Mr Callum Egan

Media Producer

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Callum is a digital media professional.

He's led over 150 design projects for business, industry, education and the third sector; he periodically runs a digital media consultancy business; and from 2008-2016 he was engaged extensively with Future and Emerging Technologies (FP7) Pro-active Initiatives: FoCAS | Awareness | Pervasive Adaptation

Currently he's employed by the Research and Innovation Office (RIO) as a Senior Content Producer (0.6), and as a Research Fellow (0.4) at the Centre for Interaction Design exploring the intersection of permaculture and digital technology.

He also manages the Robert Louis Stevenson Website, and advises across university, business and third sectors on digital media solutions.

His research interests are interdisciplinary but centrally involve digital media practice, sustainable systems development and ethnography.

In praxis his craft involves - creative direction, design thinking, user-experience, media production and project management.

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  • Bio-inspired Computing
    The Bio-Inspired Algorithms group within the Centre for Algorithms, Visualisation and Evolving Systems is a large and thriving group with interests in nature-inspired computing that include Evolutionary Computing, Hyper-Heuristics, Artificial Immune Systems and Swarm Intelligence.
  • Interaction Design
    Interaction Design is concerned with the design of interactive objects and spaces and with the delivery of high quality user experiences (UX). For example, expressive interaction describes the range of new forms of human-computer interaction that are made available through technologies based on...
  • Software Systems
    The institute's expertise in software engineering encompasses the entire development lifecycle, and we focus on developing the approaches and tools to improve the engineering process of both emerging and widely used software systems.
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Merchiston Campus
10 Colinton Road
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    Recent Publications

    Helgason, I., Bradley, J., Egan, C., Paechter, B., Hart, E. (2011). This Pervasive Day: Creative Interactive Methods for Encouraging Public Engagement with FET Research . In: (Ed.) Fet 11 essence, , () ( ed.). (pp. ). : . Elsevier.

    Helgason, I., Bradley, J., Egan, C. (2011, March). This Pervasive Day: Design and Development Case Study. Paper presented at i-Docs, A Symposium on Interactive Documentary, Watershed Media Centre / Bristol, UK.

    Supervised dissertations


    Blaise Cronin Tech Talk (Audio & Slides) Resource
    Beethoven vs. Bieber: On the meaningfulness of (alt)metrics Prof. Blaise Cronin: Indiana University The REF and RAE symbolize powerfully the ongoing transformation of the higher education system, in the UK and elsewhere. Formalized research assessment exercises are creating a pervasive culture of...