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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Speaker: Will Hutton

Mr Hutton is an economist and leading public intellectual whose career began in the City, but who is best known for his work in journalism. He was editor-in-chief at The Observer from 1996 to 2000 (where he continues to write a column), … Continue reading

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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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Infographic

Information can be beautiful. This year we have launched a new award category for Best Infograph: visual representations of information, data or knowledge, these graphics communicate complex information quickly and clearly to audiences. Wikipedia is one of the world’s largest … Continue reading

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Student podcasting

You may be familiar with the  term ‘student as producer’, it is a movement across several higher education institutions to support and encourage students to create materials which reflect their experience within their University; whether thats about learning and studying, … Continue reading

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Academic podcasting

Oxford is one of the largest producers of academic podcasts in the UK. 2nd only to the Open University in the number of  recordings we publish into ItunesU. This success is entirely due to academic colleague being willing and enthusiastic … Continue reading

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