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Peter Scott to discuss the future of learning

Monday 19 January 2015

How people learn is changing. Professor Scott will be exploring what this means for The Open University at the Open Minds talks on Tuesday 20 January. Peter will be contemplating why we continue to use paper assessments in our fast-paced digital age and will invite discussion on what we need to do to move our practices forward. What's more, through demoing Augmented Reality (AR)...


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COMPOSE nominated for IoTAwards

Friday 16 January 2015
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Every year the #IoTAwards honour the year's best products and ideas shaping the Internet of Things, may they be novel business ideas or disruptive devices. For 2014, KMi's EU project COMPOSE has been nominated for the best integrated solution for...


Responsive Open Learning Environments: New book published by Springer

Wednesday 14 January 2015
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A new book edited by Sylvana Kroop, Alexander Mikroyannidis and Martin Wolpers has just been published by Springer. The book is entitled “Responsive Open Learning Environments” and presents the outcomes of 4 years of educational research in the...

Social Attitudes of Young People

Friday 02 January 2015
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A new report from the UK Government Cabinet Office sets out to explore the social attitudes of young people, with a KMi contribution on changes in technology and in particular social media and social networking. The report comes fresh from...


First thesis using weSPOT: ICT and Entrepreneurship - new paradigms...

Monday 22 December 2014
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Congratulations to Karine Souza who passed her PhD viva last friday - 19th of December.  She was a visiting PhD researcher from University of Minho Portugal supervised by Dr. Bento Silva and by Dr. Ale Okada during her visit at the...

The Video Journal of Open Education is out!

The first issue of the Video Journal of Open Education has just been published. This issue is dedicated to presenting the presentations of...

UK REF confirms OU as World Leading and Internationally Excellent!

Computer Science and Informatics at the OU (including KMi and Computing and Communications) performed very strongly in the recent HEFCE REF...

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Research Assistant / Associate - Data Science

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,695 - £37,394
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract for 24 months

We are looking for a researcher to work on a new EU funded project the European Data Science Academy ( which aims to bridge the current data science skills gap through three main activities: • Demand analysis: using data mining tools scrutinizing thousands of job descriptions and technology blogs to gain a thorough understanding of the skills required in industry (which will...



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