A new initiative from the NCCPE, the Engage Researchers’ Academy is a year long professional development programme for researchers with a passion for public engagement. The programme creates a challenging but supportive environment for delegates to reflect upon what it means to be an engaged researcher, and to explore the quality and value of engagement. It […]
This afternoon’s thinking … 10 minutes to throw some ideas into the pot for those discussing whether ‘doctrine matters’, and whether there’s a place for it in academia: Does doctrine matter? Some thoughts from @drbexl from Bex Lewis
Rather than a written report (although there will also be a written report), we created a video, drawing on feedback from a range of people from the ODHE group, and what they had learnt from their time with the JISC-funded project.
Interesting article on impact – something that’s touted around a lot in HE. How is it measurable? Try this article: It is believed by the helots of the Department for Business, Industry and Skills that, like everything else in the world, impact is measurable by number. So if you are four-star REFable in, say, medical […]
Interesting article Fed up with being a free research resource, Vanessa Toulmin is capitalising on the skills of her staff at her archive As director of the National Fairground Archive at the University of Sheffield library, my day-to-day job involves building up the collections, researching and highlighting the archive’s holdings to the academic and public […]