This workshop was presented by Professor Mark Reed. It was aimed at researchers at Edinburgh Napier University intending to apply for Global Challenges Research Funding. This post is based on my notes from the day, so the good things here … Continue reading
Today I was at a one-day information event run by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) on the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). According to UKRI, the GCRF is a ‘a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government in late 2015 to … Continue reading
This afternoon I was at a seminar on Deliberative Innovation: Research and Practice at Edinburgh University’s Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities. This was presented by Oliver Escobar and Stephen Elstub, and chaired by Sara Drury. It was great to … Continue reading
Copied from Hazel Hall’s blog This afternoon I’m speaking at the Edge conference in Edinburgh about a new project, as summarised in the slide below. We started work on Research Impact and Value and LIS (RIVAL) on 1st February 2019. … Continue reading
At a turning point in my life, I applied to study for a part-time MSc in ‘Information Systems Development’ at Edinburgh Napier University. Apart from meeting my wife and becoming vegan, this is probably the best thing I’ve ever done. … Continue reading
I’ve been a mostly-quiet member of the Open Government Network Scotland for about two years. I’ve not done much, just quietly supported the idea that if we have access to facts and ideas, we can make more informed, and hence better, decisions. … Continue reading
(copied, with sincere thanks, from Frances Ryan’s blog post, then edited slightly) Three years after Write Now! was launched, it’s back! This time around I’m the project lead, because I benefited from many of the sessions during the first year and … Continue reading
Friday 2019_01_25 Going home 😦
Wednesday 2019_01_23 Well, today has been interesting and positive! This post is called ‘stinky’ because today was very hot.
Tuesday 2019_01_22 Another day slaving over a hot laptop.