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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IT Services Roadshows

During 2017 you can expect to see Academic IT Services staff out and about in a University building near you. This is following two trial IT Services roadshows in November at the Andrew Wiles Building (Maths Institute) and the Manor Road … Continue reading

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WWI Research Competition results in engaging teaching and learning resources

As part of the University’s World War I Centenary programme, Academic IT Services teamed up with TORCH to launch a World War I research competition. Over the summer, we welcomed proposals from students and early career researchers, from any discipline at the … Continue reading

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Supporting the design and development of Oxford’s first MOOC

The University’s announcement of its first massive open online course (MOOC) on 15th November made national headlines. The course, ‘From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development,’ will be led by Sir Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the … Continue reading

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Digital Education Strategy: join the consultation

Publication of Oxford’s Digital Education Strategy in the early summer of 2016 marked a major step forward for technology-enhanced teaching and learning in the University. The aim is to ensure that, by 2020, ‘Oxford remains a premier institution for teaching, … Continue reading

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News from Academic IT: now publishing as a blog

In Michaelmas Term 2015 the newsletter moved to a WordPress (blog) platform, which allowed us to write more informative articles and illustrate them so that they look more attractive. More importantly, the articles remain available online after publication and can … 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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News from IT Services: Trinity 2016

The Trinity edition of News from IT Services has been published. It brings you up to date with general developments in IT Services, gives examples of how we support the work of the University and highlights forthcoming events. A number of the articles … Continue reading

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Hilary newsletter from IT Services

The Hilary edition of News from IT Services has been published. It brings you up to date with general developments in IT Services, gives examples of how we support the work of the University and highlights forthcoming events. A number … Continue reading

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