Wednesday, 25 July 2012
Andrew Cox drew the lucky straw, because there was a strong social media strand to the event this year.
There were two full days of talks on latest developments including on social media and crowdsourcing, see http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/news/features/facultysummit2012-071612.aspx
There was also a “Future of social experiences” Social media workshop attended by most of the iSchool delegates.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012
Miguel Nunes, as a panel member on behalf of the University of East London (UEL), took part in two different Quality Assurance (QA) events at the Financial Training & Management Services (FTMS) College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. These events held on 18th and 19th June 2012 included the Validation of a new programme (BSc (Hons) Computer Networks) and the Collaborative Review of the partnership between UEL and FTMS that involves 3 established undergraduate programmes and 2 master programmes.
Wednesday, 4 July 2012
Tuesday, 3 July 2012
Prof Jianfang Wang from the Department of Information Analysis, National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences, visited our School on the 29th June 2012. Prof Wang also gave a research seminar on “Tailored Bibliometrics Analysis: in support of evidence-based S&T policy decision making”. This talk aimed at explaining how evidence-based S&T policy decision-making in China uses evidence from scientific output analysed through bibliometrics. Prof Wang illustrated how to take advantage of bibliometric analysis to get reasonable evidence on current trends and patterns of current research and publication. This talk focused on professional and research practice of the National Science Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences.