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  • Updated 30 Jul 2014 | 23 episodes | Humanities Division

    The University of Oxford is home to an impressive range and depth of research activities in the Humanities. The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) is a major new initiative that seeks to build on this heritage and to stimulate and support research that transcends disciplinary and institutional boundaries. Here we feature some of the networks and programmes, as well as recordings...

  • Updated 29 Jul 2014 | 111 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The mission of COMPAS is to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration.
    The mobility of people is now firmly recognised as a key dimension shaping society today, but the relationship between migration and societal change is only partly understood. Research at...

  • Updated 28 Jul 2014 | 51 episodes | Department of Sociology

    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 relationships and gender roles. Our research is empirical, analytical, and comparative in nature, reaching far beyond British society, to encompass...

  • Updated 24 Jul 2014 | 10 episodes | Humanities Division

    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 filmed as part of this series.

  • Updated 23 Jul 2014 | 5 episodes | Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

    This series of 5 short videos gives an overview of incorporating an iPad or tablet into a museum visit. The aim of these videos is to show how the use of iPads and tablets in a museum or classroom should not be a daunting one, but rather how the traditional paper sketchbook can work hand-in-hand with its touchscreen counterpart. The podcasts outline the use of three artistic apps - 123d Catch...

  • Updated 22 Jul 2014 | 2 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre

    Practical Ethics Bites is a series of audio podcasts on practical ethics targeted specifically at pupils studying philosophy in UK schools. It is produced by the team behind the popular podcast Philosophy Bites, David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. Philosophy Bites has had over 21 million downloads. David Edmonds is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and...

  • Updated 21 Jul 2014 | 3 episodes | Oxford Dept of International Development

    The Oxford Department of International Development (ODID) is the focus at Oxford for teaching and research on international development: the understanding of change and inequality in developing countries, and the interaction of these countries with the rest of the world. We are known for a critical and multi-disciplinary approach, translating social science theory into empirical understanding...

  • Updated 15 Jul 2014 | 27 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    New Insights and Directions in Religious Epistemology, a series of workshops held in Oxford University on 13th-14th March and 12th-13th June 2013.
    The aim of this project is to make a bold and lasting impact on religious epistemology.
    This project aims to bring recent developments in epistemology to bear on topics in the philosophy of religion in a way that will open up new...

  • Updated 14 Jul 2014 | 4 episodes |

    Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine held on Wednesday 9th July 2014. A half-day symposium of talks on how graduate students advance thier academic career, from getting published in journals to landing that first post in a university. From experts in the publishing industry to university professors and leading academics, this series will let you know some...

  • Updated 14 Jul 2014 | 6 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    In 2013-14 the Department of Social Policy and Intervention celebrated the centenary of its founding as Barnett House. As part of the celebrations, it has presented the Centenary Seminar Series, which looks back at 100 years of research and policy change in social policy, evidence-based social intervention, and social work. The seminar series was convened by Dr Georg Picot and included two...

  • Updated 12 Jul 2014 | 16 episodes | Mathematical Institute

    A series of talks and lectures from Oxford Mathematicians exploring the power and beauty of their subject. These talks would appeal to anyone interested in mathematics and its ever-growing range of applications from medicine to economics and beyond.

  • Updated 10 Jul 2014 | 77 episodes | Humanities Division

    Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge intended to bring leading practitioners and scholars to both universities to address major themes in the arts, social sciences and humanities. Created by Lord Weidenfeld, the Programme is managed and funded by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue with the support of a series of generous benefactors and administered by the...

  • Updated 09 Jul 2014 | 90 episodes | Oxford Internet Institute

    Lectures and seminars from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford. The OII is a leading world centre for multidisciplinary research and teaching on the social factors that are shaping the Internet, and their implications for society. Areas covered by our podcasts include: social networking, Internet regulation, safety and security online, e-government and democracy, civil...

  • Updated 08 Jul 2014 | 20 episodes | Faculty of History

    Adam Smyth hosts a series of discussions by Oxford and visiting researchers presenting current research on the material history of the book.

  • Updated 07 Jul 2014 | 18 episodes | Department of Physics

    A showcase of research at Oxford Physics through exciting 10 minute presentations delivered by graduate research students. The topics span the breadth of research at Oxford and include topics such as climate change, exoplanets, magnetism, the higgs and quantum computers.

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 9 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine

    Faculty at the Nuffield Department of Medicine have been carrying out ground-breaking research overseas for nearly thirty years. We are now working on new and established projects in China, South-East Asia and East Africa with several collaborative partners.

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 3 episodes | Green Templeton College

    Is normality - or conformity to certain parameters of behaviour and appearance - a necessary condition of all advanced societies or a tyranny which constrains individual aspiration and social evolution? Do conceptions of normality have any objective basis or are they merely social constructions, inexorably tied to the exercise of political and economic power? These questions have troubled some...

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 15 episodes | Department of Psychiatry

    Psychiatry is a medical discipline seeking to understand and treat mental illness. These podcasts provide an introduction to core topics in psychiatry, and to research undertaken in the Oxford University Department of Psychiatry. This series is aimed at medical students studying psychiatry, but is also relevent for other health-care professionals and members of the public.

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 5 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Lectures and seminars organised by the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 11 episodes | University College

    The Global Economic Governance Programme was established at University College in 2003 to foster research and debate into how global markets and institutions can better serve the needs of people in developing countries. The Programme is directly linked to Oxford University’s Department of Politics and International Relations and Centre for International Studies. It serves as an...

  • Updated 01 Jul 2014 | 16 episodes | Law Faculty

    The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners and policy-makers in different parts of the world to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the...

  • Updated 30 Jun 2014 | 2 episodes | Law Faculty
  • Updated 30 Jun 2014 | 49 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) is an interdisciplinary research unit based at the University of Oxford, dedicated to understanding the complex and interwoven causes of obesity in populations across the world. This seminar series is hosted by the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 28 Jun 2014 | 12 episodes | Kellogg College

    The Oxford Centre for the Study of Corruption and Transparency provides a forum for dialogue among academics, anti-corruption practitioners, business people, legal experts, and government officials. The Centre's research programme examines the interface between government and business and evaluates the effectiveness of accountability tools, with a view to informing public and private...

  • Updated 27 Jun 2014 | 36 episodes | St Antony's College

    The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Japan. The Nissan Institute, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Japan in the social sciences. Alongside vibrant doctoral programmes, the MSc and MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies, inaugurated in 2008, are recognized as among...

  • Updated 27 Jun 2014 | 18 episodes | Department of Education

    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 its Masters and doctoral programmes.

    Our aim is to provide an intellectually rich but supportive environment in which to study, to research and...

  • Updated 27 Jun 2014 | 1 episode | Oriental Institute

    Lectures and workshops on the study & research of Ancient Egypt and Egyptology

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 1 episode | IT Services

    This technology series contains downloadable ebook resources relevant to the use of technology for teaching and learning at Oxford.

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 21 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. The Green (Life Sciences) Route takes you to the Bodleian Library, the Radcliffe Camera, the University Science area,...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 21 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. The Orange (Physical Sciences) Route takes you to the University Science area, including the Chemistry Research...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 23 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. The Purple (Arts and Humanities) Route takes you to the Bodleian Library, the Radcliffe Camera, the Ashmolean Museum,...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 21 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. This Red Route will give you an insight into Student Life at Oxford, including the variety of music and drama on offer,...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 21 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. The Yellow (Social Sciences) Route takes you to the Pitt Rivers Museum, the Sheldonian Theatre, the Bodleian Library,...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 23 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    This Blue Route will give you a chance to explore Historical Oxford, and will take you to some of the oldest parts of the City including the Castle and Mound, Merton Street, the Bodleian Library, six Oxford undergraduate colleges and other University locations.

    It will take you approximately 90 minutes to take the full walking tour and listen to all the tracks along the route....

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 7 episodes | St Antony's College

    The Asian Studies Centre was founded in 1982 at St Antony's College and is primarily a co-ordinating organisation which exists to bring together specialists from a wide variety of different disciplines. Geographically, the Centre predominantly covers South, Southeast and East Asia. The Asian Studies Centre works closely with scholars in the Oriental Institute, the Oxford China Centre,...

  • Updated 25 Jun 2014 | 55 episodes | Centre for African Studies

    The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside the vibrant...

  • Updated 23 Jun 2014 | 2 episodes | Oriental Institute

    Lectures from the Oriental Institute

  • Updated 23 Jun 2014 | 142 episodes | Alumni Office

    The annual Oxford University Alumni Weekend aims to showcase the Collegiate University as a whole, giving prominence to a range of current research and its application to real world situations, as well as recognising the achievements of Oxford men and women.
    This series also includes podcasts from other alumni events including study days and the Oxford European Reunion.

    Past...

  • Updated 23 Jun 2014 | 8 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    It was here in Oxford, in the 1600s, that great minds such as Hooke, Boyle, Willis and Wren laid the foundations of modern experimental science. Like their famous forebears, today’s Oxford scientists continue to undertake world-leading research: making fundamental new discoveries and applying cutting-edge knowledge to the major societal and technological challenges of the day. The research...

  • Updated 19 Jun 2014 | 42 episodes | St Antony's College

    St Antony's College is the most international of the six graduate colleges of the University of Oxford, specialising in international relations, economics, politics and history of particular parts of the world.

  • Updated 18 Jun 2014 | 1 episode | Linacre College

    The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is a multiversity lecture series in the humanities, founded on July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, by the American scholar Obert Clark Tanner. In founding the lecture, he defined their purpose as follows:

    I hope these lectures will contribute to the intellectual and moral life of mankind. I see them simply as a search for a better...

  • Updated 16 Jun 2014 | 34 episodes | Keble College

    One of the largest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford with 410 undergraduate and 235 graduate students. It was the wish of our founders in 1870 to extend access to the University more widely, and the College has a continuing commitment to inclusiveness. The College prides itself on the academic achievements of its students, and aims to offer a supportive environment in...

  • Updated 16 Jun 2014 | 89 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2002 with the support of the Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education of Japan. It is an integral part of the philosophy faculty of Oxford University, one of the great centres of academic excellence in philosophical ethics.

  • Updated 16 Jun 2014 | 6 episodes | Department of Economics

    This series focuses on annual international conference of The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) - an economic research centre within the Department of Economics at Oxford University. Papers presented at the conference address issues central to African development.

  • Updated 13 Jun 2014 | 3 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    Researchers share the questions they are examining with the help of archival and book collections of the Bodleian Libraries.

  • Updated 13 Jun 2014 | 8 episodes | Department of Physics

    The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change.

  • Updated 12 Jun 2014 | 16 episodes | Rothermere American Institute

    Podcasts of lectures and seminars held at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 12 Jun 2014 | 9 episodes | St John's College

    Today, St John's is home to approximately 390 undergraduates, 200 graduate students, 100 fellows and 25 College lecturers. Nearly every subject studied at the University is represented in St John's. A vibrant international community, it fosters intellectual rigour, creativity, and independence in its students, teachers, and researchers.

    St John's was founded in 1555 by...

  • Updated 11 Jun 2014 | 4 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    The Centre for International Studies (CIS) serves as a focal point for advanced research in International Relations at the University of Oxford. It is located in the Department of Politics and International Relations.

  • Updated 11 Jun 2014 | 105 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is Oxford University's international research centre in the comparative study of news media.

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