We are pleased to invite you to a virtual event hosted by UKCDR: Research enablers for impact - accelerating the impact of the UK’s investment in international development research on the 29th September 2020. This lunchtime dialogue will lead a strategic discussion on how to enable, accelerate, and evaluate the impact of the UK’s investment in international development research.
The Higher Education Research Centre (HERC) Dublin City University in collaboration with the Higher Education Reform Research Network (HER) and other partners are hosting an online book launch and panel discussion Inequality, Innovation, and Reform in Higher Education: Challenges of Migration and Ageing populations.
How can we measure development? Recent years have witnessed concerns regarding effective management and results-oriented approach to development projects and programmes. The discourse has gained further momentum with the adoption of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Targets and Indicators. The quest for the impact of development interventions has been intensified as the message “Leaving No One Behind” gets loud and clear.
Smart technologies' revolutionary impact on manufacturing continues to grow, from design and engineering processes through to production, distribution, and customer experience; all while accelerating operational efficiency and driving enterprise-wide growth. Coined Industry 4.0, it is enabling a hyper-personalisation of the traditional value-chains and experiences of the (digital) workforce and customers, as well as reinventing organisations, their values, and dramatically shifting their revenue sources.
In the current climate of COVID-19, interactions with groups, communities and individuals are increasingly taking place virtually, through the wealth of available remote platforms. These new technologies bring challenges to literacy researchers and practitioners both in learning to use the technology and also in selecting effective techniques.