Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Higher Education Group Meeting - Physics and Social Complexity

Institute of Physics
Higher Education Group Meeting
Physics and Social Complexity

Wednesday December 1 2010

Institute of Physics,
76 Portland Place, London

The programme brings together academics from Sociology and from Physics to describe their research programmes with policy advisors who will discuss applications. The meeting will end with a discussion of the potential role of social physics in undergraduate progammes. The meeting will be of interest to those responsible for designing research-led curricula in physics.

There is a charge of £25 for this meeting payable on the day.

Advanced booking is essential:
please contact Daxa Patel at the Department of Physics in Leicester
(dp204 -at- le.ac.uk) to reserve a place.

Monday, 22 November 2010

ResearcherID: your e-publication list

Use EndNote and EndNote Web to manage your personal publication list in ResearcherID, a free author community where you can create your own profile to eliminate author misidentification. Search ResearcherID to find collaborators and more. New features include:

Connect to EndNote Web from any ResearcherID page to manage your publication list, perform online searches and edit records in one click.

Compare your publication list with Web of Science to add Times Cited details automatically.

The best part is you can use the same login/password for ResearcherID and EndNote Web as for personal area of Web of Knowledge.

For databases:

My EndNote Web:

Register with your university email address.

Thursday, 18 November 2010


UseMyAbility website results from a Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) project on employability and disability.

Sections for students, university staff and employers at:


Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Presentations available WoK - Bibliometric Course.

Following the recent Web of knowledge Bibliometric course, the three presentations are available:

1. Researcher Evaluation.
2. The Metrics.
3. Using Bibliometrics.

See the Mimas Web of Knowledge Service for UK Education web site at: http://wok.mimas.ac.uk/support/documentation/#presentations

In addition, there is the Thomson Reuters White Paper.

Using Bibliometrics: A Guide to Evaluating Research Performance with Citation Data which can be viewed at:

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

IADIS: International Conference Mobile Learning 2011

10 to 12 March 2011
Avila, Spain.

Call for paper deadline for submissions (1st call extension): 29 November 2010

The conference seeks to provide a forum for the discussion and presentation of mobile learning research.