7 Things to do before you graduate

Congratulations, you made it!  Whether you have completed your Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught or Postgraduate Research qualification, there are some tasks you may want to do before your graduation date.  At the end of your studies, your access to the University network and services will cease.  There are, however, some services that we can offer you beyond […]

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Altmetric: now covering patents

Tracking patent citations is one important way to understand the economic impacts of scholarship.   Altmetric are now indexing citations to research found in 8 million patents from nine jurisdictions worldwide, including World Intellectual Property Organization, United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the European Patent Office.   You can now use patent citation data […]

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Top Ten Thesis downloads in March #StirTopTenTheses

During March 1,169 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 20,388 times.   The top ten downloaded theses were:   1. Scholarly publishing in Africa: a case study of African university presses. By Darko-Ampem, Kwasi Otu. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/71 Downloads: 1,469   2. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in March #StirTopTenPapers

During March there were 45,448 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 4,338 research publications.   The top ten downloaded items were:   1. A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, Gordon. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19607 […]

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Top Ten Thesis downloads in February #StirTopTenTheses

During February 1,137 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 17,387 times.   The top ten downloaded theses were:   1. Scholarly publishing in Africa: a case study of African university presses. By Darko-Ampem, Kwasi Otu. http://hdl.handle.net/1893/71 Downloads: 1,100   2. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models […]

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