Communications channels across the divisions

MPLS

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Website: www.mpls.ox.ac.uk

Audience: Mainly internal (current staff and graduate students in MPLS)

Content: Overview of MPLS Division, information about the Divisional Office and its staff, news, events, significant awards, resources for staff (research and administrative) and current graduate students, career development and training for students and researchers, enterprise, public engagement with research, internal research funding opportunities, industrial research partnerships.

Audience: All Divisional staff (research and administrative) and students (excluding undergraduates)

Frequency: Monthly

Content: Selected news and events, important Divisional and University announcements, funding opportunities, training and enterprise, teaching and learning, equality and diversity news, public engagement opportunities and events, fellowship/senior leadership opportunities, building updates, general announcements and updates.

Audience: Mainly internal (current staff and students in MPLS at all levels) and some external (e.g. alumni, industry, policy makers, outreach, charities, funders, local communities)

Twitter handle: @MPLSOxford

Content: News, events, awards, funding opportunities, training opportunities, announcements, job opportunities, public engagement opportunities and events.

Audience: Departmental communication leads in the MPLS departments

Content: Regular (weekly or fortnightly on average) email digest containing University and Divisional announcements for dissemination to departmental community (through departmental newsletters, intranets, cascade emails etc), with the main aims of disseminating items not included in the Divisional newsletter, allowing departments to select and customise their own messages and reducing the number of emails sent to individuals.

MEDICAL SCIENCES

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Website: www.medsci.ox.ac.uk

Audience: Internal and external (specifically prospective and current staff and students)

Content: Undergraduate and post-graduate course information, internal research funding opportunities, overview of the Division, news, events, resources for staff, information about the Divisional Office and its staff, internal announcements.

Oxford MedSci News

Audience: Divisional staff and students

Frequency: Monthly

Content: News, events, important Divisional and University announcements, funding opportunities, general opportunities and updates, volunteer opportunities, training, public engagement opportunities and events, job/fellowship opportunities, building updates.

MSD Events Digest

Audience: All Divisional students (automatically added), plus Divisional staff who have opted in to receive it.

Frequency: weekly 

Content: Weekly email listing all the Divisional events (talks/workshops/seminars), and University event of interest to MSD community, coming up in the following week, collated using our Oxford Talks collection.

Divisional Office Briefing (DOBe) 

Audience: Academic and administrative leads within the Division

Frequency: Termly

Content: Important Divisional and University updates and announcements, information that departments might need to act on in the next term, Divisional office staff updates

 

Audience: Internal and external (including alumni, peers, industry, policy makers, outreach, charities, funders, OUH, local communities)

Twitter handle: @OxfordMedSci

Content: News, events, funding opportunities, announcements, volunteer opportunities, job opportunities, public engagement opportunities and events, training opportunities

 

Audience: Departmental Communication leads in each of the 16 MSD departments

Content: Weekly email digest containing University and Divisional announcements for dissemination to departmental community (either through departmental newsletters, intranets, cascade emails)

SOCIAL SCIENCES

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Website: www.socsci.ox.ac.uk

Audience: Internal and external (specifically prospective and current staff and students)

Content: Information for internal academic audience that is also suitable for the general public – e.g. University or divisional funding opportunities, news stories, campaigns, engagement or training opportunities, and prize announcements.

Social Sciences newsletter

Audience: All Social Sciences Division staff

Frequency: monthly

Content: Celebrations of successes, prizes and awards (including research grant wins), University news, changes to senior staff, major research news.

The Bulletin 

Audience: Heads of Administration and Finance in SSD departments, and all Divisional office staff

Frequency: monthly

Content: Internal information on University systems, items for action, Divisional office staff changes, and information that is needed by Heads of Administration.

Social Sciences Funding Digest

Audience: Social scientists (across the institution) and related support staff

Content: Funding opportunities, training, events, and related news for social scientists

Audience: Internal and external, including staff (especially academic), students, and some external (e.g. alumni, industry, charities, funders, local communities)

Twitter handle: @oxsocsci

Content: Information for internal academic audience that is also suitable for the general public – e.g. University or divisional funding opportunities, news stories, campaigns, engagement or training opportunities, and prize announcements.