A paper I co-authored with Dr Gemma Webster has been published in Information Research. The paper, “Social Media by Proxy: how older adults work within their ‘social networks’ to engage with social media”, is an output from my previous role
These posts relate to my time as a post-doctoral researcher including project news and activities.
Published in Data & Policy: From transparency to accountability of intelligent systems: Moving beyond aspirations
A paper I co-authored was recently published in Data & Policy. The paper, “From transparency to accountability of intelligent systems: Moving beyond aspirations”, is an output from my previous role as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Aberdeen and
My days as a post-doctoral researcher are officially over so it’s time for quick summary or “précis” for the alliteration. Since completing my PhD (submitted October 2018), I undertook work as a post-doctoral researcher on four different projects, each of
Event recap: Who’s to blame when AI gets it wrong?
As part of last week’s Explorathon 2020 activities, I ran an interactive event with my RAInS colleagues asking “Who’s to blame when AI gets it wrong?” The purpose of the event was to help people to better understand the decisions that
Last week, the RAInS team participated in Explorathon 2020 Flashmob as part of Scotland’s participation in European Researchers’ Night, a European Commission-funded initiative. The flashmob was part of the Scottish Research Showcase, run in collaboration with the Global Science Show, and reached
Event recap: A discussion about AI in breast cancer screening
Last week, I co-hosted an online event as part of my Post-doctoral Fellowship at the University of Aberdeen. The event was organised in partnership with members from Industrial Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research in Digital Diagnostics (iCAIRD) and was presented as
Published at ISIC2020: Assisting information practice: information intermediary to social proxy
The 2020 Information Seeking in Context conference is taking place this week and some of my work will be presented. The conference is hosted by the Department of Information Science at the University of Pretoria and will take place as a virtual
Workshop report for DISIPRAC: Digital identity security information practices of citizens
I am pleased to share with you the final report from the DISIPRAC workshop held in Edinburgh on 27 February 2020. The workshop was held at Edinburgh Napier University as part of a research project called “DISIPRAC: Workshop report for
A new job: Research Fellow in User-Centred Innovation for Accountable AI
Today marks my first day as a post-doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen where I am working in the School of Natural and Computing Science as part of an interdisciplinary, EPSRC-funded project called RAInS (Realising Accountable Intelligent Systems).
Registrations now open for a workshop on the digital identity security information practices of citizens (DISIPRAC)
Registrations are now open closed for a workshop related to how information workers help people to manage their digital identities. The event (27 February 2020) is part of a project called DISIPRAC: Digital identity security information practices of citizens and is
TAPESTRY Sandpit: Register your interest today!
Registration now closed. Calling all PhDs and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) for a sandpit-style workshop. When is it? February 3-4 @ University of Surrey, UK Who is it for? PhD students or Early Career Researchers (ERCs) working on topics in
I have been working at the University of Dundee since April on an EPRSC-funded research project called TAPESTRY: Trust, Authentication and Privacy over a DeCentralised Social Registry. My role in the project is as a qualitative researcher looking at how individuals
A workshop: Helping people to manage their digital identities
I have recently started work on a new research project, titled DISIPRAC: Digital identity security information practices of citizens. The project scope is to investigate the security information practices associated with digital identity, in particular, the sharing of log-in details
As part of my work with the Living Digital group at the University of Dundee, I am starting to recruit participants for a study related to trust and online dating. I will be using qualitative interviews and focus groups for
I cleared out my PhD office at Edinburgh Napier University today. It was a bit of a strange feeling as I know that I will be back in the office a few more times before the end of the year