Culture & Creativity



by Sarah Hamlin Today is the first anniversary of the 2014 Referendum on Scottish Independence. A day of voting, badges, foam fingers, t-shirts, stickers and an astonishing amount of casual […]

Indyref One Year On: Rhetoric and Remembering


‘Poetic Politics: Culture and the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum, One Year On’ is an inter-institutional, publicly engaged symposium focused on cultural responses to the referendum. It will be held on Wednesday, September […]

Poetic Politics Conference




Big Data in the Social Sciences Workshop ** Programme updated – see below ** Date: Monday 23rd June 2014 Time: 10:30 – 17:00 Venue: Yudowitz Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical Building Glasgow […]

EVENT: Big data in the social sciences




The University of Glasgow is organizing three public engagement debates which are part of the Glasgow Science Festival but also come under the University’s public engagement with the Commonwealth Games. […]

Events: Game for debate



Today we provide another snapshot of one week’s coverage (20-26th January 2014 – c.27,000 connections[1]) of the debate about the Scottish Independence Referendum on the social media platform, Twitter. The […]

IndyRef Twitter Analysis: New & traditional media