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

Total raised for DEC Nepal Earthquake in Scotland reaches £4 million. £47 million donated across UK

Scots have donated £4 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal since it launched last week. £47 million has now been raised in the UK as a whole, helping aid agencies to reach an estimated 310,000...

DEC Nepal Earthquake appeal raises more than £1.6 million in Scotland. Over £19 million raised across UK.

The Scottish public has donated over £1.6 million to the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal, a day after it was launched. This figure does not include the £250,000 donation announced by the Scottish...

DEC announces Nepal Earthquake Appeal in Scotland. First Minister announces £250,000 Scottish Government donation

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) in Scotland has today announced its appeal to help survivors of the devastating Nepal earthquake.   ...

Oxfam Scotland response to Trussell Trust report on increase in people using foodbanks

In response to figures from the Trussell Trust, out last week, which show that the number of foodbank users in the UK has topped 1 million, 117,689 of those in Scotland, Jamie Livingstone, Head of...

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...