Summer of Innovation – shortlist

We are very happy to announce the shortlisted ideas that have progressed to the next round of the Summer of Innovation 2020 challenge. The idea creators are now invited to develop and share a proposal for turning their ideas into a digital project. Proposals … Continue reading

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Dec 25. Merry Christmas!

  We wish you all a very, Merry Christmas and look forward to innovating with you in the new year 2020.

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The Oxford Accessibility Project’s College Access Guide launches

Finding detailed accessibility information for colleges has been very difficult and borderline impossible in the past. In particular, the information that did exist concerned almost exclusively bedrooms and bathrooms but not social spaces, like dining halls, common rooms and libraries. … Continue reading

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GLAM Labs: 4 projects receive funding

We are excited to announce that 4 proposals from the call for GLAM Labs projects have been offered funding by the IT Innovation Challenges scheme. The projects are (click on project name to read the abstract): A physical and digital show … Continue reading

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What is an idea and how do I come up with ideas?

What is an idea? According to the OED, an idea is the “conception of a standard or principle to be realized or aimed at; a conception of what is desirable or ought to be; a governing conception or principle; the plan … Continue reading

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Learmapp launched on AppStore and PlayStore

Learmapp is a mobile-based, learning oriented, networking platform, intended to manage and socialize learning journeys. Developed by Karim El-Mehairy and funded by the IT Innovation Challenges scheme (student round 2016/17), the app has now launched on the AppStore and the PlayStore.

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‘VR-AR Hub’ launch event

Colleagues from Academic IT attended the launch event of the VR-AR Hub at the Cohen Quadrangle, Exeter College on 26 October 2017. The VR-AR Hub is a student project winner of the IT Innovation Challenge award 2017 and is designed … Continue reading

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