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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Pitch Perfect

On May 3rd and 4th, twelve student teams presented their project proposals to the IT Innovation Challenges Panel which had the difficult task to decide which of the projects were to be funded as part of this year’s student round. … Continue reading

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Pitch Practice

For this year’s IT Innovation Challenges, 12 student projects submitted project proposals based on ideas that were shortlisted in the Student 2017 round. Before the decision about funding allocation is made, the projects also have to ‘pitch’ their proposals to … Continue reading

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OxReach – crowdfunding for University projects

By the OxReach team: Philippa Nuttall, Sarah Deakin, Zoe Reich (Oxford University Innovation) https://oxreach.hubbub.net/ Content: What is OxReach and why is it important? Why did we try crowdfunding? Why set up OxReach? How does it work? What are the benefits? … Continue reading

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Take 5 for Exam Panic

— By Dr Tim Knowlson — Take 5 is a mobile exam panic website for University of Oxford students developed by psychologists from the University of Oxford Counselling Service. The interactive website provides a wide range of tailored, succinct, practical, … Continue reading

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Project Proposal workshop

How do you turn a good idea into a feasible digital project, with a realistic aim and scope, manageable time line, and budget to match? That question is facing the people behind the 15 shortlisted ideas for the IT Innovation … Continue reading

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Student ideas : Student welfare category

— By Laura Gonzalez Salmeron (IT Innovation Challenges volunteer assistant) — This is the second, of three, presentation of the ideas submitted to the IT Innovation Challenges for the 2017 student round. 47 ideas were submitted, and Laura Gonzalez Salmeron … Continue reading

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ConnectOx

— By Vinton Cheng — Ever found yourself with an interesting research idea, but struggling to find the right person to help you bring it to fruition? ConnectOx aims to simplify and automate the process of online expertise discovery to … Continue reading

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