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101 Creative Commons Older people's views of integrated care Mr Chris Graham, Director of Research and Policy, Picker Institute, gives the third talk in the Oxford Conference on Psychiatry and Ageing. Chris Graham 08 Oct 2015
102 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
103 Creative Commons Emma Goodwin on 'Crowdscribing' Emma Goodwin is the Principal Investigator of the AHRC-funded Collaborative Skills Project, ‘Promoting Interdisciplinary Engagement in the Digital Humanities’ (dhAHRC). Emma Goodwin 09 Jul 2015
104 Creative Commons Aruna Bhaugeerutty on Open Museum Collections Aruna Bhaugeerutty, Manager of Digital Collections at the Ashmolean Museum, talks about the Museum’s efforts to open up its collections to a wider audience via interactive online platforms. Aruna Bhaugeerutty 09 Jul 2015
105 African Studies Annual Lecture Is Africa Rising? Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, gives the 2015 Annual Lecture for the African Studies Centre. Winnie Byanyima 02 Jul 2015
106 Creative Commons Champion of renewable energy Juliet Davenport OBE (Merton, 1986) Juliet Davenport emphasises the role of renewable energy in the fight against climate change and shows how unprecedented progress is being made. Juliet Davenport 30 Jun 2015
107 Rumors, riots, and taxis: The politics of Myanmar's new media infrastructure Southeast Asia Seminar Trinity Term 2015 Matt Schissler 23 Jun 2015
108 Mastering Women’s Studies? Habitus and Hazards Professor Ros Ballaster talks on the beginning of the Women's Studies course at Oxford in 'Mastering Women's Studies? Habitus and Hazards' Ros Ballaster 22 Jun 2015
109 Design and practice: a study of the design, build and occupation of new schools Prof. Harry Daniels & Hau Ming Tse present an account of ways in which the discourses and practices of school design produce educational spaces which mediate and shape the discourses and practices of teaching and learning when the building is occupied. Harry Daniels, Hau Ming Tse 22 Jun 2015
110 Creative Commons Chemistry is Central to our Energy Future Phil Grunewald, Deputy Director of Energy Research at the University of Oxford, explains how chemistry helps to solve global energy challenges. Phil Grunewald 10 Jun 2015
111 Development of the UK’s fastest wind tunnel – a UK/Australia endeavour Professor Matthew McGilvray, University of Oxford and Professor Richard Morgan, University of Queensland give a talk at the Department of Engineering Science as part of the 41st Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture programme. Matthew McGilvray, Richard Morgan 26 May 2015
112 2015 Oxford Disability Lecture Hilary Lister is giving the first University of Oxford Disability Lecture. Hilary was an undergraduate at Jesus College who has since gained fame as a quadriplegic sailor. She was the first disabled woman to sail solo around Britain. Hilary Lister 07 May 2015
113 Creative Commons Oxford Figures: 800 Years of the Mathematical Sciences Professor Robin Wilson, author of Alice's Adventures in Numberland, gives a talk on the history of studying Mathematics at Oxford, which is as old as the University itself. Robin Wilson 06 May 2015
114 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
115 Creative Commons The Arrow of Time In the fourth lecture, Harvey Brown asks why real-world events always proceed in the direction of increasing entropy, even though the laws of physics don’t require it. Harvey Brown 07 Jan 2015
116 Creative Commons The Probability Puzzle In the third lecture, David Wallace asks how we make sense of probability in the Many-Worlds theory. David Wallace 07 Jan 2015
117 Creative Commons The Life of Psi: More on the Superposition Principle In the second lecture, Harvey Brown discusses in more depth the superposition principle of quantum mechanics. Harvey Brown 07 Jan 2015
118 Creative Commons The Plurality of Worlds In this first lecture, David Wallace examines the justification for interpreting the superposition states as multiplicities. David Wallace 06 Jan 2015
119 Oxford At War: Footage from Mount Farm Airbase World War Two arrives in Oxford in this episode, using never before seen Oxford footage from a US Flight Surgeon for the 14th Photo Reconnaissance Unit at Mount Farm Airbase, Dorchester. Includes colour and monochrome film from 1944. Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 03 Oct 2014
120 A Day on the River: The Oxford Steamers Salter’s Steamers have operated since 1858, and we revisit them in the 1940s as an American U.S.A.F Unit make use of a break from their war service to enjoy a leisurely day on the Thames to Wallingford. Includes rare colour 16mm film from autumn 1944. Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 03 Oct 2014
121 Creative Commons 70 Years On: My, how you’ve changed! Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of Oxford University draws upon his experience at the highest levels in the public sector to share his unique perspective on Britain over the last seven decades. Chris Patten 02 Oct 2014
122 Oxford: Then and Now We compare and contrast locations in and around the city from the 1940s, and the present day. How have the places and people changed? How present is the Second World War in 1940s Oxford? After 70 years how different is Oxford? Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 01 Oct 2014
123 Attic to Archive - Welcome to the Dreaming Spools Project In this episode we take you on a trip through time as we introduce a selection of the archive film footage that the Dreaming Spools project has discovered. Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 01 Oct 2014
124 Electrifying the 'Via Lucis': communication technologies and republics of letters, past, present and future A talk given by Howard Hotson, University of Oxford, at DHOxSS 2014. Howard Hotson 23 Jul 2014
125 Creating and Sustaining DH Teams: Scaling from the Smaller to the Larger, from the Individual to the Institution and Beyond A talk given by Lynne Siemens, University of Victoria at DHOxSS 2014. Lynne Siemens 23 Jul 2014
126 Ancient Lives: Classics and Digital Humanities at Oxford James Brusuelas from the Faculty of Classics, Oxford University, gives a talk at DHOxSS 2014, around the Ancient Lives project. James Brusuelas 23 Jul 2014
127 Community, Community of Practice, and the Methodological Commons This talk considers notions of community, community of practice, and the methodological commons as it applies to the digital humanities. A keynote by Ray Siemens, University of Victoria from DHOxSS 2014. Ray Siemens 23 Jul 2014
128 Pic Collage - gathering, researching and editing on a tablet This short film gives an overview of the Pic Collage app. Pic Collage allows the user to collect images, collate and edit them and then export for further work. Helen Ward explains more. Helen Ward, Adrian Brooks 23 Jul 2014
129 Creative Commons Inspirations for publications - ISCA Anthropology Book Launch Anthropologists from ISCA discuss the research and inspiration behind six recent publications Stanley Ulijaszek, Hélène Neveu-Kringelbach, Iain Morley, Mette Berg 29 Apr 2014
130 The Truth about Art 3 - Aesthetics Another ancient belief held that an art should be governed by rules. Patrick Doorly 11 Apr 2014
131 Meet the Scientists - DNA Synthesis Angelina Measures, DPhil student in the Conway Group, Oxford, synthesises small molecules to study how our DNA is stored and used. Angelina discusses the unique practical skills gained from a chemistry degree, and shares what she loves about research. Angelina Measures 11 Apr 2014
132 The Truth about Art 1 - Mystery or Mastery E.H. Gombrich famously observed that 'there really is no such thing as Art' (with a capital A). Patrick Doorly 11 Apr 2014
133 Creative Commons James D Murray, reflections of a life in academia, in conversation with Phillip Maini Jim Murray is one of the leading mathematical biologists of our times. James D Murray, Phillip Maini 02 Apr 2014
134 Bryce McLeod, a Life in Mathematics In conversation with John Ball A portrait of the contribution that Bryce McLeod has made to mathematics over his career together with his recollections of formative people and events. Bryce McLeod, John Ball 11 Mar 2014
135 The Impact of the Social Sciences Patrick Dunleavy, Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, explains how the impacts of university social science have been under-researched, and their effectiveness often decried. Patrick Dunleavy 28 Feb 2014
136 Lord Nuffield's Legacy to Oxford Dr Eric Sidebottom, Retired University Lecturer in Experimental Pathology, gives a lunch time talk to accompany the exhibition 'Great Medical Discoveries: 800 Years of Oxford Innovation'. Eric Sidebottom 07 Feb 2014
137 Creative Commons Early modern plays in bits and pieces Professor Tiffany Stern joins Dr Adam Smyth to discuss her current research on the materiality of the early modern play text. What happens to our thinking about plays when prologues, epilogues and songs become mobile pieces, detached from the whole? Tiffany Stern, Adam Smyth 03 Feb 2014
138 The Irrational, the chaotic and incomplete: the mathematical limits of knowledge - Marcus du Sautoy Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk about how much we can understand of the world through maths Marcus du Sautoy 15 Jan 2014
139 Oxford Medical Firsts: Celebrating 800 Years of Oxford Medicine. Conrad Keating, Writer-In-Residence, The Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford, gives a lecture about the remarkable contribution Oxford has made to the art and science of medicine. Conrad Keating 28 Nov 2013
140 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
141 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
142 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
143 Meet the Scientists - Solar Fuels and Artificial Photosynthesis Andreas Bachmeier, a DPhil student in the Armstrong Group, Oxford University, gives a glimpse into his research and his life outside of work, including a love for rowing and German beer. Andreas Bachmeier 09 Oct 2013
144 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
145 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
146 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
147 Creative Commons Why should we study Dickens? Dr Robert Douglas-Fairhurst of Magdalen College, Oxford, discusses his current research and proposes why we should still study Dickens. Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Ilana Lassman 31 Jul 2013
148 Creative Commons The Oxford Philosophical Society and the Royal Society: a meeting of minds? Dr Anna Marie Roos gives a talk as part of the Museum's celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Royal Society. Anna Marie Roos 24 Jul 2013
149 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
150 The "Death" and Reinvention of Scotland Professor Devine, of the University of Edinburgh, gave the Emden Lecture at St Edmund Hall on 11 June 2013. He is introduced by St Edmund Hall Principal, Professor Keith Gull. Tom Devine 08 Jul 2013
151 On Not Writing Stand-up comedian Stewart Lee (Honorary Fellow and alumnus of St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford) discusses the fantasy that stand-up comedy is spontaneous rather than written, and describes the evolution of stand-up over the last few decades. Stewart Lee 01 Jul 2013
152 Creative Commons 'The Village in the Jungle' as colonial memoir: Woolf writing home Victoria Glendinning, biographer of Leonard Woolf, offers her insights from extensive archival research into the life of Woolf in Ceylon and Britain. Victoria Glendinning 18 Jun 2013
153 Creative Commons 'The Village in the Jungle' Roundtable Discussion This Roundtable Discussion offers several ways into the life and work of Leonard Woolf from the perspectives of several academics. Hermione Lee, Anna Snaith, Elleke Boehmer, Nisha Manocha 18 Jun 2013
154 Creative Commons Sri Lankan Traditions and the Imperial Imagination: Leonard Woolf's 'The Village in the Jungle' Novelist and academic, Chandani Lokuge, gives her keynote at the symposium. She brings Sri Lankan linguistic and cultural traditions to Woolf's The Village in the Jungle. Chandani Lokuge 18 Jun 2013
155 Stoicism and its Legacy A lecture given by Dr John Sellars, lecturer in Philosophy, Birkbeck, University of London, about Stoicism to accompany the display at the Bodleian Library; Stoicism and its Legacy. John Sellars 06 Jun 2013
156 What is a Quantum Computer? How does a quantum computer work? Why is a quantum computer so much better than a traditional computer? This talk will give you an insight into the strange features of the quantum world that we can exploit to develop a super fast quantum computer. Michael Peterer 04 Jun 2013
157 Dealing with Frustration - Order in Disorder Magnetic particles can get frustrated in their interactions with other particles because of lattice geometry. Lots of new and exciting physics is involved in understanding how they deal with their frustration. Zhiming Darren Tan 04 Jun 2013
158 Light Fantastic: X-ray Laser Research in Oxford David LLoyd describes how x-rays can be used for far more than identifying broken bones. David Lloyd 04 Jun 2013
159 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
160 Xu Bing: Documentary A short documentary about artist Xu Bing, created by the Ashmolean Museum for Art and Archaeology. Xu Bing 07 May 2013
161 Andrew Smith MP pays tribute to Jim Callaghan Member of Parliament for Oxford East, Andrew Smith gives his view of Jim Callaghan. Andrew Smith 23 Apr 2013
162 Michael Callaghan remembers his father Jim Callaghan Jim Callaghan's son Michael gives a talk about his memories of his fathers political life. Michael Callaghan 23 Apr 2013
163 Margaret Jay, Baroness Jay of Paddington remembers her father, Jim Callaghan The daughter of Jim Callaghan, Margaret Jay, gives the closing speech for the event. Margaret Jay 23 Apr 2013
164 Lord Owen remembers Jim Callaghan British politician Lord Owen talks about his experiences of Jim Callaghan. David Owen 23 Apr 2013
165 Lord Morgan remembers Jim Callaghan Historian and author Lord Morgan speaks about the Jim Callaghan papers deposited in the Bodleian. Kenneth Morgan 23 Apr 2013
166 Lord Donoughue remembers Jim Callaghan British politician, businessman and author Baron Donoughue of Ashton speaks about his view as special advisor to Jim Callaghan. Bernard Donoughue 23 Apr 2013
167 Underwater volcano disaster Oxford Sparks presents a visit to the Stromboli volcano. Find out more and explore other volcano resources at www.oxfordsparks.net/animations/volcano. David Pyle 15 Apr 2013
168 Classics Course II: Of Course It's For You Tim Whitmarsh gives a talk for the Classics Open Day held on 16th March 2013 about doing a Classics degree at Oxford. Tim Whitmarsh 10 Apr 2013
169 The novel in early eighteenth century England: Defoe and Haywood This tutorial with second year students in English at Mansfield College, Oxford University, explores early attempts to define and categorise the 'new' genre of the novel. Ros Ballaster, Rebecca Loxton, Abigail Rose, Rachel Brook 10 Apr 2013
170 Creative Commons Private Maritime Security and the Introduction of an International Regulatory Structure Peter Cook, Founder and Security Director of the Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI), gives a talk on Maritime Security, organised by the Changing Character of War programme, Oxford University. Peter Cook 04 Mar 2013
171 Creative Commons Task as Workspace for Language Learning and Teaching Public Seminar delivered by Prof. Martin Bygate, University of Lancaster on 28/01/2013. A focus for Task Based Language Teaching research which might help the development of TBLT. Martin Bygate 07 Feb 2013
172 Creative Commons Reading the signs of the times Sermon delivered by The Very Revd Fr John O'Connor, OP on 18th November 2012, in Oriel College Chapel, about recognising the need for grace and humility in the face of life's complexity. The Very Revd Fr John O'Connor, OP 21 Dec 2012
173 Creative Commons Dreams and visions Sermon delivered by The Venerable Christine Allsopp (Archdeacon of Northampton) on 4th November 2012, in Oriel College Chapel, about seeing life from God's perspective. The Venerable Christine Allsopp 21 Dec 2012
174 Creative Commons Thomas Harriot: Elizabethan man of Science Sermon delivered by Dr Michael Spivey (Fellow and Tutor in Computer Science) on 21st October 2012, in Oriel College Chapel, about Thomas Harriot (1560-1621) for the Commemoration of Benefactors. Dr Michael Spivey 21 Dec 2012
175 Creative Commons An easy yoke? Sermon delivered by The Revd Canon Angela Tilby (Diocesan Canon, Christ Church Cathedral) on 14th October 2012, in Oriel College Chapel, concerning the the meanings of Matthew 11. The Revd Canon Angela Tilby 21 Dec 2012
176 Creative Commons Efficient Cycling Whether you're an experienced cycle commuter or a nervous potential new starter there's something for everyone in this fantastic talk from experienced cyclist and road traffic expert Jared Spier. Jared Spier 14 Dec 2012
177 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
178 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
179 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
180 Blogging and Twitter Elizabeth Eva Leach, Tutorial Fellow in Music at Oxford, disseminates her research through her blog as well as using Twitter to encourage succinct scholarly exchange. Elizabeth Eva Leach 26 Nov 2012
181 Creative Commons Copyright in the Digital Age Emily Goodhand is the Copyright and Compliance Officer at the University of Reading. She has a strong Twitter presence as @copyrightgirl and is Vice-Chairman of the Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA). Emily Goodhand 26 Nov 2012
182 Creative Commons Rethinking impact with social media Oxford-based researcher Nando Sigona started his blog "Postcards from..." in 2008. Since then his use of social media has expanded into Twitter and Podcasting to engage wider communities in his research on migration, asylum and minority issues. Nando Sigona 26 Nov 2012
183 Creative Commons Rethinking impact with social media Oxford-based researcher Nando Sigona started his blog "Postcards from..." in 2008. Since then his use of social media has expanded into Twitter and Podcasting to engage wider communities in his research on migration, asylum and minority issues. Nando Sigona 26 Nov 2012
184 Creative Commons Which technologies do Oxford University students use? Melissa Highton, University of Oxford, presents the findings of the DIGE Project which investigated the use of technology by students from Oxford. Melissa Highton 26 Nov 2012
185 Creative Commons Which technologies do Oxford University students use? Melissa Highton, University of Oxford, presents the findings of the DIGE Project which investigated the use of technology by students from Oxford. Melissa Highton 26 Nov 2012
186 Creative Commons Is blogging and tweeting about research papers worth it? Does using social media have an impact on disseminating your research papers? Dr Melissa Terras, UCL, gives her experiences and opinions on this question through her own personal findings. Melissa Terras 21 Nov 2012
187 Creative Commons Mark Thompson (Symposium): Politics and Language - Friends or Enemies? Symposium following Mark Thompson's series of talks for the Humanitas Programme. With Polly Toynbee, Gus O'Donnell, David Willetts MP and chaired by Andrew Marr. Mark Thompson, Polly Toynbee, Gus O'Donnell, David Willetts 15 Nov 2012
188 Creative Commons Mark Thompson: Not in my name In his third lecture, Mark Thompson looks at what happens when modern rhetoric and morality collide, taking the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as his principal examples. Mark Thompson 15 Nov 2012
189 Creative Commons Mark Thompson: Consign it to the flames Almost everyone accepts that science is our most authoritative guide to understanding the world so why is it so disputed when it comes to public policy? Mark Thompson examines what's happened to the 'argument from authority' in modern rhetoric. Mark Thompson 15 Nov 2012
190 Creative Commons Mark Thompson: Inaugural Lecture - Is Plato winning the argument? Drawing in particular on recent examples from American and British healthcare reform, Mark Thompson asks whether the language of politics is changing in ways which threaten public understanding of and engagement with the most important issues of the day. Mark Thompson 15 Nov 2012
191 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
192 Zooniverse: what to do with half a million scientists? Dr Chris Lintott and Dr Rob Simpson explain using 'citizen power' to expand our knowledge of the Universe. Chris Lintott, Rob Simpson 14 Nov 2012
193 Creative Commons Language and History Prof. Simon Horobin examines how the English language has changed over time, addressing such vexed questions as whether Jane Austen could spell, the fate of the apostrophe and whether people who 'literally' explode with anger are corrupting the language. Simon Horobin 30 Oct 2012
194 The Triumph of the Humanities Michael S. Malone, journalist, bestselling author, and one of the world's best known technology writers challenges the notion that the humanities are facing a crisis. Michael S. Malone 25 Oct 2012
195 Creative Commons Majorities and Minorities in Interwar Timişoara: Between Fictive and Ethnicity and Ideal Nation Professor Victor Neumann (West University of Timisoara) delivers a lecture as part of the East and East-Central Europe Seminar Series at the Cantemir Institute. Victor Neumann 19 Oct 2012
196 Creative Commons Some people visit the Web. Other people live there. Using his own research on what motivates individuals to become more 'Resident' online, David White will explore the pros and cons of developing a professional online persona and what it takes to get started. David White 18 Oct 2012
197 Creative Commons Would you blog the truth? Peter Gill discusses the power of the blog for knowledge exchange and communicating the truth behind health research findings to wider audiences. Peter Gill 18 Oct 2012
198 Creative Commons What does Marcus du Sautoy do with Social Media? At the launch of the 'Engage' programme, Professor Marcus du Sautoy discusses the role that digital technologies play in his work as the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University. Marcus du Sautoy 18 Oct 2012
199 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
200 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