Author Archives: Andrew Stewart

About Andrew Stewart

Lover of education, technology and productivity methodologies. I'm currently working across a broad range of Jisc initiatives. You can find out more about me here:

Goodbye the Global Innovation Network: Hello the Innovation Commons

The Global Innovation Network recently closed because the team behind it have been working hard on creating a network that actually gives learning providers a service that they don’t already have – the Innovation Commons. Less chat, more action! The Innovation Commons is a growing community of Innovation and IP creators and exploiters, and is … Read more

Towards a national Innovation Commons

The Innovation Commons provides a space where UK Universities, business consultants and forward-thinking investors come together to share ideas, opinions, expertise on brand-new technology innovations or under-exploited intellectual property (IP), and create effective collaborative business opportunities. A space that is held in common, by IP generators and IP exploiters The Innovation Commons helps UK Universities … Read more

Enabling student development and achievement

We had some great news last month, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education referenced a number of our (Jisc) resources in its latest publication – UK Quality Code for Higher Education Chapter 4: Enabling student development and achievement. Underpinned by eight indicators of sound practice the quality code sets out the following expectation: Higher … Read more

Relationship Management infoKit unveiled at CETIS13

One of the Business and Community Engagement (BCE) programme’s latest outputs, the Relationship Management infoKit, will be unveiled at the Jisc CETIS Conference today. In the coming years the UK higher and further education sectors will continue to adapt to momentous changes in their markets, growing influence of web technologies and rapidly evolving regulatory environment. In … Read more

Evaluating the Impact of the Lambert Toolkit

The Lambert Toolkit was developed to help universities and companies undertake collaborative research projects. It comprises a set of 5 Model Research Agreements, 4 Consortium Agreements, a decision guide and guidance notes. The Toolkit has been in place since 2005; with this in mind IP Pragmatics have been commissioned by the IPO to evaluate the … Read more