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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 From Financial Literacy to Financial Capability and Financial Well­being: More than a semantic change Professor Elaine Kempson, University of Bristol, gives a talk for the Department of Education seminar series on 24th April 2017. Elaine Kempson 26 Apr 2017
2 Big Data, Food Consumption and Food Policy Professor Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, City University London gives a talk on significance of the emergence of big data in the world of food. Tim Lang 28 Jul 2016
3 Politics by Numbers: How Social Media Shape Collective Action Professor Helen Margetts, Director of the Oxford Internet Institute and Professor of Society and the Internet, University of Oxford gives a talk on social media and how it can shape collective action. Helen Margetts 28 Jul 2016
4 Twitter and Social Life: Tales from the Frontline of Social Media Research Professor Susan Halford, Director Web Science Institute, University of Southampton, gives a talk on using social social media for research. Susan Halford 28 Jul 2016
5 Creative Commons The Political Economy of Violence in the Middle East: What Questions Should the Social Scientist Ask? Seminar by Dr Adeel Malik (Globe Fellow, Islamic Centre Lecturer in the Economies of Muslim Societies) at the Middle East Centre, 12th February 2016. Adeel Malik 19 Feb 2016
6 Suffering History: Phenomenology at the Intersection of Disease and Illness A presentation by Austin Argentieri. Austin Argentieri 10 Jun 2015
7 Creative Commons Using social science research to influence policy: the case of the family justice system Ceridwen Roberts, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, gives a talk as part of the Centenary seminar series in Michaelmas Term 2013, celebrating 100 years of social enquiry at Oxford University's Department of Social Policy and Invervention. Ceridwen Roberts 26 Feb 2014
8 Creative Commons 'Live Dangerously Brothers': Liberia's Ex-Combatants and their place in the post war city Danny Hoffman, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Washington, gives a talk for the African Studies seminar series Danny Hoffman 28 Jan 2014
9 Creative Commons Paul Kellstedt on teaching quantitative methods to political science students Paul Kellstedt discusses his experiences and views of what works well when teaching quantitative methods to undergraduate political science students and other social scientists. Paul Kellstedt 03 Dec 2012
10 Creative Commons Lumley's Children? The Nepali Community in Britain The Nepali community is one of the newest minorities in the UK, but already numbers more than 100,000, with the biggest concentrations around Farnborough, Ashford, Wembley and Plumstead. David Gellner 02 Oct 2012
11 Reflections on geneticisation In this Medical Anthropology Research Seminar, Professor Paul Martin (University of Nottingham) examines 'social science and the making of biofutures'. 6 February 2012. Paul Martin 27 Jun 2012
12 Computational Perspectives on the Structure and Information Flows in Online Networks An increasing amount of social interaction is taking place online: analyzing this data computationally offers enormous potential to address long-standing scientific questions, and to harness and inform the design of future social computing applications. Jure Leskovec 22 May 2012
13 Creative Commons Webometrics: The Evolution of a Digital Social Science Research Field Mike Thelwall's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. Mike Thelwall 28 Mar 2012
14 Creative Commons Visioning Studies: A Socio-technical Approach to Designing the Future Diane H. Sonnenwald's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. Diane H. Sonnenwald 28 Mar 2012
15 Creative Commons Reproducibility: Gold or Fool's Gold in Digital Social Research? Christine Borgman's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. Christine Borgman 28 Mar 2012
16 Digital Social Research: An Interdisciplinary Niche or the Future of the Social Sciences? Peter van den Besselaar's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. Peter van den Besselaar 28 Mar 2012
17 'More than the Trip' and the role of transport in social exclusion and approaches to develop guidance for the implementation of accessibility planning as an integral part of local transport planning Dr Karen Lucas, Research Fellow in Transport, Accessibility and Social Exclusion at the TSU, delivers a keynote talk at the TDSA conference 'Micro transit: What? Where? Why?' conference, 18-19 August 2011, Brisbane, Australia. Karen Lucas 25 Aug 2011
18 'More than the Trip' and the role of transport in social exclusion and approaches to develop guidance for the implementation of accessibility planning as an integral part of local transport planning Dr Karen Lucas, Research Fellow in Transport, Accessibility and Social Exclusion at the TSU, delivers a keynote talk at the TDSA conference 'Micro transit: What? Where? Why?' conference, 18-19 August 2011, Brisbane, Australia. Karen Lucas 25 Aug 2011
19 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
20 Creative Commons More than a job: Transport and Mobility, research as cultural explorations Professor Ole B Jensen, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University, gives a talk for the Transport Studies Seminar series. Ole Jensen 17 Mar 2011
21 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
22 Creative Commons Provisional acquisition as 'true acquisition', Kant's argument against colonialism Fourth presentation from the Kant and Colonialism conference held in University of Oxford in October 2010. Alice Walla 22 Feb 2011
23 Creative Commons Colonialism in Kant's Political Philosophy Third presentation from the Kant and Colonialism conference held in University of Oxford in October 2010. Howard Williams 22 Feb 2011
24 Creative Commons Kant's Conceptions of Colonialism, Free Trade, and Cosmopolitical Providence Kant's Conceptions of Colonialism, Free Trade, and Cosmopolitical Providence from a Point of View of a History of Ideas: their Origins in Libanius, Francisco de Vitoria and Hugo Grotius: Part of the Kant and Colonialism Conference held in October 2010. Johannes Thumfart 22 Feb 2011
25 World citizenship and global connections in Enlightenment political thought First presentation from the Kant and Colonialism conference held in University of Oxford in October 2010. Sankar Muthu 22 Feb 2011
26 Creative Commons The Elusive Censor: The Difficulties of Researching Soviet Censorship Thirteenth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Samantha Sherry 22 Feb 2011
27 More 'History from the side': Researching Social History of Medicine of the Late Imperial and Early Soviet era Sixth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Simon Pawley 22 Feb 2011
28 Creative Commons The Human Science in Revolutionary Russia: Using specialist and 'thick' journals Fifth presentation of the Research Approaches to Former Soviet States: A Practical Introduction conference. Introduction by Jon Waterlow. Daniel Beer 22 Feb 2011
29 Policy and Political Perspectives Nicola Blackwood. Member of Parliament for West Oxford and Abingdon, gives a talk on the Political aspects of female leadership and social entrepreneurship. Nicola Blackwood 31 Aug 2010
30 Creative Commons Leading Transformation:Women at the Cutting Edge of Research and Practice Plenary session on Leading Transformation: Women at the Cutting Edge of Research and Practice from the International Women's Leadership Symposium. Catherine Mitchell, Ana Brito e Melo, Olive Heffernan, Monika Wehrle-MacDevette 31 Aug 2010
31 Scandinavian Exceptionalism: Five Dangers Ahead Nils Christie of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Oslo presented the 5th Roger Hood Annual Public Lecture entitled, 'Scandinavian Exceptionalism: Five Dangers Ahead'. Nils Christie 27 May 2010
32 Using the Web to do Social Science Duncan Watts discusses how the Internet is beginning to lift a long-time constraint of social science research on emergent collective behaviour: the difficulty of measuring interactions between people, at scale, over time, while also observing behaviour. Duncan Watts 09 Nov 2009
33 Colloquium Week 7: "What are the social work types and why should we care?" A paper presented on Tuesday 9th June 2009 at the St Cross College Colloquium. Tracy Wharton 10 Jun 2009