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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Marconi and media history Dr Noah Arceneaux, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Media Studies, San Diego State University, Byrne-Bussey Marconi Visiting Fellow 2016-17, Bodleian Library, talks about the history of wireless broadcasting and the Bodleian Marconi Archive. Noah Arceneaux 14 Sep 2017
2 ‘Comedy, Collaboration and Blur’: Talk and Q&A with John Osborne and Jane Berthoud An insightful discussion between comedy writer John Osborne and ex Head of BBC Radio Comedy, Jane Berthoud. Jane Berthoud, John Osborne 13 Dec 2016
3 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
4 '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
5 Making News for Young Adults? A Reuters podcast given by by Anna Doble, assistant editor, Newsbeat, BBC Radio 1. Anna Doble 28 May 2015
6 '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
7 'Artificial Intelligence' part 1 - Using artificial intelligence to spot patterns Professor Stephen Roberts explains how machines, whose job it is simply to learn, can help researchers spot scientific needles in data haystacks, which will help us solve some grand challenges. Stephen Roberts 15 Apr 2015
8 'Explosions' part 3 - Health and Big Data Professor Gil McVean explains what Big Data is and how it can be used to better understand and treat complex conditions, such as heart disease and dementia. Gil McVean 30 Mar 2015
9 Creative Commons Creativity and Change in public service broadcasting - managing the tough times Helen Boaden (Director, Radio, BBC) gives a talk for the Reuters Institute. Helen Boaden 12 Mar 2015
10 Eirik Bjorge on France's burqa ban Dr Eirik Bjorge, Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow at Jesus College interviewed by Radio France about the ban in France against wearing a burqa in public spaces. Eirik Bjorge 04 Dec 2013
11 Creative Commons Marconi and the Broadcasting Option: Annual Byrne-Bussey Marconi Lecture Held on Marconi day; 20th April, Gabriele Balbi (University of Lugano) gives a talk about Marconi, co-inventor of the radio. Gabriele Balbi 22 Apr 2013
12 Creative Commons Roger Wright: Controller of the Proms and Radio 3 Roger Wright - Controller of the Proms and Radio 3 and the most powerful broadcaster of Classical Music in Europe - Roger will talk about his career and the challenges of his professional life. Roger Wright 22 Oct 2012
13 Creative Commons Wireless Communications during the Titanic Disaster Michael Hughes (Bodleian Libraries) gives a talk about the final wireless communications from the Titanic. Michael Hughes 22 May 2012
14 Creative Commons In the Pursuit of Purity, reflections on the BBC Mark Damazer, Master of St Peter's Collge and Former Controller of BBC Radio 4 and John Lloyd, give a talk for the Reuters Institute on 14th June 2011. Mark Damazer, John Lloyd 19 Jul 2011
15 Creative Commons Interview: Peter Scott on Marconi and Radio Manufacturing Professor Peter Scott discusses his research into competitive advantage and innovation in the interwar British radio industry using the Marconi Archive, Britain's most extensive and important archive for the radio and related industries. Peter Scott, Jim Bennett 01 Apr 2011
16 Creative Commons Radio Manufacturing in the Interwar Years Professor Peter Scott (University of Reading) presents the inaugural Douglas Byrne Marconi Lecture based on his research on Marconi and radio manufacturing between the World Wars. Peter Scott 01 Apr 2011