55 ideas submitted – comment and vote now

We are pleased to announce that 55 ideas have been submitted to the IT Innovation Challenges this term. Project ideas that were submitted include: a multimedia resource about women at Oxford University in the past and present, 3D prints of historic musical … Continue reading

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What is an idea and how do I come up with ideas?

What is an idea? According to the OED, an idea is the “conception of a standard or principle to be realized or aimed at; a conception of what is desirable or ought to be; a governing conception or principle; the plan … Continue reading

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Calls for Ideas (14 Jan-4 Feb 2019)

We are excited to announce that the IT Innovation Challenges will be running three funding rounds in Hilary term. We welcome ideas for innovative digital projects that meet one of the three challenges: • IT Innovation Challenges (staff): innovative digital … Continue reading

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Meet the new project: Open Cabinet

In this interview, Kathryn Eccles talks about Open Cabinet, which is one of the 2018 IT Innovation staff projects. She outlines how this project will bring benefit to members of the University and shares some great tips for applying to the IT Innovation Challenges funding scheme. Open Cabinet will use … Continue reading

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Announcing the IT Innovation Challenges 2018/19

We are pleased to announce that the scheme will be inviting both staff and students to submit project ideas in early 2019, to be considered for funding by the scheme. The IT Innovation Challenges scheme supports innovative ideas that can be … Continue reading

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Know Your Oxford: Guided Audio Tour now available

Know Your Oxford is a free guided audio tour for new and prospective students at Oxford. If you’ve just started studying at Oxford University or you’re thinking about applying, Know Your Oxford will help you to find your feet in … Continue reading

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Managing your time

Starting a project from scratch can seem overwhelming, especially if you have never worked on a long-term project before. There are so many tasks that need to be done, but only so much time in a day. So where do you even … Continue reading

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Currently completed: VESPa – the Virtual Environment Sampling Platform

What is VESPa and how does it work? In this interview, Maureen Doyle, project manager of VESPa – the Virtual Environment Sampling Platform, explains how the tool works and how it can help students with acquiring sampling skills.

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The story behind… VESPa – the Virtual Environment Sampling Platform

What it is like working on an IT Innovation Challenges project and what does it take to complete a project? In this interview, Maureen Doyle, project manager of VESPa – the Virtual Environment Sampling Platform, reflects on her experiences as project manager.

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Learmapp launched on AppStore and PlayStore

Learmapp is a mobile-based, learning oriented, networking platform, intended to manage and socialize learning journeys. Developed by Karim El-Mehairy and funded by the IT Innovation Challenges scheme (student round 2016/17), the app has now launched on the AppStore and the PlayStore.

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