Nottingham ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Demonstration of Piirus - a global platform for research connections and collaborations

Thursday 23rd April 2015 (14:00-15:00)
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Academic staff, postdoctoral researchers and doctoralresearch students are invited to a demonstration of Piirus on Thursday 23 April2015,  between 14.00 – 15.00

Piirus ( is a free, global membership platform that enables the academic research community to connect and collaborate. It is derived from the University of Warwick and sits alongsidethe service Piirus facilitates the development of interdisciplinary andinternational connections. Growth has been rapid – since launch in August 2014 researchers from over 700 institutions across the globe have actively connected with each other and membership is estimated to grow to more than 10,000 researchers by the end of 2015.

Fiona Colligan from Piirus ( and Nick Brian from will provide a brief introduction and demonstration of Piirus and present an overview what they have been doing in conjunction with other research institutions.

To book a place, please follow the link below.

Nottingham ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

University Park

telephone: +44 (0) 115 748 4507