Type Title Teaser
Job GIS Research Associate position at Lancaster University

Research Associate for “Spatial Humanities: Texts, GIS and Places”

Salary: £25,251 to £29,249
Closing Date: Friday 02 March 2012
Interview Date: Monday 02 April 2012
Reference: A380

Blog entry The Problem of Health Care

Paul and Pauline the Patients

At last! A layman's guide to the Government's healthcare reforms, explaining them in terms so simple they might have been written by a complete idiot, and charting the development of health care from the good old days to the present and beyond - with hilarious results! In fabulous stickman-o-vision, with bits of colour. Kind of a Dr Hairy spinoff, but the Dr Hairy episode it span off from hasn't been made yet.

Job PhD studentship - Visualising cultural data within an academic-industrial partnership (London)

PhD studentship - Visualising cultural data within an academic-industrial partnership (London)

Blog entry "Psychedelic Pie" and "The Last Collaboration"

Job Digital Humanities Specialist

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) project funded by the US National Science Foundation is looking to engage the services of a specialist in a Digital Humanities support role. The position can be filled via a consulting contract or on a sub-award basis, depending on an applicant's particular circumstance, and compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Blog entry NEW BOOK: Evaluating & Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections

A huge investment has been made in digitizing scholarly and cultural heritage materials through initiatives based in museums, libraries and archives, as well as higher education institutions. The ‘Digital Economy’ is an important component of institutional planning, and much attention is given to the investment in digital projects and programmes. However, few initiatives have examined the actual use, value and impact of digital collections, and the role of digital collections in the changing information environment.

Blog entry Dr Hairy in: Child Safety (and other items of interest)

The twelfth in a series of 10-minute videos about the adventures and frustrations of an ordinary (but rather hirsute) General Practitioner. Dr Hairy attempts to work out how to deal with a case of possible domestic violence - with hilarious results!

To view the video on my site, go to http://www.edwardpicot.com/drhairy/childsafety.mov ; or you can see it on YouTube at http://youtu.be/nx3Bh3L7tIc ; or it should be on DVblog (http://dvblog.org) in the near future.