Social Media Knowledge Exchange

By Simon Mahony, on 16 November 2012


UCL is one of the institutions participating in the AHRC SMKE project led by the University of Cambridge.

This is a collaborative project that aims to give research students and early career researchers in the Arts and Humanities opportunities for knowledge exchange with social media practitioners in academia, museums, archives, libraries, and the voluntary sector.

Second Round Call for Proposals: Deadline 7 December 2012

The SMKE Scholarship scheme has already provided funding for six projects and has opened funding of up to £1,000 for additional knowledge exchange projects to run in academic year 2012-3. SMKE Scholars must be postgraduate students or early career researchers in the Arts and Humanities in any of the five participating institutions.

Social Media Knowledge Exchange

By Simon Mahony, on 8 June 2012

SMKE logo

UCL is one of the institutions participating in the AHRC SMKE project led by the University of Cambridge.

This is a collaborative project that aims to give research students and early career researchers in the Arts and Humanities opportunities for knowledge exchange with social media practitioners in academia, museums, archives, libraries, and the voluntary sector.
The call for proposals is now out and the deadline is 25 June 2012.

The SMKE Scholarship scheme will provide funding of up to £1,000 for ten knowledge exchange projects to run in academic year 2012-3. Applicants must be postgraduate students or early career researchers in the Arts and Humanities in any of the five participating institutions.

The UCL theme is Social Media and the Museum although applicants from UCL are not restricted to that theme. Full details including a link to the online application system are available on the project website.