Being a researcher involves updating your skills and learning to use researcher tools. This workshop will teach you how to use EndNote for your research and for publication. These aspects align with the following BU2025 actions: Develop and implement capability across BU to support the Fusion learning approach, including by: (a) collaborating with peer institutions… Read more » about EndNote Desktop for Managing References and Writing for Publication
Monthly Archives: January 2020
Applied Research in Collaboration with Industry Partners – Discussion Panel
Artificial intelligence-created medicine to be used on humans for first time
A drug molecule “invented” by artificial intelligence (AI) will be used in human trials in a world first for machine learning in medicine. It was created by British start-up Exscientia and Japanese pharmaceutical firm Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma. The drug will be used to treat patients who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Typically, drug development takes about… Read more » about Artificial intelligence-created medicine to be used on humans for first time
How AI is revolutionising DNA evidence
Developments in AI are revolutionising DNA evidence – but can we totally trust the machines? Sophisticated AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques are being developed to work out whether a DNA sample came directly from someone at a crime scene or was just innocently transferred. But could this technology introduce even more miscarriages of justice when even… Read more » about How AI is revolutionising DNA evidence
Brightspace: Virtual Classroom update
Please be aware that the Virtual Classroom tool in Brightspace from April 2020 will be changing: Maximum concurrent users changing from 100 to 50 Stored recordings from 4 months to 14 days Maximum session recording from 90 minutes to 60 minutes Please take note of these changes if you are a user of the… Read more » about Brightspace: Virtual Classroom update
Google boss Sundar Pichai calls for AI regulation
The head of Google and parent company Alphabet has called for artificial intelligence (AI) to be regulated. Writing in the Financial Times, Sundar Pichai said it was “too important not to” impose regulation but argued for “a sensible approach”. He said that individual areas of AI development, like self-driving cars and health tech, required tailored… Read more » about Google boss Sundar Pichai calls for AI regulation
Using YouTube in Panopto Lecture Capture.
Are you worried about the copyright implications of using a YouTube clip while recording a lecture or presentation? Well, there is a way around that. First, either pause the recording while the clip is playing, or edit the clip after the recording has uploaded. Then in Edit, click the YouTube icon in the… Read more » about Using YouTube in Panopto Lecture Capture.
Funds now available to support Global Staff Mobility: Erasmus+
Global staff mobility, including training and teaching, leads to professional development and networking and brings great value to BU and our students, whilst offering invaluable international experience. We are pleased to announce that staff, both academic and professional support, can now apply for funds to support these activities through Erasmus+. Erasmus+ funds are a great… Read more » about Funds now available to support Global Staff Mobility: Erasmus+