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Digital architectural “collaboration” in times of COVID-19

By Richard / 21/01/2021 / 0 Comments

The past year has required far-reaching changes in terms of how we work within the architecture, engineering and construction industry, including within professional practice and education. Public health interventions required to help limit the spread of COVID-19 meant that many behaviours and normal work became impossible. Perhaps foremost among these were the need to socially […]

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Collecting stories from the North…

By Richard / 08/12/2020 / 0 Comments

Northword, also known as Storytagging, is an international project funded by the Interreg Northern Arctic and Periphery Fund. It brings together academics and wider stakeholders across the Northern Periphery region which includes the North of Scotland and Isles, Sweden, Finland, Northern Ireland and Russia. The purpose of Northword is to collect stories from each of […]

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Participation in the Chevening Alumni Alliance summit 2020

By Richard / 03/12/2020 / 0 Comments

I recently had the pleasure of speaking about the work of our group at the Chevening Alumni Summit 2020. The summit had the theme of “Making an impact: technology for sustainability”, and featured both panel presentations and focussed group discussions. It was fascinating to hear about work concerning peace building and technology (Arik Segal), achieving […]

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Social engagement in the digital society

By Richard / 27/10/2020 / 0 Comments

As we approach the end of 2020, it has become important within our research to reflect back on the areas of investigation which have formed an important part of our track record over the years. It has been especially important to deflect on and to reconsider how we go about engaging in research, and particularly […]

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Welcome

By Richard / 26/08/2020 / 0 Comments

Our Centre has been established with an aim to bring together the expertise, experience and activities of the constituent staff members. We will be blogging regularly on this site, and aim to inspire, inform, entertain and prokove. Enjoy! Richard Laing

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