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Police and government use online ‘influence’ tactics to tackle crime and shape behaviour in the UK
New research has found that advertising and influencing techniques often used by marketers and advertisers to encourage audiences to buy products are being used by law enforcement and government agencies in the UK for crime prevention.
New toolkit to transform collaborative research approaches across disciplines
Edinburgh researchers and partners have created a new toolkit to support collaboration between arts, humanities, and social science disciplines and STEM areas to solve society’s most complex challenges.
SPS energy expert highlights Scottish research ahead of COP 26
Dr Kirsten Jenkins, whose work focuses on how energy transitions affect society and create issues of injustice, has joined Scotland’s leading climate researchers in a series of expert interviews by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
Innogen Institute researchers write about Covid-19
The Innogen Institute - a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and the Open University, has shared various Covid-19 related publications.
Investigating the societal challenges of building facial recognition datasets
A student at the School of Social and Political Science has received funding from Edinburgh Futures Institute to investigate the cultural and societal challenges involved in the curation of facial recognition datasets.