Researchers are working in new ways, from crowd sourcing, to open science, to large-scale data-driven research and analytics. All of this is made possible by new technology, for example advances in computational power, big data, the web, democratisation of science and research; this technology and new ways of working have the potential to accelerate research processes and knowledge creation as well as improving research transparency, impact and collaboration.
How ubiquitous is this practice? What are the implications for universities? How can we prepare for the future of research? This session will share examples of these emerging research practices and consider the benefits and what needs to be in place to allow research to thrive and take advantage of technology.