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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Smart People Work Everywhere - using your research skills outside academia A panel discuss using your research degree outside academia. Carole Souter, Philip Bullock, Kate Williams, Mark Byford 18 Dec 2018
2 QUADcast episode 1: Careers - an interview with Jonathan Black, Director of the Careers Service. In this episode, Richard and Tabitha visit Jonathan Black, Director of the Careers Service here at the University to talk about the benefits our alumni can still receive from the service. Jonathan Black 03 Dec 2018
3 Creative Commons What to do About Failure: Personal Actions. How to take action to change the role failure plays in your life. Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Rachel Bray, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
4 Creative Commons What to do About Failure: Personal Attitudes. How to change your own attitudes to failure and success, and how failure relates to regret. Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Chiara Cappellaro, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
5 Creative Commons Failure and the Farewell to Academia. Why does the idea of leaving academia so often feel like professional failure? Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Rachel Bray, Chiara Cappellaro 22 May 2018
6 Creative Commons Failure and Other People Other people (or our idea of them) can induce feelings of failure and alleviate or transform them. Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Chiara Cappellaro, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
7 Creative Commons The Feeling of Failure What does failure feel like, and what happens when you sit with it? Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Chiara Cappellaro, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
8 Creative Commons The Oxford Conference on Ageing and Psychiatry Closing Remarks Dr Charlotte Allan, Academic Clinical Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry, closes The Oxford Conference on Ageing and Psychiatry. Charlotte Allan 09 Oct 2015
9 Creative Commons The Oxford Conference on Ageing and Psychiatry Opening Remarks Dr Charlotte Allan gives the opening remarks to the Oxford Conference on Ageing and Psychiatry, held in Wolfson College, Oxford on 28th September 2015. Charlotte Allan 08 Oct 2015
10 Creative Commons Heidi Johansen-Berg: Women in Science Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg heads the Plasticity Group at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB). Her research focuses on how the brain changes in response to damage, learning and experience Heidi Johansen-Berg 10 Dec 2014
11 Creative Commons Irene Tracey: Women in Science Irene Tracey is the co-founder and director of the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB) Irene Tracey 10 Dec 2014
12 Early Career Experiences in History of Medicine First talk given at the Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine Matt Smith, Erica Charters 14 Jul 2014
13 Creative Commons Heidi Johansen-Berg: Women in Science Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg heads the Plasticity Group at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB). Her research focuses on how the brain changes in response to damage, learning and experience. Heidi Johansen-Berg 08 Apr 2014
14 Creative Commons Irene Tracey: Women in Science Irene Tracey gives a passionate insight into her career and how she balances work and life. As she puts it 'A scientific career is not an easy one to choose: it’s tough and competitive'. Irene Tracey 08 Apr 2014
15 Creative Commons The causes of early onset psychosis An interview with Dr Lennox discussing her career in academic psychiatry, and her current research into the causes of early onset psychosis. Belinda Lennox 21 Jan 2014
16 Meet the Scientists - Transparent Conductors Alex T. Vai, DPhil student in the Donohoe Group, University of Oxford, describes his exciting research into touch-screen technology and also tells of his outside work ventures in orienteering and orchestra. Alex T. Vai 04 Oct 2013
17 Meet the Scientists - Solar Fuels, Bacteria and Hydrogen Dr Rhiannon Evans from the Armstrong Group, University of Oxford, gives a short account of her research studies into solar fuels, as well as giving an insight to her life outside of research. Rhiannon Evans 04 Oct 2013
18 Meet the Scientists - Solar Fuels and Enzymes Susannah Hexter, DPhil Student in the Armstrong Group, University of Oxford, describes her love for Chemistry and discusses her hobbies outside of work. Susannah Hexter 04 Oct 2013
19 Science Journalism Laura Howes (Merton, 2001), a science correspondent for Chemistry World, talks about the ins and out of science journalism in general, and her path to a career with the Royal Society of Chemistry. Laura Howes 17 Jul 2013
20 Science Communication at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden Dr Alison Foster (Jesus College), Senior Curator at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden, talks about her journey from industrial pharmaceutical chemistry research to her current role in horticulture, and offers some tips for major career transitions. Alison Foster 17 Jul 2013
21 Industry research and management at Infineum Dr Martin-Dare Edwards (University College, 1974), Project Director for Infineum UK, talks about transitioning from research to management roles within the chemical industry. Martin-Dare Edwards 17 Jul 2013
22 Part 3 - My path to academic success - Asel Sartbaeva Dr Asel Sartbaeval, a Lecturer at the University of Bath, discusses her path from Kyrgyzstan to Oxford and beyond, and offers some advice on balancing career success with family and relationships. Asel Sartbaeva 17 Jul 2013
23 Part 2 - My path to academic success - Ed Anderson Dr Ed Anderson, a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford gives an overview of his current role, and advice on issues he encountered along the way, including the benefits of a post doctoral position in the USA. Ed Anderson 17 Jul 2013
24 Part 1 - My path to academic success - Alison Parkin Dr Alison Parkin, who has just started her own lab group at the University of York, talks about taking career development step by step, and the importance of both research and teaching in academic careers. Alison Parkin 17 Jul 2013
25 What has chemistry ever done for me? Or, how did I get here? Professor Lesley Yellowlees, the first female President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, talks about the choices she had to make in order to obtain her two dream jobs (and hold them at the same time). Lesley Yellowlees 17 Jul 2013
26 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Building Partnerships - a career path in research coordination and capacity building This presentation by Dalia Iskander, a previous student of Anthropology at Oxford, was delivered at the conference Medical Anthropology at Oxford: 10 Years at the Intersections on 23 June 2011. Dalia Iskander 25 Jul 2011