Crowdfunding: Lest We Forget

This summer, Oxford University is launching ‘Lest We Forget’, a new community-based initiative to preserve materials held by the public dating from the First World War. Lest We Forget builds on the success of Academic IT’s The Great War Archive … Continue reading

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#oxtalent2017: a record year for entries

Entries for this year’s OxTALENT competition closed last Friday night, and we’re delighted to announce a record haul of 87: 10 more than last year’s record! Once again, the research posters category attracted the greatest number of entries, but we … 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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