By Bob Patton, Lecturer in clinical psychology, University of Surrey.
UCL Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC) Conference 2015 was a two-day conference held at Senate House (London) to bring together experts from behavioural science, computer science, engineering and human/computer interaction. The primary key note presentation was from Professor Bonnie Spring of Northwestern University, who discussed how an over reliance upon technology focused solution can be de-motivating, lead to reduced self efficacy and higher attrition rates from treatment programmes.
In the context of…
By James Baker, Curator, Digital Research, British Library @j_w_baker
There are complex challenges in the humanities around software sustainability. For if it is true that humanists rely on software to do research, and increasingly software developed by their community, many if not most do not value the use of software and their nascent systems of credit for good software development and reuse are fragile. And so if the humanities are to make the best of the vast and growing digitised and born-digital corpora held by research libraries, key stakeholders in the field must ascribe…
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by Farah Ahmed, SSI Fellow and X-Ray CT Facility Manager, Natural History Museum, London
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