Over 10 000 visitors across three days were welcomed across UCLan’s threshold to participate in a series of highly interactive workshops, hear about deadly jelly fish, …
I’ve just returned from speaking at the International Conference on the Freedom of The Press. It was hosted and organised by The Jerusalem Press Club. The club enjoys a view across the city walls of Old Jerusalem. From the terrace of their restaurant a glimpse of a much newer construction dubbed the ‘Apartheid Wall’ by Palestinians is a poignant reminder to those like me, not locally immune to its presence, that Jerusalem is divided.
At the Civic Crone Centre we believe unmanned aerial vehicles could transform life in the field for our medics, our search and rescue professionals, and people …
‘Trespass’ is a site specific app/artwork by international artist Layla Curtis, commissioned by Lancaster’s StoreyG2 as part of ‘Landed (Freeman’s Wood)’. The ‘Trespass’ artwork features an application designed for iphone which uses a custom drawn map, geo-location and audio recordings to invite users to participate in an oral history of Freeman’s Wood; an area of urban edgeland on the outskirts of Lancaster, in Lancashire.
Well over 350 undergraduate and post-graduate students were in the Media Innovation Studio at the end of April, rubbing shoulders with an amazing array of guests and alumni from UK and International film and television production companies, animation studios, news organisations and broadcasters. A cast of writers, producers, creative directors, news editors, reporters, graphic designers and 3D artists celebrated the week long Great Northern Creative Festival.
With temperatures reaching over 50 degrees celsius, a total distance of 156 miles, Saharan sand dunes, limited water and hydration and 1,360 competitors, the Marathon des Sables is one of the toughest events on the globe. the Media Innovation Studio is collaborating with production company Fieldcraft Studios and Kingston University to chart Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ attempt at the Earth’s most challenging races
Slack is a platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. Slack brings all your communication together in one place. …
The Media Innovation Studio and friends travelled to Austin in March this year to participate in one of the world’s large tech, innovation, music and film …
30 year six students joined us in the Studio in the first of our Datamakers workshops, exploring data and data collection apps.
The New European Media (NEM) group met at the equally new (relatively) Digital Catapult Centre on Euston Road for their annual General Assembly meeting.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or ‘drones’, are often viewed in a negative light because of their military association but the Media Innovation Studio has hosted a one-day workshop to launch its Civic Drone Centre project by highlighting how drones can be a force for good.
The Media Innovation Studio team pulled the best of British interactive print together for an exclusive audience with the European Patent Office in the Hague this week.
For media seeking to support the free flow of information in fragile environments, the issue of financial sustainability is complex. Both media in exile (out-of-country news …
The Open Data Institute held their second open data summit in London on the 3rd and 4th of November.
Raspberry Jams are set to roll out across the North of England thanks to funding from the DfE and the Raspberry Pi Foundation.
Take an everyday object. Connect it to the web. Stream news and information to it!
The Media Innovation Studio presented work past and present at the World Publishing Expo in Amsterdam in October.
The Media Innovation Studio’s Civic Drone Centre team have beaten off over 3,000 applications to win a panel session at the prestigious 2015 international SXSW festival.
Media Innovation Studio’s Prof Paul Egglestone and John Mills presented a range of research projects as part of WAN-IFRA’s Media Innovation Hub programme at the World Publishing Expo in Amsterdam.