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Networkshop 43

17 Feb 2015

With less than two months to go, don’t miss the opportunity to attend Networkshop, Jisc’s annual networking conference

The event takes place between 31 March - 2 April 2015, at the University of Exeter. It will give you the perfect opportunity to network with peers, explore developing technologies, meet experts and find out more about Janet network services.

Chris Lintott, professor of astrophysics and citizen science lead at the University of Oxford, is confirmed to speak on technology enabled citizen science - scientific research that is conducted, in whole or in part, by amateur or nonprofessional scientists.

Chris is involved in a number of popular science projects aimed at bringing astronomy to a wider audience. He is the primary presenter of the BBC series The Sky at Night. He is also a co-author of the book Bang! – The Complete History of the Universe with Patrick Moore, and Queen guitarist and astrophysicist Brian May. He is also the principal investigator for citizen science web portal Zooniverse.org’ which will form the basis for his presentation.

He comments: “I’m looking forward to talking to all sorts of people at Networkshop about how we can really open up science so that it becomes something everyone does, not just a privileged few.”

Aimed at network managers and technical staff in UK higher and further education, Networkshop43 has become an established and unrivalled event on the academic conference calendar. It showcases developments in UK education IT services and provides an opportunity for IT professionals from across the sectors to share best practice.

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