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Mobilising more women into computing

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Shankland, C., Smith, S., & Barr, M. (in press)
Mobilising more women into computing. In SRHE International Conference 2022
According to HESA data, UK universities' computing departments continue to suffer from a gender imbalance, where at present only 21% of students are female. This imbalance can...

Participant-centred planning framework for effective gender balance activities in tech

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E., Barnett, C., Smith, S., Barr, M., & Shankland, C. (2022)
Participant-centred planning framework for effective gender balance activities in tech. In UKICER '22: Proceedings of the 2022 Conference on United Kingdom & Ireland Computing Education Research. https://doi.org/10.1145/3555009.3555016
The gender imbalance in the tech industry [21], mirrored in computing education [13], is problematic in terms of providing appropriate products and services for the whole popu...

Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism

Book Chapter
Kulpa, R. (2022)
Dangerous Liaisons: Neoliberal Tropes of the ‘Normal’ and ‘Middle-Class Respectability’ in the Post-socialist LG(BT) Activism. In M. Blidon, & S. D. Brunn (Eds.), Mapping LGBTQ Spaces and Places. A Changing World (279-291). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-03792-4_17
This chapter explores the emerging, post-1989 logics of neoliberalisation of gender and sexuality activism in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE). By looking at a case study from the...

Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present

Journal Article
Kulpa, R. (2021)
Queer Politics of post-Enlightenment: Beyond the Horizon of the Present. Hungarian Studies Review, 48(2), 199-208. https://doi.org/10.5325/hungarianstud.48.2.0199
This essay reflects on queer politics in Central and Eastern European (CEE) through the examples of Poland and Hungary using the Derridean concept of “supplement” to expose th...

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics

Journal Article
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021)
The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics. interalia: a journal of queer studies, 16, 82-94. https://doi.org/10.51897/interalia/rgrq6813
In this article, we call for greater recognition of friendship as a basic social relation that should play a pivotal role in re-imagining social resilience if it is to be futu...

Bleeding Free – advocacy and activism in the production of a student led documentary on period poverty and menstrual health education

Presentation / Conference
MacLeod, K. (2021, October)
Bleeding Free – advocacy and activism in the production of a student led documentary on period poverty and menstrual health education. Paper presented at Menstruation in the Media (in collaboration with Menstruation Research Network), Sheffield Halam University
This paper will discuss the a university produced social impact documentary, Bleeding Free, produced by an advocacy and impact collective, Bleedin Saor . The collective (meani...

Bleeding Free

Exhibition / Performance
MacLeod, K. Bleeding Free. [Digital video]. Exhibited at Hobnobben Film Festival, Hobnobben, USA. 15 October 2021 - 17 April 2022. (Unpublished)

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MacLeod, K. Bleeding Free. [Digital video]. Exhibited at Hobnobben Film Festival, Hobnobben, USA. 15 October 2021 - 17 April 2022. (Unpublished
Screening of documentary film, Bleeding Free at Hobnobben Film Festival, 2021. https://cinemacenter.org/hobnobben-2021-films/bleeding-free

The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium – Doing Impact and Engagement during a global pandemic

Presentation / Conference
MacLeod, K. (2021, July)
The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium – Doing Impact and Engagement during a global pandemic. Paper presented at 2021 MPE/MeCCSA Practice Network Symposium, Solent University, Southampton
The presentation will discuss initial reflections on a UKRI funded impact and engagement project in the Pacific, aimed at addressing community based and participatory media pr...

Bleeding Free

Digital Artefact
MacLeod, K., Morgan, L., & Cochrane, R. (2021)
Bleeding Free. [Digital video]
A documentary film about period poverty and menstrual health. The film focuses on the importance of free access to period products and how this improves the life chances for w...

KUSWA: a case study of indigenous participatory filmmaking addressing gender violence and sorcery accusations, Papua New Guinea

Report
Crook, T., Fufurefa, E., Hukula, F., MacLeod, K., Munau, L., Sar, L., & Strong, T. (2021)
KUSWA: a case study of indigenous participatory filmmaking addressing gender violence and sorcery accusations, Papua New Guinea. AHRC & ESRC
Case study produced for AHRC/ESRC project addressing indigenous engagement in research practice. Case study discusses community filmmaking within context of KUSWA organisation...
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Gender Imbalance in Digital Technology

2021 - 2021
This project will examine what tertiary education institutions are doing to help tackle the gender imbalance in their Digital Technology courses. It will focus on the area of positive female role mode...
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £12,760

Representation of South Asian women in Scottish Cinema

2021 - 2022
I will investigate how South Asian women have been represented in Scottish films. And through a practice-based autoethnographic exploration of image and sound, I will offer possibilities for complex c...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £7,010

'Witches' stories: persecuted for helping others: documentary analysis of early midwives and nurses as reported within the Scottish Witchcraft Survey database

2021 - 2021
Aim: to investigate accounts of nurses/healers and midwives accused/persecuted as 'witches'. Methods: Documentary analysis of the Survey of Scottish Witchcraft online database of those 'witches' cate...
Funder: Royal College of Nursing Foundation | Value: £7,114

Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium for Gender and Public Engagement

2020 - 2021
Gender inequality in the Pacific is a serious challenge and a sensitive issue - requiring a culturally appropriate and joined up development approach to support and drive the necessary social changes....
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £93,888

The influence of hegemonic masculinity on dietary preferences for meat. A cross-sectional study of adult men in Scotland.

2018 - 2019
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of hegemonic masculinity on meat consumption and willingness to adopt a more plant based diet. Hegemonic masculinity refers to socially prescribed no...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £4,674