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Jun
14
2018

What’s it like to work in UX in a university?

If you’re familiar with higher education, you’ll know that it’s a broad and varied sector. This is no more true than in a university as large, old and research-focused as Edinburgh. And supporting our university by working in user research and experience design in Information Services right now is a challenging and interesting prospect.

We have openings available in our User Experience Service team at the moment, if you’re up to the challenge. Junior and experienced role details are at the end of this post.

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Apr
13
2018

Enhancing content and promoting self-service at Shift left-athon

I recently ran a one-day workshop for IS web editors focused on teaching them how to iteratively improve their digital content so users are able to self-serve on their site. The event was a great success, with attendees leaving with an appreciation for what it takes to create user-focused content.

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Mar
8
2018

User experience training: helping staff to research, design & collaborate

It’s just over a year since we trialled our first user experience training package. We’ve run the sessions 4 times now, receiving excellent feedback from attendees and refining the provision each time to better meet staff needs.

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Feb
22
2018

Uncovering student learning behaviours at the Festival of Creative Learning

Yesterday I ran a practical introductory session to some collaborative UX research and design practices for Edinburgh students, as part of our Festival of Creative Learning. It also gave colleagues an insight into how students approach their studies.

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Feb
21
2018

Showcase of UX Service projects – join us 4th April

We’re running another of our showcase events to highlight how the pilot User Experience (UX) Service is helping a wide range of projects get closer to their target audiences and make better decisions. Booking for Wednesday 4 April is now open.

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