Industry Trends

Jisc launches research funding initiative

18 November 2014
Teams across universities and others that support research in the UK are being offered the opportunity to submit their ideas to a collaborative funding initiative being launched by Jisc

Macmillan Distribution subscription platform goes live

18 November 2014
Macmillan Distribution (MDL), the international book distributor, has gone live with its new subscription platform running on an advance enterprise system from Publishing Technology

Small funders get free access to portfolio tool

17 November 2014
ÜberResearch, a portfolio company of Digital Science, has launched the ÜberShare initiative to offer small funders free access to the enterprise level grant portfolio tool Dimensions for Funders, covering $750 billion of historic and future spending on scientific research

600,000 users for Eduroam last month

13 November 2014
Eduroam, the worldwide single sign-on secure network providing wi-fi connectivity access for education and research, reached more than 600,000 internet-enabled devices in the UK last month

UK universities to collaborate with IBM on research projects

13 November 2014
The University of Southampton and Imperial College London have announced partnerships with IBM to offer students and staff cognitive computing education with unprecedented access to IBM's Watson technology and experts