Follow-on project to use the findings of ROO as a starting point for a series of themed in-depth workshops with stakeholders working with communities.
Inhabiting the Hack
Stark choices between ‘heating and eating’ and the driver of the relative flexibility of food and fuel costs compared to other household expenses.
What methods can we use to investigate the role the multisensoriality of experience might play in shaping cultural phenomena?
How can digital technologies be used to help users of food banks move out of food poverty?
Applying storytelling technology and approach to local urban design.
Digital technologies are frequently deployed to connect communities
digital engagement for rural craftspeople
a design fiction approach to interrogate the complex relationship between tax and local communities
creating a prototype Virtual Museum and exploring the possibilities for enhanced interactivity.
The main aim of this study will be to analyse the transition of social media activism since the Scottish referendum.
This project is undertaking further analysis of pilot project data in order to examine how talk of treatment acts as a central topic for community engagement on Elefriends.
The project develops a new way of looking at the link between digital technologies and culture, citizenship, and society.
This project aims to explore the use of commercial video games and associated networks and communities to develop players’ communication skills.
What can storytelling – and emerging digital means of capturing and sharing stories – tell us about community and culture in a digital age?
How can non-institutionalised communities become enabled to engage in digital media and sustain networked knowledge production?
The role of digital technologies in social research in the UK: an emerging digital research community?
Teacher Professional Learning Networks and the ‘politics of circulation’
Investigating the current and future potential value of digital technologies in the work of hyperlocal government.
An examination of how social media has impacted on how community volunteering.
Action research aimed at the engagement of a community around a participatory fictional narrative with playful elements.
A response to increasing issues over food poverty through building local capacity for a systemic approach to food production, supply, distribution, waste and diet in an inner city area.
Investigating user engagement and interaction with 3-D visualisations of heritage sites
Investigating digital transformation in the access to and use of news in student communities in three countries.
Discourses of ‘Evidence’ and Data in British Civil Society
Increasing understanding of how food banks are embedded into community ecologies
What really happens to the data that is produced through web and social media use? How is it used by public sector organisations?
Everyday life and citizenship in the Age of Austerity
Event Mining in our Rural Past
Exploring Digital Transformations of Community, Culture and Welfare in Austere Times: the Case of Leeds
How might digital tools raise awareness of the cultural normalisation of partner violence in teenage relationships and social networks?
Living with the Welfare Reforms
Key partners and related research
Mapping the relationship between food banks and the wider political, economic and social landscape
The role of ‘hyperlocal’ media operations in facilitating everyday digital participation.
Expanding big data expertise in cultures and communities
Exploring the role of social media tools and platforms in sexual health interventions
Expertise and engagement; mobile and urban screens; screens as culture…
Online peer support in mental health communities
How can new digital facilities help unlock complex issues of cultural heritage and cultural sensitivity in a diverse city?
Understanding older people’s experiences of engagement with online and offline communities
If money is saved through the government’s open data agenda, who benefits from these innovations? How exactly do citizens know about and become better informed through open data?
The Centre for Architecture and Sustainable Environment, University of Kent is leading the theme of ‘cultural heritage and the built environment’
The University of Aberdeen is leading the theme of ‘everyday life and cultural communities’.
The University of Sussex is leading the theme of ‘literacy, expertise and knowledge’.
The University of Leeds is working with Leeds Council to scope three areas within this theme which each relate to digital transformations and practices.
Publications, presentations and events…
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