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JISC Innovation Forum 2008

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Debating Innovation: JISC Innovation Forum 2008 final report published

Tue, 06 Jan 2009 11:41:03 +0000

The Debating Innovation publication, pulling together the many topics and issues discussed at JIF08, has been published alongside JISC’s Annual Review 2008. The publication is available at

Podcast: The importance of innovation to the future of higher education

Tue, 16 Dec 2008 15:02:41 +0000

Sarah Porter is JISC’s Head of Innovation, responsible for leading JISC’s work to support innovation across the higher education sector. In this podcast interview, given at JISC’s Innovation Forum in the summer, Sarah talks about the importance of innovation and why investment in innovation is crucial to the future of the sector. [audio:] Subscribe to ...

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Presentation slides, audio and videos now available to download

Thu, 07 Aug 2008 14:37:43 +0000

Presentations and audio recordings from the Forum are now available to download from each of the session pages and also from the Forum programme page. Some comments from the Feedback survey have also been posted on the Feedback page along with some short video clips of delegates to download. We have also added video clips to the ...

New feedback page created

Thu, 24 Jul 2008 13:54:33 +0000

A new page has been created to provide a link to the Feedback survey (please complete if you haven’t already done so) and as a place to add any general comments on the event that you wish to make publicly. Over the next few days we will also be adding a number of short ‘talking ...

Did you come home with something you shouldn’t have?

Fri, 18 Jul 2008 15:55:24 +0000

A number of people have asked what they should do with their room keys… Please return them to Keele Conferences Darwin Building Keele University Keele Staffordshire ST5 5BG

Closing Plenary: Sarah Porter, Head of Innovation Group, JISC

Thu, 17 Jul 2008 15:08:31 +0000

Sarah Porter, Head of Innovation at JISC, brought the conference to a close with a round-up of some of the key issues from the last 2 days, and thanked delegates for a fascinating and invigorating conference. There was just 15 minutes for the closing plenary, and so Sarah galloped through a dazzling summary of the ...

Thanks for coming… but don’t stop talking!

Thu, 17 Jul 2008 14:09:55 +0000

A big ‘thankyou’ to everyone who attended the event for participating so enthusiastically and creating such a brilliant atmosphere; particularly those that gave so much time and thought to organising and presenting the sessions. We hope you enjoyed the two days and found it useful – please visit the feedback survey at to let us know ...

Session 3: Understanding the audience: what are the lessons learnt from other sectors

Thu, 17 Jul 2008 13:44:38 +0000

Audio from the session [audio:] To downlod the MP3 click here Chris Batt gave a relaxed and extremely informative presentation on why we should be understanding e-content audiences, how best to do so, and why it’s so critical to e-content sustainability. Delegates raised several interesting points in the Q+A at the end of the presentation, ...

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Forum: Green Computing

Thu, 17 Jul 2008 11:40:51 +0000

This session looked at how universities can reduce their electricity consumption in PC use. As well as discussing who should be responsible for reducing ITC electricity consumption, delegates were treated to a demonstration of a project currently being tested at Oxford University which monitors and optimises PC use. Rob Bristow from JISC introduced the issue ...

Session 3: Survival of R&D and Repositories

Wed, 16 Jul 2008 13:56:11 +0000

Audio from the session [audio:] To downlod the MP3 click here This session focused on the idea that the uptake of technology and innovation is not only a technical issue. The human aspects that came up in session 1 were discussed in this session – from the software and repositories perspective. Neil Chue Hong from ...

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