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posted on 2020-02-27, 00:08 authored by Uzzie Potgieter, Claire BeecroftClaire Beecroft, Jenny Freeman, Andy TattersallAndy Tattersall

Nowadays the environment in universities and other large knowledge organisations is increasingly pressurised with busy staff finding it increasingly difficult to make time for training, even when it might enhance their role and enable them to work more efficiently. We have pioneered a smart, innovative, minimal-cost solution that encourages staff to engage with new technologies and techniques that have the potential to enhance their skills as researchers and lecturers..

It is based on one very simple idea: whilst individuals may not be able to spend hours training, they can spare 20 minutes during the mid-afternoon for a quick coffee break



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