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Tuesday, 18 March 2014

121. Antilope project calls for development of eHealth testing tools

The EU-funded Antilope project has published a list of testing tools used to ensure eHealth interoperability with existing IT infrastructures, services and devices. But gaps remain: some existing testing tools could be improved or new tools could be built. Antilope calls for developers and organisations to address these shortcomings. [read more]

122. Developing the next generation of scientists and engineers - 3 June 2014, London

This seminar looks at the challenges in increasing the number of young people who choose Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and careers. It follows recent concerns about the lack of STEM graduates taking up careers in these subjects and is also timed to follow the recent publication of the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee inquiry into Women in STEM careers, with just 15.5% of the STEM workforce being made up of women. Planned sessions look at ways in which government and the HE sector can encourage more young people to study STEM subjects at all levels of education, as well as ways to improve careers guidance for those who do. [read more]

123. New report on Indirect Land Use Change emissions estimates

A new study has been published today on the progress in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) estimates of Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) from biofuels. The research has been performed by the JRC in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). [read more]

124. New ways of delivering HE - MOOCs and technology-enhanced learning - 21 October 2014, London

This conference looks at the future for Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) - and the increased use of technology-enhanced learning more widely in Higher Education. It comes as government pushes for the UK to become a world leader in online learning and also follows a Higher Education Academy review of flexible pedagogies, with the technology-enhanced learning strand published in January. Sessions will focus on the development of MOOCs, including their potential for online learning and Transnational Education, as well as concerns around implementation and accreditation of modules and the possible threat they pose to traditional teaching. [read more]

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