Research

Community Hacking

The Community Web2.0: creative control through hacking project sought to explore whether concepts and vocabularies emerging in relation to the Internet could usefully be applied to understandings of off-line contemporary community relations and practices.

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Memories of Mr Seel’s Garden

The Memories of Mr. Seel’s was an AHRC Connected Communities Pilot Demonstrator Project

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Rural Crafting Communities in the Digital Age

The research addresses three related themes: crafting practices, rurality and digital engagement.

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Seannachies

Addressing Social Isolation through Storytelling

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StoryStorm

The ‘StoryStorm Network’  was funded by AHRC CCN+ with the aim of developing collaborative, co-creative workshops to explore the ways stories are increasingly supported and shaped by digital technology.

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Telling the Bees

Telling the Bees is an interdisciplinary project working with Tay Landscape Partnership (TayLP) to develop new understandings of beekeeping practices through ‘future folklore’ for new and future generations of beekeepers. The future folklore prototypes will be a community resource and also a probe for academic communities, prompting questions on the role of folklore, literature, tacit knowledge, and traditional ecological knowledge structures. The project runs from April 2015 until March 2016.

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