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LIS DREaM launch conference: Out of the comfort zone

Tuesday 19th July, 2011

This page contains links pages to all the materials relating to each session from the conference, including videos, session summaries, speakers slides, and handouts.

Event materials

Welcome and introduction
Professor Hazel Hall, Edinburgh Napier University and the LIS Research Coalition

Opening Keynote

“… And into the zone of quasi-rationality”
Professor Blaise Cronin, Rudy Professor of Information Science, Indiana University, US
Chaired by Professor Charles Oppenheim, DREaM project, LIS Research Coalition.

One Minute Madness

One minute madness session: presentations by conference delegates
Chaired by Stella Wisdom, British Library.

Breakout Sessions

Breakout session 1: Raising your research dissemination ambitions
Dr Philip Hills, editor International Journal of Information Management.

Breakout session 2: Extending your research methods repertoire
Professor Julie McLeod, Professor of Records Management at Northumbria University and
Elizabeth Lomas, PhD research student, Northumbria University.

Breakout session 3: Stepping out of the comfort zone by collaborating across disciplines
Professor Sara Rankin, Professor of Leukocyte and Stem Cell Biology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London and
Gina Czarnecki, artist.

Breakout session 4: Cultivating networks: opportunities and challenges
Professor Gunilla Widén, Professor of Information Studies, Åbo Akademi School of Business and Economics, Finland.

Closing Keynote

The promiscuous researcher: flirting across disciplines and courting the media
Dr Dylan Evans, Lecturer in Behavioural Science, University College Cork
Chaired by Professor Charles Oppenheim, DREaM project, LIS Research Coalition.



Reviews of the LIS DREaM Launch Conference, including blog posts by participants, summaries of the social media activity and photographs of the event.

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