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Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profiles: Mike Lister

This is the latest in our series of posts which profile the panelists and speakers at the Creative Digifest on 11th October. Mike Lister obtained a degree in graphic design and did everything from shooting advertisements and making radio commercials to the design and layout of the Observer Colour Magazine. By 23 he was Head of Design at PA Advertising, a division of PA Management Consultants. Continue reading →

Why you should come to the Creative Digifest

First published by Lorraine Warren on her blog There are over 100 bookings so far but we've still got a few places left for the Creative Digifest on 11th October. Some people have been asking what it's all about, so here goes…. WHAT IS IT? An event that brings together university staff, students, business people, inventors and entrepreneurs with an interest in the digital world and its impact on our lives – to inspire research, teaching and learning collaborations. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Tom Chapman

This is the third in our series of posts profiling speakers and panelists for the Creative Digifest: Tom works across Lawton Communication Group’s agencies; integrated agency Five by Five, social agency Headstream and employee communications agency Five by Five People. He is responsible for developing strategic frameworks, new service propositions and working with teams to continually evolve with emerging trends. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Toby Beresford

  This is the second in a series of posts over the next few weeks to highlight the various speakers and panelists at the Creative Digifest. Toby Beresford is an excitable social media guru with a digital vision. He won a Mark Zuckerberg hackathon, gave the keynote at a social media world   forum, and still finds time to provide incisive commentary on social media for Sky News.  His latest startup Leaderboarded. Continue reading →

Creative Digifest #SXSC2 Speaker Profile: Abigail Harrison

This is the first in a series of posts over the next few weeks to highlight the various speakers and panelists at the Creative Digifest. Abigail Harrison, Founder of DigitalSurrey, PR and social media consultant Founder of one of the largest B2B social media networks #DigitalSurrey, Abigail Harrison has worked in PR and social media for almost 20 years. Delivering award-winning results for leading global brands, she thrives on delighting clients with creative, impactful strategies. Continue reading →

Digital Economy lunch on 24th September

You are warmly invited to attend the Digital Economy lunch on the 24th September from 12 noon in 85/2207 (Life Sciences Building) Professor Hugh Davis will talk about recent developments in Technology Enhanced Learning at the University and the role of the new Centre for Innovation in Technologies and Education (CITE) in supporting Faculty initiatives in this area. Hugh is the University Director of Education responsible for technology enhanced learning (TEL). Continue reading →

Why academics ought to use social media

The University of Southampton's Head of Multidisciplinary Research Guy Poppy has been getting to grips with social media. He tweeted and blogged about his visit to Rio+20, the UN conference on Sustainable Development. I caught up with him on his return to Southampton. To listen to our interview and find out what Guy thinks about social media, listen here. Continue reading →

SMiLE in LSE Impact and Smart Insights blogs

The first outputs from SMiLE have been published on the LSE Impact Blog: “If you don’t have social media, you are no one: How social media enriches conferences for some but risks isolating others” How researchers can collect and share relevant social media content at conferences The impact of social networking activity on an intended ‘real world’ outcome has been difficult to measure, but one of our Social Media in Supporting Live Events (SMiLE) action project objectives is to... Continue reading →

Roman coins and rubbish bins…

What do roman coins and rubbish bins have to do with multi disciplinary research? Collaboration between scientists at the British Museum, the mu-Vis computed tomography centre and the Archaeological Computing Research Group at Southampton University has applied x-ray volume imaging techniques to produce 3D images of Roman coins BEFORE they are removed from the blocks of soil in which they were found. Continue reading →

Digital Literacies at the Good Practice Event

Each year Faculties recognise and highlight individual staff and teams who provide examples of good practice in education, which is aimed at providing an outstanding education and student experience.  Under the auspices of the University Programmes Committee, a University event takes place on Friday 13th July from 10.30am to 2.30pm to provide colleagues with the opportunity to share and promote their good practice. Continue reading →