LESBIANLIVES - This email list provides a forum to discuss lesbian lives in the ethos of the Lesbian Lives conference. We aim to be an international social, cultural, political and artistic venue for sharing ideas and information of relevance to Lesbian Lives. We hope to develop dialogues and discussions that understand that 'the lesbian perspective still continues to be a critical gaze from a charged margin and the Lesbian Lives Conference continues to be a friendly experience of energetic engagement' (O'Donnell, 2008).
LDFOCUS - This group is associated with the Linked Data Focus effort at EDINA a JISC National Data Centre, at the University of Edinburgh. We are working with different groups of developers to get quickly up to speed with Linked Data tools and techniques, and produce a prototype application.
SOCIALMEDIADISCUSS - The group will be a forum for discussion of the practical possibilities which social media affords for all aspects of academic life: with a particular focus on teaching, research and public engagement.
PATIENTSPARTICIPATE - A group to support communications in the JISC-funded Patients Participate project running between March 2011 and September 2011
DAWN - This group is used to disseminate information between all members of the dawn collaboration on all aspects of the collaboration. It can also be used to contact members of the collaboration by other interested parties.
SWORD - The Software Ontology for Resource Description (SWORD) project is a short, six month, project to start the development of a software ontology. This will enable descriptions to be made of software artefacts used in the creation, management and analysis of data. Such descriptions are an important part of digital preservation as knowing what software have been used with data enables quality assurance, re-creation, repetition and judgmeents to be made about the data in hand.
CULTURAL-RELATIONS-DIPLOMACY - The members of this group share information on and discuss issues related to international cultural relations across disciplines. Keywords include (but are not limited to): cultural relations/dialogue, arts/cultural policy, diplomacy, foreign policy, national identity, cultural/linguistic diversity, globalization, power, hegemony.
RM-IN-HEFE - This group 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.
CLINICALANDFORENSICSIG - This group is for the Clinical and Forensic Special Interest Group (SIG) of the British Mass Spectrometry Society. It will act as a public forum not only to network with peers, but also to discuss current developments in the field and to announce forthcoming conferences, meetings and training courses that are relevant to the realm of clinical and forensic mass spectrometry.
LEANTHINKING - An online email community forum for individuals and groups involved in or considering Lean Kaizen activities in their University, to share ideas and experiences, tips and advice and perhaps support.
Learning and Teaching
STEM-SW-FYE - This network is for HEI academics and practitioners primarily in the SW region who share a common interest in the first year experience of students studying STEM programmes.
There is a particular focus on transition to and induction into STEM programmes, and, the role of peer mentoring.
ESSEXSOCIOLOGY-WEEKLY - A list for the weekly distribution of news and events announcements from the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex.
JISC-TALWK - Kindles are seen as a new media device in teaching and learning. There is research and pilots of the device (and other like devices) in a number of Universities and Colleges in the UK and overseas. There are a number of issues around the use of the Kindle and how it links with technology, teaching, learning, disability, multimedia, copyright and the use of eContent .
This list will raise issues and explore possible solution as well as help keep members up-to-date with information, trends and deployment of Kindles in teaching and learning.
CAMPUSPACKUK - Mailing group to support the usergroup for staff using the Learning Objects CampusPack collaboration tools.
INCC-KENYA - This group is a sub-group to the International Network for Caregiving Children - focusing specifically on caregiving children in Kenya. The group has been established as a result of a consultative meeting that took place in Nairobi on 10 Feb 2011. The meeting was hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Sciences and the Kenyan Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development and sought to raise awareness about caregiving children. This group is for all University, govenment, NGO and bi/multilateral representatives who want to work together to create contexts supportive of caregiving
SOLENTBUSINESSEXCHANGE - Academics from Business. Management and Accountancy related disciplines are invited to network with peers from FE institutions and Southampton Solent University lecturers to make meaningful contacts for the future. Discussions for the Exchange will revolve around supporting student progression, sharing common practice and ultimately how Solent can help support local college students (e.g.: Specific skills, Tasters, Master classes, Portfolio development). Proposals for follow up include further Exchanges, electronic networking, as well as other CPD opportunities.
WARN - A network of researchers, lawyers, practitioners, and all persons with professional and/or academic interest in furtherance of anti corruption laws academic interest in furtherance of anti corruption laws
WERC-OLDER-PEOPLE-RESEARCH - WERC is committed to conducting high quality research with a focus on racialised groups in Wales, and to the development research resources, best practice guidance, and knowledge exchange opportunities. As such, we remain committed to working collaboratively with patients, service users and community groups to draw out research priorities and to foster an interest in research, as well as with practitioners, policy makers, funders and researchers to improve practice, influence policy and to strengthen the quality and #quantity of ethnicity, health and social research in Wales. The purpose of this list is to facilitate the development of ethnicity, health and social research, with this WERC strand rooted in older people. The aim is to offer members a virtual space to exchange information and develop research collaborations that focus on racialised older population groups in Wales.
JISCWW1 - This group is aimed at joining individuals and organisations within HE, the cultural heritage sector and public service broadcasting, in order to join up ways in which each area plans to digitally commemorate the events of the First World war.
This join-up will deliver content from across the public sector in order to increase education and research on WW1
LANGUAGEINGLASGOW - Mailing group for language, speech and linguistic research in Glasgow
RAMESES - This group is for researchers interested in learning about realist and meta-narrative reviews. We hope to build a community of practice that enables peer-to-peer knowledge construction leading ultimately to community members having greater competence in undertaking these types of reviews.