Raising aspirations through go_girl: code+create

Since September 2015 the go_girl: code+create project has been bringing together a group of young women from social housing estates from around Oxford to train them at the Department of Education in weekly sessions in research skills, media production, IT … Continue reading

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Announcing the OxTALENT 2016 Speakers

The annual OxTALENT Awards Ceremony is only 2 weeks away and we are delighted to announce our guest speakers who will join us to celebrate on 14th June, 5.15pm, at The Oxford Martin School. Professor Anne Trefethen is the University’s Chief Information … Continue reading

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ALT-C Conference 2016: registration now open

ALT-C is the annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT), It provides an international platform for finding out about research, practice and policy work in technology-enhanced learning across all educational sectors, and for networking with like-minded academics and learning … Continue reading

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Raise the profile of women in Wikipedia: join our edit-a-thon on 23 March

Wikipedia is consulted millions of times each month by people all over the world, yet only around one in ten contributors is female. This bias is reflected in the quantity and quality of articles relating to women, both living and … Continue reading

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Engaging audiences with data: hackathons and visualisation

The final two lunchtime sessions of this team’s engage programme deal with data: how we can reuse it and revisualise it to engage with audiences beyond the academic sphere. Engaging audiences with digital – Hackathons at the Bodleian Libraries Liz … Continue reading

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New! #OxEngage talks on medical topics at the John Radcliffe Hospital

This term we are pleased to deliver the #OxEngage Programme further afield with two sessions particularly relevant to the Medical Sciences hosted at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Places are limited, so please book. Bringing Science Alive with Animation – a … Continue reading

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Engage: focus on impact

The role of digital technologies in generating research impact has always been a grey area when in comes to the REF. A number of events in this term’s #OxEngage programme aim to explore the ways in which technology can be … Continue reading

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From bricks to clicks: the potential of data and analytics in higher education

Setting out the transformative aspects of technology, last week saw the publication of the Higher Education Commission (HEC)’s report From Bricks to Clicks: the potential of data and analytics in Higher Education. The report contains the findings of the Commission’s … Continue reading

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#OxEngage: Digital Technology for Impact, Engagement and Outreach

The award-winning #OxEngage programme is back for a full term of lunchtime talks, workshops, and online courses. Running throughout Hilary Term the programme will offer practical support, inspiring case studies and lively discussion on the use of digital technologies for … Continue reading

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Become an Open Knowledge Ambassador with Wikipedia this term

In a national first, Oxford University’s Bodleian Libraries and IT Services are collaborating on a four-part course to help academics, students and related staff work with Wikipedia. Oxford University staff and students will earn an ‘Open Knowledge Ambassador’ certificate for … Continue reading

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