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Posted Jun 30th 2016

The Surveillance & Religion Network will hold a AHRC funded workshop to explore religion as an object of surveillance on 17th-19th of October 2016 in Birmingham, UK. The aim of this workshop is to facilitate dialogue amongst academic researchers, faith practitioners, and other stakeholders with a view to better understanding the issues arising now, and likely to be so in the immediate...

Posted Jun 30th 2016

Last week saw the third biannual CRISP doctoral training school, this time hosted by Edinburgh University. We were delighted to welcome 21 doctoral students from all over the world. The continents of South and North America as well as the four corners of Europe were represented in the cohort. Students listened to expert lectures addressing questions concerning surveillance and the internet,...

Posted Jun 10th 2016

Press Release June 2016

Professor William Webster, CRISP Director, has been named as the 2016 New Zealand-UK Link Foundation Visiting Professor to New Zealand.

Professor William Webster of the University of Stirling will be the NZ-UK Link Foundation’s first Visiting Professor to New Zealand. He is a recognised expert on the governance and regulation of privacy and data protection,...

Posted Jun 10th 2016

Press Release: 13 June 2016

‘SmartGov’ Research Project: Smart Governance of Sustainable Cities

Delivering Sustainable Cities Through Smart Technologies

The University of Stirling has been awarded a prestigious Economic and Social Research Council grant (708,000 EUR), to undertake research on ‘Smart Cities’, a phenomenon that is fast becoming increasingly influential...

Posted Jun 7th 2016

Tristan Henderson, Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of St Andrewsis recruiting for a research fellow...

Posted Jun 3rd 2016

A Doctoral Studentship is available at the School of Management, University of St Andrews, April 2017 start 

CRISP is the UK partner of the SSHRC funded Big Data Surveillance project, led by Queens University in Canada. We currently have funding available for a PhD studentship to complete research that will contribute to the project’s findings. The studentships are funded by SSHRC and by...

Posted May 31st 2016

Since May 2016 CRISP is being joined by colleagues at the University of St Andrews. CRISP founder Kirstie Ball has joined the Management School at St Andrews as Professor in Management. As well as moving two CRISP research projects, collaborations are emerging with colleagues in the Schools of Management, Computer Science, Divinity and Philosophy. Some of the unique strengths which stem from...

Posted May 31st 2016

CRISP is pleased to announce that the 2016 CRISP Annual Lecture will be delivered on 21st June 2016 at The Teviot Lecture Theatre, University of Edinburgh by...

Posted Apr 14th 2016

Giulia has joined the Stirling CRISP team as a volunteer in the  ‘Student As Researcher (StAR)’ programme organised by the University of Stirling Student’s Union. Giulia will provide research and administrative support to the SmartGov research project and a number of CRISP activities, including the CRISP Doctoral Training School and Annual Lecture. Currently in her third year of undergraduate...

Posted Mar 31st 2016

CRISP Director, Professor William Webster, has been appointed as a member of the Working Group formed by the Surveillance Camera Commissioner to advise on the implementation and development of the UK...

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