It seems that if you are a researcher based in industry these days, you are in a tricky space. You may have spent a career contributing to research that you may have believed to be valuable, but that may not … Continue reading →
OpenEd19 Panel led by Kim Grew (For accompanying YouTube video: https://youtu.be/XHjrZBSaWIY) How is open evolving and who is evolving it? CC BY-NC-2.0 “Open” via remediate.this I’m Viv and I worked in higher education as an open educator for many years. … Continue reading →
I thought I’d keep a list of all the books I have that have inspired my journey into understanding herbs and their relevance to human health. Aarathi Prasad (2017) In the bonesetter’s waiting room, Wellcome Collection. A fascinating tour around … Continue reading →
Please find a PDF of my talk on Turmeric here.
PDF of Turmeric Talk (14MB)
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Here is a spreadsheet containing OER (variety of content from video to textbooks) suitable for midwifery training. The basic science resources should be relevant to early stage midwifery training, whilst obviously the more practical and clinical learning would need to … Continue reading →
What is the state of herbal clinical trial reporting? The Declaration of Helsinki states that “every research study involving humansubjects must be registered in a publicly accessible database before recruitment of the first subject” (1). Alan Levine Flickr, CC BY-2.0. “Open when … Continue reading →
Here is a blog post about #International Jazz Day which was this week. The headline and accompanying narrative that “jazz has no boundaries” caught my eye. The history of jazz indisputably was founded on many boundaries, and in the early … Continue reading →
Live document for a University of Reading workshop on Wednesday 21st February 2018.
It was an honour to be invited to speak at the International Summit for Social Entrepreneurship held at De Montfort University on 16-17 November. The event was organised by my amazing and inspirational friend Momodou Sallah – Reader in Global Youth Work, … Continue reading →
This has to be the facial expression of the week for me – a mixture of strength and despair from the wonderful Jo Brand (staking a stance about sexual harassment on Have I Got News For You ). Whilst we all … Continue reading →
Congratulations to Irwin and Martin for presenting this great piece of work using Katy Jordan’s expertise on citation network analysis. A very interesting look at a number of key open and digital learning papers, and connections between other academic and … Continue reading →
Tell us a ghost story – #tdc2096 Well! Which to tell? This one is simple. The ghost(s) in our house where I grew up used to make the Christmas decorations spin around the light fittings. The baubles would spin at … Continue reading →
It seems to me that the Yachtski scale, as a linear device, is increasingly becoming the subject of contention. And with other areas of the Yacht or Nyacht discussion delving into the history of smooth, it is perhaps time to … Continue reading →
Hideously trying to catch up …
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The @ds106DC Daily Create took me on an unexpected journey, but then the best ones always do. The task for the community was to share a peace playlist (#ds106 = our community hashtag, #tdc1979 = the daily create (number) 1979). I heard … Continue reading →
More to come – here are just the slides.
Slides attached here –> Bournemouth OTB
Just sharing this super post by Dr Dave Webster and Dr Nicola Rivers, provoked by a recent learning and teaching event which caused Dave to think about the pervasive nature of the term ‘resilience’ and what it stands for. Read … Continue reading →
Just prepping for #OER17 and a wall is an odd image to use to represent open, but this is a special wall. Side gate “Wayside”, Kearsney Court near Dover. CC BY Viv Rolfe We were guardians of this wall once. Our … Continue reading →