lighting out for the territories

This week has been amazing already, so many people to see  and things to do before I go. I have been clearing out my desk and my emails and remembering again how much fun it has been to work here. Edinburgh … Continue reading

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it’s no secret …

… but in case you hadn’t heard, my blogging time at Oxford will soon come to an end. I am leaving the University for a new job elsewhere. Hopefully they will host posts for me there.  The Registrar is very … Continue reading

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you are invited..

..to celebrate with us at the annual OxTALENT awards on the 18th June. I have just been ordering the prizes and champagne. It’s always lovely to see you, contact me and I’ll send you a proper invitation by post. Read … Continue reading

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what does lecture capture entail?

This Educational Media innovation project will focus on identifying options for departments and colleges within the collegiate University wishing to record lectures at scale.  In order to meet existing demand from departments and schools that have requested such a service, the … Continue reading

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MOOC X-Games

In the last couple of weeks I have spent some time off-piste with academic colleagues from other universities who have been delivering MOOCs this year. Engaging in MOOCs was always a bit of a leap into the unknown, these colleagues … Continue reading

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are you a winner?

Celebrate Digital Innovation: The Annual OxTALENT Awards It’s that time of year again, time to announce the OxTALENT 2014 competition. Each year we give the OxTALENT awards to staff and students who have been innovative and talented in their use … Continue reading

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Oxford’s First World War

I am very pleased that the Van Houten Bequest has awarded funds to support our First World War Centenary commemorations and activities. We have been collecting and digitising  war memories from across Europe for many years, it is great to finally … Continue reading

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interns in turns

The internships we offer to Oxford University students are a key element in how IT Services ensure that our skills and services are up to date.  What a luxury for any IT group to have such an enormous pool of … Continue reading

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my week as an international woman

Saturday 8th March is International Womens’ Day. I have had an interesting week  being an international woman. On Monday I was a woman in IT hosting a student forum about ‘Women in IT’ with guests from Amazon. The questions and … Continue reading

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impact

On World Book Day  enjoy our Great Writers Inspire Resources library and First World War resources. You can search for and access thousands of literary open education resources such as audio and video podcasts, essays, ebooks, images and more. Explore … Continue reading

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