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  • Updated 05 Apr 2017 | 40 open episodes

    The Oxford CCW Programme is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of war and armed conflict. Based at Pembroke College, the department conducts research on a wide range of issues pertaining to the history of war in the modern period, and seeks...

  • Updated 10 Jun 2015 | 5 open episodes

    Chemistry has a central, irreplaceable role to play in solving global energy challenges. From turning carbon dioxide into fuel, to producing new materials for the storage of hydrogen, research at Oxford Chemistry is securing our future.   To find...

  • Updated 25 Mar 2013 | 1 open episode

    Full length features recorded from live lectures that delve deeply into the research happening in the Department of Chemistry. From the sequence of our genomes to the heat in our food, the research featured here is already impacting our daily...

  • Updated 23 Jul 2012 | 1 open episode

    Podcasts from the Oxford Study of Children's Communications Impairments particularly focusing on Professor Dorothy Bishop's research. The primary aim of it is to increase our understanding of why some children have specific language...

  • Updated 10 Nov 2011 | 4 open episodes

    Podcasts from Christ Church, Oxford including events and symposiums such as the Gorbachev Lectures on Press Freedom

  • Updated 15 Dec 2015 | 10 open episodes

    Join the hundreds of school children from around the country taking part in the annual Oxford University Christmas Science Lectures, where world renowned scientists aim to entertain and inspire the next generation with their (often explosive)...

  • Updated 23 Dec 2010 | 3 open episodes

    ePub editions of popular Christmas tales, with seasonal greetings and best wishes from Oxford University.

  • Updated 18 Jun 2015 | 48 open episodes

    In light of the projected increase in the frequency and intensity of disasters associated with climate change, the number of people displaced in the context of disasters will inevitably rise. Existing national, regional and international legal...

  • Updated 05 Sep 2016 | 2 open episodes

    The Combined Medical-Surgical Grand Rounds, hosted by the Radcliffe Department of Medicine and the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, are the key educational meetings for consultants, juniors and medical students. Presentations revolve...

  • Updated 12 Mar 2012 | 8 open episodes

    The Workshop in Comparative Methods took place at the Oxford Institute of Social Policy on 12-14 January 2012; it provided an overview of and introduction into various comparative methods. The workshop presentations were based on the research...

  • Updated 05 Mar 2010 | 5 open episodes

    Many of the systemic risks that we will need to address in the 21st century depend crucially on the often unanticipated consequences of interactions within and between different types of systems. The emerging, interdisciplinary field of complex...

  • Updated 15 Mar 2017 | 2 open episodes

    This series is host to episodes created by the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, one of the longest-established Computer Science departments in the country.

    The series reflects this department's world-class...

  • Updated 19 Nov 2015 | 9 open episodes

    The Conflict and Cultural Heritage Conference aims to raise public awareness and develop understanding of the issues surrounding the protecting of cultural heritage at risk from armed conflict. Focussing on the Middle East, the area currently...

  • Updated 15 May 2012 | 1 open episode

    Crime Fiction is a continuingly popular genre that has never been more highly esteemed than now. This day school offers two overviews - of detective fiction in general and of Oxford crime fiction in particular - as well as offering the...

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 13 open episodes
  • Updated 07 Apr 2014 | 42 open episodes

    Many people who are displaced, or become ‘trapped’, in the context of diverse humanitarian crises do not fit well within existing legal, policy and operational frameworks for the protection of refugees and IDPs. This raises questions about...

  • Updated 16 Apr 2012 | 7 open episodes

    Are you confident you can reason clearly? Are you able to convince others of your point of view? Are you able to give plausible reasons for believing what you believe? Do you sometimes read arguments in the newspapers, hear them on the television...

  • Updated 20 Mar 2014 | 7 open episodes

    This series of podcasts by Marianne Talbot will equip you with everything you need to improve your reasoning skills. You will learn to recognize arguments and distinguish them from other sets of sentences, analyse them logic-book style into...

  • Updated 10 May 2010 | 7 open episodes

    The Bodleian Library's winter 2009/10 exhibition tells the story of how together Jews, Christians and Muslims have contributed to the development of the book. Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting-place of Cultures draws on the...

  • Updated 07 Oct 2014 | 2 open episodes

    This is a series of medical research talks from the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

  • Updated 08 Aug 2013 | 18 open episodes

    The Cutlural Connections course was a 5-day workshop as part of the Digital Humanities @ Oxford Summer School 2013 (http://digital.humanities.ox.ac.uk/dhoxss/). Cultural Connections offered...

  • Updated 12 Mar 2013 | 38 open episodes

    Series of podcasts examining what we mean by 'Cultural Heritage', how the idea of it is transformed by society and indeed transforms society around it and Oxford's contribution to Cultural Heritage

  • Updated 19 Mar 2012 | 7 open episodes

    Lecture Series looking at D.H. Lawrence, author of Women in Love, Sons and Lovers and Lady Chatterley's Lover. These lectures focus on specific aspects of Lawrence's writing; from his use of humour to his views on Christianity.

  • Updated 16 Dec 2015 | 1 open episode

    A series of bite-size talks by Oxford academics exploring the theme of death at the Ashmolean Museum's Halloween DEADFriday event, in collaboration with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).

  • Updated 26 Oct 2012 | 11 open episodes

    The study of populations and demographics is explained in detail in this introductory series by Professor David Coleman, Professor of Demography. Using statistics gathered from censuses, parish records and other sources, Professor Coleman looks...

  • Updated 19 Dec 2012 | 7 open episodes

    The Department welcomed members of the public by the hundreds to this year's Open Day, 14 November. Guests attended 33 events - short lectures, workshops, informational sessions and walking tours - all free of charge. Here is a small...

  • Updated 07 Oct 2013 | 11 open episodes

    The Department welcomed members of the public by the hundreds to this year's Open Day, 26 September. Guests attended 40 events - short lectures, workshops, informational sessions and walking tours - all free of charge. Here is a selection of...

  • Updated 05 Dec 2012 | 1 open episode

    A collection of guest lectures delivered at the University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education.

  • Updated 07 Mar 2017 | 1 open episode

    Podcasts from the University of Oxford Department of Computer Science, one of the longest-established Computer Science departments in the country. Formerly known as the Oxford University Computing Laboratory, it is home to a community of world-...

  • Updated 16 May 2017 | 16 open episodes

    Public seminars from the Department of Education.
    Oxford has been making a major contribution to the field of education for over 100 years and today this Department has a world class reputation for research, for teacher education and for...

  • Updated 22 May 2017 | 7 open episodes

    A range of lectures and talks from the Department of Engineering at the University of Oxford, the only unified department in the UK which offers accredited courses in all the major branches of engineering.

  • Updated 28 May 2014 | 3 open episodes

    The Department has been producing graduates in the fields of Metallurgy and Materials Science since the mid 1950s. During this time the department has grown into a world-class institution for the training of materials scientists and engineers and...

  • Updated 14 Nov 2012 | 1 open episode

    Podcasts from the Department of Physics, University of Oxford

  • Updated 12 Aug 2015 | 6 open episodes

    In the academic year 2013-14, the department celebrated the centenary of its establishment as Barnett House in 1914. Initially independent from the University, Barnett House moved into a closer relationship with the University and eventually...

  • Updated 19 Sep 2016 | 8 open episodes

    The department hosts a range of conferences, lectures, workshops and other events, some of which are featured on this page, including our graduate research students’ conference which provides students with an opportunity to present their research...

  • Updated 04 Jun 2015 | 31 open episodes

    Podcasts from The Department of Sociology. Sociology in Oxford is concerned with real-world issues with policy relevance, such as social inequality, organised crime, the social basis of political conflict and mobilization, and changes in family...

  • Updated 05 Dec 2014 | 30 open episodes

    2014 was a year of commemoration for the wars and unrest of the twentieth century: the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War; the anniversaries of 1944, final year of the Second World War and the opening battles of the Vietnam War in...

  • Updated 04 Oct 2013 | 40 open episodes

    Asylum seekers and refugees – men, women and even children – are increasingly detained and interned around the world, as are numbers of other migrants. Sometimes detained indefinitely and often in appalling conditions, they may suffer not only...

  • Updated 17 Jul 2012 | 6 open episodes

    Obesity and diabetes are increasingly a burden in modern populations, and whilst the contributions of our lifestyles are well-known, other aspects of the conditions are less clear. Our podcasts on diabetes and obesity highlight the work of our...

  • Updated 08 Jul 2016 | 17 open episodes

    The Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School is the University of Oxford's annual training event for the Digital Humanities. Each delegate follows a week-long workshop and supplements this with additional parallel lectures, which have been...

  • Updated 07 Apr 2017 | 6 open episodes

    Looking at the history and politics of diplomacy at the Ottoman Court in Istanbul (Constantinople) during the 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries.

  • Updated 08 Apr 2013 | 35 open episodes

    It is not common practice to include people with disabilities among those who are considered as particularly vulnerable in disasters and displacement and who therefore require targeted response – yet statistics tell us that up to 10% of all...

  • Updated 09 Apr 2013 | 30 open episodes

    The Democratic Republic of Congo is unfortunately synonymous with its dreadful past and its terrible present, despite its beauty, complex history and unachieved potential. Locked not only into its own internal troubles but also into those of the...

  • Updated 23 Jun 2016 | 1 open episode

    Droughts are one of the headline strategic risks to the UK. In 2012 the UK experienced the driest spring in over a century, after two dry winters. Ministers faced the prospect of water shortages during the London Olympics. Whilst the drought...

  • Updated 27 Apr 2017 | 3 open episodes

    Podcasts from the department of Earth Sciences.

  • Updated 01 Sep 2010 | 4 open episodes

    International Women's Leadership Symposium. Celebrating the exceptional work and contributions of women's research and entrepreneurial endeavours - on some of our most critical challenges of climate change, sustainable energy and equity...

  • Updated 13 Mar 2015 | 17 open episodes

    Lunchtime talks delivered during the social media term at Oxford University covering a wide variety of social media topics.

  • Updated 10 Nov 2016 | 1 open episode

    The Faculty of English Language and Literature is by far the largest English Department in the UK, with over 75 permanent postholders, a further 70 Faculty members, 900 undergraduates and 300 postgraduates. The Faculty has a very distinguished...

  • Updated 17 Jun 2013 | 7 open episodes

    A selection of recordings from the English Graduate Conference, University of Oxford, 1 June 2012. The conference theme was Return to the Political: Literary Aesthetics and the Influence of Political Thought and featured student presentations and...

  • Updated 10 Apr 2013 | 1 open episode

    English tutorials at Mansfield college with tutors and their students.

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