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Who are the winners and losers?

It is very difficult to make accurate predictions about the extent of change, but all commentators, analysts and researchers agree there will be a major impact on work stemming from …

The changing nature of work

Fifty years ago it was common for an individual to work for the same employer their entire working life. Twenty-five years ago the concept of a ‘job-for-life’ had gone and …

We need to be “Life Long Learners”

Given the current pace of change, we need to focus on the digital literacies, technological skills and learning behaviours which will allow us to adapt throughout our working lives. This …

The Internet of Things and Social Machines

You may be familiar with the Internet of Things in the context of popular media stories such as “SmartHomes” – featuring fridges advising us to buy milk from the supermarket, …

3D printing

3D-printing is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as “the action or process of making a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, typically by laying down many thin layers …

Artifical Intelligence (AI)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a generic term which applies to the growing ability of computers to imitate human intelligence. According to the English Oxford Living Dictionary it can be defined …

Who are we?

On this course you will be supported by myself, Lisa Harris and my colleague Alison Truelove. We will be joined by Mentors Max Walkowiak (MSc Alumnus), and Millie Britton (undergraduate …