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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons Zoe de Toledo, Olympic silver medalist (St Catherine’s, 2010) Zoe de Toledo shares her extraordinary experiences of coxing at the highest levels, and her love of studying at Oxford in this podcast. Zoe de Toledo 10 Feb 2017
2 Creative Commons Chief Executive of Stonewall, Ruth Hunt (St. Hilda’s, 1998) Ruth Hunt discusses her current role at Stonewall and offers advice to students who are considering Oxford as a LGBT-friendly university Ruth Hunt 09 Sep 2016
3 Creative Commons Historian and Capability Brown expert, Dr Oliver Cox (Univ, 2006) Dr Oliver Cox shares his passion for England’s greatest landscape designer, Capability Brown, in an interview recorded for the tercentenary celebrations of Brown’s birth. Oliver Cox 15 Aug 2016
4 Creative Commons Freelance journalist and Broadcaster, Henry Bonsu (Magdalen, 1986) Freelance journalist and broadcaster Henry Bonsu shares his experiences studying Modern Languages at Magdalen College and offers an insight into what it was like to be a black student at Oxford in the late eighties. Henry Bonsu 14 Jun 2016
5 Creative Commons Comedian and broadcaster, Ruby Wax (Kellogg, 2010) Comedian and broadcaster Ruby Wax shares her experiences of studying mindfulness and cognitive behavioural therapy and why she taken on a mission to save the world’s mental health. Ruby Wax 28 Apr 2016
6 Creative Commons Marathon runner and coach, Mara Yamauchi (St. Anne’s, 1992) Interview with Olympic athlete and public speaker Mara Yamauchi as part of the Alumni Voices Podcast series. Mara Yamauchi 21 Mar 2016
7 Creative Commons Chief Executive of Oxfam, Mark Goldring CBE (Keble, 1976) Mark Goldring describes his distinguished career in international development, including his role as Chief Executive of Oxfam. Drawing upon his own experiences in Borneo, Bangladesh, Syria and beyond, he highlights the causes of poverty, and solutions. Mark Goldring 12 Jan 2016
8 Diseases of Modern Life Professor Sally Shuttleworth, Head of the Humanities Division, gives a talk for the St Anne's Alumni Weekend 2014 Sally Shuttleworth 15 Oct 2014
9 Richard Ovenden and Diarmaid MacCulloch in Conversation Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian and Fellow of Balliol, and Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of the History of the Church and Fellow of St Cross. Richard Ovenden, Diarmaid MacCulloch 06 Oct 2014
10 Maths in Music: The Secret Mathematicians Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Marcus du Sautoy 14 Jan 2014
11 Creative Commons Translations as Literature Matthew Reynolds, Fellow and Tutor in English Language and Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Matthew Reynolds 29 Oct 2013
12 Creative Commons Translation as Literature Matthew Reynolds, Fellow and Tutor in English Language and Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Matthew Reynolds 29 Oct 2013
13 An Oxford Education Panel discussion led by Vice Chancellor Andrew Hamilton, with Mike Nicholson, Helen Swift, Priscilla Santos and Jenny Brennan. Andrew Hamilton, Mike Nicholson, Helen Swift, Priscilla Santos 14 Oct 2013
14 Medieval Romance and the Gift of Narrative Dr Perkins gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Nicholas Perkins 14 Oct 2013
15 The Secret Mathematicians Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Marcus du Sautoy 08 Oct 2013
16 Measuring Global Poverty Dr Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend 2013. Sabina Alkire 08 Oct 2013
17 Writing Contemporary Fiction: From Inspiration to Publication James Benmore (Kellogg), Samantha Shannon (St Anne's) and Sam Thompson (St Anne's) talk about their work as writers. Chaired by Dr Clare Morgan (Kellogg), author and Director of the Master of Studies in Creative Writing. James Benmore, Samantha Shannon, Sam Thompson, Clare Morgan 07 Oct 2013
18 Physics in the 21st Century Dr John Wheater (Head of Physics Department), Emeritus Professor Derek Stacey and Dr Jay Watson (alumnus), give a talk about the Oxford Physics department and the study of physics today. John Wheater, Derek Stacy, Jay Watson 07 Oct 2013
19 Creative Commons A Successful Strategy for Building Normal Brains - Nature or Nurture? Dr Simon Butt (Keble), Fellow and Tutor in Neuroscience, gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend. Simon Butt 07 Oct 2013
20 Against All Odds: Recovering the first climate data from the central Sahara Professor Richard Washington, Professor of Climate Science at the School of Geography and the Environment; Fellow and Tutor in Geography, Keble College, gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Richard Washington 07 Oct 2013
21 What the World Needs Now from the Environmental Movement Dr Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend 2013. Kumi Naidoo 03 Oct 2013
22 The Spanish Golden Age A session chaired by Dr Frances Lannon that examines this period of flourishing arts and literature in Spain, which coincided with the political rise and subsequent decline of the Spanish Habsburg dynasty. Frances Lannon, John Elliott, Jonathan Thacker 22 May 2013
23 Shakespeare's Fools Professor of English, Katherine Duncan-Jones, discusses the real life characters and contemporaries of Shakespeare that inspired, shaped, and on occasion performed the various roles of the 'fool' in much of his work. Katherine Duncan-Jones 11 Dec 2012
24 Physics in the 21st century - an exciting Time for Physics at oxford Dr John Wheater, Chairman of the Department and other members of the Oxford University Physics team about all the latest projects and ideas that they are working on. With Alan Barr and Henry Snaith. John Wheater, Alan Barr, Henry Snaith 14 Nov 2012
25 Mystical Northern Lights Dr Rob Simpson from Zooniverse talks about the awe-inspiring aurorae, the Northern Lights, and other effects the sun can have on the earth. Find out why 2013 will be a spectacular year for this phenomenon and how and where is best to view it. Rob Simpson 14 Nov 2012
26 Creative Commons Social Mobility - The Greatest Challenge of our Time? Sir Peter Lampi, founder and chairman of the Sutton Trust (which aims to improve social mobility through education) and founder of the Education Endowment Foundation. Sir Peter Lampi 07 Nov 2012
27 Creative Commons How the West Got it Professor Richard Jenkyns, Oxford University's Public Orator, looks at where what we call classical antiquity came from, whether it differed from other ancient civilisations and what it can tell us about Western Civilisation now and in the future. Richard Jenkyns 17 Oct 2012
28 Creative Commons Military Ethics Ancient and Modern A talk from Matthew Leigh, Fellow and Tutor from St Anne's College, Oxford University, on Military Ethics; taken from the Alumni Weekend 2012. Matthew Leigh 15 Oct 2012
29 Creative Commons Military Ethics Ancient and Modern A talk from Matthew Leigh, Fellow and Tutor from St Anne's College, Oxford University, on Military Ethics; taken from the Alumni Weekend 2012. Matthew Leigh 15 Oct 2012
30 On Stage and Screen: Defining Moments in Entertainment Since 1962 As St Catherine's was being built, in July 1962, the Telstar satellite was making history as the first to relay television pictures through space. A year later, Mary Whitehouse would launch her 'Clean Up TV' campaign. Michael Billington, Sara Ramsden, Libby Purves, Thelma Holt 09 Oct 2012
31 Renewable Energies in a Green Economy: Defining Developments It was with the chance of making 'a special contribution to the urgent national need for more scientists' that St Catherine's College was first contemplated. Nicholas Stern, Vivienne Cox, Erica Hope, Steve Groves 09 Oct 2012
32 Creative Commons Hard words, best words words in use, writing the inventory of english English, as its vocabulary confirms, is constantly on the move - both words and meaning act as witnesses to time and change, revealing the diverse pathways of contact and conflict with other nations, as well as changes in culture and identity. Lynda Mugglestone 09 Oct 2012
33 Creative Commons How to eat an Elephant: Why Climate Change Policy is in a Mess and How to Fix it For more than two decades, Professor Steve Rayner has led interdisciplinary research programmes on science technology and environment, specifically on global climate change. Steve Rayner 09 Oct 2012
34 Creative Commons Going into Politics? Tales from an Academic in Westminster Professor Marc Stears reflects on his experiences. Marc Stears is a Professor of Political Theory and fellow at University College. Marc Stears, Mark Philip 09 Oct 2012
35 Creative Commons The Constitutional Issues surrounding devolution in the UK Iain MacLean, Professor of Politics and fellow of Nuffield College, the British Academy and the Royal Society Edinburgh, has published widely on constitutional issues. MacLean is joined by Professor Will Hutton. Iain MacLean, Will Hutton 09 Oct 2012
36 After the Crash: Restoring Economic Growth Founding St Catherine's College in the 1960s required extensive appeals to industry to secure adequate funding to build and endow the new College. Tracy Corrigan, Clive Maxwell, Martin Heipertz, Paul Betts 05 Oct 2012
37 Sir Humphry Davy: Natural Philosopher, Discoverer, Inventor, Poet, Man of Action When St Catherine's College was first being envisaged, creating an undergraduate body with an equal number of science and arts students was at the forefront of our Founder's minds. John Meurig Thomas 05 Oct 2012
38 Defining Moments in International Relations Since 1962 The world of our Founders was one in which the space race heated up, and the Cold War froze over. In October 1962, as the College's first cohort of undergraduates arrived, Cuba was bringing the world to the brink of nuclear war. Marshall Cloyd, Jens Tholstrup, Clark Ervin, James Rodgers 05 Oct 2012
39 Revolutionising 21st Century Healthcare Through Technology A panel discussion on new techniques and applications in the emerging field exploring the boundaries between man and machine in medical imaging, drug delivery and taking healthcare from the hospital to the home. Constantin Coussios, Lionel Tarassenko, Alison Noble, Andrew Hamilton 04 Oct 2012
40 End of Life: Should Physician-Assisted Dying be Legalised? A debate on the whether the choice to end their own lives could be safely offered to some people with terminal illnesses. Fiona Randall, Richard Harries, Antony Kenny, Mary Warnock 03 Oct 2012
41 American election Prospects and Consequences: 2012 and Beyond Director of the Rothermere American Institute Dr Nigel Bowles' intellectual interests lie in American political history and, in particular, in the history of the US Presidency. Nigel Bowles 02 Oct 2012
42 Creative Commons Lumley's Children? The Nepali Community in Britain The Nepali community is one of the newest minorities in the UK, but already numbers more than 100,000, with the biggest concentrations around Farnborough, Ashford, Wembley and Plumstead. David Gellner 02 Oct 2012
43 Creative Commons Creating a 'John Lewis' economy? - encouraging Corporate Diversity for Sustainable Growth The Coalition Government is committed to greater corporate diversity in the financial services sector, and are promoting 'John Lewis' style mutuals to deliver public services. Jonathan Michie 02 Oct 2012
44 Creative Commons Creating a 'John Lewis' economy? - encouraging Corporate Diversity for Sustainable Growth The Coalition Government is committed to greater corporate diversity in the financial services sector, and are promoting 'John Lewis' style mutuals to deliver public services. Jonathan Michie 02 Oct 2012
45 Creative Commons Party Games: Coalition Government in British Politics Professor Hawkins will look at the history of coalition government in British politics over the past 200 years and discuss some of the constitutional implications of the current Conservative/Liberal Democrat government under David Cameron and Nick Clegg. Angus Hawkins 02 Oct 2012
46 Creative Commons The Flexible City: overcoming Lock-In and Path-Dependency Cities are epicentres of creativity and innovation but are also easily locked into patterns of infrastructure and behaviour that may not serve them best. Steve Rayner 02 Oct 2012
47 Creative Commons The Flexible City: overcoming Lock-In and Path-Dependency Cities are epicentres of creativity and innovation but are also easily locked into patterns of infrastructure and behaviour that may not serve them best. Steve Rayner 02 Oct 2012
48 Creative Commons How Hollywood Votes and Why it Matters Using 2012 as a starting point, Dr Tim Stanley goes back into history and considers the different ways that Hollywood has influenced US elections. Tim Stanley 28 Sep 2012
49 Creative Commons The Thomas Willis Oxford Brain Collection Professor Margaret Esiri, Professor of Neuropathology and Fellow of St Hugh's, will talk about the pivotal role Oxford has played in neuroscience - where the words neuron and cell were coined - and the relevance of this history today. Margaret Esiri 24 Sep 2012
50 Wobbles, warbles and fish the brain basis of reading difficulties John Stein gives a talk for the 2012 Oxford Alumni Weekend. John Stein 24 Sep 2012
51 Creative Commons Ebooks, Reading and Scholarship in a Digital Age Niko Pfund, President of Oxford University Press (USA), discusses the ways in which technology affects reading, scholarship, publishing and even thinking. Niko Pfund 24 Sep 2012
52 Has the West Had It? In his keynote lecture at Alumni Weekend 2012, Lord Patten of Barnes attempts to shed light and his particular perspective on whether "the West has had it". Chris Patten 20 Sep 2012
53 Vaccines for Global Health Professor Adrian Hill gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend 2011 on the past, present and future of vaccines against diseases. Adrian Hill 19 Jun 2012
54 What Europe for our grandchildren? The keynote lecture from the Oxford European Reunion in Paris, 6-8 May 2011 on the European Union and its future. Timothy Garton Ash 23 Jan 2012
55 Creative Commons PPE Alumni in Conversation: April 2011 A conversation between Elizabeth Frazer (PPE, 1984; DPhil 1987), Matthew Powell (PPE, 2010) and Nick Alexander (PPE, 1976). Matthew and Nick discuss their learning experiences at Oxford across the internet divide, and find that they have much in common. Nicholas Alexander, Elizabeth Frazer, Matthew Powell 19 Dec 2011
56 Closing Questions and Answers Andrew Hamilton chairs the closing questions and answers session at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Andrew Hamilton 09 Nov 2011
57 Creative Commons India: The View from Oxford Sunali Rohra, Consultant, McKinsey and Company and Oxford Alumna, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Sunali Rohra 09 Nov 2011
58 Creative Commons Kingship and the Roots of Indian Political Culture Dr Anna-Maria Misra, Fellow and Tutor in Modern History, Keble College, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Anna-Maria Misra 09 Nov 2011
59 Inclusive Economic Growth in India: Basic Policy Issues Vijay Joshi, specialist in international Economics and development Economics, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Vijay Joshi 09 Nov 2011
60 Creative Commons India-Oxford Cancer Research Dr Raghib Ali, Director of the INDOX Cancer Research Network, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Raghib Ali 09 Nov 2011
61 Creative Commons Nationwide Studies of Indian Mortality Sir Richard Peto, Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology, delivers a talk at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Richard Peto 09 Nov 2011
62 Why India is the World's Most Interesting Country Professor Ramachandra Guha, historian and biographer, delivers the second keynote address at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Ramachandra Guha 09 Nov 2011
63 Oxford and India - an Enduring Relationship Lord Patten of Barnes delivers the first keynote address at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Chris Patten 09 Nov 2011
64 Welcome to the Oxford-India Day Professor Andrew Hamilton delivers the Welcome Address at the inaugural Oxford-India Day, held at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on 17 June 2011. Andrew Hamilton 09 Nov 2011
65 Creative Commons Earthquake Science in the 21st Century Dr Richard Walker talks about the science behind earthquakes and the methods used to study them by giving examples from recent global disasters. Richard Walker 11 Oct 2011
66 900 years of making a difference: the history of philanthropy at the University of Oxford Chris Day reflects on how generous philanthropic support from organisations and individuals has inspired the success of the University of Oxford. Chris Day 11 Oct 2011
67 900 years of making a difference: the history of philanthropy at the University of Oxford Chris Day reflects on how generous philanthropic support from organisations and individuals has inspired the success of the University of Oxford. Chris Day 11 Oct 2011
68 Creative Commons The Population Paradox Professor David Coleman, Dr George Leeson and Dr Nando Sigona discuss the global issues relating to the world's rising population at the Alumni Weekend Conference 2011. David Coleman, George Leeson, Nando Sigona 11 Oct 2011
69 Creative Commons New Cells for Old Members: The Science of Stem Cells Dr Francis Szele gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend on Stem Cell science and looks at how they could be used in repairing brain disease and injuries. Francis Szele 11 Oct 2011
70 Geoengineering: Fantasy or Feasible Future? Richard Darton gives a talk for the 2011 Oxford Alumni Weekend on the developments in the science of Geoengineering and looks at how close we are to be able to do it. Richard Darton 03 Oct 2011
71 Geoengineering: Fantasy or Feasible Future? Richard Darton gives a talk for the 2011 Oxford Alumni Weekend on the developments in the science of Geoengineering and looks at how close we are to be able to do it. Richard Darton 03 Oct 2011
72 Why Robots Play Football Stephen Cameron gives a talk for the 2011 Oxford Alumni Weekend on robotics and new technological advances in the field. Stephen Cameron 03 Oct 2011
73 William Adams and the Samurai Oxford trip scholar Michael Jay is only the second non-Japanese man to hold a Samurai rank. Hear about his journey to becoming a Samurai. Michael Jay 30 Nov 2010
74 The future of the past; The Bodleian's great acquisitions Part of the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Dr Ovenden looks at the Bodleian's great acquisitions, from Alan Bennett's gift of his literary archive to Cavalli's Erismena, the earliest surviving score of an opera in the English language. Richard Ovenden 30 Nov 2010
75 The infinitely expanding universe of memory; books, manuscript...pixels Part of the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Bodley's Librarian Dr Sarah Thomas in conversation with Dr Alice Prochaska, Principal of Somerville, discussing the 'infinitely expanding universe of memory' and collections in the digital age. Sarah Thomas, Alice Prochaska 30 Nov 2010
76 Creative Commons The Future of Human Rights Part of the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Timothy Endicott, Murray Hunt and Sandra Fredman discuss the future of human rights, looking at the human rights constitution, its critics and how to uphold human rights. Timothy Endicott, Murray Hunt, Sandra Fredman 30 Nov 2010
77 The Marlborough Gems at Blenheim Palace Part of the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Sir John Boardman gives a talk on the antique gems held in Blenheim Palace; the history of the collection and the significance to researching the Classics. John Boardman 23 Nov 2010
78 The Ashmolean Collection and the Formation of Ancient Egyptian Art Part of the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Professor john Baines gives a talk on the Ashmolean Museum and its collection of ancient Egyptian art. John Baines 02 Nov 2010
79 How to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease Part of the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Dr David Smith gives a talk on how to prevent Alzheimer's disease. David Smith 02 Nov 2010
80 Creative Commons Therapy for muscular dystrophy in the new genetics era From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Duchene Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is a genetic muscle wasting disease that causes great suffering to those experiencing it. Dr Kay Davies talks about the advances in molecular genetics which could help treat DMD. Kay Davies 25 Oct 2010
81 Creative Commons A Florence Nightingale for the 21st Century From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Marjorie Reeves Memorial lecture given in St Anne's College. Mark Bostridge, author of the first major biography of Florence Nightingale in 50 years talks about the great woman's life and character. Mark Bostridge 25 Oct 2010
82 Creative Commons A Florence Nightingale for the 21st Century From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Marjorie Reeves Memorial lecture given in St Anne's College. Mark Bostridge, author of the first major biography of Florence Nightingale in 50 years talks about the great woman's life and character. Mark Bostridge 25 Oct 2010
83 Creative Commons The anatomy of a scientific dispute From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Conrad Keating, biographer of Richard Doll, gives a talk on the difficulty scientists have at getting people to believe their results, as Richard Doll had when he published his findings on the dangers of smoking. Conrad Keating 25 Oct 2010
84 Creative Commons Early Tudor England: A People's Reformation? From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. The english Reformation has often been seen as am 'act of state', imposed on the people. How true was that? How soon did the English people buy into the huge success story that was he reformation in northern Europe? Diarmaid MacCulloch 25 Oct 2010
85 Creative Commons Rocking the Cradle...6,000 Years of Geological Impact in Greece From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Phillip England talks about the history of Greece through its many earthquakes and seismic activity over the last 6000 years and shows how these events shaped the ancient world's history. Phillip England 25 Oct 2010
86 Creative Commons Rocking the Cradle...6,000 Years of Geological Impact in Greece From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Phillip England talks about the history of Greece through its many earthquakes and seismic activity over the last 6000 years and shows how these events shaped the ancient world's history. Phillip England 25 Oct 2010
87 The Future of Humanity From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Nick Bostrom, director of the Future of Humanity Institute gives a talk on ideas surrounding future scenarios on what might happen to the human race in the future, from ideas of total extinction to post-humanity. Nick Bostrom 25 Oct 2010
88 Creative Commons The Hidden History of the Wellcome Collection From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Frances Larson gives a talk entitled 'Shared Treasures or Just Bits and Pieces? The Hidden History of the Wellcome Collection. Examining Sir Henry Wellcome's vast hoard of Art and Antiques he collected over his lifetime. Frances Larson 25 Oct 2010
89 Creative Commons Understanding Creativity Dr Chris Gosden gives a talk on creativity and artefacts and the development of tools and objects throughout human history. Delivered in Keble College as part of the OXford Alumni Weekend 2010. Chris Gosden 20 Oct 2010
90 Creative Commons Carbon Dating: The Science of When Things Happen Dr Thomas Higham gives a talk on Carbon Dating; the way in which scientists establish the age of ancient and prehistoric artefacts. This lecture was delivered at Keble College as part of the Oxford Alumni Weekend 2010. Thomas Higham 20 Oct 2010
91 Havens across the Sea Local historian Ann Spokes Symonds gives a talk on the Oxford children and mothers who were evacuated to Canada and the USA in July 1941. Ann Spokes Symonds 12 Nov 2009
92 Oxford and the Crime Novel Best-selling crime fiction writer of Wire in the Blood Val McDermind talks about what makes Oxford city so alluring to crime fiction writers. Part of the 2009 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Val McDermind 12 Nov 2009
93 Creative Commons Developing an improved TB vaccine Dr McShane talks about the University's work in creating an improved vaccine against tuberculosis and she also talks about the urgency of this research. Helen McShane 10 Nov 2009
94 Creative Commons HIV: Will there ever be a vaccine? A talk about the University's work in China and Africa and its attempts to identify the key determinants of protective immunology against HIV infection that should guide future vaccine design. Sarah Rowland-Jones 10 Nov 2009
95 Creative Commons Russia is Back: Jenifer Hart Memorial Lecture Professor MacFarlane gives a talk about modern Russia; from the fall of the Berlin Wall to today; including the rise of Vladimir Putin, the conflict between Chechnya, alleged human rights violations and Russia's relationship with the rest of the world. Neil MacFarlane 28 Oct 2009
96 Gutenberg and the digital revolution Bodley's head librarian, Sarah Thomas, talks about the history of the Bodleian Library and the changes that are taking place within it, particularly the digitisation project -creating electronic digital versions of books- currently underway. Sarah Thomas 28 Oct 2009
97 Creative Commons Understanding human pain, suffering and relief through brain imaging Using examples from her research, Professor Tracey illustrates some of the exciting developments in brain imaging -seeing exactly how the brain is affected by its environment-and discusses how this research impacts on modern medicine, law and society. Irene Tracey 28 Oct 2009
98 Creative Commons Women composers at Oxford: Cinderella (1858-1944) and other role models In the history of the University, women and music have shared a Cinderella-like status before the 20th Century. In this talk, Dr Wollenberg looks at how women composers have continued to change the face of Oxford music in new ways. Susan Wollenberg 28 Oct 2009
99 Creative Commons Developing an improved TB vaccine Dr McShane talks about the University's work in creating an improved vaccine against tuberculosis and she also talks about the urgency of this research. Helen McShane 28 Oct 2009
100 Creative Commons A is for Autism Dame Stephanie gives a talk about her philanthropic work in autism, looking at the condition's history, its causes, the treatments, specialist education and society's position on autism. Stephanie Shirley 28 Oct 2009