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KMi technologies feature in the FT

Wednesday 29 July 2015KMi News Image

The Financial Times published an article at the weekend on how universities, including The Open University, are using student data to predict academic performance. Our former Director, Peter Scott, introduced journalist, Helen Warrell  to OU Analyse, a project led by Zdenek Zdrahal (see photo). The data collected by the technology created by Zdenek’s team includes how much of...


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Angelo reports on SSSW 2015

Friday 17 July 2015
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Last week, the 11th Summer School on Ontological Engineering and the Semantic Web took place. Unlike other years, it was  held in Bertinoro (Italy) instead of Cercedilla (Spain) and relied on an extended organising committee such as Mathieu...


Augmented Reality on Show

Wednesday 15 July 2015
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Last week Mobile Applications Developer from KMi, Paul Hogan gave a 45 minute presentation on KMi’s work with Augmented Reality (AR) for visiting staff and academics from the Shanghai Open University at the OU's Business Development Unit (BDU)....

Inquiry-Based Learning with Online Labs and Mobile Apps

Tuesday 14 July 2015
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Representatives from the European projects weSPOT and Go-Lab organised and delivered a joint hands-on workshop at the JTEL summer school, which took place last week in Ischia, Italy. The workshop was entitled "Inquiry-Based Learning with Online Labs and...


VPH Share rated 'Excellent' in final review

Tuesday 14 July 2015
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VPH Share has concluded with a very successful final review in Eindhoven this month, where the reviewers described the project as "excellent and important". VPH Share is focused on providing a cloud environment enabling clinical researchers to...

Driving a car - with just your mind

KMi researchers sometimes get to do some pretty strange things and this week project officer Chris Valentine got the chance to be one of...

International recognition of CORE in the Best of Business Web

KMi’s project COnnecting REpositories (CORE) was included in the June issue of the Best of Business Web newsletter. According to...

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Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Salary starting at £62,813
Based in Milton Keynes
Permanent position

This is a permanent appointment as Research Professor at the Open Universitys Knowledge Media Institute (KMi), an 80-strong interdisciplinary laboratory founded in 1995 and located in attractive offices at The Open Universitys main campus in Milton Keynes, UK. KMi undertakes high-profile advanced research and development in Knowledge Media: a convergence of research in Cognitive and Learning...


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Deadline for applications: 13th July 2015

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