Should the University support staff who suffer harassment?

What if the headlines “Cyberbullying suicide” were about an Oxford student or a member of staff? For Safer Internet Day 2014 over 50 representatives from across the University of Oxford came together to discuss the University’s response to harassment. Podcasts … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace and Beyond!

Preparations for this year’s Ada Lovelace Day are now fully under way and what an exciting event it looks to be! We were so delighted by the success of last year’s Wikipedia editathon that we have decided to adopt a similiar … Continue reading

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When Digital met Heritage…

Bringing the fascinating war time history of Basildon Park to new and digital audiences. This week Ylva and I were treated to a visit to the beautiful house and grounds of Basildon Park in Berkshire: famous for its appearances in period dramas … Continue reading

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How to write better to encourage more people to read your blog

Here are some ways to help encourage more people to read your blog. This seems straightforward and common sense – but it won’t hurt to outline here some strategies which you can employ every time you blog. And a few … Continue reading

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Creating a better Internet together!

Behind the scenes we’re working hard to swiftly put online the audio and video from Oxford University’s Safer Internet Day 2014 summit, run as part of this international campaign, reported on by national broadcasters, news channels and bloggers. Future blog … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day 2014 summit preparations

Universities do not have effective systems to help staff who have been subjected to online bullying and sexual harassment. Sara Perry in Times Higher Education: ‘Academics face the cybercreeps alone’ 21 November 2013 Can we build an action plan for … Continue reading

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Courses in Hilary Term

Booking is now open for the IT Learning Programme courses that run throughout Hilary Term. The Education Enhancement Team play an active role in the delivery of the programme. offering training in our expert areas. Come along, develop your skills … Continue reading

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Engage for Science

This term Engage: Social Media Michaelmas is hosting a number of talks from Oxford’s science community, providing insight and advice on how to use digital technologies for public engagement, impact, and academic networking. Places are limited – sign up now … Continue reading

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