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Reflections from a first year PhD student

Almost a year into my PhD I’ve been reflecting on my experience so far and how my journey has led me to Loughborough University. I certainly haven’t taken the traditional route, if there is such a thing as a traditional route into a PhD. With plenty of life experience behind me – I’m in my […]

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Mark Hepworth, Emeritus Professor in People’s Information Behaviour – i3 Conference memorial award

Mark Hepworth i3 Conference memorial award – presentation at i3 2017 Research Conference, Information: interactions and impact, Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University (RGU) 27th June 2017. Professor Peter Reid, Professor of Librarianship and Information Management at RGU and Professor Graham Matthews, representing the Information Management Group at Loughborough University, presented the i3 Conference Mark […]

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CIM PhD Researcher blogs about CPCI symposium for CILIP Information Literacy Group

CIM PhD Researcher Sharon Wagg has written a brilliant blog post for the CILIP Information Literacy Group talking about her experience at the ‘Connecting People, Connecting Ideas (CPCI) symposium at Edinburgh Napier University last month. Check out her post here: Connecting People, Connecting Ideas Research Symposium #CPCINapier  

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A Day in the Life of Honorary Research Fellow Dr Graham Walton

In July 2016, I decided to stop working full time as Assistant Director in the Loughborough University Library and move to a different work style. It seemed time for a change after working full-time continuously in higher education for 35+ years. I had been at the University for around 10 years where I had also […]

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CIM Members Published in Top Strategy Journal

CIM Staff Bob Galliers and Alex Wilson have recently had an article published in ‘Long Range Planning’, a highly rated strategy jounal. The paper  addresses open strategy, social media and organisational capabilities. You can read access their publication via the following link:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024630116300681  

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Ten Myths in the BREXIT Debate – by Prof. David Llewellyn

On June 23rd the British electorate will make one of the most momentous decisions to face the UK in several generations: whether or not to formally leave the EU (BREXIT). It will have momentous implications in several areas: the growth potential of the economy; trade relationships and volumes; foreign direct investment in the economy; the […]

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Upcoming Conference: Knowledge Management in the Energy Sector

Date: 16th June 2016 Venue: Loughborough Design School Following the success of the workshop in 2015 entitled ‘Knowledge Management in the Voluntary Sector’, the Centre for Information Management in collaboration with the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is delighted to invite you to register for: Knowledge Management in the Energy Sector.  The one-day workshop will be packed with […]

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Featured Article: ‘Microtask Crowdsourcing Can Both Empower and Marginalise Workers’

CIM (Visiting) Professor Robert Galliers has recently co-authored an article published in the LSE Business Review. Please find the link to the full article below. ‘Microtask Crowdsourcing Can Both Empower and Marginalise Workers‘

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Two CIM Doctoral Researchers on ALPSP Expert Panel

CIM PhD students Samuel Ibenne and Suzy Muchmore have recently appeared as part of an expert panel of researchers at a seminar hosted by the ALPSP (Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers). Dr Graham Walton (Honorary Research Fellow, CIM) also gave a talk at the seminar. The details can be found at the following […]

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Award for CIM staff & CIM PhD alumnus

A paper co-authored by a former CIM PhD student, John Israilidis (who is now lecturing at Staffordshire University), CIM Senior Lecturer Louise Cooke and Russell Lock in Computer Science (who is also a CIM member) has been awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ at the Emerald Literati Networks of Excellence 2016. The citation of the paper is […]

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