DREaM event 4 – workshop Wednesday 25 April 2012

Building the skills to build the evidence base

This workshop took place on Wednesday 25th April 2012. To find out how it went, read the delegate reviews. If you are interested in the workshop materials (PowerPoint slides, videos of the presentations, and presentation summaries) please follow the links embedded in the programme below.

Workshop 3 details

  • Wednesday 25 April 2012, 10:30-16:15 (registration from 09:45)
  • Edinburgh Napier University Craighouse campus
  • Participants included librarians, information scientists, LIS academics, new professionals and PhD students from all LIS backgrounds/sectors
  • Workshop hashtag #lis_dream4

Get to know your fellow delegates

Workshop sessions

09:45-10:30 Registration, coffee/tea
Included sign-up for unconference half hour (please see below)
10:30-10:45 Welcome and introductionProfessor Hazel Hall, Edinburgh Napier University and the LIS Research Coalition
The workshop task will also be introduced in this session.
10:45-11:30 Horizon scanningDr Harry Woodroof, Defence Science & Technology Laboratory
11:30-12:30 Techniques from psychology – repertory gridsDr Phil Turner, Edinburgh Napier University
12:30-13:00 Unconference half hour
Short presentations by DREaM project participants as decided at registration
13:00-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:45 Introduction to data miningKevin Swingler, Stirling University
14:45-15:15 Tea/coffee
15:15-16:15 Impact snakes and ladders: workshop exercise on links between research and its impact on practice, including conclusion of workshop task – Professor Hazel Hall, LIS Research Coalition

Amplified discussions surrounding the event

We used CoverItLive to capture the Twitter discussions surrounding the event hashtag #lis_dream4 and to provide a forum for non-Twitter users to participate in the event remotely. A full archive of these conversations is available online.

Details of the other DREaM project events

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