Our science & Innovation Programme offers a choice of academic lectures, seminars and workshops over a period of one week. A range of topics will be included, such as new technologies, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities, Cloud Computing and 3D Printing.
This course will examine how science, technology and innovation drive progress in different fields. We recommend you consider this course if you are a student of science or technology.
The course will cover both the theory and practical applications of technology and innovation models, and is designed with reference to emerging global trends and social issues.
Our course aims to
● Introduce students to the concepts behind and applications of cutting edge, contemporary technologies, instilling a better understanding of research, innovation and application strategies and practice.
● Review current approaches to technology and innovation within the private and public sectors, including non-profit organisations.
● Appreciate the necessary steps and best practices behind professional research and cultivating a wider innovative vision, as well as what kind of resources and actions are needed to succeed in this field.
● Understand and overcome the key issues and barriers impeding successful applications of technology.
● Facilitate the exchange of relevant experience, ideas and approaches within the group of participants.
Course Themes (20 hours)
● Big Data and Smart Cities
● Artificial Intelligence and Industry 4.0
● The Application of VR and AR Technology
● Cloud Computing and Smart Cities
● Big Data and Social Media
● Innovation and Technology Transfer
● Sustainability and the Impact of Human Beings on the environment
● Global Strategies for Technology-Intensive Businesses in the New Age of De-Globalization
● participate in classroom seminars in their academic fields of interest, hosted by instructors, with students encouraged share their opinions and give presentations;
● attend interdisciplinary lectures given by world-class speakers from different departments of Oxford University; and
● hold a daily discussion group hosted by a senior Oxford University graduate student on specific themes
Previous Guest Speakers
Assessment will be based on a final group Power Point presentation revisiting a range of topics covered during the course. Programme tutors will supervise the final presentation, and grade all students accordingly.
Online registration closes on Wednesday 20th May 2020, but please note that our spaces are typically booked very quickly, so early registration is recommended to avoid disappointment.
Terms and conditions
SCIENCE & INNOVATION PROGRAMME
DATE: TERM ONE 01st-14th August 2020
TERM TWO 15th-18th August 2020
AT ST ANTONY’S COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
62 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6JF, UK
● Professor of Niki Trigoni
Professor Computing Science, Fellow of Kellogg College, Oxford
● Professor Eric T. Meyer
Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
● Professor David Wallom
E-research Center, Oxford
● Dr Taha Yasseri
Senior Research Fellow,Oxford Institute,University of Oxford
● Professor Vlan Mykhnenko
Associate Professor of Sustainable Urban Development, Oxford
● Professor Andrew Goudie
Emeritus Professor in Geography, Oxford
● Professor Jeroen Bergmann BSc MSc PhD
Engineering Science, Senior Research Fellow in Engineering & Entrepreneurship, Oxford
Oxford International Study Abroad Programme
(Funded and operated by Oxford Study Abroad Foundation)
Address: 16-17 Turl Street, Oxford Student Hub, Oxford, OX1 3DH, England, UK
Tel: +44（0）1865 521959
Oxford International Study Abroad Programme is funded and operated by Oxford study Abroad Foundation which is a non-for-profit organization registered in England and Wales. We are not affiliated with the University of Oxford in any way. All accommodation and facilities are leased for the duration of the programme from colleges of the University of Oxford.