Adrian Doherty

Oxfam Scotland Social & Digital Media Volunteer

My long-term voluntary role involves publishing press releases and events to our blog; creating and editing images and video; looking after our full suite of digital assets and social networks, particularly out-of-hours; developing and implementing innovative uses of new tools, technologies and techniques; and helping support staff and volunteers in all aspects of social and digital media. I also work full-time in my own day-job as an experienced IT professional.

All posts by Adrian Doherty

Exclusive Ian Rankin and Tim Burgess collaboration on sale in Oxfam shops

International best-selling author Ian Rankin and Tim Burgess, the singer with indie legends The Charlatans, have come together in a unique collaboration for Oxfam.   ...

St Andrews supporters take action for Syria

Guest blog by Eilidh Beaton, constituency campaigner with University of St Andrews Oxfam Society. ...

Worrying Surge in Foodbank Use

New figures released as the Scottish Parliament debate increasing use of foodbanks ...

Teachers Dealing with Disasters

 By Anne Kane, Oxfam Scotland, Curriculum Adviser ...

Top Scots writers raise funds to fight poverty

Some of Scotland's leading writers are holding a special evening of entertainment in Glasgow, raising money to support farms in the developing world as part of Oxfam's Grow campaign. ...

Scots mums speak out over maternal health in Ghana. Death rate amongst newborns nearly 10 times higher

New mothers in Scotland are being asked to compare their experiences of childbirth to those of their counterparts in Ghana as part of a new Oxfam campaign to improve maternal health care across the...

Leading Scottish ladies strike out against domestic violence. Women from worlds of acting, fashion, business and law unite to form new group

A network of high-profile women yesterday marked the formation of the Scottish Circle, a new group dedicated to campaigning and fundraising for women's rights at home and abroad. The 12...

Rising food prices in Scotland: The human impact

Oxfam poll reveals Scots are skipping meals to feed their children. Growing concern pensioners are being forced to "ration" food. ...

Modern day 'clearances' highlighted by Holyrood event. Motion laid down in the Scottish Parliament – MSPs urged to show their support

Oxfam Scotland today [Thu 22nd] highlighted the scandal of the modern day 'clearances' being carried out in the developing world by creating a crop of Scotland silhouettes outside the Scottish...

Majority of Scots want groundbreaking new tax on banks. New poll reveals support for 'Robin Hood' charge on financial transactions

More than half of all Scots believe the Government should introduce a new financial transaction tax (FTT) to be spent on fighting poverty at home and abroad, according to a new poll released today...