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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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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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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OxTALENT: don’t miss the post!

The OxTALENT mailbag has been groaning over the past week as entries pour into all seven categories. The judges are rolling up their sleeves and sharpening their pencils ready to begin work on Monday morning. So, if you’re still planning … Continue reading

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OxTALENT: closing date extended to Friday 13th May

Every day brings more entries in OxTALENT’s virtual mailbag, but we still have a little way to go to beat last year’s crop. So we’re extending the closing date until Friday 13th May, giving you extra time to craft your … Continue reading

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OxTALENT competition: only a week to go

People have been busy over the Easter vacation, and there’s now a steady stream of entries arriving in the OxTALENT competition mailbox. Once again, we’re very impressed with the creativity that’s being demonstrated around the University in the digital support … Continue reading

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