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New standard for Augmented Reality

Friday 20 February 2015

KMi research in the Theme ‘Learning by Experience’ was rewarded today with the establishment of a new working group within the IEEE standards association.   The expert working group within will elaborate a proposal for augmented reality learning experience models (IEEE AR-LEM), with an early draft scheduled for the late summer and a first ballot possible as early as...


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OpenMinds - the future of learning

Tuesday 20 January 2015
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How people learn is changing. KMi Director Professor Scott explored what this means for The Open University at the first in a new series of talks: Open Minds on Tuesday 20 January. The new OpenMinds series of talks from The Open University are showcasing...


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...

Congratulations to Karine Souza who passed her PhD viva last friday - 19th of December.  She was a visiting PhD researcher from...

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...

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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...

Research Assistant / Associate (Urban Data Mining)

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,695 - £37,394
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 31st December 2016

On 1st January 2014 The Open University (OU) launched MK:SMART, an OU-led consortium of local and national partners engaged in a £16m Smart City, Big Data initiative which will develop innovative solutions to support economic growth in Milton Keynes. Central to the project is the creation of a state-of-the-art ‘MK Data Hub’ which will support the acquisition and management of vast amounts...

Research Assistant / Associate

Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
£28,695 - £37,394
Based in Milton Keynes
Temporary contract until 30th September 2016

Linked Open Data is a highly successful technology for promoting the sharing and use of data via the Web. A number of major players are now using Linked Data technology including: Google, Yahoo, BBC, US and UK Governments, Microsoft and Facebook. Less clear is how one can build applications on top of this ever-growing data in a well-engineered, maintainable and re-usable fashion. Over the last...


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Deadline for applications: 13 April 2015



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