Digital Society & Economy
Our research updates pages aims to showcase the breadth of research around Digital Society and Economy across the College of Social Sciences at Glasgow, and aid in creating a collaborative research culture. We feature reflective blogs, new grant announcements, ongoing research projects, summaries of workshops or events, and more. If you have something you would like us to share, please email email@example.com.
Thu, 24 Nov 2022 15:09:00 GMT
How can collaborative research involving diverse partnerships between communities and researchers support sustainable, embodied, and transformative legacies of collective knowledge? This briefing paper summarises key learnings and discussion from a recent event with keynotes from UKRI, University of Glasgow, University of Surrey, and the Crichton Trust.
Thu, 24 Nov 2022 15:09:00 GMT
Increased interconnectivity and smart technologies represent a shift in homes and home lives, but how do households understand, use, and assess this new level of connectivity in their homes? This briefing paper summarises key learnings from a collaboration between University of Glasgow and the Crichton Trust.
Public Space CCTV: The Use, Impact and Future of CCTV Technologies in Scotland’s Urban and Rural Public Space
Wed, 31 Aug 2022 14:20:00 BST
This research, funded by the Scottish Government, seeks to offer new insights and understandings into the current landscape of public space CCTV provision in Scotland in order to assess its effectiveness, impact, and indications for the future of public space surveillance.
Thu, 18 Aug 2022 14:20:36 BST
The School of Education has set up an exciting new space: the Edify pod, a dedicated VR room that will enable staff and ECRs to explore VR-based technologies and to develop innovative lessons that draw on the benefits of virtual environments. To facilitate access and use of this new space, Dr. Hirsu and Dr. Rodolico organised a 3-day training programme with staff members from the School of Education who expressed an interest in using VR for their own teaching and learning contexts.
Wed, 22 Jun 2022 21:45:42 BST
Hydrogen and alternative liquid fuels have a key role to play in supporting the UK’s energy system to transition away from fossil fuels and help us achieve net zero targets. However, achieving wider adoption of hydrogen requires us to overcome not only technical barriers, but also organisational, regulatory, societal, and financial barriers.
Wed, 11 May 2022 16:55:00 BST
The Robot Reading Companion is an ESRC Impact Acceleration Account funded project, led by Dr Lavinia Hirsu (School of Education). In this project, we use a social robot to engage in learning experiences in the context of a local school and a community-based club to support children’s reading and technology skills development.
Mon, 20 Dec 2021 11:58:00 GMT
‘What Data Means to You?’ is a short film project exploring public imaginings and lived realities of data futures to illustrate the public’s perspectives on what data means in people’s lives from diverse voices in the community.
Wed, 07 Sep 2022 16:46:00 BST
In June 2022, Dr Ryan Casey joined the theme leadership in order to support research across the college. Here she shares an introduction to herself, her previous work, and her current interest in digital society and economy as an interdisciplinary research theme.
Mon, 21 Feb 2022 16:46:00 GMT
The Digital Society and Economic interdisciplinary research theme has been running for over a year, working to encourage and support interdisciplinary research across the College of Social Sciences. In part 2 of this review, we are looking at some of the theme’s work around skills development and training.
Fri, 11 Feb 2022 16:28:00 GMT
The Digital Society and Economic interdisciplinary research theme has been running for over a year, working to encourage and support interdisciplinary research across the College of Social Sciences. In part 1 of this review, we look at some highlights from research and knowledge exchange.
Mon, 20 Dec 2021 12:17:00 GMT
The aim of this project was to understand how to enable a wider range of audiences to participate in a more diverse film culture that embraces the wealth of films beyond the mainstream; and how to optimise the cultural value of engaging with those less familiar films.
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 16:53:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow aims to cultivate and promote collaborative, creative, impactful and ethical research in AI to tackle grand challenges, and establish UofG as a leading institution in data science and AI. Learn more about our mission at Glasgow, supported by our Turing Network Development Award.