MEDEV news

Notes of a presentation by Robert Francis QC

Robert Francis QC, chair of the inquiry into Mid Staffordshire Hospital, presented a 30 minute lecture to students at Newcastle University on 29 April 2013. A blog details the main ...

04 May 2013

MEDEV staff are making a splash at OER13

OER13 is the premier conference for open educational resources and this year it is being held in Nottingham University. To see what is on offer please visit the website http ...

25 March 2013

PublishOER educational workshop (ONLINE)

This is one of two online workshops to disseminate outputs and outcomes from the PublishOER project.  The project has been exploring the foundations of a new mixed economy incorporating published ...

06 December 2012

Launch of the Online Veterinary Anatomy Museum

The OVAM website is now live and can be viewed at The site is still a work in progress so please continue to revisit the site, encourage ...

23 November 2012

PublishOER conference success!

The flagship PublishOER project held its final conference 'Re-imagining open education, published works and social media', in London last month. 60 attendees (teachers, authors, publishers, students and others) participated in ...

22 November 2012

Making and using clinical and healthcare recordings for learning and teaching workshop: 20 September 2012, Bristol

Clinical images, videos and other recordings are vital to good teaching and learning within the health care professions. Increasingly these are originated outside the institution that wishes to use them ...

13 August 2012

Student app development day success

As part of the PublishOER project we held a student app development day, sponsored by Elsevier, to look at ways of creatively useing their content outside of the traditional print ...

12 July 2012

Series of useful FAQs on copyright, IPR, licensing and consent published

Megan's been busy with writing FAQs for the Newcastle University digital rights group, as well as for her SCORE fellowship. She has blogged a whole series of 17 of ...

12 July 2012

Student app development day 14-15 June 2012

WIN up to £900 at a 24hr Student App Development Day, 14-15 June, NewcastleElsevier need your help to create new applications to access their text book content online. They have ...

16 May 2012

Megan Quentin-Baxter awarded personal chair

The MEDEV Director, Dr Megan Quentin-Baxter was awarded a personal chair in the latest round of promotons at Newcastle University. Megan is slowly getting used to being Professor of Health ...

30 April 2012

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