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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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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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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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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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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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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