Know Your Oxford. Guided audio tour with AR

Know Your Oxford  is an audio tour for new and prospective students and anyone who is interested in learning about living and studying in Oxford.  The tour provides practical information about student life in central Oxford, as well as offering insights … Continue reading

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Plastic Fantastic? Come, listen & cast your vote!

Can 3D printing replicate the sound of an 18th Century recorder? Let us know what you think! The ‘Replicating Historic Musical Instrument’ project is using the latest in CT scanning and 3D Printing technology to replicate an 18th Century ivory recorder in … Continue reading

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Meet the new project: Digital Makers

In this interview, Helen Ward and Ollie Bridle share how they came up with the idea for the Digital Makers project. The project revolves around the idea of digital creation in the Ashmolean museum where the collection serves as inspiration for digital makers. This project is one … Continue reading

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Meet the new project: Physical and Virtual Show and Tell

In this interview, Georgina Brooke talks about the Physical and Virtual Show and Tell project, which will bring Virtual Reality to the Museum of Natural History. This project is one of four GLAM Labs projects funded as part of this year’s IT Innovation Challenges … Continue reading

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Meet the new project: Mapping Playful Spaces in the Museum

In this interview, Dr Kathryn Eccles and Dr Chico Camargo share how their GLAM Labs project explores the potential of social media for understanding visitor experiences in the museum. Using data from Twitter and Instagram, they focus on the playful ways in which visitors engage … Continue reading

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Meet the new project: Replicating Historical Musical Instruments

We have spoken to the team behind the recently launched project Replicating Historical Musical Instruments. This project is one of four GLAM Labs projects funded as part of this year’s IT Innovation Challenges round. In this interview, the team outlines the progress they have … Continue reading

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IT Innovation Challenges 2019 round: shortlisted ideas

Having received 59 ideas in this year’s round of the IT Innovation Challenges, the judges have now selected the most promising ideas to go on to the next stage of the selection process. Idea creators are now asked to write a … Continue reading

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Meet the new project: Open Cabinet

In this interview, Kathryn Eccles talks about Open Cabinet, which is one of the 2018 IT Innovation staff projects. She outlines how this project will bring benefit to members of the University and shares some great tips for applying to the IT Innovation Challenges funding scheme. Open Cabinet will use … Continue reading

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Know Your Oxford: Guided Audio Tour now available

Know Your Oxford is a free guided audio tour for new and prospective students at Oxford. If you’ve just started studying at Oxford University or you’re thinking about applying, Know Your Oxford will help you to find your feet in … Continue reading

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Currently completed: VESPa – the Virtual Environment Sampling Platform

What is VESPa and how does it work? In this interview, Maureen Doyle, project manager of VESPa – the Virtual Environment Sampling Platform, explains how the tool works and how it can help students with acquiring sampling skills.

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