Posts By: Debbie Holley

Women in Tech: International Women’s Day at BU

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  To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, the Centre for Excellence in Learning and the BU Women’s Academic Network co-produced a ‘Women in technology’ and ‘Uncelebrated Women’ event, offered to staff and students across BU. The first workshop, Coding and Learning was led by the inspirational Dr Carina Buckley, Instructional Design Manager at Solent Learning… Read more »

Data Science: a short briefing from Dr Mike Hobbs, Visiting Researcher in CEL

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Dr Mike Hobbs, Visiting Researcher in CEL and an expert in data, AI and AR/VR shares the first is  series of short postings: These days, if we are involved in research, policy or just trying to find evidence for good practice we need data science.       https://www.datasciencecentral.com Data Science Central is a site… Read more »

Why is my curriulum white: report on our students union ‘table talk’ evening

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It was an honour to be invited to join our distinguished national panel at our own Students Union Table Talk event; a series of events hosted at BU exploring Race, Education, Equity and Social Justice. Decolonising the curriculum is an important agenda item in current UK Higher Education, and is about presenting a fair and… Read more »

2019 Data Impact Fellows – applications open

Apologies for cross posting/ this is a fabulous opportunity.. ===== Are you an early career researcher or analyst in a UK university or UK registered charity? Are you using UK Data Service data in your impactful research and analysis? Apply to be one of our 2019 Data Impact Fellows.   The 2019 Data Impact Fellows… Read more »

Open Education: sharing 30,000 high resolution images using CCO…

Please note and share this excellent news widely… ++++ Greetings Open Education Friends:   Good news!   Creative Commons worked with the Cleveland Museum of Art to dedicate 30,000 high resolution images into the public domain using CC0. Site: http://www.clevelandart.org/open-access Article: https://www.cleveland.com/expo/life-and-culture/g66l-2019/01/fe82a74cbf1054/cleveland-museum-of-art-launches-nextgeneration-open-access-to-artworks-and-data-online-.html Blog: https://creativecommons.org/2019/01/23/cleveland-museum/ Tweets: https://twitter.com/creativecommons/status/1088079123963088896 https://twitter.com/ClevelandArt/status/1088081616059228161 Enjoy,   Cable   — Cable Green, PhD Director of Open Education… Read more »

UK data service: a one course on assessing the quality of data

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20 February 2019 London School of Economics   In this hands-on day course you will learn about the principles of, and tools for, assessing data quality and reviewing disclosure risk in numeric data sources. Data assessment is extremely useful whether it is for wishing to create high quality data for publishing, thereby supporting the transparency… Read more »

Learning Bits, Bytes and Delights – the top 10 open access digital journal articles 2018

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Shameless cross-posting – but something for everyone here..   Learning Bits, Bytes & Delights MENU Month: December 2018 ASSOCIATIONS, AWARDS, DIGITAL LEARNING, HIGHLIGHTS, LEADERSHIP, LEARNING FUTURES, MOOCS, ONLINE LEARNING, OPEN EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES, POLICY AND STRATEGY, PUBLICATIONS, RESEARCH, TEACHING Top 10 Open Access Journal Articles for 2018: Our Final Selection Over the past week we have been sharing via Twitter our selection of the top 10 open access journal articles… Read more »

Call: Conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE)

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The annual conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) is being held at Newcastle University, UK 4-5th September 2019 The call for contributions is now live and we ask for your proposals by 16th February, 2019. We celebrate 10 years of RAISE this year! There will be keynotes from Bruce Macfarlane, Cathy Bovill and Colin Bryson. The conference… Read more »

Book launch – of interest to biographic researchers: 22nd February

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Methods of Research Into The Unconscious Applying Psychoanalytic Ideas to Social Science  Edited by K. Stamenova and R. D. Hinshelwood & Fomenting Political Violence Fantasy, Language, Media, Action Edited by S. Krüger, K. Figlio and B. Richards JOIN KALINA, BOB, STEFFEN, KARL & BARRY FOR THE JOINT BOOKS LAUNCH 22ND FEBRUARY 2019, 6.30PM  The Institute… Read more »