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Perugia hosts #ijf14

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Hundreds of journalists have descended on Perugia for the International Journalism Festival 2014, including the Media Innovation Studio’s Clare Cook.

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Drones arrive at Manchester’s Future of Digital 2014

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aerosee and drone journalism features as part of the Business Growth Hub’s inaugural ‘Future of Digital Conference 2014′.

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Build a Media Startup in 48 Hours

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The first ever UK Media Lab Playground will take place at the Media Innovation Studio. It will be an amazing opportunity to meet people, develop ideas and learn about getting a media startup off the ground in a practical way. The action kicks off on Friday evening May 16 and runs to Sunday afternoon May 18, building a media product in 48 hours.

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Design Museum shortlists UCLan aeroSee UAV as top 2014 concept

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The crowdsourcing UAV search and rescue project – aeroSee: Drones for Good – has been named by the Design Museum as one of the top designs of 2014.

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AeroSee showcased at Digital Economy 2013

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This week saw Clare Cook and John Mills demo UCLan’s Media Innovation Studio and School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences’ AeroSee project at the Digital Economy All Hands Conference 2013.

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Interactive Magazines Breathe New Life into Print

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Interactive Newsprint team have been busy translating their original ideas for interactive newspapers to magazines. They’ve been experimenting with a few new concepts that enable users …

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Social Media and Drones: Paris to Tampere

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Media Innovation Studio researcher Clare Cook has been travelling across Europe over the last few weeks to present work on Social Media and the AeroSee drone project.

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Interactive Newsprint heads to Brazil

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Researcher John Mills recently made a quick trip over to South America to present the research project at the 3rd annual Ubitec conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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Drone research takes flight at the Harris Flights

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Researchers from the Media Innovation Studio took to the skies this week as part of the Harris Flights project in the heart of Preston.

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AeroSee drones take to sky in search and rescue scenario

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Drone search and rescue research project discovers ‘missing hiker’ in 69 seconds

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AeroSee prepares for ‘Drone Journalism’ test flight

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The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is launching a drone – AeroSee – that could save lives in the Lake District mountains. And members of the public are invited to join the live search and rescue trial operation from their desktop computers, tablet devices and mobiles.

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Social Media for Journalists: Out Now

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Newly published title, Social Media for Journalists – co-authored by the Media Innovation Studio’s Clare Cook, landed on the Media Innovation Studio’s desks today.

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African Community Journalism Bureaus welcome UCLan

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Earlier this week, the Media Innovation Studio’s George Ogola and Paul Egglestone handed over a number of laptops to The African Woman and Child Features Service (AWC), a Nairobi-based non-governmental organisation

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Media Innovation Studio hosts UCLan careers event

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The Media Innovation Studio was transformed into a careers networking event this week as UCLan’s School of Journalism and Digital Communication held its My Career, Your Career day.

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Interactive Newsprint presents at COST

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Interactive Newsprint joined the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) network in Lisbon where the focus of activities was firmly on exploring new ways of combining print and digital.

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Media Innovation Studio appears at UCLan University Court

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The Media Innovation Studio was invited to UCLan’s annual University Court event this week to present the Interactive Newsprint project.

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Interactive Newsprint and friends debate #digiprint at SxSW

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“Print is dead! Long live print!” declares the panel description for the ‘Pitchforks and Printed Electronics’ panel at the SxSW Interactive festival.

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Bespoke unboxed

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Four of the five original investigators on the Bespoke project were reunited in India last week for the Unbox Festival.

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Interactive Newsprint Demos in Downtown Austin

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In a packed bar in downtown Austin, Rogers, Egglestone, Mills and Metcalfe from the Interactive Newsprint research team showed some of the results to hundreds of people attending the Knight, Mozilla, MIT Media Lab SXSW 2013 party. The entire team were kept busy the entire evening running demonstrations and fielding questions.

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UnBox: Hands On, Minds On, Hearts On

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The suburbs of Delhi played host to this year’s UnBox festival in India. The Interactive Newsprint team were delighted to join thought leaders, innovators, musicians and …