Wednesday, 25 May 2011

ScHARR Library Bite Size for Research and Collaboration #10 Research Professional - May 31st 2.30pm - Pemberton Lecture Theatre

Do you need to find funding for a research project, who funds research in your research area or

need regular alerts on funding opportunities?
Then come along to the bite-size session on 31st May which will focus on searching Research

Professional to find funding opportunities for your research. The session will cover searching for
different types of awards, awards within a particular subject area and how to set up alerts.

 As always bring your drink and we will bring the cake 

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Research Funding Update - Fellowships and Studentships

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

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Andrew Booth named as a leading UK knowledge translator

Posted by Andy
 ScHARR´s Andrew Booth, Reader in Evidence Based Information Practice, has been identified as a key information source for those wishing to learn about new library and information sciences (LIS) research. 

This finding is part of the Research in Librarianship – Impact Evaluation Project (RiLIES) from the LIS Research Coalition (LRC), led by Professor Hazel Hall, which surveyed 200 people on their routes to learning about new LIS Research Results. Andrew Booth was highlighted with three other individuals as occupying a key knowledge translation role. 

Andrew is a founding member of the international Evidence Based Library and Information Practice movement and co-editor of the only textbook on this topic. This recognition acknowledges his role as feature editor over more than a decade of the Using Evidence In Practice feature in Health Information & Libraries Journal, the most highly-cited health libraries journal.

"My day-to-day work involves the production of knowledge in the form of systematic reviews and working with the NHS through the local National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, South Yorkshire (CLAHRC SY), specifically the Translating Knowledge into Action theme. It is very encouraging to see the same skills that I use in promoting the use of health services research being recognised as equally valuable for my own profession" – Andrew Booth
The Research in Librarianship – Impact Evaluation Project (RiLIES – pronounced "realise") is a study supported by the LIS Research Coalition. It explores the extent to which funded librarianship research projects influence library practice in the UK. Of particular interest are the factors that increase or hinder the impact of project outcomes on practice. This study is led by Professor Hazel Hall, Director of the Centre for Social Informatics at Edinburgh Napier University and Executive Secretary of the Library and Information Science Research Coalition.

ScHARR Bite for Teaching #8 - Dissertation Supervision

Posted by Andy

Well, it’s that time of year again and the period when we have to
focus on supervising dissertations is fast approaching (well, to be
honest, it has already started...) and thus Alan O’Rourke has agreed
to give a bitesized session about dissertation supervision. So, if you
are new to dissertation supervision and would like to find out what
you are supposed to be doing, or have been doing it a while and want
to check that what you are doing is in line with best practice, come
along to the next  Bitesize on Tuesday 17th in the Eric Wilkes at 2.30

As usual, bring a drink and we’ll supply the cakes!

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Take Five May

Photo by mekkeon
Post by Anna Cantrell
View the latest edition of Take Five here. It is packed full of new websites, research funding opportunities,training courses and current awareness.

To join the Take Five distribution list please contact me, Anna Cantrell by email or phone 0114 2220894

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

Monday, 9 May 2011

IR Bite-Size for research (and teaching) #9 'Screencasting and PowerPoint recording- Weds 11th May

Get on down to the Eric Wilkes room at 2.30pm this Weds to learn everything you need to know about screencasting (including recording within PowerPoint). Check out the Prezi right now:

Posted by Claire

Friday, 6 May 2011

Research Funding Update: Projects and Programmes

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Post by Anna 
View the latest issue of the Research Funding Update by following this link

Previous editions of the update can be viewed here