[Open-access] JISC student awards - any open research/OER ideas?
michelle.brook at okfn.org
Wed Jun 12 17:29:01 UTC 2013
And I'll take the opportunity to remind everyone about the impending
deadline for submissions to the Veni Competition, which is open to
With the deadline on *27 June *and a total prize fund* of 5.000 EUR*, the
Veni Competition is looking for prototypes and demos that use linked and/or
open data for educational purposes. Find out more on our website: http://
linkedup-challenge.org/, or feel free to ping me an email.
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On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Mark MacGillivray <mark at cottagelabs.com>wrote:
> 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
>> 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.
>> 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.
>>> Best wishes
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