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I have a DREaM


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I have a DREaM

  1. 1. “ I have a Dream” Professor Charles Oppenheim [email_address] @ CharlesOppenh DREaM Project Co-investigator
  2. 3. <ul><li>This presentation </li></ul><ul><li>DREaM project goals </li></ul><ul><li>DREaM project events </li></ul><ul><li>DREaM community online </li></ul><ul><li>Practitioner Researcher Excellence Award </li></ul>
  3. 4. Led by Professor Hazel Hall, Edinburgh Napier University, assisted by me and Stephanie Kenna, formerly of BL Linked closely to Coalition for LIS Research Aided by an Advisory Board Funded by AHRC, funding ends mid 2012
  4. 5. <ul><li>PROJECT GOAL: To develop a formal UK-wide network of LIS researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Build research capacity and capability </li></ul><ul><li>Raise quality and standards: research training, practice, output, value, impact and influence </li></ul><ul><li>Secure foundation for long-term research collaborations – in LIS, and beyond </li></ul>
  5. 6. DREaM project events
  6. 7. <ul><li>Launch conference took place at the British Library on 19th July 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Two keynotes </li></ul><ul><li>One minute madness session </li></ul><ul><li>Four breakouts, plus breakout plenary </li></ul><ul><li>Fully archived online with videos, summaries, PPTs, photos, hash-tagged tweets, reviews at: </li></ul><ul><li> / </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Future DREaM events </li></ul><ul><li>3 workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>October 2011, January 2012, April 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edinburgh, London, Edinburgh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30 participants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Concluding event </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday 9 th July 2012 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>London </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>45 participants </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. 3 workshops Tuesday 25 th October 2011, Edinburgh - #lis_dream2 Monday 30 th January 2012, London - #lis_dream3 Wednesday 25 th April 2012, Edinburgh - #lis_dream4
  9. 11. Broad research approach Quantitative technique Qualitative technique Research “practicality”
  10. 12. Broad research approach Quantitative technique “ Unconference half hour” Qualitative technique Research “practicality”
  11. 13. Cadre
  12. 14. Cadre
  13. 15. Cadre Professionals (revolutionaries?) Committed individuals form backbone to support sustainable network of LIS researchers
  14. 16. <ul><li>Development of the cadre </li></ul><ul><li>Registration will be for 3 workshops as a set </li></ul><ul><li>AHRC funding supports accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Travel bursaries to be made available to new professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Watch @LIS_DREaM & </li></ul><ul><li>Register your interest by e mailing [email_address] </li></ul>
  15. 17. DREaM community online
  16. 18. DREaM project launch conference  British Library Conference Centre 19th July 2011
  17. 19. DREaM project launch conference  British Library Conference Centre 19th July 2011
  18. 20. <ul><li>PRACTITIONER RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AWARD </li></ul><ul><li>£500 award offered by LIS Research Coalition to individual practitioner or a practitioner team in UK or Republic of Ireland for work since 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Key dates </li></ul><ul><li>Nominate by 30 th April 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Award at final DREaM event </li></ul>