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Academic Schools project

The Academic Schools project has lasted nearly two years. With the launch of the School of Biology on 4 June 2020 it brought to completion the redesign of 24 different websites. The project has been completed on time,…

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Remote staff training – lessons from Covid-19

When lockdown hit the UK in March 2020, I had to quickly transform the Digital Visa staff training programme to work remotely. Rather than cancel all sessions, I wanted to make sure we continued to offer training for…

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Optimising images for the web

When you open any web page, your device downloads all assets that populate that page. Images on web pages are also downloaded and cached to your browser’s memory. Depending on the speed of your download connection,…

Adapting your social media use

We are all currently experiencing the impact coronavirus is having on our lives. Social distancing is a phrase many of us have likely never used before. Yet it now falls into our daily conversations. More than ever…

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Working from home: online collaboration

Working from home requires clear communication, and reliable technology makes this easier. In this post, find out which tool the digital communications team recommends and how you can make work easier and maintain…