Training opportunities with COST-ARKWORK

COST Action on Archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment (ARKWORK) is organising a Training school in Studying Archaeological fieldwork, knowledge production, and the digital environment in Athens, Nov 6-10, 2017. The call for trainees is open until July 3, 2017 and more information bout the school with instructions how to apply can be found at https://www.arkwork.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Callfortrainees_Arkwor... Trainees can be awarded a grant of upto 800€ for covering accommodation and travelling costs. The school is open for everyone and both senior and early career researchers and practitioners are encouraged to apply.

COST-ARKWORK has also announced a call for Short Term Scientific missions (i.e. research/training visits in COST jargon) with a possibility to get funding for short visits to institutions in participating COST countries (check the ARKWORK website for participating countries) with an agenda that is relevant for the action.

Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society shows how the digitization of archaeological information, tools and workflows, and their interplay with both old and new non-digital practices throughout the archaeological information process, affect the outcomes of archaeological work, and in the end, our general understanding of the human past.

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Taking Health Information Behaviour into Account: implications of a neglected element for success- ful implementation of consumer health technologies on older adults (HIBA) is an Academy of Finland funded research project at Åbo Akademi University.

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Sheds new light on the potential of extra-academic knowledge-making as a contribution in formations of knowledge throughout society, explores extra-academic knowledge as a useful resource in academy, policy development, evidence based practices, and innovation, and focuses on the informational dimensions, stemming from and grounded in an informationscience perspective, which provides the means to address practical information-related issues throughout knowledge-making processes.

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