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Friday, 17 December 2010

Research Funding Update - Fellowships and Studentships

 
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Post by Anna
The latest issue of the Research Funding Update can be viewed by following this link

Previous editions of the update can be viewed here

Monday, 6 December 2010

Christmas and Flash Mobs





Posted by Andy

Seeing as Christmas is less than 3 weeks away we thought we'd share a couple great videos that bring out the real Christmas spirit, or certainly a great human spirit. When I say the word Christmas, what's one of the first things to spring to mind for you? That's right, flash mobs. Enjoy.

Friday, 3 December 2010

Research Funding Update: Projects and Programmes

 
Post by Anna
The latest issue of the Research Funding Update can be viewed by following this link

Previous editions of the update can be viewed here

December edition of Take Five

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The latest edition of Take Five is packed full of new websites, research funding opportunities,training courses and current awareness.
You can view it here

To join the Take Five distribution list please contact me, Anna Cantrell by email a.j.cantrell@sheffield.ac.uk or phone 0114 2220894

An archive of the Take Five Newsletter and other research funding updates can be viewed here

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Share and the Hive Community

Share and the Hive Community
View more presentations from Andrew Tattersall.

These are the slides from a recent presentation I gave at the White Rose Research Information Forum on the 29th Nov 2010 on Web 2.0 and why it is under-valued as a way of working.

10 Tools for Better Working should a Crisis Happen




Photo and Posted by Andy

Considering the recent weather events and closure of the University, I thought I would list a few tools to help you work better at home.


In this day and age with a bit effort, there is little reason why meetings can't still take place, documents be co-created, resources built, references collected, PDFs stored, meetings organised, presentations delivered, files shared and diagrams co-designed.

Whether it be the adverse weather, Swine Flu, petrol shortages or Icelandic ash clouds keeping you away from work, there are several tools out there you can employ freely to help you carry on your work and collaboration any where that little bit better.

Here's just a sample of some of them through the medium of 10 short videos, if you want to have a rest after battling through the snow to get a pint of milk, take ten minutes out with a cup of coffee and see if anything interests you. Many of these tools will be covered more in future IR Bite Size sessions. ALL OF THESE TOOLS ARE FREE