In the Spring…

…a person’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of the OxTALENT competition. Apologies to Alfred, Lord Tennyson – but it’s certainly the case that the Easter vacation provides an ideal opportunity to reflect on how you have used digital technology to … Continue reading

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New record for IT Innovation Challenges

The latest round of the IT Innovation Challenges has just closed for submissions with a record number of ideas being shared. This round, which was open to student only, invited ideas around the two themes ‘teaching and learning’ and ‘student … Continue reading

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Heads-up: session for IT Innovation Challenges – Student 2017

Students can win up to £15,000 worth of funding by submitting an idea to IT Innovation Challenges today! There will be an information session on Monday January 23rd at 12:30 (IT Services, 13 Banbury Road), please feel free to join us. … Continue reading

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Enter the Dragons’ Den to win £15,000 for digital social entrepreneurship

Students – come to the IT Innovation Challenges open session on 1 December! There you will find out about how students can apply for up to £15,000 to turn an idea into an innovative project which could enhance the staff … Continue reading

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SHaring Online Activities for Learning: all systems go on the SHOAL project!

This article is posted on behalf of Lucy Tallents and Jocelyne Hughes The SHOAL project aims to enhance digital learning opportunities at Oxford.  A new search-and-share portal will allow staff and students to try for themselves hands-on activities developed here … 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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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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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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