tools for researchers

In a couple of weeks I will be speaking at an SHRE event on researching the student digital experience. As my regular readers know, we have done a bit of that at Oxford. In preparation for my talk I am … Continue reading

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security and complacency

At the recent UAS conference our Oxford Networks Security team offered visitors to their display stand the opportunity to test their password strength. Oxford colleagues jumped at the chance to type their password into the computer offered by  charming and … Continue reading

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near and far

“Since the University’s core functions of teaching and research are both, in essence, information-based activities, it is reasonable to assume that effective and innovative use of IT is of strategic importance to the University. The impact goes beyond the obvious one … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day

I am very much looking forward to Ada Lovelace Day next week. We have recruited an erudition of 20+  editors for our Women in Science Editathon. I am told this is a lot for an editathon. I hope I have … Continue reading

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first years

Today I have the very enjoyable task of reading the annual reports from each of the Academic IT  teams before they go forward for inclusion in the IT Services first annual report. Last week we had our  staff awayday marking … Continue reading

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