Open Science, Open Data and Policies on Open Access

Open Science 2013 event – http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/open-science ‬ ‪In April 2013, Oxford hosted a conference ‘Rigour and Openness in 21st Century Science’. Over 30 speakers gathered to discuss the cutting edge of digital innovations in publishing, how openness is set to … Continue reading

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OxTALENT Awards

Congratulations to the Great Writers Inspire Student Ambassadors who were runners up in the Student Podcasting category at last night’s OxTALENT Awards, an annual event held to celebrate Oxford’s innovative use of technology in teaching and learning. This award recognises … Continue reading

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Schools engagement

This Friday Cleo Hanaway, one of our Student Ambassadors on the Great Writers Inspire project, will be running a workshop with some sixth form students (year 12s) at a local school. This will be quite a test for writersinspire.org and … Continue reading

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Reflections on Engage

It is a week after our Engage workshop and I think we are still bowled over by how well it went.  The workshop was attended by 10 teachers and lecturers, two Oxford students and seven Oxford academics and friends of … Continue reading

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The Fourth Wall and the First Person

April 19th will be our Engage Workshop for the Great Writer’s project – and as a little ice breaker, we’re all being encourage to bring our favourite book. Riffing on an OER theme – does choosing a favourite book bring … Continue reading

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Engage workshop

‘Engage’ is a free 2-day interactive workshop for invited participants run by Oxford University’s Great Writers Inspire project. Our ‘Engage’ workshop for teachers (HE, FE, 6th form) and learners will take place on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th April at … Continue reading

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Great Writers Animation and all 10 minute taster talks released

Just a reminder that 12 audio and video recordings which were captured at our “Be Inspired” December & February events are now all live at http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/great-writers-inspire. These provide a great introduction for students studying themes and writers that are related … Continue reading

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A taste of Raspberry Pi for Open Education Week at Oxford University

To celebrate international Open Education Week we promoted a number of our Open Spires projects that are releasing free resources from Oxford including the Great Writers literature project, our World War 1 resources and the Oxford University podcasts. All our … Continue reading

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Engage workshop 19th-20th April 2012

Register your interest now http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TKCDC8K We invite you to register your interest to participate in a free 2-day interactive workshop run by the Great Writers Inspire project. Our ‘Engage’ workshop for teachers (HE, FE, 6th form) and learners will take … Continue reading

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Watch, listen and learn

The audio and video recordings which were captured at our Be inspired event are now live http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/great-writers-inspire. These inspirational short talks by Oxford academics form the basis of content collections for the Great Writers Inspire website, but we didn’t want … Continue reading

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