EPSRC Call for Participants: Digital Personhood Sandpit

The Research Councils’ Digital Economy (DE) theme has issued an invitation for expressions of interest from eligible individuals to attend a five-day interactive workshop, or sandpit, from 26-30 November 2012.

The aim of the sandpit is to stimulate thinking in promising new areas of DE. The DE theme has allocated up to £5M to fund research arising from the sandpit, to be taken up by genuinely novel and transformative approaches.

The state of knowledge in this area demands an innovative and multidisciplinary approach, and the aim of this sandpit is to bring together researchers to create an integrated vision for future research, both those already working on DE, and others whose research could directly contribute. Participants will be expected to engage constructively in dialogue with each other, the facilitators and the Director and Mentors to develop collaborative research proposals.

The closing date for Expressions of Interest is 4pm on the 24th September 2012. For more information please see the documents below: