Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Fwd: How is the web changing science? Join us at Science Online London 2010 to find out!

Science Online London 2010
How is the web changing science?  Join us at Science Online London 2010 to find out.
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Nature, Mendeley, and the British Library are excited to present Science Online London 2010!

How is the web changing the way we conduct, communicate, share, and evaluate research? How can we employ these trends for the greater good? This September, a brilliant group of scientists, bloggers, web entrepreneurs, and publishers will be meeting for two days to address these very questions.

In addition to a number of keynotes and talks, Science Online is about community, and is an experience that you can shape. Exchange ideas with others like you. Propose and take part in un-conference sessions, ignite talks, the famous FringeFrivolous Roofterrace Night with free drinks and discussions (limited to 50 attendees, so register now!), or a trip to the Diamond Light Source Synchrotron. The conference venue in the heart of London boasts excellent catering, free wifi, and a number of caf├ęs and exhibitions.

Sign up here, see photos of last year's event on Flickr, or visit the Science Online website for more information.
Science Online 2010
3-4 September, 2010
British Library
St. Pancras
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Friday, 2 July 2010

Fwd: sceptre snippets

Developing Creativity through Lifewide Education
Norman Jackson, University of Surrey
Life-Wide Education: a new and transformative concept for higher education?
Ron Barnett, Institute of Education, University of London
Lifewide Learning Conference e-proceedings
'Educating for the Real World'
Wednesday September 29th 2010, 10.00-16.00
Surrey Centre for Excellence in Professional Training and Education,
University of Surrey, Guildford
'The Creativity and Work Conference' Transfer and transformation of learning between education and work
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), London
Friday 12 November 2010
Inspiring talks
Anna Newell's excellent presentation at the Galway NUI conference on Creative thinking: reimagining the university. Anna is the Artistic Director of the Centre for Excellence in the Creative and Performs Arts at Queen's University Belfast.  She has extensive experience in theatre direction and her inspiring talk describes a cross faculty inter-professional initiative with the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences.
Sir Ken Robinson's latest TED talk – Bring on the learning revolution