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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Creative Commons The impact of drought and water scarcity on ecosystems and their ecology Dr Pam Berry gives a talk on water scarcity, drought and their impact on the environment. Pam Berry 23 Jun 2016
2 'Land, Sea and Air' Part 2 - The state of the oceans What's in the deep ocean? And how can we study these remote and extreme ecosystems? And how is climate change affecting ocean ecosystems? Alex Rogers 10 Jun 2016
3 'Relationships' part 1 - People and plants: balancing conservation and commerce How can working with people to understand how they use their local plants be used to protect them when industry moves in? How do we find and conserve areas of high 'bioquality'? William Hawthorne 12 Apr 2016
4 Creative Commons War and Ecology in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River and beyond Dr Micah Muscolino discusses his new book entitled "The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938–1950." Micah Muscolino, Erica Charters 25 Nov 2015
5 Creative Commons Biodiversity and climate change: what happens when we turn up the heat on nature? Dr Nathalie Seddon, Director of the Biodiversity Institute, gives a talk for the Oxford Martin School. Nathalie Seddon 18 Aug 2015
6 Creative Commons The ‘perfect storm’ revisited: food, energy and water security in the context of climate change Sir John Beddington, Senior Adviser at the Oxford Martin School, gives a talk on climate change John Beddingham 18 Aug 2015
7 Creative Commons Climate change and our oceans Professor Gideon Henderson, Professor of Earth Sciences, and Professor David Marshall, Professor of Physical Oceanography, will explore the role of oceans in climate change. Gideon Henderson, David Marshall 18 Aug 2015
8 Creative Commons Hopes and fears: why people disagree about how to tackle climate In this seminar Dr Rob Bellamy, James Martin Fellow at the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, will explore how and why people disagree about how to tackle climate change. What hope then is there for a global political agreement in Paris 2015? David Marshall 18 Aug 2015
9 Creative Commons Climate change: dealing with uncertainty In this talk Professor Tim Palmer CBE, Co-Director of the Programme on Modelling and Predicting Climate, gives a talk for the Oxford Martin School. Tim Palmer 18 Aug 2015
10 Creative Commons Are we bigger than the biosphere? An ecologist's examination of our human dominated planet. Prof Yadvinder Malhi delivers the 2nd School of Geography and the Environment Annual Lecture at the Royal Geographical Society on 12 February 2015. Yadvinder Malhi 24 Mar 2015
11 Creative Commons Climate change and migration: how are they linked? Dina Ionesco International Organization for Migration and Alex Sutton UK Climate Change & Migration Coalition give a talk for the COMPAS Breakfast Briefing series. Dina Ionesco, Alex Sutton 18 Dec 2014
12 Creative Commons "There’s No Place Like Home" Part 1 - Wytham Woods Professor Ben Sheldon describes one of the World’s longest-running ecological studies, into birds in their natural environments. Ben Sheldon, Chris Lintott 20 Nov 2014
13 What would the British food system look like if it took ecological public health at its heart? Geof Rayner gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series Geof Rayner 30 Jun 2014
14 Creative Commons Is sustainability too expensive? (2014 Hoffmann Lecture) Dr Mathis Wackernagel, President, Global Footprint Network, delivers the 2014 Hoffmann Lecture. Mathis Wackernagel, André Hoffmann, Nick Rawlins 01 Apr 2014
15 An energy cost analysis of membranes in water treatment from alternative sources; will improvements to water security be sustainable? Graeme K Pearce, Director, Membrane Consultancy Associates, gives a talk for the Water Security seminar series Graeme K Pearce 02 Dec 2013
16 Membrane filtration: from critical to threshold flux Robert Field, Engineering Science, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Water Security Seminar series Robert Feild 02 Dec 2013
17 Creative Commons Where will Tomorrow's Food Come From - and What will be the Consequences? The St Anne's Gaudy Seminar explores the topic of food security, focusing in particular on sustainability, supply and demand, and aid and trade. How will science, ecology and consumers have an impact on how food is produced and distributed? Tim Benton, Mary Atkinson 30 Sep 2013
18 Creative Commons Where will Tomorrow's Food Come From - and What will be the Consequences? The St Anne's Gaudy Seminar explores the topic of food security, focusing in particular on sustainability, supply and demand, and aid and trade. How will science, ecology and consumers have an impact on how food is produced and distributed? Tim Benton, Mary Atkinson 30 Sep 2013
19 Creative Commons How can the customer and consumer participate in the electricity demand-side - and what's in it for them? Panel discussion from the UKERC conference 'GB Electricity Demand - Realising the Resource' held on 16th May 2013 at Royal Society, London. Gill Owen, Maria Pooley, Sophie Neuberg, Jeremy Nicholson 22 Jul 2013
20 Creative Commons Sparks Symposium: Interdisciplinary Research, Communication and Dissemination Part two Why Social Scientists Should Engage with Natural Scientists With Philip Lowe, Newcastle University. The aim of the symposium is to offer advice, training, tools and best practices to participants undertaking or considering interdisciplinary energy research. Philip Lowe 22 May 2013
21 Creative Commons Sparks Symposium: Interdisciplinary Research, Communication and Dissemination Part one Assessing Interdisciplinary Research With Catherine Lyall, University of Edinburgh, The aim of the symposium is to offer advice, training, tools and best practices to participants undertaking or considering interdisciplinary energy research. Catherine Lyall 22 May 2013
22 Low Carbon Heat: Research Gaps and Opportunities: Part two IEA Heat Research With Robin Wiltshire, BRE. A two-day UKERC Meeting Place event to bring together experts from academia, consultancy and industry to discuss low carbon heat. Robin Wiltshire 22 May 2013
23 Creative Commons Low Carbon Heat: Research Gaps and Opportunities: Part one Heat and the City With Jan Webb, University of Edinburgh. A two-day UKERC Meeting Place event to bring together experts from academia, consultancy and industry to discuss low carbon heat. Jan Webb 22 May 2013
24 Creative Commons The Future of the UK Gas Network: Part two Scenarios for the future of the network With Paul Dodds, UCL. The purpose of this talk is to To examine research and policy issues surrounding the future of the UK gas network from a range of perspectives, including government, industry and academia. Paul Dodds 22 May 2013
25 Creative Commons The Future of the UK Gas Network: Part one The UK Energy Research Centre With Jim Watson, UKERC. The purpose of this talk is to examine research and policy issues surrounding the future of the UK gas network from a range of perspectives, including government, industry and academia. Jim Watson 22 May 2013
26 Creative Commons SPLiCE: Sustainable Pathways to Low Carbon Energy (Scoping Workshop) Part Two National Ecosystem Assessment To scope out an ambitious research programme (SPLiCE) that would identify how the transition to a low carbon energy system can be made in a sustainable way. With Ian Bateman, UEA. Ian Bateman 22 May 2013
27 Creative Commons SPLiCE: Sustainable Pathways to Low Carbon Energy (Scoping Workshop) Part 1: Legal and Energy Policy Context To scope out an ambitious research programme (SPLiCE) that would identify how the transition to a low carbon energy system can be made in a sustainable way. With Tom Bain (DECC). Tom Bain 22 May 2013
28 Organisms Reading and Reference list Reading and Reference list for Organisms lecture series. Tim Walker 09 May 2013
29 Creative Commons Organisms Lecture 4: The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation 2020 Fourth and final lecture in Professor Tim Walker's Organisms series in which he looks at how we can conserve the world's vital plants on a global scale. Tim Walker 07 May 2013
30 Creative Commons Organisms Lecture 3: What have Plants done for us? Third lecture in Professor Tim Walker's Organisms lecture series in which he looks at what plants have contributed to human existence. Tim Walker 07 May 2013
31 Creative Commons Organisms Lecture 2: Biological Pollination Second lecture in Professor Tim Walker's Organisms lecture series in which he looks at biological pollination - how bees and other insects pollinate plants. Tim Walker 07 May 2013
32 Creative Commons Organisms Lecture 1: Its all about seeds First lecture in Professor Tim Walker's Organisms lecture series in which he looks at seeds and their imporance to organisms. Tim Walker 07 May 2013
33 Creative Commons An Uncertain Climate Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science, University College London, gives the final lecture in the Uncertainty series. Chris Rapley 03 Jul 2012
34 Creative Commons The Ecology of Conflict: Human-Wildlife Conflict on the Hwange National Park Boundary, Zimbabwe' Andrew Loveridge (Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Zoology) gives a talk for the St John's College Colloquium on Environmental Conflict and its Resolution (joint event with Oxpeace and Human Sciences). Andrew Loveridge 31 Oct 2011
35 Medical Anthropology at Oxford: Maize, Men and New Medical Models This presentation by doctoral student Kristina Baines was delivered at the Medical Anthropology at Oxford conference 10 Years at the Intersections. It focuses on embodied ecological heritage and health in Southern Belize. Kristina Baines 25 Jul 2011
36 Creative Commons Ironing The Ocean - exploring the ocean iron and carbon cycles aboard the RRS discovery in the south atlantic Gideon Henderson, Professor of Earth Sciences and fellow of University College, gives a talk on his research on iron content in the atlantic ocean and its necessity for life in the ocean. Gideon Henderson 01 Jun 2011
37 Creative Commons Ironing The Ocean - exploring the ocean iron and carbon cycles aboard the RRS discovery in the south atlantic Gideon Henderson, Professor of Earth Sciences and fellow of University College, gives a talk on his research on iron content in the atlantic ocean and its necessity for life in the ocean. Gideon Henderson 01 Jun 2011
38 Creative Commons Investment in transport infrastructure and economic development: recent debates in the United States Andrew Goetz, Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography, University of Denver, gives a talk for the Transport Studies Unit Lecture Series on Future Research in Transport. Andrew Goetz 06 Apr 2011
39 Creative Commons Mobility, place-making, and economic competitiveness Professor Robert Cervero, University of California, Berkeley, gives a seminar for the Future Research in Transport 2011 Hilary Term seminar series. Robert Cervero 15 Mar 2011
40 Creative Commons Myth and reality in the search for the wider benefits of transport Professor Roger Vickerman, University of Kent, gives a talk for the Transport Studies Unit 2011 Hilary Term seminar series. Roger Vickerman 07 Mar 2011
41 Creative Commons Translating daily life into simulation: MATSim and its possibilities. Professor Kay Axhausen, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zürich, gives a talk for the Transport Studies Unit 2011 Hilary term seminar series. Kay Axhausen 07 Mar 2011
42 Creative Commons Understanding the Paths to Post-Carbon Mobility: Research Needs for Anticipating Transport Revolutions Anthony Perl, Professor and Director of the Urban Studies Program, gives a talk for the Transport Studies Unit 2011 Hilary Term seminar series on the subject of post-carbon mobility and transport. Anthony Perl 07 Mar 2011
43 Creative Commons Does Mobility have a Future? Professor John Urry, University of Lancaster, gives a talk for the Transport Studies Unit 2011 Hilary term seminar series. John Urry 07 Mar 2011
44 Creative Commons Riding the Perfect Storm: World on the Edge, When will the Big Bubble Burst Lester Brown, President of the Earth Policy Institute in Washington DC, gives a lecture for the Linacre Lecture Series; Riding the Perfect Storm. Lester Brown 08 Feb 2011
45 Creative Commons The OneOak Project:using science and art to revive Britain's wood culture Part of the Future of Crops lecture series delivered at the Oxford Botanic Gardens. Gabriel Hemery 19 Jan 2011
46 Creative Commons Nutritional Anthropology Lecture 5: Political Ecology of Food Security (15 March 2010) Professor Stanley Ulijaszek, of the Institute of Cultural Anthropology, Oxford, gave a lecture on 15 March 2010 forming part of the Nutritional Anthropology lecture series. It was entitled 'Political Ecology of Food Security'. Stanley Ulijaszek 15 Jun 2010
47 The Tipping Point: Climate Change Professor Gideon Henderson and Dr Ros Rickaby from the Department of Earth Sciences talk about some of the key issues surrounding climate change today. Gideon Henderson, Ros Rickaby 26 Aug 2009
48 The Tipping Point: Climate Change Professor Gideon Henderson and Dr Ros Rickaby from the Department of Earth Sciences talk about some of the key issues surrounding climate change today. Gideon Henderson, Ros Rickaby 26 Aug 2009
49 Societies in Transition: The End of Roman Civilization Dr Ward-Perkins (Trinity College, Oxford) examines the Roman-made ecological disasters and examines how far the environmental pollution contributed to the fall of Rome and why this matters in today's world. Bryan Ward-Perkins 24 Mar 2009
50 African Ecology: Fire and Ants Short introduction to research on African Ecology by Dr Kate Parr. Kate Parr 29 Jul 2008