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AACORN  
ACORN's intent is to develop and promote the field of organizational art and aesthetics. We wish to provide a wide range of forums where researchers and teachers interested in connecting art, aesthetics, and creative practice within organizational and work settings can meet, exchange ideas, share resources, and experiment with new forms of thinking and practice.

ADVICE-EAST-ANGLIA  
This mailing list is for individuals working within student advice within East Anglia. This list is primarily aimed at improving communication and developing our services individually and as a whole through sharing best practice and exploring opportunities together. With this in mind, other individuals working within welfare and membership services are welcome to join in order to further these objectives

ARCHITECTURAL-RESEARCH-PRACTICE  
The purpose of this list is to make announcements to the architectural research and practice community about conferences, symposia, events and publications relating to the study, practice, theory and history of architecture and architectural practice

ASK-ACADEMIA  
This is a list for academics interested in engaging with the researchers at the Scottish Parliament.

ASTON-FL-READING-GROUP  
Forensic Linguistics Reading Group - Centre for Forensic Linguistics at Aston University

BBSRC-TRAINING  
This list has been retained 09/05/2016. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Register with BBSRC Training and we will send you a regular update of news, events and announcements. The bulletin is aimed at postgraduate, postdoctoral and other early-career scientists in the biosciences, particularly those funded by the BBSRC, but also of interest to the wider community. The bulletin will also be useful for those involved in organising training and developing training strategy at Universities and research institutes.

BIICL-PRIVATEINTLAW  
This forum, promoted and moderated by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, seeks to facilitate discussion of developments and themes in private international law including at a domestic, European and international level among those teaching, practising and studying the subject in the United Kingdom.

BSATG  
The BSA Teaching Group is a voluntary group of teachers who have joined together to further the interests of sociology teaching in secondary schools, sixth form colleges and universities. You can connect to others with whom you can share good practice, ideas for lesson plans, resources, events and information about job vacancies.

CAREERSHEADS94GROUP  
This group will coordinate a joint policy and professional service group of the Heads of Careers and Employability services within the 1994 Group. We will use this forum to discuss strategy, delivery and research for the support for the support of the #continuation of study and the transition from study to work. Employability has increasing political importance within Higher Education and we would like to communicate our message in a joined-up and strategic way.

CATALYST  
The catalyst list is for people for the HEI's who received funding from RCUK for the public engagement with research Catalysts funding call. This new funding is intended to act as a catalyst for culture change within HEIs to help them embed public engagement with research within their policies, procedures and practices.

CHILDMALTREATMENTDEATHS  
This community of practice is designed to support researchers, policy makers and practitioners to collaborate internationally in the study of child maltreatment fatalities through research and child death review. The group is open to anyone with an appropriate interest in the study child maltreatment deaths, and how this learning can improve the systems and processes for keeping children safe.

CONS-SPIRITUAL  
This list will be used by conservators to consider spiritual and ethical considerations when conserving diverse cultural artefacts buildings and interiors

CPDFORUM  
The CPD Forum is a specialist group for those in higher education institutions involved in the development, delivery and marketing of continuing professional development, executive education and short courses. It provides a platform and opportunity to sharing best practices.

CRAHEARACADEMY2013  
HEAR Academy is a one year Institutional Support Initiative to help #institutions implement the Higher Education Achievement Report. It will #focus upon bespoke support at institutional level and in intended to #compliment any activities offered by the Higher Education Academy or #others at national level.

CREATIVE-ROBOTICS-NETWORK-INFO  
Mailing list for discussing matters related to a proposed Creative Robotics Research Network - robotics, mechatronics and animatronics in the creative industries.

CRMINHEFE  
The CRMinHEFE list is a space for all stakeholders to discuss the implementation of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) as a process and as a technology in Higher and Further Education. It's focus is on the strategic, cultural change, systems management, etc aspects of CRM, rather than on the detailed installation issues of vendor specific systems.

CRNEMTEAMLEADS  
The purpose of the list is to provide an online forum for Clinical Research Network: East Midlands Division 1 (Cancer) Team Leads across the region to discuss performance of NIHR portfolio studies.

CSCST  
The Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology in the UK (CSCST-UK)is an academic/professional organisation established in April 1994, which has more than 400 Chinese chemists and chemical Engineers working in UK industrial and academic institutions as its members.

CUKASADMIN  
This list has been retained 30/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Mailbase for users of the Cukas system

DCC-PEER-REVIEW  
This list has been retained 30/07/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list will be used to communicate between members of the DCC and the DCC Curation Manual Peer Review Panel members.

DDOGS  
This is the list for members of the UK Council for Graduate Education's Deans & Directors of Graduate School Network

DEGREEAPPRENTICESHIPS  
This group is set up for those training providers on the RoTAP (Register of approved training providers). The aim of this community to is share information / questions / learnings from the Degree Apprenticeship programmes running within institutions.

EASTAFRICARECRUIT  
This list is used by UK HE staff involved in; recruitment, exchanges and administering research projects in East Africa.

EDINBURGH-PRESERVES  
This list publicises local events in the Edinburgh area on the subject of digital preservation, and provides a channel through which professionals can communicate and collaborate to address practical issues they face in preserving their cultural and historical collections.

EGOVERNMENT  
This list has been retained 05/08/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list – contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list will link researchers of eGovernment and offer a medium of communication.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP  
Mailing list for those interested in entrepreneurship research

ETHICS-SEFI  
This list is used by members of the Ethics in Engineering Education Working Group of SEFI (European Society of Engineering Education) to share and discuss, e.g., experiences, practices, developments and events in ethics and ethical leadership in engineeering education.

EXAMINATION-NEWBORN-EDUCATORS  
Promote discussion and sharing of ideas in relation to EXON Discussion of NIPE Competencies Integration of EXON within undergraduate midwifery curriculum Networking and sharing ideas.

GEOLSOCENGGROUP  
Information and discussion list for the Engineering Group of the Geological Society and other interested engineering geologists

GLA-STUDENT-VOLUNTEERING  
This list has been retained 24/09/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is to be used by members of the GLA Student Volunteering Project and Working

HE-CREATIVEECONOMY  
The list aims to connect researchers and activities on the role of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) within the creative economy and to establish a network of collaborations around this theme.

HEA-ADMIN-NETWORK  

HEALTHSOCIAL-JOBSEARCH  
This list has been retained 18/11/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list will promote the discussion of health and social care students' job searching experiences with a view to disseminating good current practice in this area.

HEAR-EMPLOYER-INTEREST  
Allowing employers and recruiters to keep up to date with HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Report) developments, and to be the first to recieve notice of plans for national implementation.

HEDDFRAUD  
This JISK document will be used to update/report and contact HEDD's Degree Fraud Officer. Please Note: Do NOT upload any documents with students/graduates names on them

HIGHERYORK  
Supports the work of the Higher York LLN.

IHESIG  
This list is used to enhance communication between the participants of the AUA International Higher Education Special Interest Group (IHESIG). It will provide an update of all events relating to the group. It will provide a forum for discussion and exchange of good practice in the area.

IMPACT  
This list will provide a forum for academics to engage in conversations about research impact, ahead of the Research Excellence Framework submission (REF2021). It will also provide a space for the discussion of new and ongoing collaborations. For more information, please contact: Dr Chris Hewson (c.d.hewson@salford.ac.uk) Professor Andy Miah (a.miah@salford.ac.uk)

INTERREG  
This list has been retained 10/12/2013 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list JISC email group to use as a vehicle for communication and briefing on the new Interreg (interregional) Programme and funding issues.

INTL-RESEARCH-DEV-NETWORK  
The International Research Development Network is intended to provide a forum for staff at UK Universities to learn more about funding opportunities for international research collaboration and partnership development, outside of the EU research and innovation framework programmes and structural funds.

IPR-SCIENCE  
Intellectual property - science. This list covers intellectual property in science, academic-industry links, sociological/ethical/legal analyses, inventiveness and exploitability (eg via patents). Information, bibliographies, news, research-in-progress, meetings etc. All welcome.

JISC-BCE  
This list has been retained 09/03/2016 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This is a discussion list for further and higher education staff with responsibility for engagement with business and the community.

JOANPLUS  
A joint communication list for members of the JOAN+ project, a joint initiative of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, Creative and Cultural Skills and a number of FE colleges marking the centenary of the birth of Joan Littlewood

KT-EQUAL-ALL-MEMBERS  
The KT-EQUAL programme has been established to take forward into implementation the combined achievements of EQUAL and SPARC to influence decisions in design, planning and policy in all areas relating to the ageing population in the early 21st century. With the increasing proportion of older people in the population, there is growing urgency for evidence and knowledge to inform decisions and solutions to enable older #people, for example, to maintain their independence, to continue to be active in the workplace for as long as they choose and to benefit from emerging technologies. Meeting these and other challenges will be the focus of the proposed KT EQUAL consortium which brings together experts in engineering, construction, architecture, participatory and inclusive design, rehabilitation, psychology, change management and public engagement to work collaboratively with each other and with older people to promote knowledge transfer in innovative and effective ways.

KTP-MIDLANDS  
The ktp-midlands mailing list is used as a forum for managers of KTP Offices to improve service to companies and HEIs

LABANARIUM  
This list will be used to make announcements to the Labanarium community made of movement and dance, students, scholars, academics and practitioners.

LFHECOACHES  
This list is used by Leadership Foundation coaches to keep in contact and build community of practice amongst network of coaches used to share good practice.

LIS-ARLG-EASTERN  
The Academic and Research Libraries Group (ARLG) Eastern is a regional group reporting to the national ARLG committee. This list is intended to allow information professionals across the Eastern region to find out about our events, news and activities.

MENTORINGMANAGERS  
An informal mailing list for all managers co-ordinators of mentoring schemes based in HE institutions. Join the list to share best practice, discuss issues surrounding mentoring, and to seek support and advice from others running mentoring initiatives.

METHODSFORCHANGE  
Workshops designed to guide on evaluation and research techniques, become more effective at gathering and getting the most out of data. Group is aimed at helping to provide resources and support to enable better quality evaluation and research to improve services and practices

MODELTEST  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A mailing list to help prepare the modeltest fp7 project proposal

MRN  
The East of England Migration Research Network organises regular meetings with partner organisations, to inform community relevant research questions and support a dialogue with the local community on topics related to migration. We wish to encourage participatory research and generate impact for our research in the community, by drawing on the strength and expertise of the UEA and partner organisations.

MYKEUPDATES  
News and updates for the social networking website for knowledge exchange, myKE. These include events and new releases. See www.myke.biz for more info.

NUSAREAS  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list enables officers from the autonomous Area Organizations of the National Union of Students to collaborate together. All of the officers are involved in students unions through various regions in the UK.

OMFUTURE  
A network for qualified Occupational Physicians to work together to build and protect occupational medicine as a viable and thriving medical & academic specialty focused on enhancing and maintaining the health of people at work. WE aim to complement the work of existing professional bodies

P4P-WM  
This list has been retained 07/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A forum for staff involved in the delivery of programmes through the Partnerships for progression initiative throiughout the West midlands

PAN-WALES-HAIR-AND-BEAUTY-GROUP  
Fforwm pan Wales hair and beauty group

PCL-ENGAGEMENT  
This is a Special Interest Group around Creative Engagement and Consultation. The list aims at exploring how design universities and local governments can work together to carry out local engagement in more creative and possibly more inclusive ways by using participatory design approach; and fostering opportunities for collaboration between local government and higher education design institutions. The list is specially aimed at local government officers and design academics interested or active in new opportunities for collaborative learning and societal impact join the mailing list now and do not miss the opportunity for further collaboration.

PIPNETWORK  
A network of University of Leeds and Third Sector organisations involved with the University of Leeds Positive Impact Partners (PIP) Programme.

PLYMUNI-U3A-PARTNERSHIP  
This List supports Partnership communications between the University of Plymouth and the Plymouth University of the Third Age (U3A) The two learning communities have many principles in common and the Partnership aims to be a mutually beneficial arrangement. The University of Plymouth Community Engagement Strategy supports sharing and excitement about wider opportunities for learning in the Community. The strategy aims to help people transform their lives through education, empowering people to deliver their talents and provide opportunities to foster social inclusion. Creativity and innovation are embedded in all their activities which are delivered through partnership with business, the public sectors, community groups, and charities. The University of the Third Age (U3A) consists of self-help, self-managed lifelong learning co-operatives for older people no longer in full time work, providing opportunities for their members to share learning experiences in a wide range of interest groups and to pursue learning, not for qualifications, but for enjoyment and the love of learning. Membership benefits include valuable opportunity for social engagement at a time of life when people can become isolated, the negative effects of which are well known. The U3A also aspires to work in partnership with other research and learning organisations. Activities includes collaboration in research, support for students from the local community and opportunities to share resources and learning opportunities.

PNUK  
Planners Network UK (pnuk) is a collective of practitioners, students, academics and activists developing and supporting critical thinking about the current state of planning in the UK. We want to connect those concerned about the current climate of debate, develop resources to support critical thinking and stimulate debate about alternatives to market-driven planning.

PRIMOTOTALCAREUK  
To allow contact and information sharing between users of Ex Libris Primo TotalCare within the UK education community.

PROFDOC  
Membership of the network is open to programme leaders, supervisors, tutors, and policy makers. It is concerned with all aspects of the philosophy, design, development, delivery and marketing of professional, practice-based, and industrial doctorates in any discipline.

PROGRESS2SUCCEED  
This list has been retained 09/05/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list This list is used by members of the Hants and Isle of Wight Lifelong Learning Network. It is used to share ideas and good practice and update partners on network developments.

RCUK-AF  
This list has been retained 07/08/2015 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list– contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list Forum and announcements list for Academic Fellows

RESEARCH-FUNDING  
Discussion list for research funding support staff to share issues, resources, information and to seek answers to queries from colleagues

RESEARCH-STAFF-SUPPORT  
Sharing information and best practise on the support and development of research staff in UK HEIs. This includes careers advice, training ideas, use of Roberts money and the national research agenda.

RM-IN-HEFE  
This list will help to support the JISC Relationship Management Programme projects and also aims to inform those who are not part of the Programme, but who wish to try similar approaches in their own institutions.

ROAMING  
Description: A forum for the discussion and development of a roaming solution for public sector participants building from the eduroam experience in educations and research.

SEEC-CREDITFORUM  
This list is for those interested in the use of credit to help structure, support and recognise student learning at HE level. It is managed on behalf of SEEC (see www.seec.org.uk) but open to anyone with an interest in credit and its use.

SPMNEWS  
To enable discussion of Omicron Scanning Probe Microscopy instruments and software.

STARTUP-NEWVENTURE-CREATION  
"Start Up New Venture Creation" aims to link professionals in career advice, business support and lecturers supporting real start-ups by students and graduates and staff in exchanging good and best practice in support approaches as well as learning and teaching. The aim is to share information on workshops, conferences, new resources, books, successes, approaches in offering good start-up support, short exercises and discuss topics of mutual interest for entrepreneurship educators and business support providers within and outside of academia. It is not focused on research exchange or research related topics.

STUDENT-LED  
This list provides a forum for discussion of student-led activity. Student-led activity is voluntary, extra-curricular activity started up and run by a group of students.

SUSTAINABLE-SOCIETY-NETWORK-LIST  
The Sustainable Society Network+ is a Research Councils UK Digital Economy Theme programme to network research in ICT to promote sustainable societies.

SWERN-CUSTOMER-ENGAGEMENT  
This list has been retained 30/09/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The project team set up to oversee customer engagement in the SWERN (South West England Regional Network) region.

SWERN-JPA-DISENGAGEMENT  
This list has been retained 30/09/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The project team set up to oversee the disengagement of SWERN(South West England Regional Network)from tghe JPA contract.

SWERN-NETWORK-TRANSITION  
This list has been retained 30/09/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The project team set up to oversee the transition of JANET customers to the new network in the South West.

SWERN-PROGRAMME-BOARD  
The programme board appointed to oversee the SWERN (South West England Regional Network) disengagement project.

SWERN-TUPE  
This list has been retained 30/09/2015. No one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list The project team set up to oversee the TUPE process for SWERN staff.

SYMBIOSIS  
The aim of the Symbiosis project is to create and pilot a new model of economic resilience for smaller museums by building a resource to support them in developing deeper, mutually beneficial research collaborations with their relevant industries.

TAXONOMY  
This list has been retained 11/08/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A list for researchers and practitioners engaged in the development of corporate taxonomies.

UK-CHINA-VIS  
This list is to support the discussion and collaboration between the UK and China data visualisation research community.

UK-EELT  
The UK-EELT list is a subscription based mailing list to alert members of the UK community on developments of the European Extremely Large Telescope program. It will cover relevant news and announcements from the UK and the European Southern Observatory and other partner countries.

UKCGE-MEMBERS  
This is list is intended for UK Council for Graduate Education members. It is intended as a forum for the discussion of issues related to postgraduate education, research, training and administration.

UX-RPI  
The UXRPI (User eXperience Research Practice Interaction) mailing list is intended for academics and practitioners to explore connections between professional UX and Design, and academic HCI research.

VALIDATEHEIS  
This list is to form a wider group for the Service Users of the tool 'Validate', which is used at UK HEI's to streamline the Right to Study and Right to Work procedures. The tool is allowing Universities to greater enhance the Enrolment and Registration procedures by ensuring all students are included in the Enrolment processes (instead of specifically targetting a subset). This group is to benefit from the work done by service users in enhancing the client to better serve our student population.

WALES-N-IRELAND-PDP-EPORTFOLIO  
Maintained jointly by the Higher Education Academy and the CRA, and actively supported and managed by the CRA. The forum will enable you to keep up to date with developments, events and discussions, as well as notifying you of a Welsh update supplement to the PDP and e-portfolios newsletter and the commissioning of contributions for this.

WELLBEING-ADVISORS  
This list is used by student wellbeing advisory personnel to share information,to discuss service development and delivery.The list enables the development of links between student support personnel working within Higher Education systems in the United Kingdom.

WILLSWORLDHACK  
This is a mailing list for the Will's World Hack Event community and accompanying the Online Hack event which runs from 5th December until 12th December 2012. However we hope the community around the event will continue beyond this date. Will'€™s World is a JISC Discovery project in which EDINA aims to demonstrate the value and principles of aggregation as a tactic. The concept behind this project is that assembling online data sources relating to one topic will add value and improve the discoverability of these resources; making it easier for developers and service providers to build services and ultimately providing an easier access for all to the data itself and enriched content based on it.

WORKINGWITHSTUDENTS  
This list has been retained 02/04/2014 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list - contact helpline@jiscmail.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list A network for university staff who employ students to work on projects of strategic institutional importance, e.g. student ambassadors who organise widening participation and recruitment activities, peer assisted learning advisors who coordinate additional academic support, students who work as interns and researchers for their university, etc. This network is to share good practice, ideas and practical support and to promote events for professionals and students involved in this type of activity.

WORKINTEGRATEDLEARNINGUK  
This list will be used by the Alliance to facilitate communication between members of the network and encourage discussion on themes related to work integrated learning.

YEAROFLIGHT2015  
This list is for all parties interested in organising events as part of International Year of Light 2015.