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Edtech start-ups: Jisc invites innovators to solve HE challenges

Start-up companies are being called upon to solve higher education’s biggest challenges as part of a new partnership programme. The new scheme – Step up – will connect institutional decision-makers to innovative start-up businesses that can offer edtech solutions. The innitiative is being run by Jisc, the organisation which provides digital solutions for UK education and […]

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Jisc broadens open access with new agreements

Jisc, the digital solutions provider for UK research and education sectors, has signed a number of agreements helping boost open access (OA) publishing. In the first, an arrangement between Jisc and IOP Publishing (IOPP) will mean science researchers at up to 58 UK universities will benefit from a new (OA) ‘read and publish’ deal. From […]

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‘To impart the digital skills students need, teaching staff must be empowered’

As we hurtle towards 2020, Industry 4.0 is taking off and a digitally enhanced Education 4.0 is taking shape – yet the results of two recent Jisc surveys suggest that UK universities are struggling to keep up with the pace of technological change. A (digital) Trojan horse Used well, technology provides so much more than meets […]

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Jisc announces partner for new Midlands network

Jisc, the digital solutions provider for UK research and education sectors, has chosen the company to facilitate its new Jisc Midlands network. SSE Enterprise Telecoms will be responsible for delivering connectivity speeds of up to 100Gbit/s in an initiative designed to give higher bandwidth to education and research facilities across the region, including the universities […]

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