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AACORN  
ACORN's intent is to develop and promote the field of organizational art and aesthetics. We wish to provide a wide range of forums where researchers and teachers interested in connecting art, aesthetics, and creative practice within organizational and work settings can meet, exchange ideas, share resources, and experiment with new forms of thinking and practice.

ABCP  
This is the main mailing list of ABCP (Association of British Chinese Professors) for the organisation to communicate with its members and for its members to discuss relevant topics via email. More about ABCP can be found on its website: https://abcp.org.uk/.

ADVICE-EAST-ANGLIA  
This mailing list is for individuals working within student advice within East Anglia. This list is primarily aimed at improving communication and developing our services individually and as a whole through sharing best practice and exploring opportunities together. With this in mind, other individuals working within welfare and membership services are welcome to join in order to further these objectives

AFAO  
This Association for Academic Outreach list facilitates discussion, development and dissemination of good practice. Membership is drawn from academics engaged in forms of Outreach, including employability, public engagement and Widening Participation, predominantly, though not exclusively, within the UK.

AHRCPLACE  
This list is to support networking around the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) programme on Place and the funding opportunities we make available. We hope it will help build connections between the myriad of people, groups, and organisations working on Place and interested in accessing our funding for research and knowledge exchange. This includes everyone from researchers to community groups, from cultural and heritage organisations to policy makers, and beyond. We will share details of funding opportunities to the list. We encourage members interested in applying to share a message with the group about what you're looking for collaborators for and what sort of collaborators you're looking for.

APPRENTICESHIPS  
A group to share knowledge about apprenticeships including: degree and higher apprenticeship internal HE processes, employer engagement, process improvement, student engagement. This is to enable FE and HE to offer an excellent customer experience and increase recruitment

ARCHITECTURAL-RESEARCH-PRACTICE  
The purpose of this list is to make announcements to the architectural research and practice community about conferences, symposia, events and publications relating to the study, practice, theory and history of architecture and architectural practice

ASK-ACADEMIA  
This is a list for academics interested in engaging with the researchers at the Scottish Parliament.

ASTON-FL-READING-GROUP  
Forensic Linguistics Reading Group - Centre for Forensic Linguistics at Aston University

BIICL-PRIVATEINTLAW  
This forum, promoted and moderated by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, seeks to facilitate discussion of developments and themes in private international law including at a domestic, European and international level among those teaching, practising and studying the subject in the United Kingdom.

BSATG  
The BSA Teaching Group is a voluntary group of teachers who have joined together to further the interests of sociology teaching in secondary schools, sixth form colleges and universities. You can connect to others with whom you can share good practice, ideas for lesson plans, resources, events and information about job vacancies.

BTG-COLONIAL-LEGACIES  
This JISC mail list supports the GW4 Bridging the Gap Colonial Legacies theme

CAREERSHEADS94GROUP  
This group will coordinate a joint policy and professional service group of the Heads of Careers and Employability services within the 1994 Group. We will use this forum to discuss strategy, delivery and research for the support for the support of the #continuation of study and the transition from study to work. Employability has increasing political importance within Higher Education and we would like to communicate our message in a joined-up and strategic way.

CATALYST  
The catalyst list is for people for the HEI's who received funding from RCUK for the public engagement with research Catalysts funding call. This new funding is intended to act as a catalyst for culture change within HEIs to help them embed public engagement with research within their policies, procedures and practices.

CBMNET  
Crossing Biological Membranes is a network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy (IBBE)

CHILDMALTREATMENTDEATHS  
This community of practice is designed to support researchers, policy makers and practitioners to collaborate internationally in the study of child maltreatment fatalities through research and child death review. The group is open to anyone with an appropriate interest in the study child maltreatment deaths, and how this learning can improve the systems and processes for keeping children safe.

CONS-SPIRITUAL  
This list will be used by conservators to consider spiritual and ethical considerations when conserving diverse cultural artefacts buildings and interiors

CPDFORUM  
The CPD Forum is a specialist group for those in higher education institutions involved in the development, delivery and marketing of continuing professional development, executive education and short courses. It provides a platform and opportunity to sharing best practices.

CREATIVE-ROBOTICS-NETWORK-INFO  
Mailing list for discussing matters related to a proposed Creative Robotics Research Network - robotics, mechatronics and animatronics in the creative industries.

CRMINHEFE  
The CRMinHEFE list is a space for all stakeholders to discuss the implementation of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) as a process and as a technology in Higher and Further Education. It's focus is on the strategic, cultural change, systems management, etc aspects of CRM, rather than on the detailed installation issues of vendor specific systems.

CSCST  
The Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology in the UK (CSCST-UK)is an academic/professional organisation established in April 1994, which has more than 400 Chinese chemists and chemical Engineers working in UK industrial and academic institutions as its members.

DATAFUTURES-INHOUSE  
This mail group is a forum for institutions that will be developing 'in-house' systems to support the HESA Data Futures return.

DEAS  
The DEAS project aims to create a community of researchers and practitioners working collectively across disciplines (computer sciences, engineering and business) and sectors (manufacturing, transport and finance services) to co-create and initiate a comprehensive research agenda that accelerates the innovation of digitally enhanced advanced services within the UK. The principal research question of this project is 'How can transformative digital technologies accelerate the innovation of DEAS, and also deliver significant impact on the manufacturing, transport and financial service sectors in the UK?'

DECOLONIALHE  
This list aims to faciliate interconnections and mutual learning between research offices, researchers and funders in higher education in the UK and globally to improve research development practices informed by a decolonial awareness.

DEGREEAPPRENTICESHIPS  
This group is set up for those training providers on the RoTAP (Register of approved training providers). The aim of this community to is share information / questions / learnings from the Degree Apprenticeship programmes running within institutions.

EASTAFRICARECRUIT  
This list is used by UK HE staff involved in; recruitment, exchanges and administering research projects in East Africa. Access to this mailing list is restricted to professional colleagues with ac.uk email addresses who are involved in international recruitment activities. Requests to join the list from educational agents will be declined. Requests from consultants or similar will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the group admins and approval will be on the proviso that they do not promote their corporate services and/or any educational agents that they represent. Failure to adhere to this may lead to removal from the list.

EDINBURGH-PRESERVES  
This list publicises local events in the Edinburgh area on the subject of digital preservation, and provides a channel through which professionals can communicate and collaborate to address practical issues they face in preserving their cultural and historical collections.

EDTECHCOFFEE  
This is discussion group for FE and HE staff interested in engaging with Jisc's R&D team around future EdTech Services, solutions and products.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP  
Mailing list for those interested in entrepreneurship research

ETHICS-SEFI  
This list is used by members of the Ethics in Engineering Education Working Group of SEFI (European Society of Engineering Education) to share and discuss, e.g., experiences, practices, developments and events in ethics and ethical leadership in engineeering education.

EXAMINATION-NEWBORN-EDUCATORS  
Promote discussion and sharing of ideas in relation to EXON Discussion of NIPE Competencies Integration of EXON within undergraduate midwifery curriculum Networking and sharing ideas.

GEOLSOCENGGROUP  
Information and discussion list for the Engineering Group of the Geological Society and other interested engineering geologists

GSDETNETWORK  
The Global Sustainable Design and Ethical Trade Network list is for sustainability in interdisciplinary design and business.

HE-CREATIVEECONOMY  
The list aims to connect researchers and activities on the role of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) within the creative economy and to establish a network of collaborations around this theme.

HEALTHCARE-FUTURELEARN  
This list is for partners of FutureLearn working in Health and care to discuss collaborative working.

HEAR-EMPLOYER-INTEREST  
Allowing employers and recruiters to keep up to date with HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Report) developments, and to be the first to recieve notice of plans for national implementation.

IHESIG  
This list is used to enhance communication between the participants of the AUA International Higher Education Special Interest Group (IHESIG). It will provide an update of all events relating to the group. It will provide a forum for discussion and exchange of good practice in the area.

IMPACT  
This list will provide a forum for academics to engage in conversations about research impact, ahead of the Research Excellence Framework submission (REF2021). It will also provide a space for the discussion of new and ongoing collaborations. For more information, please contact: Dr Chris Hewson (c.d.hewson@salford.ac.uk) Professor Andy Miah (a.miah@salford.ac.uk)

INTL-RESEARCH-DEV-NETWORK  
The International Research Development Network is intended to provide a forum for professional services staff at UK Universities to learn more about funding opportunities for international research collaboration and partnership development, outside of the EU research and innovation framework programmes and structural funds. This list has been retained 02/10/20 no one can subscribe to this list and no one can post to this list. Contact help@jisc.ac.uk for all enquiries regarding this list

IPR-SCIENCE  
Intellectual property - science. This list covers intellectual property in science, academic-industry links, sociological/ethical/legal analyses, inventiveness and exploitability (eg via patents). Information, bibliographies, news, research-in-progress, meetings etc. All welcome.

KTP-MIDLANDS  
The ktp-midlands mailing list is used as a forum for managers of KTP Offices to improve service to companies and HEIs

LABANARIUM  
This list will be used to make announcements to the Labanarium community made of movement and dance, students, scholars, academics and practitioners.

LFHECOACHES  
This list is used by Leadership Foundation coaches to keep in contact and build community of practice amongst network of coaches used to share good practice.

LIS-ARLG-EASTERN  
The Academic and Research Libraries Group (ARLG) Eastern is a regional group reporting to the national ARLG committee. This list is intended to allow information professionals across the Eastern region to find out about our events, news and activities.

LISEN  
The London Impact Support & Engagement Network (LISEN) is a network of impact support professionals working in Higher Education Institutions in London.

MENTORINGMANAGERS  
An informal mailing list for all managers co-ordinators of mentoring schemes based in HE institutions. Join the list to share best practice, discuss issues surrounding mentoring, and to seek support and advice from others running mentoring initiatives.

METHODSFORCHANGE  
Workshops designed to guide on evaluation and research techniques, become more effective at gathering and getting the most out of data. Group is aimed at helping to provide resources and support to enable better quality evaluation and research to improve services and practices

MYKEUPDATES  
News and updates for the social networking website for knowledge exchange, myKE. These include events and new releases. See www.myke.biz for more info.

OMFUTURE  
A network for qualified Occupational Physicians to work together to build and protect occupational medicine as a viable and thriving medical & academic specialty focused on enhancing and maintaining the health of people at work. WE aim to complement the work of existing professional bodies

PCL-ENGAGEMENT  
This is a Special Interest Group around Creative Engagement and Consultation. The list aims at exploring how design universities and local governments can work together to carry out local engagement in more creative and possibly more inclusive ways by using participatory design approach; and fostering opportunities for collaboration between local government and higher education design institutions. The list is specially aimed at local government officers and design academics interested or active in new opportunities for collaborative learning and societal impact join the mailing list now and do not miss the opportunity for further collaboration.

PIPNETWORK  
A network of University of Leeds and Third Sector organisations involved with the University of Leeds Positive Impact Partners (PIP) Programme.

PLYMUNI-U3A-PARTNERSHIP  
This List supports Partnership communications between the University of Plymouth and the Plymouth University of the Third Age (U3A) The two learning communities have many principles in common and the Partnership aims to be a mutually beneficial arrangement. The University of Plymouth Community Engagement Strategy supports sharing and excitement about wider opportunities for learning in the Community. The strategy aims to help people transform their lives through education, empowering people to deliver their talents and provide opportunities to foster social inclusion. Creativity and innovation are embedded in all their activities which are delivered through partnership with business, the public sectors, community groups, and charities. The University of the Third Age (U3A) consists of self-help, self-managed lifelong learning co-operatives for older people no longer in full time work, providing opportunities for their members to share learning experiences in a wide range of interest groups and to pursue learning, not for qualifications, but for enjoyment and the love of learning. Membership benefits include valuable opportunity for social engagement at a time of life when people can become isolated, the negative effects of which are well known. The U3A also aspires to work in partnership with other research and learning organisations. Activities includes collaboration in research, support for students from the local community and opportunities to share resources and learning opportunities.

PNUK  
Planners Network UK (pnuk) is a collective of practitioners, students, academics and activists developing and supporting critical thinking about the current state of planning in the UK. We want to connect those concerned about the current climate of debate, develop resources to support critical thinking and stimulate debate about alternatives to market-driven planning.

PRIMOTOTALCAREUK  
To allow contact and information sharing between users of Ex Libris Primo TotalCare within the UK education community.

PROFDOC  
Membership of the network is open to programme leaders, supervisors, tutors, and policy makers. It is concerned with all aspects of the philosophy, design, development, delivery and marketing of professional, practice-based, and industrial doctorates in any discipline.

RESEARCH-FUNDING  
Discussion list for research funding support staff to share issues, resources, information and to seek answers to queries from colleagues

RESEARCH-STAFF-SUPPORT  
Sharing information and best practise on the support and development of research staff in UK HEIs. This includes careers advice, training ideas, use of Roberts money and the national research agenda.

RM-IN-HEFE  
This list will help to support the JISC Relationship Management Programme projects and also aims to inform those who are not part of the Programme, but who wish to try similar approaches in their own institutions.

ROAMING  
Description: A forum for the discussion and development of a roaming solution for public sector participants building from the eduroam experience in educations and research.

SPMNEWS  
To enable discussion of Omicron Scanning Probe Microscopy instruments and software.

STARTUP-NEWVENTURE-CREATION  
"Start Up New Venture Creation" aims to link professionals in career advice, business support and lecturers supporting real start-ups by students and graduates and staff in exchanging good and best practice in support approaches as well as learning and teaching. The aim is to share information on workshops, conferences, new resources, books, successes, approaches in offering good start-up support, short exercises and discuss topics of mutual interest for entrepreneurship educators and business support providers within and outside of academia. It is not focused on research exchange or research related topics.

STUDENT-LED  
This list provides a forum for discussion of student-led activity. Student-led activity is voluntary, extra-curricular activity started up and run by a group of students.

SUSTAINABLE-SOCIETY-NETWORK-LIST  
The Sustainable Society Network+ is a Research Councils UK Digital Economy Theme programme to network research in ICT to promote sustainable societies.

SWERN-PROGRAMME-BOARD  
The programme board appointed to oversee the SWERN (South West England Regional Network) disengagement project.

SYMBIOSIS  
The aim of the Symbiosis project is to create and pilot a new model of economic resilience for smaller museums by building a resource to support them in developing deeper, mutually beneficial research collaborations with their relevant industries.

UK-CHINA-VIS  
This list is to support the discussion and collaboration between the UK and China data visualisation research community.

UK-EELT  
The UK-EELT list is a subscription based mailing list to alert members of the UK community on developments of the Extremely Large Telescope program. It will cover relevant news and announcements from the UK and the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other partner countries.

UKCGE-MEMBERS  
This is list is intended for UK Council for Graduate Education members. It is intended as a forum for the discussion of issues related to postgraduate education, research, training and administration.

UX-RPI  
The UXRPI (User eXperience Research Practice Interaction) mailing list is intended for academics and practitioners to explore connections between professional UX and Design, and academic HCI research.

VALIDATEHEIS  
This list is to form a wider group for the Service Users of the tool 'Validate', which is used at UK HEI's to streamline the Right to Study and Right to Work procedures. The tool is allowing Universities to greater enhance the Enrolment and Registration procedures by ensuring all students are included in the Enrolment processes (instead of specifically targetting a subset). This group is to benefit from the work done by service users in enhancing the client to better serve our student population.

VISUALIZATION-RESEARCH  
This list covers topics and announcements in data visualization, visual analytics, and visual data science.

WELLBEING-ADVISORS  
This list is used by student wellbeing advisory personnel to share information,to discuss service development and delivery.The list enables the development of links between student support personnel working within Higher Education systems in the United Kingdom.

WILLSWORLDHACK  
This is a mailing list for the Will's World Hack Event community and accompanying the Online Hack event which runs from 5th December until 12th December 2012. However we hope the community around the event will continue beyond this date. Will'€™s World is a JISC Discovery project in which EDINA aims to demonstrate the value and principles of aggregation as a tactic. The concept behind this project is that assembling online data sources relating to one topic will add value and improve the discoverability of these resources; making it easier for developers and service providers to build services and ultimately providing an easier access for all to the data itself and enriched content based on it.

WORKINTEGRATEDLEARNINGUK  
This list will be used by the Alliance to facilitate communication between members of the network and encourage discussion on themes related to work integrated learning.

YEAROFLIGHT2015  
This list is for all parties interested in organising events as part of International Year of Light 2015.