OxTALENT now open until Friday 5th May

Have you created a great app, or designed an eye-catching conference poster or data visualisation to support teaching, learning, research or outreach in the University? Or has someone else impressed you with an exciting use of technology in this way? … Continue reading

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Free Research Skills workshops for grad students – January

Research Skills Toolkit is coming in January 2017, week 1. Kick off your new term with some great ideas for tools and techniques that will make a real difference for your research. These 2-hour workshops – developed for 1st and … Continue reading

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Hold the front page! Academic IT hits the headlines

The Technology Enhanced Learning team made news headlines this month, including the front page of the University website (twice), the front page of the BBC, and the DailyInfo podcast. Oxford at War 1914-1918 roadshow Alun Edwards was interviewed for DailyInfo … Continue reading

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OxTALENT 2016: The winners are announced

The 2016 OxTALENT awards ceremony was held at the Oxford Martin School on Tuesday 14th June. We were honoured by the presence in our midst, not only of three Pro-Vice-Chancellors (one of them a recipient of an OxTALENT award himself!), … Continue reading

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Join us at the OxTALENT awards ceremony on Tuesday 14th June

One of the highlights – some would say the highlight – of the year for Academic IT Services is the annual OxTALENT awards ceremony, where we recognise those staff and students who have demonstrated how technology can make a real difference to … Continue reading

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Digital commemorations of the First World War: a competition, conference, community collection and serialised diary

(Posted on behalf of Sarah Wilkin) 2016 is a significant year in First World War centenary commemorations, with the recent anniversary of the Battle of Jutland and nationwide plans in place to mark the start of the Battle of the … Continue reading

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OxTALENT: the judges’ scores are in

Last week witnessed some intense debates between the OxTALENT judges as they whittled down the entries to decide the winners, runners-up and honourable mentions in the seven competition categories. Once again there was an impressive range of entries and, in … Continue reading

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OxTALENT: don’t miss the post!

The OxTALENT mailbag has been groaning over the past week as entries pour into all seven categories. The judges are rolling up their sleeves and sharpening their pencils ready to begin work on Monday morning. So, if you’re still planning … Continue reading

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OxTALENT: closing date extended to Friday 13th May

Every day brings more entries in OxTALENT’s virtual mailbag, but we still have a little way to go to beat last year’s crop. So we’re extending the closing date until Friday 13th May, giving you extra time to craft your … Continue reading

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Meeting in No Man’s Land

For over nine years Academic IT Services has led engagement and outreach activities at the University using crowdsourcing techniques. Notable projects have included The Great War Archive and Europeana 1914-1918. Recently the boot was on the other foot when one … Continue reading

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