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Category: Content management

  Understanding and Measuring the Environmental Impact of the University of Edinburgh’s Web Estate – Initial Insights and Further Questions from my Summer Internship.

This month we hosted the second of our new Content Improvement Monthly meet-ups at Argyle House – it was great to see everyone who attended and really interesting to hear about different experiences of managing long content pages.                   For those who haven’t heard about Content Improvement […]

On Tuesday 17 September 2024 people from educational institutions across the UK will gather in Manchester for a day of talks, workshops and networking on the theme of challenges and opportunities of UX in Education. Tickets are now on sale if you would like to join us.

Drupal is the Content Management System behind EdWeb 2 (and also EdWeb). As a Drupal contributor I’ve been working with others in the community to help improve the clarity of the language used within Drupal, to make it more accessible and inclusive. 

Accompanying the move to Edweb 2, the UX Service have been running and piloting some new sessions to train and upskill colleagues in content design practices.

  On the 9th of January 2024, I found myself amidst the vibrant atmosphere of UKEduCamp, an unconventional conference hosted at the University of Edinburgh. Unlike traditional conferences where speakers dominate the stage and audiences absorb information, UKEduCamp stands out as an unconference – a unique and participatory gathering that flips the script on conventional […]

The Website & Communication team have received increased reports that Research Explorer (PURE) data displayed within University Staff Profiles and Profile embeds have been experiencing issues with content freshness in that the latest research entries are not being returned within these publication lists.  We acknowledge the issues with using the widget that presents research publication […]

Acting on our research carried out between 2022 and 2023 and to coincide with the web migration project and training in EdWeb 2, we’re running a series of practical sessions to help University staff implement concepts from the Effective Digital Content course.

In September 2023, two Web Content Design Assistants joined the UX team to support the project to migrate web content to EdWeb2. Since they joined they’ve helped the successful migration of over 30 sites, and helped us streamline our approach. We’re delighted to be recruiting more people into this role, bringing the total to five.

Understanding user needs and behaviours is a key component to the success of modern digital services. Having the appropriate data and insight at the right time, can trigger an individual or a team to take action to improve the digital experience, and thereferore support a successful organisation realise its strategic targets. With that in mind, […]


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