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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...

Posted Mar 17th 2016

CRISP Doctoral School, Edinburgh, 20-24 June 2016

Newly confirmed experts include:

Dr Randolph Lewis, University of Texas  http://www.utexas.edu/cola/ams/faculty/lewisrr7

Professor Mike Nellis, University of Strathclyde  https://www.strath.ac.uk/staff/nellismikeprof/

Eric Stoddart, University of St Andrews  https://risweb.st-andrews.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/eric-stoddart...

Posted Mar 16th 2016

The SmartGov Virtual Conference successfully brought together research teams, policy-makers and practitioners in Stirling, Glasgow, Utrecht in the Netherlands, and Sao Paulo and Curitiba in Brazil. Top of the agenda was how to use emerging technologies and administrative data to engage citizens in sustainable governance practices. The conference included presentations about the historical...

Posted Mar 4th 2016
St Andrews Management School in conjunction with the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) funded ‘Big Data Surveillance’ project would like to invite applications for two PhD scholarships based at the St Andrews University, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Big Data has a number of key elements: personal devices which stream data to business organizations; data...
Posted Feb 15th 2016

CRISP has secured a stellar line-up of experts to contribute to the 2016 CRISP Doctoral School. Expert speakers confirmed so far include:

Professor Kirstie Ball, Open University  http://www.open.ac.uk/people/ksb222

Duncan Campbell, Investigatory Journalist and Forensic Scientist  http://www.duncancampbell.org

Dr Richard Jones, University of Edinburgh  http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/...

Posted Feb 3rd 2016

The rise of cheap IP devices has seen an influx of 'Smart CCTV'. From static IP cameras, to motion sensing CCTV that beams back to a smartphone, as well as face recognition cameras. Networked Smart CCTV is on the rise, but is this Smart...

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