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Summer internships- Apply now

olymicThe internships we offer to Oxford University students are a key element in how IT Services ensure that our skills and services are up to date.  What a luxury for any IT group to have such an enormous pool of talent to draw upon.  A fine set of projects have been chosen, all that remains to be seen is whether we will be lucky in finding the best students to work with. Apply before 12.00 noon on Monday 28th April 2014.

War work continues

familyhistoryOur Europeana’s family history roadshows continue. So far, more than 90,000 contributions are accessible online.  The roadshows were developed in partnership with Academic IT and have been held in 12 countries so far, attended by thousands of ordinary people who want to have memorabilia digitised and to tell the stories of their family at war. In 2014, roadshows will be held in five more countries. We have also successfully secured funding and support for events at Oxford.

OxTALENT – Celebrate the digital

tubeCompetition categories for this year’s OxTALENT awards are now open.  Tell us about the amazing work you have been doing in supporting teaching and learning.

Digital Humanities at Oxford

DH-sqr-1500px-posThe DigitalHumanities at Oxford Summer School 2014 is now open for booking!  Watch last year’s sessions, 20 recordings from the Cultural Connections theme are  avilable to listen/watch again.

International Women’s Day 2014

VADWe will be working with Age Exchange’s Children of the Great War project to record your stories from Women of the Great War  and photographing the memorabilia, letters, photographs or other artefacts which survive from their time in service. As millions of people around the world come together celebrating the achievements of women and their roles in fighting for justice, we are collecting the legacies of our predecessors as we contemplate  the achievements of ordinary women, coinciding with the 100th year since the outbreak of War.

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Public Engagement Guide

networkingPublic engagement and impact are increasingly important to many researchers and lecturers within the University. This Oxford guide will provide you with practical suggestions for using IT tools to help you achieve your goals in both of these areas.

Crowdsourcing timecapsules

merton-150x150We are supporting Merton @750 which uses the Oxford Community Collection Model to crowdsource a “living time-capsule” bringing together the Merton College community for this, their 750th Anniversary Year.

OeRC Digital day
Digital-Square_0Oxford e-Research Centre, April 16, 2014 – 13:00 to 16:30
Digital Days offer an opportunity to find out more about how innovative digital technologies can help advance your research. A buffet lunch is provided and an open afternoon will showcase research and collaborations the Centre has been involved in.
Student innovation 2014 competition

ideas-lightbulbRegistration is  open for this year’s Summer of Student Innovation where successful entrants will receive a £5K grant to develop their ideas.  The competition will offer digitally savvy further and higher education (FE and HE) students the chance to create technology solutions that could change the education landscape forever.

The Horizon Report 2014

horizon2014The Horizon Report 2014  describes findings from an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years.