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HUWY: Hub Website for Youth Participation
The HUWY project aims to support young people’s eParticipation in policies about the Internet and its governance, through a distributed discussion. HUWY partners provide information, support and organise influential audiences for young people’s suggestions.
e-engaging young Scotland on radioactive waste management
The ITC is being funded by the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department (SEERAD) to research appropriate tools and techniques to engage young people in their continuing dialogue on radioactive waste management.
E-democracy Services for Highland Youth Voice
ITC are working with Highland Youth Voice (a democratically elected assembly for young people in the Highland Region) in the development of a suite of e-democracy tools for their website. The current phase of this projects runs from 2005 to 2007 and seeks to expand use and efficacy of the website:...
The ITC is creating on-line materials and carrying out social research for the Ur'say channel. This includes developing new action-research models for on-line facilitation and moderation of on-line discussion fora and exploring the development of democratic participation and consultation models...


Irving, C. (2012). Engaging and influencing policy and the curriculum – the Scottish Information Literacy Project experience. In: Rankin, C., Brock, A. (Eds.) Library services for children and young people: Challenges and opportunities in the digital age, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). London, UK: . Facet.

Taylor-Smith, E., Kimpeler, S., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P. (2012). Distributed discussion: an integrated eParticipation model for engaging young people in technology policy. In: Charalabidis, Y., Koussouris, S. (Eds.) Empowering Open and Collaborative Governance, , () ( ed.). (pp. 181-198). Berlin Heidelberg: . .

Kimpeler, S., Lehner, C., Lindner, R., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P., Taylor-Smith, E. (2011). HUWY D7.4 Results. , (), ..

Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P., Taylor-Smith, E., Kimpeler, S. (2011, September). Youth Participation Through Distributed Discussion. Paper presented at 5th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, Tallinn, Estonia.

Taylor-Smith, E., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P., Visnapuu, T., Vister, B., Kimpeler, S. (2011). HUWY D6.1. Engagement and Impact Criteria. , (), ..

Taylor-Smith, E., Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt, P., Visnapuu, T. (2011). HUWY D6.2. User engagement report. , (), ..

Taylor-Smith, E., Gibson, G., Kimpeler, S., O’Kane, F., McCusker, P., Rößler, A., Visnapuu, T. (2011). HUWY D7.3. Sustainability and Scalability Plan. , (), ..

Gibson, G., McCusker, P., Taylor-Smith, E. (2010, June). Online Tools and their Impact on Young People. Paper presented at ECEG 2010 10th European Conference on eGovernment, University of Limerick, Ireland.

Taylor-Smith, E. (2010, December). eParticipation to support the Information Society. Paper presented at ePractice workshop on eParticipation, European Commission, Brussels.

Taylor-Smith, E., Lindner, R. (2010). Social networking tools supporting constructive involvement throughout the policy-cycle. In: Parycek, P., Prosser, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of EDEM 2010 - Conference on Electronic Democracy, May 7-8, 2010, Danube-University Krems, Austria, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Vienna, Austria: . Austrian Computer Society.

Taylor-Smith, E., O'Kane, F., Rutherford, A. (2009). HUWY D2.1 Requirements Specification. , (), ..

Taylor-Smith, E., O'Kane, F., Newman, D. (2009). HUWY D3.1 Content. , (), ..

Taylor-Smith, E., Lindner, R. (2009). Using Social Networking Tools to Promote eParticipation Initiatives. In: Prosser, A., Parycek, P. (Eds.) Proceedings of EDEM 2009 - Conference on Electronic Democracy, September 7-8, 2009, Vienna, , () ( ed.). (pp. 115 -121). Vienna: . Austrian Computer Society.

Smith, E., Macintosh, A., Whyte, A. (2006). Organised use of e-democracy tools for young people. In: Wimmer, M., Scholl, H., Grönlund, Å., Anderson, K. (Eds.) Electronic Government: Communications of the Fifth International EGOV Conference 2006, , () ( ed.). (pp. 260-267). Berlin, Germany: . Springer-Verlag.

Macintosh, A., Smith, E., Whyte, A. (2005). E-Consultation, Controversy and Youth. In: Cunningham, P., Cunningham, M. (Eds.) Innovation and the Knowledge Economy: Issues, Application, Case Studies;, , () ( ed.). (pp. 730-737). Slovenia: . IOS Press.

Masters, Z., Macintosh, A., Smith, E. (2004). Young People and E-Democracy: Creating a Culture of Participation. In: (Ed.) Proceedings of Third International Conference in E-Government, EGOV 2004, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Berlin, Germany: . Springer-Verlag.

Macintosh, A., Robson, E., Smith, E., Whyte, A. (2003). Electronic Democracy and Young People. Social Science Computer Review, 21, (1), 43-54.

Smith, E., Macintosh, A., Whyte, A. (2003). Culture and context in an online voting system for young people. In: Duquenoy, P., Fischer-Hubner, S., Hovast, J., Zuccato, A. (Eds.) IFIP Summer School: 'Risks and Challenges of the Network Society', , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Karlstad, Sweden: . .

Smith, E., Macintosh, A. (2003). E-voting: the powerful symbol of e-democracy. In: (Ed.) DEXA 2003, the 2nd International Conference on Electronic Government - EGOV 2003, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). Prague, Czech Republic: . DEXA.

Smith, E., Macintosh, A., Whyte, A. (2002). Invisibility Vs Transparency. In: (Ed.) 16th British HCI Conference London, 2, () (2 ed.). (pp. 166-70). London, UK: . .