OxTALENT 2017: winners’ roll call

The sixteenth annual OxTALENT awards ceremony was held at the Oxford Martin School on Wednesday 14th June. In total, 87 entries had been received (a record!), and their quality was reflected in the number of awards made: 23 across the seven categories. This year the … Continue reading

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Announcing the speakers at the OxTALENT awards ceremony 2017

The OxTALENT awards ceremony showcases our winners’ creative use of technology for teaching, learning, outreach and public engagement, celebrating the impact of their work and the inspiration it has provided to others. This year’s ceremony will take place on the afternoon … 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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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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