Posthumanism: a navigation aid for educators

  Students and colleagues have often asked me for a brief introduction to what we mean by ‘posthumanism’, and the implications this body of thought has for education. So I was pleased when Anne Rohstock got in touch to ask if I could publish something...

Near Future Teaching: video edits

The final set of video edits from the Near Future Teaching project  are now online. These were thematically clustered from around 70 interviews with staff and students at the University of Edinburgh, and surface some of the issues and values the community would like...

Near Future Teaching project

  I have a new project running this year, along with the wonderful Jennifer Williams, Michael Gallagher, Lucy Kendra and colleagues, which aims to ‘design the future of digital education at Edinbugh’. Through a series of events, workshops, thinktanks...

Digital sanctuary and anonymity on campus: article on WonkHE

                  After my Alt-C talk this September, which discussed the social value of anonymity within universities, David Kernohan from the excellent WonkHE kindly asked me to write a blog post covering some of the...

Edinburgh Futures Institute

This year I’m going to be quite heavily involved with the new Edinburgh Futures Institute, which will be doing new kinds of interdisciplinary research to tackle complex societal problems, bring the social sciences and humanities to bear on data science, and...