Data Quality in Current Research Information systems

November saw the first Pure User Community event at the University of Birmingham. As the Research Information Manager I am really lucky to have a great community of institutions using Pure through the UK and international user groups. However, I was very aware that we have a growing group of staff supporting Pure internally who … Continue reading “Data Quality in Current Research Information systems”

Leading to Impact’: Q+A Lee Chapman

Professor Lee Chapman, based in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been at the University since 1998. Demonstrating a keen interest in potential business applications of research since his PhD, Lee could be considered a serial entrepreneur having already run and sold on a successful University of Birmingham spin-out company and is now … Continue reading “Leading to Impact’: Q+A Lee Chapman”

Project focus: Professor Andrew Ewer

Critical congenital heart defects (CCHD) occur in around 2-3/1,000 babies, and are a leading cause of infant death. Prior to work led by Prof Andy Ewer at the University, diagnostic testing identified only 50-70% of affected babies before discharge, resulting in babies being sent home before diagnosis where they could become unwell or die. Blood … Continue reading “Project focus: Professor Andrew Ewer”