The Scottish Graduate School of Social Science (SGSSS) summer school 2021 runs this week between 14th and 21st June. The PhD students in the Centre for Social Informatics have signed up for several sessions at the summer school. In addition, on Thursday afternoon two of our students – Marina Milsoheva and Thoko Kachale – are hosting a rerun of the training event that they ran successfully in February this year.
Those who have signed up for
Changing research plans: how to move forward in times of uncertainty will explore, and learn about, adaptability skills that are of particular value to research when plans are disrupted, for example due to on-going pandemic restrictions.
To find out more about this session, please see
the latest post by Marina on the Social Informatics Research blog.
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is a half-day interactive online training event for PhD students Changing research plans: how to move forward in times of uncertainty funded by the It takes place on the morning of Scottish Graduate School of Social Science. February 10th 2021 (09:00-13:00). The event has been organised by Centre for Social Informatics PhD students Marina Milosheva and Thokozani Kachale. Continue reading
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Today I travelled to Perth to attend the first meeting of Information Science Scotland for this academic year. Information Science Scotland is a consortium of the four Scottish Universities that offer courses and conduct research in Information Science. Representatives from departments of each university meet on a regular basis to plan the group’s activities.
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