2015 OxTALENT awards ceremony: photo of the winners

On Tuesday 16 June Academic IT Services hosted the annual OxTALENT awards ceremony. This year we awarded 27 prizes from over 80 nominations, and more than 100 colleagues from across the University joined us to celebrate. The afternoon was a … 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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Academic Podcasting

Podcasting is now an established, integral part of Oxford’s outreach activities, both to disseminate research and to provide educational materials for schools and colleges. Indeed, this year podcasts have overspilled their own category and feature among our winners for outreach … Continue reading

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Open Practices

This is the second year in which we have offered an ‘open practices’ category in order to capture all of the exciting initiatives that are going on around the University under the umbrella of openness in teaching, research and outreach. … Continue reading

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Conference Posters

This category showcases some of the creative poster designs that are created around the University in support of teaching, research and outreach. The IT Learning Programme delivers poster workshops to many departments. The judges have noticed that over the years … 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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Student IT Innovation

This category showcases students’ creative use of digital technology in learning or research at Oxford. The judges were particularly impressed by the following three projects. Winners: Jean Petreschi & Anders Krohn for ‘Ublend’ Every day, Oxford buzzes with amazing events, ranging … Continue reading

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Outreach and Public Engagement: General

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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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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