EDINA are delighted to announce the launch of a new Digital Footprint MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), a free online course which extends the work of the University of Edinburgh Managing Your Digital Footprint research project and associated campaign to a global audience.
Curious Edinburgh, the history of science website and apps built by EDINA and led by academics in University of Edinburgh’s Science, Technology and Innovation Studies will be featured in this year’s Edinburgh International Science Festival which kicks off on Saturday 1st April.
This week (20th-24th March) the first DataFest, a week-long festival of data innovation, takes place with events running across Scotland. EDINA is delighted to be presenting three workshops, all of which are open to all audiences and free to attend, as part of the DataFest Fringe. Our events, which are also part of “Designing with Data” – a strand of events designed by a group of innovative public and private sector organisations across Edinburgh, include:
EDINA's Paul Walk has recently co-edited a technical book on "Developing Metadata Application Profiles", along with Mariana Curado Malta (Polytechnic of Oporto, Portugal & Algoritmi Center, University of Minho, Portugal) and Ana Alice Baptista (Algoritmi Center, University of Minho, Portugal).
Paul and Ana are chairs of the international Dublin Core Metadata Initiative governing board and executive committee, see http://dublincore.org/about/oversight/