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Dr Kirstie Jamieson


Kirstie Jamieson

Lecturer T&S

University teams up with community researchers to help improve their neighbourhood Feb 6, 2020
A Team of community researchers will join forces with academics to help improve their neighbourhood. UK Research and Innovation today announced its backing for the Seven Kingdoms of Wester Hailes, one of 53 new UK-wide projects worth £1.4million which will enable members of the public to actively contribute to research and innovation projects that affect their lives. Part of the agency’s Enhancing place-based partnerships in public engagement programme, the project involves community partners working with Edinburgh Napier University to contribute to the local place plan being developed with support from the Scottish Government’s Chief Architect.
With World Heritage Day brings the opportunity to raise awareness of the diversity of cultural heritage. Dr Kirstie Jamieson and MRes student Marta Discepoli are working with Heriot-Watt BSL researchers to unite Scotland's curators and Deaf community.