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My experience as a Digital Champion at Random Hacks of Kindness (#RHoKSoton)

Random Hacks of Kindness was a delightful experience for the Digital Champions. Before the event we met twice to learn more about #RHoK, our tasks, and technologies that we were not familiar with, and that we were supposed to use during this social hacking weekend. Ivan (@IvanMelendezCh) was responsible for managing the Digital Champions and arranging the meet ups before the event, to let us know about the required tasks and technologies used during the weekend. Continue reading →

Live webcasts from the Internet Governance Forum

Join live webcasts and discussions from the Internet Governance Forum in Baku. Thanks to everyone who voted for Internet Governance Forum sessions we should take part in as part of the Southampton Remote Hub. We'll be following sessions on: cybercrime and rule of law; information and ethics; power, politics and internet filtering; social media and young people's freedom of expression; open knowledge in developing countries; and a session giving an overview of global Internet infrastructures. Continue reading →

Silicon Valley comes to Southampton StartUp Weekend

On 9th - 11th November Southampton University will be hosting a Silicon Valley comes to UK 2012 StartUp Weekend. It is a 56-hour, non-stop national competition where teams with individuals holding different skill sets compete to build a successful start-up business. The winner of last year’s event was Alejandro Saucedo from Southampton, and he is organising this year's event with Petar Trifonov and Mariam Elbadri, one of our Student Digital Champions. Continue reading →

The DE USRG at Digital Futures 2012 – DE All Hands

The DE USRG will be represented by approximately 16 delegates at Digital Futures 2012 next week, all of whom are involved in posters, papers, or demos. These include seven papers, demos or posters by students from the RCUK DE Web Science DTC. Keynote Delivering the Smart Grid: How digital technologies can change the way we generate, consume and think about energy - Alex Rogers Posters Christopher Phethean, Thanassis Tiropanis and Lisa Harris. Continue reading →

Sustainability & the Creative/Cultural Industries

The 2nd INTERREG conference in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be held here at Southampton in the Management School, October 24/25. There are many interesting streams at the conference, http://www.ecole-management-normandie.fr/web/2nd_interreg_conference_.html, but if you are interested in issues about sustainability and value creation in relation to the creative and cultural industries, check out Stream 5 (below). Continue reading →

New Centre of Excellence for Research in Cyber Security

Interested staff and students are invited to attend the launch of the GCHQ/EPSRC Academic Centre of Excellence for Research in Cyber Security on Wednesday 11 July in 32/3077 (seminar room). The schedule is as follows: 12:30 Introduction - V. Sassone 13:00 CyberSecurity through (secure and anti-tamper) hardware (nano) devices - K. De Groot and W. Redman-White 13:15 Software-based CyberSecurity - M. Butler and G. Continue reading →

Digital Literacy Workshop

4th July 2pm – 4pm Digital Literacy Workshop: Social Media for Researchers, facilitated by Nicole Beale, in 32/3077. You can book tickets here This workshop aims to provide an introduction to social media as an essential part of every researcher’s toolkit. With the increasing adoption of social media by university staff and students within an academic context, there is also an increasing need for advice on how to manage our online identities. Continue reading →