Category Archives: dissemination

BRII at the SCONUL Conference

Yesterday I attended the “Organisational Leadership in a Time of Change” SCONUL Conference at Leeds Queens Hotel. Although I could not stay for the whole event (I stayed only 1 of 3 days) I enjoyed it. I attended a few presentations and presented our BRII poster.I would like to thank Prof John Lancaster who welcomed me and who kindly helped me to move the BRII poster to a more visible place :)

Blue Pages video clip

As the project will end soon (31st of March) I wanted to show you what we have done so far with the Blue Pages. We will not stop working though. We will continue working on harvesting more data and user engagement. Anusha and Mat have been working tirelessly on the Blue Pages and although there is still a lot of work to be done on it I think it is at a stage where I can show you a short demo.

BRII Presentation

On Friday 5th of March I attended a book launch at the University of Hull – Business School. The book is titled “Supporting research students” by Dr Barbara Allan.”The importance of supporting the needs of research students has recently risen higher up the academic agenda around the world. Numbers of postgraduate students have expanded, and the traditional PhD has now been joined by a new range

BRII Inside O.R.

This week I got a copy of the Inside O.R. magazine – November issue with a short article about BRII. I wrote this article after the OR51 conference (Operational Research) where I presented a paper called Making Sense of Research Activity Information in the Information Systems stream.Thanks to Rajan Anketell, Inside O.R. editor.Click here to download whole issue.

Uncovering User Perceptions of Research Activity Data

I recently wrote a paper about the user testing of the Oxford Blue Pages. It has been published in Ariadne in their January 2010 issue. Here you have a link to the article in Ariadne The title is Uncovering User Perceptions of Research Activity Data. I chose that title to emphasise the aspect of the user testing which we think helped us the most to

BRII’s Products – JISC Trade Fair

These are posters I designed for the Institutional Innovation Projects Trade Fair. The posters explain our three products: a vocab site, an approach to user testing and the Blue Pages.Click on pictures to get larger versionsWe have many more products of course but these are the ones I thought could be more attractive to other projects. In addition to the above, we have produced an object registry

JISC MEAoT Assembly

Yesterday I attended a JISC assembly organised by the Modular e-Administration of Teaching MEAoT Project run by CARET – Cambridge University. The aim of the event was to explore ways in which stakeholders and other parties can be encouraged to adopt tools developed in JISC projects. Below you can see my presentation:The second slide briefly explains the nature of BRII and the Entity Registry we

EdSpace Assemblies

We have just run our first Assembly – under the auspices of the additional funding made available to some Projects which participated in the Institutional Exemplars Programme 2007-2009.  This event was actually a mini Assembly, precursor to a larger event which we are planning for February 2010.
On Wednesday 4 November, 2009, we welcomed @15 guests [...]

TELSTAR Presentation for ALT-C 2009

 This presentation was given at the ALT-C conference on the 8th September 2009


TELSTAR ALT-C 2009 Small.m4v16.43 MB

Making Sense of Research Activity Information

This week I attended the Operational Research OR51 conference at the University of Warwick. This is a big conference for the OR people. A very exciting event. I gave a presentation in the Information Systems stream, having previously submitted an abstract. We started conference activities on Tuesday morning, but there was dinner and a wine tasting welcome event on Monday evening. :) The

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