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R&D/ILRT changes as part of IT support innovations

28 April 2014

R&D/ILRT, the research and development division of the University of Bristol's IT Services, is to change as part of a programme of innovations in IT support for learning and research.

Demanding Hackathon Win

21 October 2013

IT Services R&D/ILRT researcher on prize-winning team in a 36-hour NESTA Hackathon to find new ways of shifting electricity use to off-peak times.

CardCosts transforms personal finance research into practice

31 July 2013

The UK Credit Card Association has released an innovative credit card calculator, developed by R&D/ILRT, based on personal finance research at the University of Bristol.

Futures Cafe: Research sans frontieres, 24 June 2013

1 March 2013

Research boundaries are increasingly permeable. Join the discussion on the future services and technologies that could enable researchers to enhance strategic partnerships and collaborate with colleagues and communities outside Bristol.

2013 Futures Cafe series announced

22 October 2012

Book now for the first Futures cafe, 10 January 2013.

New smartphone app to track problem plants

13 June 2012

The University of Bristol is using technology to help protect the UK’s wildlife thanks to the launch of a new mobile phone app which enables the public to track the spread of invasive plants.

University of Bristol Collections as Linked Open Data project funded

30 January 2012

The 'University of Bristol Collections as Linked Open Data' project (Bricolage for short), has recently been funded by JISC as part of the Digital infrastructure programme.

How to build a university mobile application: best practice and insight

8 December 2011

R&D/ILRT featured in Guardian article about best practice in building University mobile applications

New guidance for using medical recordings in teaching

5 December 2011

New advice and guidance on making and using clinical healthcare recordings funded by the Strategic Content Alliance for learning and teaching launches today.

M-Biblio project funded

17 October 2011

The project will enhance the learning and research activities of the University of Bristol’s academic community by developing a mobile application that can record and organise references to books, journals and other resources.