Humanities Innovation Challenge Competiton 2019

A new round of the Humanities Innovation Challenge Competition has been launched, sponsored by Oxford University Innovation and TORCH. The competition invites teams or individuals to submit a 200 word description of an idea “which can potentially enrich their own work, … Continue reading

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IT Innovation – 2019 Staff Challenge

This 2019 IT Innovation Challenges call is open to all Oxford University staff* who have ideas for digital projects that could benefit the University, its staff or students. Successful ideas will receive funding of up to £40,000. THE THEME FOR … Continue reading

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GLAM Labs – new IT Innovation challenge

We are excited to announce that the IT Innovation Challenges will be running three Calls for Ideas in the spring. In addition to the IT Innovation Challenges staff round and the Summer of Innovation call for students (see separate post), … Continue reading

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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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