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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Eye movements and cognitive function in Parkinson’s disease NDCN Seminar Chrystalina Antoniades 29 Sep 2017
2 Saturday Scientist, BBC Radio Oxford Sarah Finnegan talks about Breathe Oxford Sarah Finnegan 03 Aug 2017
3 Young people’s involvement in research: The NEUROSEC Young People’s Advisory Group Initiative Members of Oxford YPAG talk about their work and experiences in the Young People’s Advisory Group Initiative. Part of the fourth panel; Research for Change. Members of Oxford YPAG 25 Jul 2017
4 Psychosis, biomarkers, and young people’s moral perspectives Arianna Manzini (BeGOOD team, Psychiatry, University of Oxford), gives the second talk in the third panel, Young People’s Voices, Young People’s Citizenship. Arianna Manzini 25 Jul 2017
5 vVirtual ethics: Developing e-tools to assess young people’s moral attitudes Dr. Gabriela Pavarini (BeGOOD team, Psychiatry, University of Oxford) gives the first presentation in the third panel; Young People’s Voices, Young People’s Citizenship. Gabriela Pavarini 25 Jul 2017
6 Second response to second panel Dr. Dorothee Horstkötter (Maastricht University) gives the second response to the second panel, Psychosis Risk: From Research to Practice. Dorothee Horstkötter 25 Jul 2017
7 First response to second panel Respondent: Prof. Matthew Broome (Psychiatry, University of Oxford) gives the first response to the second panel. Matthew Broome 25 Jul 2017
8 The ethics of early intervention in psychosis: (Preliminary) findings from a qualitative study in England Paolo Corsico (BeGOOD team, Psychiatry, University of Oxford) gives the second talk in the second panel, Psychosis Risk: From Research to Practice. Paolo Corsico 25 Jul 2017
9 Early Intervention in Psychosis services: 15 years of implementation Prof. Belinda Lennox (Psychiatry, University of Oxford) gives the first talk in the second panel, Psychosis Risk: From Research to Practice. Belinda Lennox 25 Jul 2017
10 Response to first panel Prof. Maureen Kelley (NDPH, University of Oxford) responds to the presentations in panel 1. Maureen Kelley 25 Jul 2017
11 Knowledge translation and pathways to impact Dr. João Rangel de Almeida (Wellcome Trust) gives the second talk in the Ethics and Early Intervention in Mental Health: Promoting Change through Research conference, João Rangel de Almeida 25 Jul 2017
12 Vision of the BeGOOD project Prof. Ilina Singh (BeGOOD PI, University of Oxford), introduces the conference and gives a brief talk on the BeGOOD project. Ilina Singh 25 Jul 2017
13 Bad Beginnings? Early intervention for mums and babies in prison Rose Mortimer (BeGOOD team, Psychiatry, University of Oxford) gives the third presentation in the first panel; Researching Families, Transforming Communities. Rose Mortimer 25 Jul 2017
14 Preparing For Life: An ethnographic study of early intervention in Northside Dublin, Ireland Dr. Rodolfo Maggio (BeGOOD team, Psychiatry, University of Oxford) gives the second presentation in the first panel; Researching Families, Transforming Communities. Rodolfo Maggio 25 Jul 2017
15 The risks of pathologising normal family life Dr. Jan Macvarish (Kent University) gives the first talk in the first panel; Researching Families, Transforming Communities. Jan Macvarish 25 Jul 2017
16 Cell transplants to treat the 'disease' of chronic pain Thomas Willis Lecture (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences) Allan Basbaum 10 Apr 2017
17 What Does Philosophy Have to Do with Neuroscience? When you examine the brain, you can learn a lot and see chemical interactions, but you cannot find anything about the first-person nature of things we experience as humans, such as colours and pain. Paul Skokowski 03 Apr 2017
18 Detecting, tracking, and predicting motor neuron disease NDCN Departmental Seminar. Martin Turner 06 Mar 2017
19 The Neuroscience of Moral Agency (Or: How I Learned to Love Determinism and Still Respect Myself in the Morning) In this public lecture, Dr William Casebeer discusses neuroscience, human agency and free will. William Casebeer 23 Feb 2017
20 The Microbiome and the Brain An interview with Professor Phil Burnet, who discusses his research into the influence of the gut microbiome on brain health. He talks about novel findings, potential future work, and takes questions from trainee psychiatrists and researchers. Phil Burnet 30 Jan 2017
21 Shakespeare’s Memory – Professor Rodrigo Quian Quiroga (Director of the Centre for Systems Neuroscience, University of Leicester) Rodrigo’s talk references the writing of Jorge Luis Borges, particularly his short stories 'Shakespeare’s Memory' and 'Funes the Memorious', which deal with memory. Rodrigo Quian Quiroga 12 Dec 2016
22 Shakespeare as Observer and Psychologist – Professor Paul Matthews (Fellow by Special Election, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford; Edmond and Lily Safra Chair and Head of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London) Paul focuses on some of the questions that Shakespeare was asking about the mind, and how the same sorts of issues are approached now by neuroscientists. Paul Matthews 12 Dec 2016
23 Shakespeare, Mind and World – Dr Tom MacFaul (Lecturer in English, St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford) Tom discusses how Shakespeare’s age thought about thinking. In particular, he looks at the transformative power of thought and the idea in some of Shakespeare’s works that the mind is free to create its own world. Tom MacFaul 12 Dec 2016
24 Forty years on: from frogs to man Clinical Neurosciences Society Anniversary Lecture Chris Kennard 08 Dec 2016
25 Implicit Bias and Racism Paper presented by Neil Levy at the MT16 Oxford-Valencia Neuroethics Workshop. Neil Levy 23 Nov 2016
26 The Contribution of Neuroethics for Responsible Management Education Paper presented by José Félix Lozano Aguilar at the MT16 Oxford-Valencia Neuroethics Workshop. José Félix Lozano Aguilar 23 Nov 2016
27 Neurointerventions to Prevent Crime and the Problem of Unjustified Incarceration Paper presented by Katrien Devolder at the MT16 Oxford-Valencia Neuroethics Workshop. Katrien Devolder 23 Nov 2016
28 The New Problem of Personal Force in Morality Paper presented by Emilian Mihailov at the MT16 Oxford-Valencia Neuroethics Workshop. Emilian Mihailov 23 Nov 2016
29 CNS remyelination: from mechanisms to medicines NDCN Departmental Seminar Robin Franklin 07 Oct 2016
30 Creative Commons The Visual Brain: 'The House of Deceits of the Sight' Lecture given as part of Brain Awareness Week 2016 Christopher Kennard 22 Aug 2016
31 Creative Commons And all this time it dwells behind the door Annie Freud, the award-winning poet and artist, will talk about where her poems come from, her development as an artist and writer, and the relationship between her poems and paintings. Annie Freud, Sowon Park 04 Jul 2016
32 Functional imaging of dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Seminar Series Paola Piccini 16 Jun 2016
33 Defining the genetic architecture of Alzheimer’s disease Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Seminar Series Julie Williams 16 May 2016
34 'Learning' part 2 - Stimulating learning Can a little electrical stimulation help people learn quicker? And how would technology that does this be used? And why would you want to use this over medicines? Roi Cohen Kadosh 13 May 2016
35 'Learning' part 1 - Sleep for success Sleep is really important. But do we realise how important it is, particularly for helping us think straight? Are teenagers lazy? Are their body clocks different? Christopher-James Harvey 05 May 2016
36 'Relationships' part 2 - New fathers How do new fathers form relationships with their children? What is the unique role of a father? What do they contribute to the development of their children? What is male post-natal depression? Anna Machin 22 Apr 2016
37 What Makes You Tick? How do you know when it's time to wake up or go to sleep? More powerful than any alarm are your circadian rhythms. Christopher James-Harvey, Stuart Peirson, Russell Foster 12 Apr 2016
38 The Glymphatic System Thomas Willis Lecture Maiken Nedergaard 01 Apr 2016
39 Advanced imaging of the spinal cord in multiple sclerosis NCDN Seminar Olga Ciccarelli 01 Apr 2016
40 Significant Form Semir Zeki gives a presentation entitled; The Neurobiology of Beauty, and Gerhard Lauer gives a talk entitled, Is there an Aesthetic Experience in this Experiment? The Chair is Professor Andrew Parker. Semir Zeki, Gerhard Lauer, Andrew Parker 18 Mar 2016
41 How do risk genes for psychosis operate? NCDN Seminar Paul Harrison 04 Mar 2016
42 Human enhancement: the future of neuroscience NDCN departmental seminar Barbara Sahakian 02 Dec 2015
43 From touch to pain: making sense of sensation Inaugural Lecture David Bennett 20 Nov 2015
44 Management of primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) symptoms Overview of PLS symptoms and how to manage them Rachel Marsden, Kevin Talbot 10 Nov 2015
45 Techniques used to research primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) Overview of MRI etc. Ricarda Menke 10 Nov 2015
46 The genetics of primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) An overview of the genetics of PLS Chris McDermott 10 Nov 2015
47 What is Primary Lateral Sclerosis (PLS)? An overview of PLS in the clinic Kevin Talbot 10 Nov 2015
48 History of Primary Lateral Sclerosis (PLS) Introduction to PLS day in Oxford Martin Turner 10 Nov 2015
49 The Unconscious: a Concept or a Metaphor? Andrew Mayes, and Angus Nicholls, give a talk for the Unconscious Memory seminar series. Andrew Mayes, Angus Nicholls 02 Nov 2015
50 Creative Commons Neuroscientist and Alumni Weekend speaker, Baroness Susan Greenfield (St Hilda's, 1970) Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE highlights how the unprecedented use of digital technologies is leaving a mark on our brains. Susan Greenfield 01 Sep 2015
51 Rediscovering the importance of sleep, 'the chief of all earthly blessings', in the digital age Inaugural lecture on sleep research Colin Espie 27 Jul 2015
52 Translational neuroscience of the developing cerebral cortex Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Seminar Zoltan Molnar 30 Jun 2015
53 'Artificial Intelligence' part 3 - Understanding how we learn language Professor Kim Plunkett explains how neuroscientists use artificial intelligence as a tool to model processes in the brain – in particular to understand how infants acquire language. Kim Plunkett 12 Jun 2015
54 Proustian Memory Professor Gordon Shepherd (Yale) ‘Reassessing Mechanisms of Autobiographical Memory’ and Dr Kirsten Shepherd-Barr (St Catherine’s, Oxford) ‘Madeleines and Neuromodernism’. Chaired by Dr Sowon Park (Corpus Christi, Oxford) Gordon Shepherd, Kirsten Shepherd-Barr 04 Jun 2015
55 Creative Commons Translating Image from the Research Lab to the Clinic How imaging is used in translational neuroscience. Clare Mackay 21 May 2015
56 Join Dementia Research: Help Beat Dementia A short overview of 'Join Dementia Research', a national service in collaboration with Alzheimer's Research UK, Alzheimer's Society & the National Institute of Health Research. Jennifer Potts 21 May 2015
57 Creative Commons Biomarkers: Detecting Alzheimer's Early Enough to Treat it. What are Biomarkers? And why are they useful in Alzheimer's Disease Research. Alejo Nevado-Hogado 21 May 2015
58 Creative Commons Using Stem Cells to Understand Dementia Dr Angela Bithell of Reading University explains the importance of Stem Cells in trying to understand Dementia and finding new treatments Angela Bithell 21 May 2015
59 Creative Commons Funding World Class Dementia Research An overview on Dementia and why Alzheimers Research UK is here Emma O'Brien 21 May 2015
60 Welcome and Introduction Principal Investigator, Richard Wade Martins, gives a brief introduction to the work of the Oxford Alzheimer's Research UK Network Richard Wade Martins 21 May 2015
61 How can skin cells help us understand Parkinson's? Richard Wade Martins, OPDC Principal Investigator, discusses his current research into Skin cells and Stem cells Richard Wade Martins 21 May 2015
62 Overview: The Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre (OPDC) Cohort Michele Hu, co-Principle Investigator of the OPDC, gives an overview of the Centre's vision and research themes Michele Hu 21 May 2015
63 Creative Commons Using novel technologies to assess Parkinson's Mathematician & Engineer, Max Little, discusses how modern technology, such as smart phones, can aid recording behavioural & environmental factors in Parkinson's research Max Little 21 May 2015
64 'Artificial Intelligence' part 2 - How to create machines that learn Professor Nando de Freitas explains that understanding how our brains work has helped us create machines that learn, and how these learning machines can be put to completing different tasks. Nando de Freitas 19 May 2015
65 Microglia, cytokines and synapses in chronic neurodegeneration Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Seminar Hugh Perry 12 May 2015
66 Creative Commons Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis Richard Brown( Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University) and Mark Solms (Chair of Neuropsychology, University of Cape Town) give the fourth talk in the Unconscious Memory series. Richard Brown, Mark Solms 07 May 2015
67 Brain Science and the Military In this talk I explain the nature of national security interest in the burgeoning field of neuroscience and its implications for military and counter-intelligence operations. Jonathan Moreno 17 Apr 2015
68 Humanities and Science: Representing Science An interdisciplinary discussion exploring the many possible approaches to representing science through the arts, as well as potential challenges Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Heidi Johansen-Berg, Jason Gaiger, Annie Cattrell 17 Mar 2015
69 Wayne McGregor: Neuroscience and Dance Wayne McGregor (Director, Random Dance) talks about his choreographic practice with Dr Phil Barnard, (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge) and Eckhard Thiemann (Arts Producer). Wayne McGregor, Phil Barnard, Eckhard Thiemann 16 Mar 2015
70 Priming Professor Masud Husain and Dr Ben Morgan give the third Unconscious Memory talk. Masud Husain, Ben Morgan 18 Feb 2015
71 Unconscious Memory and Mental Space Professor Michael Burke and Dr Sebastian Groes give the second Unconscious Memory talk. Michael Burke, Sebastian Groes 18 Feb 2015
72 Exploring the Two Cultures Professor Larry Squire and Dr Simon Kemp give the first Unconscious Memory Seminar. Larry Squire, Simon Kemp 18 Feb 2015
73 The Art of Seeing Part of a free public seminar 'Thinking About the Brain' Chrystalina Antoniades 12 Feb 2015
74 Half a World: What unilateral neglect tells us about space and the brain Part of a free public seminar 'Thinking About the Brain' Glyn Humphreys 12 Feb 2015
75 Art, Illusions and the Visual Brain Part of a free public seminar 'Thinking About the Brain' Chris Kennard 12 Feb 2015
76 Unconscious Memory and Mental Space Professor Michael Burke and Dr Sebastian Groes Michael Burke, Sebastian Groes, Ben Morgan 26 Jan 2015
77 Exploring the Two Cultures Professor Larry Squire and Dr Simon Kemp Larry Squire, Simon Kemp 26 Jan 2015
78 New frontiers in stem cell neuroscience and drug discovery NDCN Seminar Zameel Cader 16 Dec 2014
79 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
80 The neurobiology of social sounds - from speech to laughter Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Seminar Sophie Scott 01 Dec 2014
81 Implicit Moral Attitudes Research shows that implicit moral attitudes affect our thinking and behavior. This talk reports new psychological and neuroscientific research and explores potential implications for scientific moral psychology as well as for some philosophical theories. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong 14 Nov 2014
82 Imaging the mechanisms of behavioural control Inaugural lecture Timothy Behrens 12 Nov 2014
83 Microglial microvesicles in Alzheimer’s Disease A Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences Occasional Seminar Roberto Furlan 27 Oct 2014
84 Creative Commons A role for the pulvinar following early life lesions of V1 NDCN Seminar on preservation of visual capacity despite injury to V1 James A. Bourne 15 Sep 2014
85 Creative Commons Traumatic Brain Disease in the Military: Past, Present and Future A review of the fascinating 100 year history of traumatic brain injury in the military and, in particular, its long-term consequences. Daniel Perl 10 Sep 2014
86 Creative Commons Homeostatic regulation of sleep and its regional aspects Vladyslav Vyazovskiy from the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics gives this Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences seminar Vladyslav Vyazovskiy 30 Jun 2014
87 Creative Commons Early inflammation and NGF deregulation in Alzheimer's and Down's syndrome Claudio Cuello from the Department of Pharmacology, McGill University, Montreal gives this Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences seminar. Claudio Cuello 10 Jun 2014
88 Imaging and Stimulating Brain Plasticity Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg gives her inaugural lecture as head of the Plasticity Group at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB). Heidi Johansen-Berg 12 May 2014
89 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
90 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
91 Creative Commons Uehiro Seminar: Rescuing Responsibility from the Retributivists - Neuroscience, Free Will and Criminal Punishment Legal punishment as the routine infliction of suffering poses a serious challenge of justification. The challenge becomes more urgent as a number of thinkers argue that the dominant, retributivist answer fails in the light of the findings of neuroscience. Frej Klem Thomsen 02 May 2013
92 Creative Commons Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry at Oxford: a guide for prospective undergraduate students This light-hearted talk gives you the chance to hear three admissions tutors discuss what you can expect from their courses, and what the tutors are looking for when they select students. Martin Speight, Mark Wormald, Nick Green 04 Mar 2013
93 Developing and disseminating effective psychological therapies for anxiety disorders: science, policy and economics. David M Clark (Oxford University) delivers a lecture at the third Calleva Research Symposium on Evolution and Human Science on 27 October 2012. David M Clark 04 Dec 2012
94 A social neuroscience perspective on adolescent risk-taking Laurence Steinberg (Temple University) delivers a lecture at the third Calleva Research Symposium on Evolution and Human Science on 27 October 2012. Laurence Steinberg 04 Dec 2012
95 Social networks and evolution Nicholas Christakis (Harvard University) delivers a lecture at the third Calleva Research Symposium on Evolution and Human Science on 27 October 2012. Nicholas Christakis 04 Dec 2012
96 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
97 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
98 Oxford at Said Seminar: Neuroscience This Oxford at Said seminar showcases some of Oxfords most exciting new research in the area of Neuroscience. Susan Greenfield, Zam Cader, Laura Suter-Dick 13 Aug 2012
99 Creative Commons Creativity Lecture 8: Creativity as a neuroscientific mystery Prof. Margaret Boden (Philosophy, Sussex) delivers a lecture as part of the Keble College Creativity series. Margaret Boden 28 May 2012
100 Creativity Lecture 5: The Neuroscience of Creativity Professor Susan Greenfield explains how neuroscience can make innovative contributions to creativity by offering a perspective at the level of the physical brain. Susan Greenfield 06 Feb 2012