Lorna M. Hughes

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The UK and wider international e-Research initiatives are entering a critical phase in which they need to move from the development of the basic underlying technology, demonstrators, prototypes and early applications to wider adoption and the development of stable infrastructures. In this paper we will review existing work on studies of infrastructure and(More)
This paper presents preliminary findings from two projects that aim to widen the uptake of e-Infrastructures for research. Through the development of a corpus of evidence and through community engagement, we aim to uncover barriers to adoption, enablers that may facilitate uptake and good practice that may be used by those wishing to engage with(More)
A Birds of a Feather (BoF) meeting brought together more than 70 interested participants of the e Science All Hands Meeting 2008 to consider questions and issues arising from the proposition: " e-Infrastructure: tool for the elite or tool for everybody? " Contrasting position statements from two practitioners in the field set the scene for multiple(More)
This paper presents work conducted in the e-Uptake project which aims to widen the uptake of e-Infrastructure Services for research. We focus specifically on the identification of barriers and enablers of uptake and the taxonomy developed to structure our findings. Based on this, we describe our model of uptake and the development of a number of(More)
s Edited by Andrew Hardie Foreword by Lorna Hughes 2 Foreword On behalf of the DRH 2005 Programme Committee, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to Lancaster University, where our local hosts, Tony McEnery and Andrew Hardie of the department of Linguistics and English Language, have organized what promises to be an interesting and enjoyable(More)
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Climate change has become a key environmental narrative of the 21st century. However, emphasis on the science of climate change has overshadowed studies focusing on human interpretations of climate history, of adaptation and resilience , and of explorations of the institutions and cultural coping strategies that may have helped people adapt to climate(More)