European Recollection

German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel talks about Europeana 1914-1918 and the importance of the remembrance of ‪the First World War‬: “I am happy that many people participate and that history also becomes more comprehensible. … This is a great thing”.

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Student Innovation

JISC summer of innovation will fund student teams to develop novel ideas on how to use technology to improve student life. If  an idea proves popular (achieves 250 votes from at least 10 institutions) they  will consider it for funding.  … Continue reading

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Digital Expertise

Our Academic IT XML and TEI experts worked with Bodleian Libraries to develop digital texts of Shakespeare’s plays.  Henry V is released today. The XML-encoded plays will allow readers to search across plays and within a character’s speeches, as well as broadening accessibility … Continue reading

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Digital Skills

The University suggests in its digital strategy that we should provide: “Training and skills for staff and students to broaden and deepen the capability of all members of the University to embrace digital.” The schedule for IT teaching in Trinity Term 2014 is now available.

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A Digital Strategy for Oxford

The University has a new digital strategy out for consultation. The digital strategy is intended to answer the question: how should the University deliver its strategic plan in an environment that is increasingly digital? It provides a set of strategic … Continue reading

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Public Engagement Guide

Public engagement and impact are increasingly important to many researchers and lecturers within the University. This Oxford guide will provide you with practical suggestions for using IT tools to help you achieve your goals in both of these areas.

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Crowdsourcing timecapsules

We are supporting Merton @750 which uses the Oxford Community Collection Model to crowdsource a “living time-capsule” bringing together the Merton College community for this, their 750th Anniversary Year.

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OeRC Digital day

Oxford e-Research Centre, April 16, 2014 – 13:00 to 16:30 Digital Days offer an opportunity to find out more about how innovative digital technologies can help advance your research. A buffet lunch is provided and an open afternoon will showcase … Continue reading

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Student innovation 2014 competition

Registration is  open for this year’s Summer of Student Innovation where successful entrants will receive a £5K grant to develop their ideas.  The competition will offer digitally savvy further and higher education (FE and HE) students the chance to create … Continue reading

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The Horizon Report 2014

The Horizon Report 2014  describes findings from an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging … Continue reading

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