Author Archives: Janette Hillicks

Research Success Spinout Analytics Lab team – starts 6 June – applications now open!

New opportunity – please note that the deadline is looming. Do you work in UK Higher Education? Are you interested in Research? Spinouts? Data visualisation? Would you like to get ‘hands-on’ with data and explore the possibilities within an experimental environment whilst widening your network of contacts within the sector? If so, Analytics Labs may … Read more

A welcome return to Manchester for another inspiring Analytics Labs Showcase event

This week we hosted another of our regular Analytics Labs Showcase and Start-up events in Manchester. The event was attended by over 90 people including Labs participants and invited guests. Our audience included colleagues from the Department for Education and Universities UK. Once again, the demonstration by outgoing Labs participants of proof of concept Analytics … Read more

A re-cap on Analytics Labs, its benefits and how to get involved

How would your university benefit if you were able to: Improve staff skills in the area of data and analytics Access a wide range of quality controlled national data presented for higher educational purposes Gain experience in using relevant cutting-edge software tools and techniques Extend your professional networks through collaborative working with peers from around … Read more

Have you participated in Analytics Labs or one if its previous incarnations? Like to stay in touch? Join our new Alumni group

We have been running Analytics Labs (previously known as Heidi Labs) since late 2015 and since that time we have had 290 participants join us from 109 UK Higher Education Providers (including 11 Alternative HE Providers). Previous participants have contributed so much to the development of Analytics Labs and future development of community dashboards. We … Read more

Update: additional themes and dates available for Analytics Labs – interested? Apply now!

We have an update on our latest call for applications for Analytics Labs. We are delighted to announce that we have new themes available to applicants: Wellbeing Lab – we are seeing increasing interest in student wellbeing within the sector (various sources including BBC, Universities UK and WonkHE). Outputs might include benchmarking, resource planning and … Read more