Impact and creativity in your writing

“Do nothing for five minutes!” Isn’t that a brave opening to a lesson? This was trainer, Dannie-Lu Carr, at the start of Writing for impact and creativity, a Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) course which I attended last month. I have … 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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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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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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Engage with crowdsourcing and blogging – two forums in March

This year’s Engage programme gallops into the home straight with two half-day events featuring panel presentations and discussions on two very popular topics: crowdsourcing and academic blogging. Both events feature expert speakers from around the University, so book now to … Continue reading

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