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  • Updated 17 May 2017 | 61 episodes | Christ Church

    Tower Poetry is an organization based at Christ Church, University of Oxford, which offers opportunities and resources for young British poets.

    Tower Poetry exists to encourage and challenge everyone who reads or writes poetry. Established following a bequest to Christ Church, Oxford, by the late Christopher Tower, the aims of Tower Poetry are clear: to stimulate an enjoyment and...

  • Updated 11 May 2017 | 16 episodes | Merton College

    A series of podcasts from Merton College, a vibrant and diverse intellectual community that has been at the forefront of education and research at Oxford University since 1264. Nobel Prize winners and other cultural and scientific leaders, such as TS Eliot, JRR Tolkien, and Andrew Wiles, adorn the list of Eminent Mertonians. Merton’s tradition of excellence lives on, thanks to the talent and...

  • Updated 10 May 2017 | 4 episodes | New College

    The Visiting Professorship of Opera is funded by New College, and invites leading figures in the operatic world to Oxford each year to give instruction and practice in their areas of expertise. Professors take up residence for short periods while they are involved in a variety of sessions which will include lectures, symposia, masterclasses and performance. Events are open to student and...

  • Updated 10 May 2017 | 38 episodes | Department of Physics

    Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics host a morning of Theoretical Physics roughly three times a year on a Saturday morning. The mornings consist of three talks pitched to explain an area of our research to an audience familiar with physics at about the second-year undergraduate level and are open to all Oxford Alumni. Topics include Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes, Dark...

  • Updated 09 May 2017 | 14 episodes | Department of the History of Art

    This major international conference was convened by Geraldine Johnson (University of Oxford), Deborah Schultz (Regent's University London), and Costanza Caraffa (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz—Max-Planck-Institut). It is the sixth in the Photo Archives conference series.

    This conference took place on April 20–21, 2017.

    The conference investigated photographs and...

  • Updated 08 May 2017 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Theology and Religion

    This series explores different religious and secular approaches to healing. In each episode, DPhil candidate Naomi Richman interviews a representative from a religious or secular movement to find out how their perspectives on spirituality influence their attitudes to health and modern medicine. Through these conversations, Naomi discovers ancient truths that can assist us in our contemporary...

  • Updated 03 May 2017 | 10 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Podcasts of the lectures and in-conversation events with acclaimed actors, directors, playwrights, and academics, on modern and historic performances inspired by ancient Greek and Roman texts - hosted by the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama. For upcoming public events please visit the APGRD website.

  • Updated 28 Apr 2017 | 1 episode | Medical Sciences Division

    Featuring researchers from the Malaria Atlas Project at the University of Oxford, this series of podcasts looks at some of the statistical methods that can be used to model malaria and other infectious diseases globally, as well as statistical modelling more generally.

    The Malaria Atlas Project (MAP) brings together researchers based around the world with expertise in a wide range of...

  • Updated 27 Apr 2017 | 11 episodes | Department of Earth Sciences

    Podcasts from the department of Earth Sciences.

  • Updated 26 Apr 2017 | 3 episodes | St Antony's College

    Seminars on topics raising issues of political and legal importance

  • Updated 25 Apr 2017 | 6 episodes | Social Sciences Division

    This year marks the 10th anniversary of the European Research Council (ERC), set up by the European Commission in 2007. The ERC funds exceptional individual scientists to carry out high-risk, high-gain research at the frontiers of knowledge. Over the last decade, Oxford Social Sciences have shown an outstanding track record of attracting significant ERC funding. This event celebrated the world...

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 154 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Research in Medicine needs to ultimately translate into better treatment of patients. Researchers at the Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, collaborate to develop better care and improved preventive measures. Findings in the laboratory are translated into changes in clinical practice, from Bench to Bedside.

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 36 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Translational research in NDM has a truly worldwide impact, with scientists and clinicians investigating epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of disease on a global scale. Our podcasts on Global Health illuminate this work, and discuss research conducted in Oxford and around the world to better understand and manage emerging and endemic diseases.

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 18 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Malaria is an endemic disease in much of the world, and is a major contributor to child and infant mortality in many countries. Our malaria podcasts describe efforts by NDM clinicians and scientists, in Oxford and around the world, to treat and prevent malaria, including vaccine development, parasitology, and improved treatment for severe malaria, with the aim to lessen the disease burden on...

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 20 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Border Criminologies brings together academics, practitioners and those who have experienced border control from around the world. Showcasing original research from a range of perspectives, we hope to better understand the effect of border control and to explore alternatives. Through an emphasis on visual resources and first hand accounts we hope to flesh out our understanding of the lived...

  • Updated 12 Apr 2017 | 24 episodes | Faculty of Law
  • Updated 11 Apr 2017 | 10 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    This series explores the lives of Romans through the Latin inscriptions collection at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, as part of an AHRC funded project between the University of Oxford and the University of Warwick.

  • Updated 07 Apr 2017 | 6 episodes | Faculty of History

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

  • Updated 07 Apr 2017 | 15 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    The Research Expo is a biennial event at St Edmund Hall, designed to showcase the breadth of research carried out at the College, by both academics and students. This series includes an overview video introducing the event, and then a set of short ‘Teddy Talks’ on a wide range of topics from gravitational waves to medieval history, all aimed at a non-specialist audience. The speakers are...

  • Updated 04 Apr 2017 | 56 episodes | Department of Physics

    How fragile is our world? What physics led to the existence of life, and how likely --or unlikely-- were these conditions to come about? In this video series we assemble top researchers and approach this question for all angles, with a strong focus on the physics involved. Our talks accessibly discuss how the laws of physics, the initial conditions of the universe, and features of our local...

  • Updated 30 Mar 2017 | 4 episodes | Merton College

    The Merton College Physics Lecture (the Ockham, or Occam, Lecture, so named in honour of one of the greatest alumni of the College and of his philosophical principle of intellectual discipline) started in 2009 and is held once a term. It is organised by the physics tutors of the College to promote both intellectual curiosity and social cohesion of the Merton Physics community.

  • Updated 28 Mar 2017 | 46 episodes | Department of Physics

    Find out more about our night sky, from new planets to far-off galaxies and the vastness of the Universe. A series of short talks and presentations for the general public from leading astronomy researchers at the Oxford University Physics department - http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/

  • Updated 23 Mar 2017 | 1 episode | Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

    Lectures and talks from researchers and invited speakers at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences. We deliver world-class research, engagement and training that advances primary care, influences health policy and develops professional skills for the delivery of better health care in the community.

  • Updated 23 Mar 2017 | 88 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    This issue of FMR looks at some of the modalities and challenges of resettlement in order to shed light on debates such as how – and how well – resettlement is managed, whether it is a good use of the funds and energy it uses, and whether it is a good solution for refugees. It contains 33 articles on Resettlement, plus a mini-feature on Post-deportation risks and monitoring and four articles...

  • Updated 21 Mar 2017 | 131 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. It includes the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a legal deposit library for 400 years; as well as 28 other libraries across Oxford including major research libraries and faculty, department and institute libraries. Together, the Libraries hold...

  • Updated 21 Mar 2017 | 36 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 relevant to health-care professionals and members of the public. The topic podcasts are particularly relevant to medical students studying psychiatry...

  • Updated 16 Mar 2017 | 153 episodes | Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

    Podcasts from the Department of Politics and International relations and its centres.

  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 32 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

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

  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 4 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    The Lecture commemorates Philip Geddes, who studied at St Edmund Hall and was a journalist of considerable promise. After graduating he joined the staff of the London Evening Standard, then moved to the staff of the Daily Express. In December 1983 he was in Harrods, the Knightsbridge store, when orders were issued for the building to be evacuated. Realising there was a story to be had, he went...

  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 6 episodes | Bodleian Library

    The History of the Book and Cultural History, History of Art, Classics, Economics, Manuscript studies, Theology, and Law. Oxford, Weston Library, Visiting Scholars’ Centre (VSC) – Hilary Term, Fridays 2.15. Convenor: Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College and 15cBOOKTRADE)

  • Updated 10 Mar 2017 | 27 episodes | St Anne's College

    St Anne's stands out in Oxford as a college that is down to earth, modern, informal and open to the world. It also has a determined sense of its academic purpose.
    It began in 1879 offering a university education to women who otherwise would have found it unaffordable. It became a full College of the University in 1952. It has taken both men and women since 1979, and is now one of...

  • Updated 07 Mar 2017 | 1 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-class research and teaching. Research activities encompass core Computer Science, as well as computational biology, quantum computing, computational...

  • Updated 07 Mar 2017 | 20 episodes | Department of Physics

    Informal interviews with physics alumni at events, lectures and other alumni related activities.

  • Updated 28 Feb 2017 | 54 episodes | Wolfson College

    Wolfson is the largest graduate college in Oxford. Our diverse student body has a wide spread of disciplines and nationalities. The College is both traditional and unconventional, forward thinking and friendly.

  • Updated 28 Feb 2017 | 3 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    This series is unique in being wholly dedicated to female speakers. It is intended to showcase the enormous range of women's careers and raise the profile of women of high achievement in order to increase the range of role models accessible to challenge and inspire women both at Oxford and outside. The lecture series is funded by the Vice Chancellor's Diversity Fund.

  • Updated 28 Feb 2017 | 97 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 27 Feb 2017 | 69 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Public Lectures and Seminars from the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. Humanity at the crossroads: Bringing together the best minds to tackle the toughest challenges of the 21st century.

  • Updated 24 Feb 2017 | 39 episodes | St Anne's College

    The discipline of Comparative Literature is changing. Its Eurocentric heritage has been challenged by various formulations of ‘world literature’, while new media and new forms of artistic production are bringing urgency to comparative thinking across literature, film, the visual arts and music. The resulting questions of method are both intellectually compelling and central to the future of...

  • Updated 24 Feb 2017 | 5 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    The University's Equality Policy provides for an inclusive environment which 'promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected to assist them in reaching their full potential'. It also provides that no student or member of staff will be treated less favorable...

  • Updated 20 Feb 2017 | 48 episodes | St Antony's College

    The European Studies Centre at St Antony's College is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of Europe. It has particular strengths in politics, history and international relations, but also brings together economists, sociologists, social anthropologists and students of culture. We see ourselves as a meeting place and intellectual laboratory for the whole community of those interested...

  • Updated 15 Feb 2017 | 14 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    A performance of the Euthydemus in an English adaptation. The Euthydemus did more than most of Plato’s works to give a bad name to the 'sophists', itinerant teachers whom he will have encountered in his youth when some of them clashed with his hero Socrates. Here his dialogue about two sophists is transferred to a twentieth-century setting, Princeton University, where the...

  • Updated 08 Feb 2017 | 24 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Translational and Clinical Medicine is the ongoing effort to bring basic science from the bench to the patient, as well as to elucidate safety and effectiveness of the medicines on which we depend. The NDM podcasts on translational and clinical medicine detail our work in this wide-ranging field, from the identification and design of new medicines to clinical trials and trial design and...

  • Updated 07 Feb 2017 | 3 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    The Journal of Practical Ethics, an open access journal in moral and political philosophy (and related areas), published by the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, located at the University of Oxford. In this series, an author from each issue of the journal presents an overview of their paper in conversation with Dave Edmonds of Philosophy Bites.

  • Updated 25 Jan 2017 | 1 episode | Wadham College

    This series from Wadham college looks at the ways we can widen access to higher education. The initial event at the House of Lords on January 24th 2017 saw alumni, policy makers and practitioners come together for a debate about widening access to higher education. The debate was chaired by Melvyn Bragg, with a panel of speakers including the Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise...

  • Updated 23 Jan 2017 | 10 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    Ever since it was founded in 1683, the Ashmolean Museum has been a place where academics and researchers come to study and be inspired by the collections.

    Take a closer look at the Ashmolean's hidden treasures from the viewpoint of the experts. Academics from across the University of Oxford have chosen an object that relates to their research, revealing a whole world of ideas...

  • Updated 20 Jan 2017 | 5 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Welcome to RightsUp, a podcast from the Oxford Human Rights Hub. We look at the big human rights issues of the day, bringing in new perspectives from all over the world by talking to experts, academics, practicing lawyers, activists and policy makers who are at the forefront of tackling these difficult issues.
    RightsUp is brought to you by the Oxford Human Rights Hub, providing global...

  • Updated 19 Jan 2017 | 25 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The Healthcare Values Partnership is led by Professor Joshua Hordern of the University of Oxford who collaborates with a range of colleagues in Oxford and elsewhere. The ethos of the partnership is to develop working relationships between patients, researchers, healthcare practitioners, managers and policy makers to explore questions of value in healthcare today. We welcome new conversations...

  • Updated 14 Dec 2016 | 22 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Cancer is studied from several angles at NDM, from its epidemiology and potential causes, to its effect on patient lives and outcomes, as well as the basic science underpinning the unregulated cell growth that is the hallmark of the disease. Our Cancer podcasts illustrate the diversity of this research, and provide snapshots to the work of NDM scientists and clinicians to understand, treat and...

  • Updated 14 Dec 2016 | 4 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    In this series, Michael Burden, David Kennerley and Susan Valladares from the University of Oxford discuss the fashion for staging historical dramas in British and American theatres in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The series accompanies the Bodleian Library’s exhibition on this theme and the podcasts include descriptions and discussions of many of the items on display....

  • Updated 13 Dec 2016 | 6 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    A series of talks exploring writing mediums, methods, interests, and approaches.

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