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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Is vaping better than smoking? As many of you set your new year’s resolution to quit smoking and start vaping, we thought we’d ask the question: Is vaping better than smoking? And could it help you quit? Jamie Hartmann-Boyce 09 Jan 2018
2 The Great Vape Debate A song about vaping based on the latest evidence from research, from Dr Jamie Hartmann-Boyce at the University of Oxford Jamie Hartmann-Boyce 16 Oct 2017
3 Creative Commons The anatomy of a scientific dispute From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Conrad Keating, biographer of Richard Doll, gives a talk on the difficulty scientists have at getting people to believe their results, as Richard Doll had when he published his findings on the dangers of smoking. Conrad Keating 25 Oct 2010
4 Understanding cancer: News from the frontline This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to cancer research. Three researchers from the University of Oxford give insights into recent advances in the field of cancer cell biology, therapy and epidemiology. Jordon Raff, Gillies McKenna, Sir Richard Peto 04 Aug 2009
5 The Kadoorie Study in China Zhengming Chen, Professor of Epidemiology, gives a talk on the Kadoorie Biobank study, a joint Chinese and British study looking at the lifestyles of 500,000 people and presents some of the findings that can be used to influence public health policy. Zhengming Chen 29 Apr 2009
6 Richard Doll: his revolutionary life Conrad Keating, biographer of Richard Doll, lectures on the life of the cancer epidemiologist and lifelong socialist who contributed much to our understanding of the effects of smoking and changed the way we regard smoking and public health. Conrad Keating 28 Apr 2009
7 Chris Patten on Politics and Public Health Lord Patten, Chancellor of the University of Oxford, discusses his political perceptions of epidemiology in the UK, and in developing and emerging countries. Chris Patten 23 Apr 2009