Engage up and running

Our Engage programme on the use of digital technologies in impact, outreach and engagement is now well under way. Slides are now available online from last week’s presentation on the OxReach crowdfunding platform project, and the considerable engagement required for successful crowdfunding and … Continue reading

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Events calendar on the Digital Education at Oxford website

Can you help build a calendar of events for all in Oxford who are interested in educational technologies and techniques, for students, for teaching, and public engagement and outreach? We have started to add events to the Digital Education at … 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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Crowdsourcing: the essentials

The term ‘crowdsourcing’ crops up almost daily in the media, but it’s probably a fair guess that many people have only a general idea about how it works. In this article we look briefly at some of the characteristics of … Continue reading

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Raise the profile of women in Wikipedia: join our edit-a-thon on 23 March

Wikipedia is consulted millions of times each month by people all over the world, yet only around one in ten contributors is female. This bias is reflected in the quantity and quality of articles relating to women, both living and … Continue reading

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Engaging audiences with data: hackathons and visualisation

The final two lunchtime sessions of this team’s engage programme deal with data: how we can reuse it and revisualise it to engage with audiences beyond the academic sphere. Engaging audiences with digital – Hackathons at the Bodleian Libraries Liz … 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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Wikipedia: peering under the bonnet and listening with a stethoscope

This term’s Engage programme moves into its final few weeks with two more talks about Wikipedia in 6th week. Like other Wikimedia projects, Wikipedia makes text, data and images freely available for anyone to build their own sites or tools, … Continue reading

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New! #OxEngage talks on medical topics at the John Radcliffe Hospital

This term we are pleased to deliver the #OxEngage Programme further afield with two sessions particularly relevant to the Medical Sciences hosted at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Places are limited, so please book. Bringing Science Alive with Animation – a … Continue reading

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Engage: focus on impact

The role of digital technologies in generating research impact has always been a grey area when in comes to the REF. A number of events in this term’s #OxEngage programme aim to explore the ways in which technology can be … Continue reading

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