Innovative Teaching and Learning with Technology

This is a general category in which we have previously recognised staff who have made creative use of digital technologies in their teaching. This year we have broadened its scope in two ways. First, we have brought WebLearn (previously a separate category) under its umbrella. Second, … Continue reading

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Digital Media

Previously titled ‘Academic Podcasting’, this category has been expanded in 2017 to reflect the variety of forms that media artefacts can take: podcasts, animations, short videos (stills and/or moving images), as well as more substantial documentaries. Digital media are increasingly … Continue reading

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Public Engagement

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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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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Data Visualisation

Software is making it easier to create data visualisations that are interactive and can be shared via the web. For example, we can create maps with ArcGIS and QGIS, representations of networks with Gephi, interactive models of complex systems with … Continue reading

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Research Posters

This category showcases some of the creative poster designs from around the University in support of teaching, research and outreach. The IT Learning Centre delivers poster workshops to many departments, and a number of entries were from workshop participants. This … Continue reading

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IT Innovation Challenges

This year, OxTALENT has recognised for the first time projects that have been funded by the University’s IT Innovation Challenges scheme. The projects below have led to a product or solution that shows considerable realised or potential benefit to the University. There … Continue reading

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OxTALENT Roll of Honour

The OxTALENT awards date back to 2002. Click the links below to take inspiration from winners of the more recent competitions: 2017  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012  |  2011  |  2010

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Use of WebLearn to Support Teaching, Learning or Outreach

WebLearn is the University’s Virtual Learning Environment, used by colleagues across all divisions to support their students’ learning. However, it is also being used productively in outreach activities, and this is reflected in the 2016 awards. Use of WebLearn to … Continue reading

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Innovative Teaching with Technology

This is a general category in which we recognise people who have made creative use of digital technologies other than WebLearn in their teaching. It’s always an exciting category to judge because it reveals the many initiatives at the departmental … Continue reading

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