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Animation Archives & Pedagogy: reflecting on the value of the archive

Nichola Dobson

Dr. Nichola Dobson, reflects on the outcomes of a project exploring the value of archival footage and artefacts in animation, which was funded by the CI Creative Horizon programme and a CI PhD RA small grant.

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Meet our latest CI Small Research Grant Holders

Ingi Helgason
Creative Informatics is delighted to announce the funding of six research projects from our recent open call that will advance research and innovation relating to the Creative Industries.

Creative Informatics is delighted to announce the funding of six research projects from our recent open call that will advance research and innovation relating to the Creative Industries.

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Small grants for academics to hire a PhD Research Assistant in Data and the Creative Industries

We are offering small grants for research active staff across the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier University that would like to hire PhD-level research assistants for a maximum of 56 hours of work. Read on for more info and application instructions.

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Pelican Stairs: an AI-Assisted Pandemic Memoir

Caitlin McDonald

Creative Informatics Researcher Caitlin McDonald discusses her project Pelican Stairs: a Wapping Great Pandemic Memoir – a multimedia art project, merging diary entries with GAN-generated images to represent the blurred, overlapping, confusing nature of the first six months of the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Mapping Beyond-Tune Composition By Traditional Musicians in Scotland

Lori Watson
The New Traditional School in Scotland: Pilot study 2021-22

Lori Watson reports on the first phase of a pilot study to identify possibilities and priorities for further study on innovative composition by traditional musicians in Scotland, funded by a CI PhD RA small grant.

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DNAtion & Futures of Fundraising in the Creative Industries

Giulia Villanucci

Giulia Villanucci tells us about a study of the ‘DNAtion’ platform, produced by Make Things Happen for Edinburgh Science in one of our Round 2 Challenge Projects.

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