Digital storytelling offers a way for water researchers to capture the nuance and emotion of people’s experiences.
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Traditional research outputs like journal articles don’t often give voice to communities’ stories.
How much of your life is archived on Facebook?
Many people are feeling the urge to quit Facebook. It’s not hard to do, technically speaking. It’s a good idea, however, to pause first and look back on your digital memories.
Understanding how different bodies of water connect across South Africa may drive improved conservation and awareness.
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A greater understanding of interconnectedness created by river maps could influence people to become more engaged with conserving river systems.
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In the age of fake news and deep fake videos, how can documentary making be used for research and other purposes that demand authenticity and credibility?
Everyone has a different reason for sharing a mental health story.
Here’s what you need to know before you share your mental health story, or ask others to share.
Illustration by Wiehan de Jager from the story by ‘I Like to Read,’ by Letta Machoga, originally from the African Storybook project. This story is now available on Storybooks Canada in 28 languages.
A free, open-access repository of multilingual children’s stories is one response to the United Nations’ urgent call to promote equitable education on the International Day of Education, January 24.
Dear Esther is a ghost story, told using first-person gaming technologies.
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Video games present players with rich and immersive digital worlds.
Story maps like this one can help policymakers better understand and respond to the needs of recently resettled refugees.
From resettling Syrian refugees to mitigating climate change in Ecuador, interactive ‘story maps’ harvest communities’ stories to help policymakers and neighbors better understand complex problems.
Egenie told her story for her father whom she describes as her friend and mentor.
Wider access to technology has increased possibilities to share stories via digital means.
Participants map out an ideal future for their community.
Inclusive innovation processes could be extremely valuable to low-income and disadvantaged communities in South Africa.
Creating a ‘digital story’ of their memories using photos, music, text and video, can hep dementia patients open up to their fear and move into optimism.
When dementia patients use photos and music to produce digital stories about events in their lives, they start to remember. They also face their fears about the disease, and experience happiness.
Half of The Conversation’s audience reads us on their phone.
One of our academic authors recently commented that The Conversation has become “very mainstream in what it’s publishing”. It was a loaded comment, considering people increasingly distrust “the MSM”, sometimes…