Dec 14. Video recording made easy

You may have to wait another ten days for your Christmas presents but it is now quicker and easier than ever to create a video for your course website, conference or research. Thanks to the ‘Instant Video Creation’ project, the … Continue reading

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Dec 13. Access all areas?

Oxford colleges and halls have amazing spaces. Whether they are in old, historic buildings or new, modern constructions they play a central role in students’ lives and are a key component of the Oxford student experience. But have you ever thought … Continue reading

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Dec 12. Digital makers

Looking for something to do over the holidays? Want to be creative and learn new skills? Why not try some digital making? ‘Digital Makers’ is an IT Innovation Challenges project looking at how affordable and flexible small computers, such as the … Continue reading

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Dec 11. Looking for ideas?

Whether you are looking for Christmas gifts to buy, new treats to make for Christmas dinner or opportunities to be part of the Summer of Innovation, coming up with A Good Idea is crucial. The IT Innovation Challenges team are … Continue reading

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Dec 10. Oxford Stories

What do medieval churches, celebrating diversity, and new library readers have in common? They are all the focus in one of the free tours created with the Oxford Stories application. Discover some of the alternative stories connected to Oxford’s buildings, streets … Continue reading

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Dec 9. An immersive Christmas

‘Immersive technologies’ such as augmented and virtual reality are not only found in computer games but something that is increasingly used for research and other purposes across the University. The Oxford X-Reality Hub is a network for people interested in … Continue reading

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Dec 8. Naughty or nice? Better Research Ethics Application Process

Naughty or nice? When it comes to research ethics, the question is not quite so simple. An important consideration for research at the University is that it is “conducted in a way that respects the dignity, rights, and welfare of participants, and … Continue reading

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Dec 7. A different kind of present.

Looking for a different kind of present this year? Why not support one of the crowdfunding initiatives run at the University through OxReach? By sponsoring a project, you help students, academics and staff to translate the ideas that they are … Continue reading

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Dec 6. An App for Christmas?

Did you know that members of the University can use the App Builder tool to create and publish apps – for free? App Builder allows you to create a web-based app simply and quickly. You do not need any special … Continue reading

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Dec 5. Are you getting a VR headset for Christmas?

VR technology is becoming increasingly popular, not least in the entertainment context. It is, however, not the only use for virtual or augmented reality (VR/AR). The Enabling Research and Public Engagement with Babel VR project, based at the MRC Weatherall Institute of … Continue reading

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