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The Microsoft HoloLens: Tips, Tricks and First Impressions

Initial Impressions This week I was lucky enough to get my grubby mitts on a Microsoft HoloLens, if you haven't seen one of these cool pieces of kit from the guys and girls at Microsoft then here is a brief description: "Microsoft HoloLens is the first self-contained, holographic computer, enabling you to engage with your digital content and interact with holograms in the world around you. Continue reading →

ecoffee @ SGH

(Scott Border @ SGH, 2017)   May's e-coffee@SGH was all about making videos and had one of the best turnouts with attendees getting excited to see Dr Scott Border from Anatomy within Medicine discussing his journey creating podcasts and videos for the vastly popular YouTube channel Soton Brain Hub. Continue reading →

REMIX Play 2017

I'd met Ian Livingstone, co-founder and creator of Dungeons & Dragons, Warhammer and Fighting Fantasy to name a few achievements, many years ago at the Warhammer HQ when a friend of the family had been working for them. I admit that it was a bit of a nerdy day for me when I went to the recent instalment of REMIX Play Conference by the Disruptive Media Learning Lab. I got to meet a number of personal heroes and get some nice pictures with the DMLL team. Continue reading →

Appraisal Skills Workshop for Appraisers

If you appraise Staff Level 4 and above and haven't yet done the training, this workshop is for you! We are running two workshops, one for ERE staff and the other for MSA, TAE & CAO staff on Tuesday 11 October. ERE:  09.00-12.30;   MSA, TAE & CAO: 13.30-17.00. The interactive workshop using Forum Theatre techniques focuses on the skills and behaviours required to lead successful appraisal discussions and challenging conversations. Continue reading →