Travel app can show Oxford commuters better Waze to go

By: Oxfordshire County Council Oxfordshire County Council has joined forces with Waze, the free crowdsourced traffic and navigation app, in a data-sharing link-up that could help you get from A to B more easily. Waze is effectively a Sat Nav app you use exactly as you would any in-car navigation device – except Waze has … Continue reading “Travel app can show Oxford commuters better Waze to go”

#StartedinOxford Demo Fair

By: Leah Thomson, Enterprising Oxford Tue 23 May 2017, 18:00 – 21:00 The #StartedinOxford Demo Fair is an all-new event, jointly organised by the leading lights of Oxford’s startup community, to celebrate the Oxford startup scene and showcase the best early stage startups Oxford has to offer. Featuring a cross-section of hand-selected startups chosen by … Continue reading “#StartedinOxford Demo Fair”

Tackling Digital Inequality: Why We Have to Think Bigger

By: David Sutcliffe, Oxford Internet Institute  Outcomes of the many schemes financed by the government to address digital inequalities are rarely uniformly positive or transformative for the people involved. Numerous academic studies have highlighted the significant differences in the ways that young people access, use and engage with the Internet and the implications it has … Continue reading “Tackling Digital Inequality: Why We Have to Think Bigger”

Creating successful cities – how mathematical modelling can help

By: Oxford Mathematical Institute Oxford Mathematician Neave O’Clery recently moved to Oxford from the Center for International Development at Harvard University where she worked on the development of mathematical models to describe the processes behind industrial diversification and economic growth. Here she discusses how network science can help us understand the success of cities, and … Continue reading “Creating successful cities – how mathematical modelling can help”