Outreach and Widening Participation

Outreach and widening participation activities deliver an important dimension of the University’s work in raising aspirations, promoting diversity and encouraging people from non-traditional backgrounds to enter higher education. This category recognises staff and students who have made innovative use of technology … Continue reading

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Announcing the OxTALENT 2016 Speakers

The annual OxTALENT Awards Ceremony takes place at 5.15 tomorrow (Tuesday 14th) at the Oxford Martin School, and we are delighted to announce our guest speakers. Professor Louise Richardson FRSE was installed as the University’s 272nd Vice-Chancellor in January 2016. … Continue reading

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Join us in celebrating our 2016 OxTALENT winners!

The OxTALENT Annual Awards recognise members of the University who have made innovative use of digital technology in order to foster learning and academic practice, develop more effective links between teaching and research, or improve impact through outreach and public … Continue reading

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OxTALENT 2015: Winners

Innovative teaching with technology This category celebrates use of technology in the classroom. The winners demonstrate how any technology  (other than WebLearn) has been used to address a particular educational challenge in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching, supported by qualitative and/or … Continue reading

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OxTALENT 2015 – Thanks to all

Thanks to all those who made OxTALENT another fantastic success this year – our team in IT Services, our prize winners, our speakers and our guests. We had over 80 nominations and awarded 27 prizes to colleagues across the University. … Continue reading

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Outreach and Public Engagement: TES Connect

With evidence of impact a key requirement of many funders, and with global reach a major priority of the University, it is unsurprising that researchers are devising creative ways to ensure that their work reaches the widest possible audience. This … Continue reading

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Follow OxTALENT2015 online

Today’s award ceremony is invite-only! If you didn’t make the list you can see our winners announced via this blog or by following the #oxtalent2015 hashtag on twitter.

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Student IT innovation

The award for Student IT Innovation is advertised widely across the University and in the student press. In the past winners have been students who have developed various apps for mobile phones or to solve a technical problem they have … Continue reading

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Open educational resource projects

This year we have awarded prizes for projects engaging groups of staff in ongoing activities which produce work explicitly licensed as ‘open for sharing’  using creative commons licensing (Open Educational Resources). This years winners are a team from the Bodleian Libraries … Continue reading

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Research digital image

Three prizes were awarded this year for Best Research Image. The 1st prize went to Agnese Abrusci (Department of Physics)  for her striking photograph of multicolor solar cells using dyes as light antenna. The reduced thickness of this photovoltaic technology … Continue reading

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