Senior Research Fellow
Smith, S., Taylor-Smith, E., Bacon, L., & Mackinnon, L. (in press). Equality of opportunity for work experience? Computing students at two UK universities “play the game”. British Journal of Sociology of Education, 1-16. doi:10.1080/01425692.2018.1489219
A recent UK Government commissioned study found concerning levels of unemployment among computing students from disadvantaged, black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The study...
Cruickshank, P. (2016). The Perceptions of Postgraduate International Students of Examinations. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 4(3), doi:10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.200
The increasing internationalisation of higher education means that many students in the UK are not native English speakers, possibly putting them at a disadvantage in an exami...
Taylor-Smith, E., Smith, C. F., & Smyth, M. (2018). Democratic Participation through Crocheted Memes. In SMSociety '18 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, 178-186. doi:10.1145/3217804.3217910
In a UK city, various crocheted protest banners have appeared, containing political statements concerning planned developments in their locations. Photos of these banners are ...
Masters, Z., Masters, Z., Macintosh, A., & Smith, E. (2003). Young People and e-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation. In R. Traunmuller (Ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Electronic Government, 15-22. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30078-6_3
Research originally suggested that new technologies, particularly the Internet, provided a useful mechanism for engaging young people - an otherwise largely disenfranchised gr...
Participation Space Studies explore eParticipation ...
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