Dec 10. Oxford Stories

What do medieval churches, celebrating diversity, and new library readers have in common? They are all the focus in one of the free tours created with the Oxford Stories application. Discover some of the alternative stories connected to Oxford’s buildings, streets … Continue reading

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Dec 9. An immersive Christmas

‘Immersive technologies’ such as augmented and virtual reality are not only found in computer games but something that is increasingly used for research and other purposes across the University. The Oxford X-Reality Hub is a network for people interested in … Continue reading

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Dec 8. Naughty or nice? Better Research Ethics Application Process

Naughty or nice? When it comes to research ethics, the question is not quite so simple. An important consideration for research at the University is that it is “conducted in a way that respects the dignity, rights, and welfare of participants, and … Continue reading

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Dec 7. A different kind of present.

Looking for a different kind of present this year? Why not support one of the crowdfunding initiatives run at the University through OxReach? By sponsoring a project, you help students, academics and staff to translate the ideas that they are … Continue reading

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Dec 6. An App for Christmas?

Did you know that members of the University can use the App Builder tool to create and publish apps – for free? App Builder allows you to create a web-based app simply and quickly. You do not need any special … Continue reading

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Dec 5. Are you getting a VR headset for Christmas?

VR technology is becoming increasingly popular, not least in the entertainment context. It is, however, not the only use for virtual or augmented reality (VR/AR). The Enabling Research and Public Engagement with Babel VR project, based at the MRC Weatherall Institute of … Continue reading

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Dec 4. Do you know your Oxford?

Christmas shopping is not all that you can do in Oxford in December. Why not exchange some of the Christmas stress for a stroll through the city under the guidance of one of the University’s students? Take the free Know Your Oxford … Continue reading

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Dec 2. You and your career

As the end of the year is approaching, do you regret what you have not done (yet) or look forward to new exciting challenges to come? In any case, you may want to consider your career. Are you finding career … Continue reading

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Dec 1. IT Innovation Challenges Advent Calendar 2019

2019 has been a busy year for IT Innovation Challenges. To celebrate the many achievements of our projects, and to prepare for the new year, we will be publishing an advent calendar. Each day between 1-25 December we will be … Continue reading

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Know Your Oxford. Guided audio tour with AR

Know Your Oxford  is an audio tour for new and prospective students and anyone who is interested in learning about living and studying in Oxford.  The tour provides practical information about student life in central Oxford, as well as offering insights … Continue reading

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