By Heather Ford, University of Leeds.
By Heather Ford, University Academic Fellow, University of Leeds School of Media and Communication and Software Sustainability Institute Fellow.
What are the politics of instruments? Researchers are using new tools to harness collective intelligence in the form of vast quantities of digital data that we parse and find patterns in using algorithms. We use these new data sources and tools to discover security threats and to understand epidemics, to predict and to control. To what extent are we using new tools to help us think through important questions about the world, or…
By Heather Ford, University of Leeds, Jonah Duckles, Software Carpentry Foundation, Angus Maidment, STFC, Martin Callaghan, University of Leeds, Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller, University of Oxford e-Research Centre, and Amy Beeston, University of Sheffield.
A speed blog from the Collaborations Workshop 2016 (CW16).
We are all continually entering and exiting the constant cycle of the hero’s journey. It’s the story of learning.
The question of best practices for the mentoring of a range of people from various different backgrounds is multi-faceted and complex. There are…
A fast speed blog from the Fellows 2016 inaugural meeting.
by Craig MacLachlan (Met Office), Terhi Nurmikko-Fuller (University of Oxford), David Pérez-Suárez (University College London), Heather Ford (University of Leeds)
How do researchers in an interdisciplinary environment, with different skills and experiences pick collaborative tools that best fit their needs? There are literally hundred's of choices, thus we set out a list of 5 considerations to help you.