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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make: an impact in Trinity Term

Each year we run a series of lunch time talks under the banner of make: which showcases the creative use of technology and digital resources in teaching, learning and outreach around the University. In past years we have included talks … Continue reading

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Exploring the potential of VR and AR in education

A blustery Friday afternoon in February saw an eager crowd gather for a workshop on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), organised as part of this year’s Engage programme. Over thirty people attended the session, which was divided into two … Continue reading

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Learn to program with the IT Learning Centre

With the IT Learning Centre you can learn to program either in a class or online. Below you’ll find a list of our upcoming classroom-based programming courses. We like to keep the classes small so that you get the chance … Continue reading

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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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The Academic IT Service Portfolio: Research Support

In the second part of our series outlining Academic IT Services’ revised and extended portfolio of services, we focus on the systems and services that we provide to researchers. Research Technology Consultation We offer consultation and advice for researchers and … 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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An introduction to data visualisation

Visualisation is a powerful method to promote understanding of data and research outputs. In the past, the impact of data visualisations has been blunted by the fact that they are often buried as ‘furniture’ within academic publications. However, this is rapidly … Continue reading

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Event: Data visualisation and the future of academic publishing

On 10 June 2016, the Interactive Data Network is hosting a one-day event designed to bring together publishers, academics, journalists, and technologists around the topic of data visualisation. The aim is to foster discussion and set new goals for collaboration … Continue reading

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