[Open-access] JISC student awards - any open research/OER ideas?

Mark MacGillivray mark at cottagelabs.com
Wed Jun 12 09:44:11 UTC 2013

Hi everyone,

Here is another good example submitted by Emanuil Tolev, it proposes to
help students find funding for postgraduate study / research. Have a look
and give him a vote if you like the idea:



On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:47 PM, Jenny Molloy <jcmcoppice12 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi All
> Just a reminder that the deadline for JISC elevator awards is coming up if
> you know any students who have a teaching/research tech idea they'd like
> funded!
> Brendan (cc'd), an Oxford Open Science attendee, is pitching for WikiNets
> - project description below.
> If you have comments I'm sure he would be interested - and even more so if
> you wanted to vote for the project ;)
> Please do shout out if you've made an entry yourself, it would be great to
> hear about it.
> Jenny
> http://elevator.jisc.ac.uk/ideas/wikinets (see website for video pitch)
> WikiNets - Mapping the Research Frontier, Together
> The Idea
> Research is all about the big picture. WikiNets is a way of drawing the
> big picture. It’s an online tool for piecing together the contributions of
> many researchers into a graphical form that is easy to read, understand,
> and remember. WikiNets does this by facilitating the collaborative creation
> of annotated networks that represent all relevant variables in a domain of
> research, and their relationships. Imagine a streamlined Wikipedia, built
> to focus on the links.
> On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Jenny Molloy <jcmcoppice12 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi All
>> If you know of any students in the UK who might have a great idea on the
>> theme of open research, open educational resources or similar, JISC are
>> offering £5k grants for student teams to develop technology to improve
>> student teaching and research.
>> http://elevator.jisc.ac.uk/
>> Best wishes
>> Jenny
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