17 episodes

This podcast series explores the movement towards ‘Openness’ at the University of Oxford and beyond. Informational videos address topics ranging from ‘What is Openness?’, to ‘Open Educational Resources’, to ‘Podcasting’, while individual interviews with researchers and academics at the University offer fascinating insights into projects and initiatives conducted in the spirit of ‘openness’. Finally, ‘Open Data: The Golden Age of Discovery’ is a short documentary on the growing relevance of Open Data and Big Data not only to the academic community, but to humanity as a whole. Find out more at openspires.it.ox.ac.uk.


The Openness at Oxford project was initiated, filmed and edited by two student at Oxford: Suzy Shepherd, an undergraduate in Classics, and Adelina Tomova, a postgraduate in Modern Languages.

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This podcast series explores the movement towards ‘Openness’ at the University of Oxford and beyond. Informational videos address topics ranging from ‘What is Openness?’, to ‘Open Educational Resources’, to ‘Podcasting’, while individual interviews with researchers and academics at the University offer fascinating insights into projects and initiatives conducted in the spirit of ‘openness’. Finally, ‘Open Data: The Golden Age of Discovery’ is a short documentary on the growing relevance of Open Data and Big Data not only to the academic community, but to humanity as a whole. Find out more at openspires.it.ox.ac.uk.


The Openness at Oxford project was initiated, filmed and edited by two student at Oxford: Suzy Shepherd, an undergraduate in Classics, and Adelina Tomova, a postgraduate in Modern Languages.

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    Open Data: The Golden Age of Discovery

    Open Data: The Golden Age of Discovery

    This documentary follows the experiences of a number of academics and researchers at Oxford as they discuss the implications of Open Data for their research, for academia and for humanity. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 20 min
    • video
    Open Research

    Open Research

    Researchers and Academics at Oxford share their experiences with sharing their data openly and the projects, collaborations and opportunities Open Data makes possible. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 8 min
    • video
    Open Data in the Humanities

    Open Data in the Humanities

    Jacob Dahl, Associate Professor of Assyriology at the Faculty of Oriental Studies, talks about his research with cuneiform tablets and his hopes for the future of Open Data in the Humanities. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 3 min
    • video
    What is Openness?

    What is Openness?

    ‘Openness’ is a far-reaching concept--find out what it is about and why it is becoming increasingly important to academics, researchers, students and the general public! Featuring interviews from Marion Manton, Marianne Talbot, Simon Benjamin, Chris Lintott, Dominic Wilkinson, Ian Goldin, James Cummings, Stuart Lee & Peter McDonald Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 3 min
    • video
    Podcasting

    Podcasting

    Watch leading academic talk about their experiences with the University’s Podcasting Initiative! Featuring interviews from Marianne Talbott, Simon Benjamin, Stuart Lee, Peter McDonald, Victoria McGuinness, Ian Goldin, Julian Suvalecu & Dominic Wilkinson.
    Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 4 min
    • video
    Open Educational Resources (OER)

    Open Educational Resources (OER)

    Find out about the Open Education Resources and Initiatives at the University of Oxford! Featuring interviews from Liz Masterman, Sean Faughnan, Marion Manton, Sarah Wilkin & Stuart Lee. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 3 min

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