Thursday, 23 September 2010

Wong awarded special mention by LIRG

The Information School's MSc Information Management student Ruth Wong has been awarded a special mention in the The Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) and JIBS 2010 Student Awards, for her paper The scientific impact of the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre by citation analysis.

Congratulations to Ruth - we'll release more information as it arrives.

Friday, 10 September 2010

Ahmad and Bath research published in British Medical Journal

Research by Rabiah Ahmad and Peter Bath and colleagues has been published in a paper published today in the British Medical Journal. The research article appears online at:

http://www.bmj.com/content/341/bmj.c4467

and will be published shortly in the print version.

The research build on research Rabiah Ahmad undertook as part of her PhD, which developed CoRGA (Cox Regression Genetic Algorithm) to identify risk factors for mortality in older people. As part of the Mortality Review Group, Peter Bath and Rabiah undertook additional analyses examining the relationship between hand-grip strength and long-term mortality in older people. The results are included in the meta-analysis presented in the paper.

Webber and Corrall at CKVI

Sheila Webber and Professor Sheila Corrall have been participatng in the Creating Knowledge VI conference 8-10 September in Bergen, Norway. Sheila Corrall ran an invited workshop on Mapping Staff Competencies for Information Literacy Interventions and Sheila Webber presented a poster roundtable on Developing diverse learners’ conceptions of information literacy through different tools and spaces