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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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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Student ideas : Teaching and Learning category

— By Laura Gonzalez Salmeron (IT Innovation Challenges volunteer assistant) — A total of 47 student ideas were submitted to the latest round of IT Innovation Challenges – a record number for the scheme. As a means to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Shortlisted ideas : IT Innovation Challenges 2017 student round

The 2017 student round of the IT Innovation Challenges saw 47 ideas submitted – a record for the scheme. The IT Innovation panel have completed the first round of evaluations and selected 15 ideas to go through to the next stage. … Continue reading

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Go_girl: code+create project secures external funding

— By Anne Geniets — The Go_girl: code+create project, which was funded in its first year by the University’s IT Innovation Challenges award, has secured funding from Goldman Sachs Gives. Jo Hannaford, Partner at Goldman Sachs, said: ‘Providing young women … Continue reading

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New record for IT Innovation Challenges

(Also posted in News from Academic IT) The latest round of the IT Innovation Challenges has just closed for submissions with a record number of ideas being shared. This round, which was open to student only, invited ideas around the … Continue reading

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Student 2017 challenges now live

IT Innovation Challenges are looking for innovative ideas for digital projects to be run by students. Successful ideas will receive funding of up to £15,000. For this round, we particularly welcome ideas related to teaching and learning and student welfare, but … Continue reading

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