In May 2000 SHEFC
funded Aberdeen-ADL for a strategy enabling us to collaborate with ADL and to investigate various issues surrounding the establishments of transferring digital library technologies from the US for collecting geo-referenced electronic items such as digital maps.
ES and HL are supported by a Research Development Grant from Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFC
), which also provided scanner time and fMRI experimental equipment through the Center for Functional Imaging Studies.
The problem here is not increasing teaching loads as such, but the sense that they are only manageable (and university teaching is now an occupation with high stress levels) through the tight control of one's time -- by the ever more complicated teaching, examining and marking process, by the different and often contradictory demands for results from bureaucrats at all levels, departmental, faculty, university, SHEFC
HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) Circular 17/94 SHEFC
(Scottish Higher Education Funding Council) Circular 43/94 JISC Circular 4/94: FIGIT Framework for progressing the initiative.
Interdisciplinary Research, Process, Structures and Evaluation, SHEFC