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Suburbanomics: creativity and innovation at the edge. (2011)
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MACDONALD, S. 2011. Suburbanomics: creativity and innovation at the edge. Presented at one of the Future development of suburbs lectures: international approaches, ideas and experiences combined with national knowledge, December 2011, Helsinki, Finland.

The basis of this paper is that we have prioritised the city centre and its planning sometimes to the impoverishment of the suburbs or outlying areas, despite the fact that most of us live there. Away from the headline projects at the citys core with... Read More about Suburbanomics: creativity and innovation at the edge..

Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
WALLACE, C., TAIT, E., MACLEOD, M., MELLISH, C. and HUNTER, C. 2011. Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data. Presented at the 2nd Supporting digital humanities (SDH 2011): answering the unaskable, 17-18 November 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The CURIOS project investigates how digital archives can support interest in local heritage and, in doing so, can contribute to community regeneration and strengthened community cohesion. Software tools that utilise semantic web/ linked data technolo... Read More about Creating sustainable digital community heritage resources using linked data..

Artificial reaction networks. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
GERRARD, C.E., MCCALL, J., COGHILL, G.M. and MACLEOD, C. 2011. Artificial reaction networks. Presented at the 11th UK workshop on computational intelligence (UKCI 2011), 7-9 September 2011, Manchester, UK.

In this paper we present a novel method of simulating cellular intelligence, the Artificial Reaction Network (ARN). The ARN can be described as a modular S-System, with some properties in common with other Systems Biology and AI techniques, including... Read More about Artificial reaction networks..

Does Scotland 'like' this? (2011)
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BAXTER, G. and MARCELLA, R. 2011. Does Scotland 'like' this? The use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election campaign. Presented at the 3rd Information: interactions and impact conference (i3 2011), 20-23 June 2011, Aberdeen, UK.

This conference paper reported the main results of a study that examined the use of social media by political parties and individual candidates in Scotland during the five weeks preceding the 2010 UK General Election. The paper presented the key find... Read More about Does Scotland 'like' this?.

Cultivating creativity: building the creative and cultural industries of North-East Scotland. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
HARRIS, P. 2011. Cultivating creativity: building the creative and cultural industries of North-East Scotland. Presented at the Cultivating creativity, sowing seeds: growing networks conference, 20 May 2011, Aberdeen, UK.

Keynote speech delivered at Cultivating Creativity, Sowing Seeds: Growing Networks Conference, held at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen on 20th May 2011.

Innovation by design: using design thinking to support SMEs. (2011)
Presentation / Conference
MALINS, J.P. 2011. Innovation by design: using design thinking to support SMEs. Presented at the 9th International conference of the European Academy of Design (EAD 09): the endless end, 4-7 May 2011, Porto, Portugal [online]. Available from: http://endlessend.up.pt/site/site/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/EAD9-Conference-Proceedings_r.pdf

Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are generally clear on the need for innovation; however they are very often less clear on how innovation can be brought about. One possible reason for this may be because of a lack of an innovation culture wit... Read More about Innovation by design: using design thinking to support SMEs..