#OxEngage 2017 Programme

Unless otherwise stated, all events will be held in the Thames Suite, IT Services, 13 Banbury Road.

Please watch this page for updates, changes, and additions.

4th Week

Tuesday 7th February

Ideas spring from a lightbulb, and a multicolour dandelion clock disperses its seedsOxReach – Crowdfunding for Oxford University
12.30-13.30 | Lunchtime Talk: Zoe Reich, Philippa Nuttall, Sarah Deakin (Oxford University Innovation) https://oxreach.hubbub.net/
Download a copy of the presentation slides | Blog post

5th Week

Wednesday 15th February

Interior of the Ashmolean Museum staircasesCreating a web content strategy
12.30-13.30 | Lunchtime Talk: Georgina Brooke (Ashmolean)
Recording and Live Stream | Slides – to follow | Blog post

6th Week

Friday 24th February

A man uses a VR headset, with controllers in his handsVirtual Reality in education
14.00 – 17.00 | Workshop: Harry Jordan (Experimental Psychology), Chris Paton (Tropical Medicine), Simon Purins (Age Exchange), Richard Smith (Bodleian Radcliffe Science Library), Fridolin Wild (Brookes University) | Blog post

7th Week

Friday 3rd March

Screengrab from Wikipedia, an introduction – Erasmus Prize 2015 (shorter version) by bestdiver via YouTubeImproving Wikipedia in your subject area
14.00-16.30 | Workshop: Martin Poulter (Wikimedian In Residence) | Blog post

8th Week

Tuesday 7th March

150x140px-Events-go+girlThe Go Girl: code+create project – using digital technologies to reach out to young NEET women
12.30-13.30 | Lunchtime Talk: Anne Geniets (Education), Melanie Jewell https://gogirloxford.org/ | Blog post

Wednesday 8th March

Screengrab from Lets OxPlore via YouTubeIntroducing Oxplore – Oxford’s new outreach portal for schools and young people
12.30-13.30 | Lunchtime Talk: Alex Pryce & Sarah Wilkin (Oxplore) See also: project blog | Description

More about the session in this separate blog post

Friday 10th March

A woman blows a dandelion clockHow to Measure Social Media Impact
14.00-17.00 | Workshop: Michaela Livingstone-Banks, MPLS, and Jess Turner, Public Affairs Directorate, with guest speaker Martin Hawksey (Chief Innovation, Community and Technology Officer at the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) https://mashe.hawksey.info/about/; Audio and slides | Presentation slides and Worksheet | Blog post

9th Week

Friday 17th March

Bullingdon Road site of the Ruskin School of ArtTour the Ruskin School of Art Bullingdon Road studios
16.30-17.30 | Tour : Jon Roome
NOTE: Location = Ruskin School of Art Bullingdon Road studios (map) | Blog post

Poster for Meeting in No Man's Land. Two hands reach across a map of no man's land. Text includes: This feature-length documentary compares and contrasts how German and British families have held and interpreted their First World War family histories across the generations.Screening of Meeting in No Man’s Land
17.30-19.30 | Film screening : David Savill, Age Exchange
NOTE: Location = Ruskin School of Art Bullingdon Road studios (map) | Blog post

10th Week

Monday 20th March

Fingers poised over a dusty touchscreen, a heart marked in the dustDiversify your teaching with digital tools
12.30-13.30 | Lunchtime Talk: Led by Jocelyne Hughes, Continuing Education; Lucy Tallents, Zoology, (both from the SHOAL project); Xavier Laurent and Steve Burholt, both learning technologists in Academic IT Services | Blog post

Cancelled due to low bookings

Tuesday 21st February

Wikidata logo as a stamp POWERED BY WIKIDATAWikidata for engaging your students and the wider public by visualising research
14.00-17.00 | Workshop: Martin Poulter (Wikimedian In Residence) | Blog post

Tuesday 28th February

Wikimedia family of logosWikipedia and Wikimedia for public engagement
12:30-13.30 | Lunchtime Talk: Martin Poulter (Wikimedian In Residence) | Blog post

Wednesday 1st March

Mercier, Julien. ‘Impossible Knowledge.’ O A R: The Oxford Artistic and Practice Based Research Journal Issue 0 (2016)The form of publishing – on experimenting with academic output
12.30-13.30 | Lunchtime talk: Anita Paz (Ruskin School of Art) http://www.oarplatform.com/ | Blog post

Image credits:

  • Engage logo – Kate Lindsay;
  • Dusty touchscreen, Flickr member francois schnell (CC BY 2.0);
  • Ashmolean Museum, Flickr member Garrett Coakley (CC BY-NC 2.0);
  • Virtual reality, Flickr member Pricenfees (CC BY 2.0);
  • Wikimedia Logo family (CC BY-SA 3.0);
  • ‘Impossible Knowledge’ and O A R by Julien Mercier, from ‘O A R: The Oxford Artistic and Practice Based Research’ journal Issue 0 (2016) (CC-BY-NC);
  • Screengrab from Wikipedia, an introduction – Erasmus Prize 2015 (shorter version) by bestdiver via YouTube
  • Screengrab from Oxplore: home of big questions by Let’s OxPlore via YouTube
  • Dandelion clock, by Neil Gavin Bates, via Unsplash (CC0).
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