Research Data Exhibition & Symposium: DATA-X

* 2017 update:  The Data-X exhibition video is now on the university’s MediaHopper ! https://media.ed.ac.uk/m…/Data-X+Project/1_dsbmxbpe/69012251 I recently posted on the 'Edinburgh Research Data Blog' about DATA-X, a multidisciplinary project I was involved in as PhD student intern. DATA-X brought PhD researchers from the arts and sciences together, to develop interdisciplinary ‘installations’ that explored data use. Limited … Continue reading Research Data Exhibition & Symposium: DATA-X

3-Minute PhD – Explorathon’15

Seasonal Secrets within Seashells Explorathon is Scotland’s “European Researchers’ Night” - a Europe-wide initiative to bring research to the public. The scheme is funding by the EU under the Horizon 2020 scheme and aims to celebrate research and share it with members of the public. All subject areas and career stages are encouraged to participate. … Continue reading 3-Minute PhD – Explorathon’15

My PhD in a ‘sea’shell

Determining Later Stone Age seasonal shellfish use Understanding local climate and environmental conditions will greatly benefit our understanding of seasonal procurement strategies, resource use and occupations patterns by past populations and visa versa. Marine resources, specifically shellfish, are one such resource type known to have played a significant role in the diet of past people … Continue reading My PhD in a ‘sea’shell