So what of discussions? There are a total of 457 topics. Over the last 4 months, which includes the quiet month of August, 171 new topics have been added, an average of 9.8 new topics every week.
The 393 British members now form 42% of the membership and 58% come from other countries; 22% from the rest of Europe, 17% from Asia, 13% from North America, 3% from Africa, 2% from Oceania and 1% from Latin America.
And what have been the hottest topics at ForumOxford over the past four months? The 12 most popular topics in order of increasing activity, listing also the person who started that thread and the number of comments:Video to interactive TV (Peter Barnes) 14
For the one year anniversary and to recognise reaching the milestone of 1000 members, a new journal will be published which will comprise a number of the most interesting topics. In addition, the University of Oxford will look to the experience of ForumOxford members to maintain its reputation as one of Europe’s leading training providers.
ForumOxford is free to join to all those interested in the future of Mobile Applications – see http://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/cpd/electronics for details.
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