Engage returns this term with VR and other innovations!

The award winning Engage programme returns, offering you the chance to explore academic networking, public engagement with research, and outreach activities using digital technologies, like social media. The lunchtime sessions kick-off next week with sessions about: the OxReach crowdfunding platform … Continue reading

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New year, new inspiration: additions to Academic IT’s case study collection

Research – both in Oxford and outside – suggests that the successful experiences of colleagues can be a powerful source of inspiration for exploring the role of technology in one’s teaching. One of the ways in which Academic IT brokers this … Continue reading

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The Digital Wildfire project: helping young people stay safe online

Learning lessons when social media is misused  The growing use of social media can potentially bring about many benefits but also several risks to young people. The Digital Wildfire project is an exciting, interdisciplinary research study which focuses on how provocative content can rapidly … 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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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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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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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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Courses Spotlight: Your stories through digital media

Many of us share aspects of our life through social media, but feel less comfortable telling the story of our research and work in a professional context. We have a number of short courses which will give you an insight … 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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