Just published: A. de Moor (2014), Expanding the Academic Research Community - Building Bridges into Society with the Internet. In T. Denison, M. Sarrica, and L. Stillman (eds.), Theories, Practices, and Examples for Community and Social Informatics, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne. ISBN 978-1-921867-62-0. Abstract Academic research is under threat from issues like lack of resources, fraud, and societal … Continue reading New publication: Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet
Below the slides of the honors lecture I just gave at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. The slides can be downloaded here. The talk is based on a book chapter with the same title that will be published by Monash University Publishing in the fall. A preprint of this chapter can be downloaded here. … Continue reading Expanding the Academic Research Community: Building Bridges into Society with the Internet
Deze presentatie laat zien hoe research communities door goed gebruik te maken van Internet het academisch onderzoeksproces kunnen helpen hervormen. Ik heb deze gegeven in het kader van de Masterclass Research Support die het Avans Leer- en Innovatiecentrum op 20 juni jl. heeft georganiseerd. De presentatie is gebaseerd op een hoofdstuk voor een boek ("Expanding … Continue reading Research Communities 2.0
Today, Tilburg University's Science Junction was launched: The Children’s University aims to work together with regional schools to develop curriculums and teaching materials for more gifted primary school students from groups 7 and 8 (age 10 to 12). The goal: making knowledge available to primary school students, and to show how much fun science is. … Continue reading Weaving the Web: Launch of the Tilburg University Science Junction
On February 18, SIKS, the Netherlands Research School for Information and Knowledge Systems, organized a career day for Ph.D. students, with the goal of making Ph.D. students think about what are the career opportunities after they finish. It was a very inspiring day, with many interesting presentations and interactions. I was asked to present my … Continue reading Research consultancy: taking the plunge?
Some information on the Tilburg University student portal, which was launched on September 30, 2008: The Tilburg University web site has dedicated information pages for the various target groups, including students, lecturers, and prospective students. Through the students target group page, students can login to their personal portal. The portal has been implemented in Blackboard, … Continue reading The Tilburg University student portal at a glance