Disruption in Innovation

Zaina Indira NehmeCurrent issues, Featured, General, Other, Research and innovation, Solution development2 Comments

Some of you would have read my previous blog,  Reflecting upon the concept of Innovation, in which I shared some of my thoughts about the origin and definition of the term.  This time, however, I would like to turn my attention to another concept of similar importance, one that is becoming a “must have” ingredient in the recipe for innovation … Read More

3 Data and Analytics events

Leigh BlackallCurrent issues, Learning analytics3 Comments

We’re hitting the ground running with data wrangling this year. Here are three events you might like to check out.   1. Wikidata with Andy Mabbett This is a seminar and networking event centered around wikidata projects. Wikidata is the creation of international, multilingual databases, for example the geo locations of public art, or the names and basic biographical data of female … Read More

Learning spatial awareness: virtual reality and 360-degree video

Howard ErreyExamples of practice, Project partners, School of Architecture and Design, School of Property, Construction and Project Management, Video learning1 Comment

Person using Cardboard

Educators in areas such as Property Construction and Project Management, and Architecture and Design, need to provide building site experience for large numbers of students – in some cases hundreds per class. The practicalities of turning up to a major building site with large numbers of students for reasons such as safety, make these site visits increasingly difficult to organise.

Innovation within and beyond the academy

Erika Beljaars-HarrisCurrent issues, General0 Comments

Exploration and Innovation street signs

The 5th annual Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators showcasing the world’s 100 most innovative organizations is available. Each year, the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators program recognizes the world’s leading companies, industries and regions. The innovators are identified annually through a series of trusted patent-related metrics that get to the essence of what it means to be truly … Read More

Joggobot: A companion for physical activity

Erika Beljaars-HarrisCurrent issues, General0 Comments

At RMIT there is a group of researchers investigating how and if a robot can be a companion when we exercise or jog. Called the Joggobot, the robot is able to track the position of the jogger via a camera and detection software. The Joggobot hovers beside and above the jogger and reacts to a myriad of elements, just as the … Read More

Drones in teaching and learning

Erika Beljaars-HarrisCurrent issues0 Comments

Released in January 2015, an article produced by the E-Learning Innitative (ELI) arm of Educause, brings to light the use of drones in the teaching and learning environment. Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been in the news for a variety of reasons including military and amateur use. If you think of a remote control model airplane, then you have the … Read More

Displaying ONPhD badges

Leigh BlackallExperience, Industry and experience, Pathways, Project types, Research and innovation, School of Media and Communication, Systems0 Comments

I’ve spent a few hours today revisiting badges. I wanted to work out how to display badges on my LinkedIn profile. To date, I’ve used Credly to issue, receive and manage badges. Turns out it’s simple to link Credly badges to LinkedIn, as well as embed Credly badges on any website with the supplied iFrame code (Having trouble getting it visible … Read More