Social Media

The interim report of the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s inquiry into spreading the benefit of digital participation in Scotland – published on 4 December 2013 – calls on the Scottish Government to recognise that every individual has an undeniable right to digital inclusion and for steps to be taken to…
Our Time to Think Differently programme has made the case for change and highlighted the trends that will influence the way health and social care is delivered in future. To help you explore and share this work, we have created a series of downloadable slidepacks. We hope that they will…
This report is drawn from a National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) Network for Methodological Innovation project, the key theme,‘Dancing with new partners’ examined methods for engaging non-academic users, especially with people who, in our experience, are often resistant to engagement – and for measuring the impact of research on…
Friday, 1 Feb, 2013

Webwatch - Young Digital

Digital and social media offer new and creative ways to conduct, as well as share, research. Capitalising on this is a team of researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow that has developed an enterprising initiative – a website resource for anyone with an interest in using digital media…
High Impact Innovations is a website launched by the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, which is designed to showcase case studies, videos and other material to help spread and adopt the ‘high impact innovations’ identified in the publication, Innovation health and wealth, accelerating adoption and diffusion in the NHS,…
Monday, 31 Oct, 2011

Webwatch - bespoken

bespoken is a social media website dedicated to building a community that aims to include disabled people in the design of everyday household products from their own homes, and where they can share ideas and tips on how to overcome everyday challenges that are faced with appliances and technology.
Thursday, 28 Jul, 2011

Webwatch - Google Docs

Most of us create documents (usually in Word) and circulate them by email to colleagues for comment. This generates many versions of the document on various computers along with a chaotic trail of email correspondence. Someone then has the cumbersome and time-consuming job of coordinating and synthesising all the comments.…
Complex interventions can help elderly people to live safely and independently, and could be tailored to meet individuals' needs and preferences.
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