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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Best Use of Student IT for Learning

Showing creativity, originality, impact and sustainability the Best Student Use of IT award went to Helen Ginn for her CMol iPhone and iPad application designed for easily viewing 3D renditions of biological molecules. The app enables undergraduate students, PhD students … Continue reading

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Student Podcasting

This year Daniel Ostendorff won the award for Best Student Podcasting for his initiative to produce podcasts for scholars outside of Oxford. One of the many things that makes Oxford a great place to study is the calibre of scholarship … Continue reading

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Academic Podcasting

The award for the best Academic Podcasting Series went to the Department of Anthropology who have created a large amount of user interest, provided high quality educational content, and generated positive user feedback. Anthropology is a varied field, covering everything … Continue reading

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