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Up until now, I’ve only played around with ChatGPT. It wrote some funny poems and that was pretty impressive. A few things came up at work where I thought it might help, but the text it generated was bland and not much use. This week ChatGPT solved a small but real problem at work. It […]
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By Claire, fourth year, BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering As I entered my third year, one goal that I had in mind was to secure an internship with an engineering company for the summer. The motivation behind this was to gain work experience before graduating, to prepare myself before entering the workforce and have a feel […]
Director’s Post: After we hosted the DCODE Winter School at Design Informatics in Edinburgh in chilly January (see recent video of this), the DCODE Summer School was held in Umeå last week (where the DCODE Twitter captures some of the fun).  Many members of Design Informatics (some who are also in RAD Lab) and myself […]
Supervisors: Dr Mark Naylor, Prof Hugh Sinclair, Dr Stella Pytharouli, Calum Cuthill Summary You will improve and test our prototype arduino based low-cost seismic logger which is designed for meduim-term deployments, with telemetry, in harsh environments such as debris flow sites. Project background Seismology can be used to monitor the initiation and evolution of various […]
February 2021 brought the coldest weather (and best ski season) for 10 years to the highlands of Scotland. Much of this was due to Storm Darcy (the Beast from the East II) a low pressure weather system of cold air pushed from Russia and Eastern Europe. The geo narrative i explore in Thawsonification is how […]
Dr Alex Richmond IntroductionSocial enterprise is a business model that Sport for Development and Social Change (S4SC) organizations can implement to address their sustainability challenges. It also offers a platform to foster new engagements with the local community, including international NGOs and other business entities. Alongside this, new capacity building initiatives have emerged such as […]

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