Archive for 29 May 2010

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Posted in Life with tags on 29 May 2010 by Steve

“Full time. UCD 3-1 Dundalk.”
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[UCD AFC, 29 May]

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Open Access Policies in Europe: David Prosser article

Posted in research with tags on 29 May 2010 by Steve

“Enabling Open Scholarship has just released David Prosser’s Open Access Policies in Europe. This succinct overview by one of open access’ most noteworthy champions is a must-read for anyone involved in OA policy development or advocacy.” (link)

[The Imaginary Journal of Poetic Economics, 29 May]

Irish University Boat Race

Posted in Life with tags , , on 29 May 2010 by Steve

“The Irish University Boat Race, based on a similar format to the famous Oxford and Cambridge boat race, sees competitors from Queen’s University, Belfast take on their rivals from Trinity College, Dublin …” (more)

[Belfast City Council, 29 May]

Economics of Creativity

Posted in research with tags , on 29 May 2010 by Steve

“David Galenson has written a series of papers on the creative arts, including songwriting, architecture, filmmaking, photography, and many kinds of visual art. A new paper, ‘Understanding Creativity’, summarizes and synthesizes much of this work. A central theme is the distinction between ‘experimental’ and ‘conceptual’ innovators …” (more)

[Peter Klein, Organizations and Markets, 28 May]

Purdue Professor Embeds Hyperlinks in Printed Books

Posted in research with tags , on 29 May 2010 by Steve

“People who prefer print books over e-books may still want extra digital material to go with them. That’s the idea behind Sorin Matei’s project, Ubimark, which embeds books with two-dimensional codes that work as hyperlinks when photographed …” (more)

[Mary Helen Miller, Chronicle of Higher Education, 28 May]

Minister Brady urges Kildare students to apply early for grants

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 29 May 2010 by Steve

“Kildare Fianna Fáil TD and Minister of State, Áine Brady has urged local students to make an early application for grants. ‘The details have just been announced for the student maintenance grant schemes for the coming academic year and I would encourage students to get their applications in early’ …” (more)

[Maynooth Town, 29 May]

Exam grading at law school

Posted in Life with tags on 29 May 2010 by Steve

“At this time of year I think we should do our utmost to reassure students of the rigour of university assessment procedures. This short film from those nice people at LSU in the good old US of A explains all …” (more, video)

[hEaD space, 29 May]