Funded projects – 2018 Staff Round

The latest IT Innovation Challenges funding round for staff saw 21 ideas shared and discussed. Eight of these were invited to develop and present a project proposal. The IT Innovation Challenges Panel were very impressed with the proposals and the … Continue reading

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Challenges 2018 – April update

Hilary term has been busy for IT Innovation Challenges, with two calls for ideas published, one for students and one for staff. We were particularly pleased to be able to reintroduce the staff call, as it did not run last … Continue reading

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Project introduction: Reproducible Research Oxford

Guest post by Laura Fortunato (project lead) Reproducible Research Oxford is a project based at the University of Oxford, launched in October 2016. The project aims to lay the groundwork for a culture of research reproducibility across the University, focusing on training in … Continue reading

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IT Innovation Challenges – Student 2018 update

The idea submission stage for this challenge has now closed and 14 ideas have been shared. All University members are invited to explore the ideas at https://oxfordideas.wazoku.com, ask questions, add suggestions and vote for their favourites. The ideas are open for … Continue reading

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Student 2018 round launching!

The IT Innovation Challenges 2018 student round is opening on MONDAY 29th JANUARY. This call is open to all Oxford University students who have ideas for digital projects.  Successful ideas will receive funding of up to £15,000. The theme for … Continue reading

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Embedding Innovative use of Wikimedia across the University

In this gues post, Dr. Martin Poulter describes his work on the IT Innovation Challenges project ‘Embedding Innovative use of Wikimedia across the University‘  Wikipedia is the top search engine hit for millions of topics; Wikidata is the largest authority … Continue reading

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IT Innovation Challenges 2018

We have just received confirmation that we will be able to run both a student and staff round of the IT Innovation Challenges in 2018. The student round will launch first, in Hilary Term, and we will be inviting ideas for … Continue reading

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Impact Awards – OxReach

We congratulate the OxReach project team – finalists in the ‘Project of the Year’ award category of the PraxisUnico Impact Awards. The Impact Awards celebrate”…the achievements of KEC [Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation] professionals and our volunteer community in delivering and developing best … Continue reading

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Self-Heal App Launch Event

(by Hadassah Buechner) Self-Heal teamed up with other mental health charities to host an event celebrating technology and communities in mental health. There was music, nibbles and wine in the beautiful surroundings of Rhodes house. More than 70 people attended … Continue reading

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2016/17 student round – funded projects

The 2016/17 Student round of the IT Innovation Challenges attracted a record number of ideas (47). All ideas were evaluated by the IT Innovation Panel and 15 idea creators were invited to deevlop a project proposal based on their idea. … Continue reading

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