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FORGE: Closing the gap between learners & researchers

Wednesday 11 May 2016KMi News Image

The Forging Online Education through FIRE (FORGE) project has developed a new video introducing the main concepts behind the project to the general public. The video explains in simple terms what remote labs and online experimentation can bring to education and how FORGE is building on top of world-class experimentation facilities in order to close the gap between learners and...


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Congratulations Harith, Professor of Web Science

Monday 09 May 2016
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On Thursday28 April the KMi team assembled to celebrate with a specially designed cake, the award to Harith Alani of the title Professor of Web Science. Professor Alani has been with KMi since 2009, moving here after beginning his research career at...


Stadium Live supports Digital Innovation Workshop

Thursday 05 May 2016
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KMi's Stadium Live technology was used this week to support remote attendees to a STEM workshop on digital innovation, held in the Hub Theatre and hosted by Patrick Mcandrew (Director, IET), Doug Clow (IET), Hazel Rymer (acting PVC, (Learning and...

Digital Skills Gap in ICT Technologies

Thursday 28 April 2016
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The 2nd annual NET FUTURES conference, which wishes to maximize the competitiveness of the European technology industry, took place last week in Brussels, Belgium. The aim of the conference is to bridge the gaps between research and innovation labs,...


KMi Projects Showcased at LAF2016 as part of OU Charter Day Celebrations

Wednesday 27 April 2016
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KMi joined the celebrations of the OU’s Charter Day by being one of the chosen stands at the Learn About Fair (LAF) yesterday. In line with the fair’s theme ‘Innovation in Teaching and Learning: Putting Students First’ we showcased a...


Every year the World Wide Web Conference provides an opportunity for many researchers from both academy and industry...


The 7th IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON 2016) took place last week in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Alexander Mikroyannidis...

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Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,982 - £37,768
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary 12-month contract commencing November 2016

The Open University’s Knowledge Media Institute (KMi) has an opening for a Research Assistant or a Research Associate (depending on qualification) to undertake research on the EU-funded project SlideWiki – The work will target the multi-platform delivery of learning resources that have been developed using SlideWiki. In particular, the learning resources developed with...

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