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News Archive for May, 2011

  • British Museum’s 2012 Theatre of the World Exhibition

    Just two weeks ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, the British Museum will be opening its ‘London 1612: Shakespeare’s Theatre of the World‘ exhibition. The show aims to explore the role of the capital as an emerging international city 400 years ago, as interpreted through Shakespeare’s plays. Among the 150 exhibits that will go on […]

  • Screen Test symposium

    Screen Test Symposium 5 July 2011 University of Portsmouth The aim of the day is to generate informed debate around the following issues: What is the current state of the field in screen studies research? How does the academic community engage with constituencies beyond the immediate research context? What role do non-academic partners have […]

  • Whose Film Is It Anyway? Archival Film Workshop

    Archival Film Workshop – Whose Film Is It Anyway? Thursday 23 June 2011, 10:00 – 16:45 British Library, BLCC Foyle Learning Centre, London. Booking required, £12 / £15 (lunch included) The workshop is organised in conjunction with the 12th RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film, held at UCL from 23 -26 June 2011. There will […]

  • Intellectual Property guide for Universities

    Intellectual Asset Management for Universities (2011) The IPO (Intellectual Property Office) has launched a new strategy guide to help universities navigate the treacherous waters of asset management and Intellectual Property. For further information, visit the IPO website at: The booklet has been produced thanks to contributions from a number of partners including Research Councils […]

  • Consultation: BBC Parliament & News Channels

    As part of its rolling programme of service reviews, the BBC Trust has today launched an 8-week consultation on the performance of the BBC News Channel and BBC Parliament. Individuals and organisations are invited to submit their comments on the overall performance of the two channels, particularly with regard to quality, distinctiveness and value for […]

  • BUFVC Weekly Top 5 TV & Radio Programme Requests

    For the week ending 20 May 2011 the most requested titles from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Service include what is being touted as Britain’s first animated documentary series, considerations of the role played by branding in marketing technology, professional vs amateur artists, and just what the true implications of the rhetoric behind Britain’s ‘Big Society’ […]

  • JISC Mobile launched (#jiscweb)

    JISC Mobile, a cut-down version of the JISC website optimised for mobile use, was launched in beta mode today. JISC is encouraging users to provide feedback on this pilot version of the service, which was developed by ILRT at the University of Bristol using their Mobile Campus Assistant software. JISC Mobile is available at […]

  • Hargeaves review of Intellectual Property published

    Digital Opportunity: A review of Intellectual Property and Growth An independent report by Ian Hargreaves Following on from the Gowers Review, in November 2010 the government announced another independent review of how the current Intellectual Property framework and how it ‘supports growth and innovation’.In the introduction, Professor Hargreaves states: We have found that the UK’s […]

  • New catalogue of Performing Arts on Film & Television

    A new catalogue is now available to download, detailing film and video materials held by the archives and collections of the British Film Institute (BFI), Arts Council England, LUX and Central St Martins British Artists Film & Video Study Collection. The Performing Arts on Film & Television Catalogue was commissioned by MI:LL (Moving Image: Legacy […]

  • BUFVC Weekly Top 5 TV & Radio Programme Requests

    For the week ending 13 May 2011 the most requested titles from the BUFVC Off-Air Back-Up Service include the creation of life, the universe, good hairdressing and the shape of topical British politics. 1. CIVILIZATION: IS THE WEST HISTORY? (CHANNEL 4) View TRILT record or watch now on BoB National For more information visit the […]