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Amber Miro Memorial Award - 2012 


The inaugural Amber Miro Memorial Award was won by the University of Oxford.   

The Engage: Social Media Michaelmas project sought to build awareness and use of social media amongst academic staff over a three-month period through a series of events and through 23 Things for Research, a self-directed, online, open learning programme.  

University of Oxford entry
UCISA press release announcing Award winner

The six other entries demonstrated a good breadth of activity across the sector.

University of the West of Scotland 
The technical and pedagogic issues of using BigBlueButton with distance learning at the University of the West of Scotland Entry

University of Sheffield 
To use social media to provide transparent, inclusive communications around a disruptive, prolonged technical infrastructure upgrade, moving away from a culture of secrecy around maintenance work and to keep the community informed of progress each step of the way Entry 

King’s College London
KINSHIP – Kings Networked Social Harmonization Project Entry

University of Exeter 
Innovative Delivery of Student Services Entry

University of Sunderland 
Adventures in Conversation - Developing conversational tools to achieve to achieve cultural change and enhance customer relationships Entry Appendix

Sheffield Hallam University
To improve the department's social media presence and to inform and communicate with stakeholders about a major IT change taking place in June 2012 Entry Appendix



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