Urban Marginality, Researcher Links Workshop, Mexico City

From 12th-15th July 2016, The Trust Map researcher Catherine Wilkinson attended the Urban Marginality Researcher Links Workshop in Mexico City. The University of Edinburgh, UK, and La Salle University, Mexico, with the support of the Newton Fund, the British Council and CONACYT organised the workshop to explore social, cultural, political and material conditions of urban … [Read more…]

Newton Fund Workshop: Urban Dialogues

From 3rd– 6th May 2016 researcher Catherine Wilkinson attended the Newton Fund Workshop Urban Dialogues: Creating Inclusive Urban Spaces in Uncertain Global Times at the Center for Regional Development and Planning at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horitonte, Brazil. This workshop was based around the idea that one of the major impacts of the … [Read more…]

Maker Faire UK

On Saturday 23rd April The Trust Map researchers attended Maker Faire UK at the Life Science Centre, Newcastle. Maker Faire UK is a two-day (23rd-24th April) family friendly festival of invention and creativity. The Trust Map researchers attended and witnessed hundreds of hackers, crafters and coders brought together, sharing their passion for creating with the … [Read more…]

How 2 Do It, Kings College London

On Saturday 9th April The Trust Map researcher Catherine Wilkinson organised a session on Participatory Budgeting at the How 2 Do It conference at Kings College London (9-10 April). The theme of the conference was ‘creating bottom up political participation’. The conference brought together people from a variety of backgrounds including academics, activists, and community … [Read more…]

Getting to Grips with Arduino

On Saturday 6th February 2016 researcher Catherine Wilkinson attended a beginner’s training course at London Hackspace, ran by creative technologist and Arduino enthusiast Lily Madar and London Arduino. London Hackspace is a non-profit space, and home to a number of tinkerers and maker groups. Impressively, it is the biggest hacker space in Europe. Arduino, the … [Read more…]