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Funded by EPSRC as an early example of their Ideas Factory concept for funding interdisciplinary research collaborations, this large-scale research programme was originally proposed by Crucible members at [[Aptivate]], and four interdisciplinary research projects were initiated through a sandpit process directed by [[Alan Blackwell]].
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This was an early [[EPSRC]] ''Ideas Factory'' - an initiative to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines around a common problem. This large-scale research programme was originally proposed by Crucible members at [[Aptivate]].
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[[Alan Blackwell]] was appointed as Director of the ideas factory, coordinating over 1.5 million pounds of new research funding aimed at applications of ICT in rural and developing economies, resulting in four interdisciplinary research projects, together with a reflective coordinating network.
  
Network documentation site: http://www.bgdd.org/Wiki.jsp
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The resulting projects are documented on the BGDD site: http://www.bgdd.org/Wiki.jsp
  
 
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* [[Seb Wills]]
 
* [[Seb Wills]]
  
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[[Crucible Theme: Humanitarian IT]]
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Latest revision as of 09:10, 1 September 2011

This was an early EPSRC Ideas Factory - an initiative to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines around a common problem. This large-scale research programme was originally proposed by Crucible members at Aptivate. Alan Blackwell was appointed as Director of the ideas factory, coordinating over 1.5 million pounds of new research funding aimed at applications of ICT in rural and developing economies, resulting in four interdisciplinary research projects, together with a reflective coordinating network.

The resulting projects are documented on the BGDD site: http://www.bgdd.org/Wiki.jsp

Crucible leaders:

Crucible collaborators:

Crucible Theme: Humanitarian IT