the University of Nottingham; (2) dot.rural at the University of Aberdeen; and (3) the social inclusion through the digital economy (SiDE) projects at the Universities of Newcastle and Dundee. The review panel’s findings are available in its report hosted on the EPSRC web site.

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Full report of Open Knowledge Foundation Edinburgh fifth evening meet-up

OKFN logo, Open Knowledge Foundation logoI recently wrote a short report of the fifth evening meet-up of the Open Knowledge Foundation Network (OKFN) Edinburgh.

The meet-up was hosted by the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier Merchiston campus on Tuesday 5th March.

I’m really pleased to see that Nicola Osborne, Social Media Officer at EDINA, has posted a full report of the event to the OKFN Edinburgh web site. Read it here.