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Tuesday, 15 December 2009

More Baby News!


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Posted by Anthea

More wonderful baby news - William Preston was born on Friday 20th November weighing 8lb 2oz. Very many congratulations to Louise and Andy and welcome to Will!

Friday, 11 December 2009

Research Funding Update: Projects and Programmes, 11th December 2009

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Posted by Andy

The latest issue of the Research Funding Update can be viewed by floowing this link.

Monday, 7 December 2009

More IR Baby News!


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Posted by Anthea

Hello, wonderful news that the second IR baby has arrived! Harry Cantrell was born on Friday 20th November at 12.33am weighing 6lb 13oz.

Congratulations to Anna and Alan and welcome to the world Harry!

Recommended Website of the Month


Posted by Andy

Microsoft Academic Search is a free academic search engine developed by Microsoft Research Asia, and it is also a test-bed for their object-level vertical search research.

Driven by the latest search engine technology, Microsoft Academic Search enables users to not only find papers but to discover more information that goes beyond simple query results. With Microsoft Academic Search, you can:

  • Locate top research papers
  • Find top scientists, conferences, and journals in a specific field

How are the results ranked?

The objects are sorted based on two separate factors: their relevance to the query and their global importance. The relevance score of an object is computed by considering its attributes and its importance score is calculated by considering its relationships with other objects.

With Microsoft Academic Search you can:
You can search Microsoft Academic Research by clicking here

Friday, 4 December 2009

December Edition of Take Five


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Posted by Andy

The latest edition of Take Five is packed full of new websites, research funding opportunities,training courses and current awareness.

To join the Take Five distribution list please contact me, Andy Tattersall by email a.tattersall@sheffield.ac.uk or phone 0114 2220702

You can view it here