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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IT Innovation Challenges 2016/17

The next round of IT Innovation Challenges will launch on the 10th January 2017. 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. This year … Continue reading

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New app released: Self-Heal

A new app has been created by one of the student IT Innovation Challenges projects. Self-Heal is a free tool that guides the management and reduction of self-injury. It can be used anonymously and independently, to enable users to take … Continue reading

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Summer update

Some may think that summer is a quiet period where it comes to activities at the University. For the IT Innovation Challenges, however, the summer is a very busy period. Having competed the third 2015/16 challenge in June (see Spring … Continue reading

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