Beer and the British goes to IAMCR

British beer culture is currently in the midst of a revival. The influence and popularity of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) and the US-originated Craft Beer movement is seemingly at its peak, with a range of microbrewed beers as readily available in high street chain pubs across the UK as in more exclusive craft Read more about Beer and the British goes to IAMCR[…]

#RiotID takes its social change design workshops on the road

In April and May, the #RiotID team travelled to Sheffield for a workshop at the Bank Street Arts gallery as part of the Crick Centre’s ESRC project Exploring Civil Society Strategies for Democratic Renewal. Then it was off to Keele for Media Environments where the team led a workshop in how to use visual design Read more about #RiotID takes its social change design workshops on the road[…]

What do Wikileaks, MPs’ Expenses Scandals and Drone Strikes in Afghanistan have in common?

Data. Big data, small data, everyday data. New technologies have reshaped what we know and how we find out about world events, conflicts and scandals. The collection, the aggregation, and later the manipulation and visualisation of open and shared datasets are now essential across many fields of research and public communication. Next week at Bournemouth Read more about What do Wikileaks, MPs’ Expenses Scandals and Drone Strikes in Afghanistan have in common?[…]