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Culture and context in an online voting system for young people

Conference Proceeding
Whyte, A., Macintosh, A. & Smith, E. (2004)
Culture and context in an online voting system for young people. In Duquennoy, P., Zuccato, A., Holvast, J. & Fischer Hübner, S. (Eds.). Proceedings of the IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.7 Summer School on Risks and Challenges of the Network Society, 107-114. ISBN 9185335037
This paper describes the design and evaluation of an e-voting system used to elect representatives to a local youth parliament, in the Highland region of Scotland. The system ...

Social networking tools supporting constructive involvement throughout the policy-cycle.

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E. & Lindner, R. (2009)
Social networking tools supporting constructive involvement throughout the policy-cycle. In Prosser, P. & Parycek, P. (Eds.). Proceedings of EDEM 2010 - Conference on Electronic Democracy, May 7-8, 2010, Danube-University Krems, AustriaISBN 978-3-85403-265-6
This paper describes the context and background of the conference workshop “Social networking tools supporting constructive involvement throughout the policy-cycle”. EParticip...

Designing e-Participation with Balkan journalists.

Journal Article
Taylor-Smith, E. & Buckner, K. (2008)
Designing e-Participation with Balkan journalists. JeDEM eJournal of eDemocracy and Open Government. 1, 12-20. ISSN 2075-9517
This paper describes the use of scenarios as a central part of the design methodology, in a project to create an e-participation initiative, working with the national news age...

Participation spaces.

Conference Proceeding
Taylor-Smith, E. (2012)
Participation spaces. In Proceedings of Fourth international conference on eParticipation (ePart 2012), 223-230
A wide democratic view of participation and eParticipation informs research centred on citizens’ experiences of participation. Case studies of participation are conceived in t...

Self-efficacy as a factor in the evaluation of e-petitions.

Conference Proceeding
Cruickshank, P. & Smith, C. F. (2008)
Self-efficacy as a factor in the evaluation of e-petitions. In Parycek, P. (Ed.). Proceedings of EDEM 2009 - Conference on Electronic Democracy, 223-232. ISBN 978-3-85403-251-9
E-petitions are seen as one response to a perceived decline in public trust of political institutions and the associated symptoms of disengagement. In this paper, some current...

HUWY D6.1. engagement and impact criteria.

Taylor-Smith, E., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P., Visnapuu, T., Vister, B. & Kimpeler, S. (2010)
HUWY D6.1. engagement and impact criteria
This deliverable describes the methodology that will be used for the HUWY evaluation process in all 4 participating countries. It records the basis of the model, in terms of e...

HUWY D6.2. User engagement report

Taylor-Smith, E., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P. & Visnapuu, T. (2010)
HUWY D6.2. User engagement report
The User Engagement Report assesses HUWY project?s success in engaging its two main user groups: young people and policy-makers. 1. Did the HUWY project achieve its objectives...

HUWY D7.4 Results

Kimpeler, S., Lehner, C., Lindner, R., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P. & Taylor-Smith, E. (2010)
HUWY D7.4 Results. Edinburgh: European Community
HUWY (Hub Websites for Youth Participation) was an eParticipation Preparatory Action project, which piloted a distributed (networked) discussion. The pilot ran in Estonia, Ger...

digiCC workshop outcomes report

Ryan, B. & Cruickshank, P. (2015)
digiCC workshop outcomes report. Edinburgh Napier University: Edinburgh Napier University
A workshop on digital engagement by Community Councils (CCs) was hosted by Edinburgh Napier University on 30 January 2015 to which members from 35 CCs came. Facilitated sessio...
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e-Participation Scotland Baseline

2008 - 2008
This one day event brought people and organisations together from across Scotland. At the workshop, presentations and group activities enabled participants to share knowledge about current and future ...
Funder: Economic and Social Research Council | Value: £600

e-engaging young Scotland on radioactive waste management

2004 - 2004
The ITC was funded by the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department (SEERAD) to research appropriate tools and techniques to engage young people in their continuing dialogue on radio...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £32,000

DEMO-Net - Network of Excellence on eParticipation

2006 - 2009
DEMO_net began to bring eParticipation experts together to try to establish some research norms. However, the project did not turn out to be the most effective way to do this. The project officer was ...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £392,400

E-petitioner for the Scottish Parliament

2000 - 2007
The Scottish Parliament accepted its first electronic petition from the ITC's electronic petitioning system. The ITC (now part of the Centre for Social Informatics) worked with the Scottish Parliame...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £51,733

E-democracy Services for Highland Youth Voice

2000 - 2008
ITC worked with Highland Youth Voice (a youth parliament in the Highland Region) from 2000 to 2008. An e-voting website, with a discussion form, supported the parliament's first elections in 2000. Fro...
Funder: The Highland Council | Value: £134,176

HUWY: Hub Website for Youth Participation

2009 - 2011
HUWY explored ways for the Internet to support young people’s involvement in decision-making and piloted a model of distributed discussions, which could be used by people of various ages, focused on a...
Funder: European Commission | Value: £500,828

Hyperlocal engagement

2014 - 2014
A Community of Practice was found supporting the digital engagement practitioners in the neighbouring CCs, and that this is situated within a context of interested non-practitioners who share knowledg...
Funder: Communities and Culture Network + (Hosted by University of Leeds) | Value: £3,160


2002 - 2004
SmartGov (IST-2001-35399) was a project funded by the European Commission under its Information Society Technologies Programme (IST). The aim of the project was to develop a governmental knowledge-ba...
Funder: EU Framework Programme 7 and FP6 and earlier programmes | Value: £240,000

e-Petitioner for English Local Authorities

2004 - 2005
The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister’s Local eDemocracy National Project (March 2004 to March 2005) investigated new channels of participation and piloted various approaches to encourage citizen pa...
Funder: Bristol City Council | Value: £42,000

Piloting the E-Petitioner System with the German Parliament

2005 - 2007
The International Teledemocracy Centre (ITC), now part of the Centre for Social Informatics, worked with the Petitions Committee of the German Bundestag to piloting the e-Petitioner in the German Parl...
Funder: The German Parliament (Bundestag) | Value: £27,500