Interviews with innovators

Are you interested in how key technologies are shaping the future of education and research? RSS icon Subscribe to our podcast feed to hear what innovators working in Higher and Further Education are saying. Or follow links below to access video, audio, and written transcripts for each interview.

Future of mobile technologies


Impact of mobile devices on e-learning and IT service planning

Interviews with Innovators: Dr Mark CoxThis interview with Dr Mark Cox (King’s College London) notes how mobile devices are re-shaping support for e-learning and radically changing technology planning on campus.

Using smart phones to improve data-gathering in academic research

Interviews with Innovators: Andrew LaughlandThis interview with Andrew Laughland (University of Hertfordshire) discusses the potential for academic researchers to transform data-gathering via smart phone technology.


Future of semantic technologies


Extending semantic publishing to enrich research literature and research data

Interviews with Innovators: David ShottonThis interview with David Shotton (University of Oxford) discusses work extending semantic publishing to enrich research literature and research data, including machine-readable metadata “with links to related data resources and mashups with other data that’s available on the Web”.

Opening and connecting data silos with Linked Data

Interviews with Innovators: Adrian StevensonThis interview with Adrian Stevenson (Mimas) discusses some recent initiatives using Linked Data as means of opening up and connecting library and archive collections, “getting data out of its silos, where it has often been trapped in websites and databases”.

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