Research

The biggest impact of artificial intelligence? helping humans make discoveries we couldn’t make on our own

Research productivity—the number of researchers it takes to produce a given result—is declining annually. Could AI make research faster and more productive, reviving areas that have become too expensive for businesses to pursue? This MIT Technology Review article looks at the way AI is reinventing the way we invent, the predictions for machine learning and… Read more »

7.3.19 Book now for “Building the University of the Future – Lego Event”

Event Date: 14:00 – 15:30, Thurs 7th March 2019 Room: PG30a, Talbot campus Book now on eventbrite         Higher education is experiencing an unprecedented period of change in which the future face, shape, identity and purpose of the university are all being challenged. With an uncertain political, social and technological future on… Read more »

Threshold Concepts in Action Conference – attend days 3,1 or 2 – it’s up to you

Threshold Concepts in Action – Inaugural Scottish Threshold Concepts Conference, University of Dundee, 27th June 2019 (pre-conference TBL masterclasses 26th June) #UoDthresholdconcepts2019   Call for abstracts Since the first literature about threshold concepts was published by Meyer and Land in 2003, a large body of work has been undertaken across the wide range of disciplines… Read more »

“Go Create!” In-conversation seminar Wed 6 Feb 1-2 pm R201

How can drawing be applied for thinking within your educational practice? Come and talk through ideas Curie Scott Exploring self-ageing through participatory drawing R201 Wed 6 Feb at 1pm. All are welcome! Unlike children, adults are usually nervous when asked to draw. Curie created a four week Drawing Programme where participants used expressive drawing to think… 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 »

Advanced Literature Search Techniques

Enhancing your literature searching techniques can transform the way you conduct your research processes and provide an excellent foundation for authoring different kinds of papers including literature reviews. Library and Learning Support is hosting a session that will explore systematic searching, creating citation alerts and identifying databases for your subject. The session will take place… Read more »

Measuring the Impact of your Research with Bibliometrics

It was recently announced that Clarivate Analytics (who maintain Web of Science) will provide metrics for REF2021. There are several kinds of metrics that measure how often your articles or other outputs have been cited.  Metrics can help researchers from any discipline plan their future approach to research or track the work of others, whether they… Read more »

Creative Writing for Academics Workshop with Kip Jones 11 and 12 Jan 2019

When we are open to experiment in new ways, marvellous things are possible. The Centre for Excellence in Learning and the Centre for Qualitative Research work closely on creative practices in Education, Research and Professional Practice. Read all about a previous Creative Writing for Academics workshop here: https://goo.gl/3fz2Yu …then get ready for the next one… Read more »

LATISS special issue “Mobility in doctoral education – and beyond”

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Apologies for cross posting – but something for everyone here! ===== The recent special issue of Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (LATISS) titled “Mobility in doctoral education – and beyond” is now available online! Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=www.berghahnjournals.com%2Flatiss&data=02%7C01%7C%7C72bec6cc87ab42e80a4408d65657dd5c%7Cede29655d09742e4bbb5f38d427fbfb8%7C0%7C0%7C636791332703816679&sdata=2VZ4DbKwmhf2t2SiYke9YnknN6RflX3TVJzAlUZJ5B4%3D&reserved=0 Volume 11,… Read more »