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  • 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 | 35 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 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 | 24 episodes | Alumni Office

    Every month a former Oxford student shares career highlights, insights, and memories of student days in this 15-minute podcast. The interviews are brought to you by the Alumni Office at the 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 | 121 episodes | Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

    Podcasts from the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society, an independent institution affiliated with Wolfson College and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford.

  • 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 14 Feb 2017 | 37 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 14 Feb 2017 | 2 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 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 27 Jan 2017 | 2 episodes | St Antony's College

    Seminars on topics raising issues of political and legal importance

  • 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 10 Jan 2017 | 9 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 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.

  • Updated 12 Dec 2016 | 5 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    A series of talks from an interdisciplinary event held by the St Edmund Hall Centre for the Creative Brain in Oxford on 26 November 2016. The speakers interpret the theme of ‘Shakespeare and the Brain’ in various ways, examining it from the perspective of literature scholars, neuroscientists and actors. All the talks are aimed at a non-specialist audience.

  • Updated 12 Dec 2016 | 11 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    A collection of audio and video resources of lectures, seminars and presentations from the Department's humanities' programmes.

  • Updated 05 Dec 2016 | 4 episodes | Taylor Institution Library
  • Updated 05 Dec 2016 | 5 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Love, deception and the unexpected from the 18th century to the 21st… 5 perspectives in 5 podcasts on Laclos’ provocative epistolary novel that continues to inspire today.

  • Updated 02 Dec 2016 | 19 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    The Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2015, #HIP2015, was hosted by the Humanitarian Innovation Project, in partnership with the World Humanitarian Summit, in Oxford on 17 and 18 July 2015. The theme of the conference was ‘facilitating innovation’. As interest and dialogue around humanitarian innovation continues to expand, conference participants were invited to explore the challenges of...

  • Updated 30 Nov 2016 | 15 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    We are all products of our genes, and Genetics is a major focus of NDM research. Our podcasts on genetics look at a variety of projects, including the study of some common and less-common inherited afflictions, as well as the effects our genes can have on disease susceptibility and the efficacy of treatment. Moreover, NDM researchers lead in studying the genetic variation within and between...

  • Updated 29 Nov 2016 | 19 episodes | IT Services

    A series of short introductory talks from experts in the field presenting new perspectives on the First World War. Produced by the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 25 Nov 2016 | 2 episodes | Middle East Centre
  • Updated 25 Nov 2016 | 1 episode | Maison Française d'Oxford

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  • Updated 24 Nov 2016 | 2 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Annual French lecture

  • Updated 23 Nov 2016 | 35 episodes | School of Archaeology

    This album contains the podcasts recorded at the second Protecting the Past conference, co-organised by the Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa (EAMENA) project of the University of Oxford with the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani and the University of Sulaimani. It was held in Sulaimani - Iraq on 30-31 October 2016. Participants discussed projects to monitor and...

  • Updated 22 Nov 2016 | 3 episodes | St Catherine's College

    The Chair of Contemporary Theatre, founded through a grant from the Mackintosh Foundation at St Catherine's College, aims to promote interest in, and the study and practice of, contemporary theatre. The Visiting Professorship has previously been held by actors, writers, directors, and producers including Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Miller, Alan Ayckbourn, Richard Eyre, Phyllida Lloyd and...

  • Updated 21 Nov 2016 | 11 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The multi-disciplinary research seminars are held once a term at Rewley House, and are designed to highlight current and future research initiatives in the Department for Continuing Education.

  • Updated 18 Nov 2016 | 5 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The annual Simonyi Lecture is the highlight of Oxford University's programme to bring the excitement of science to the public. Held each year at the Oxford Playhouse, the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, Marcus du Sautoy, invites an eminent scientist to talk about cutting edge science and it’s impact on society. More details about the lectures can be found at:...

  • Updated 16 Nov 2016 | 14 episodes | IT Services

    Sebastian Patrick Quintus Rahtz (13 February 1955-15 March 2016) was Chief Data Architect for the University of Oxford and a member of Wolfson College and its Digital Research Cluster. This series of short talks by colleagues celebrates 'SPQR' and his many and varied achievements in Humanities computing. Sebastian’s involvement with free and open source software goes back to the...

  • Updated 16 Nov 2016 | 2 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 influence their attitudes to health and modern medicine. Through these conversations, we reveal what ancient truths can assist us in our contemporary search for well-being,...

  • Updated 11 Nov 2016 | 8 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    The Sidney Ball Memorial Lectures were established after the First World War in memory of Sidney Ball who was a philosophy fellow at St John's College, Oxford. Sidney Ball was both a political radical and 'an energetic university reformer' concerned that contemporary social and economic problems should be studied at Oxford.

  • Updated 10 Nov 2016 | 3 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    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 research and teaching record, covering all periods of English Literature. This series includes talks from the English Faculty Open days.

  • Updated 02 Nov 2016 | 31 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Podcasts from the Faculty of Classics.

  • Updated 02 Nov 2016 | 8 episodes | IT Services

    On 10 June 2016, the Interactive Data Network held a one-day event designed to bring together publishers, academics, journalists, and technologists around the topic of data visualisation. The aim was to foster discussion and set new goals for collaboration and innovation; a question of particular interest is how academic institutions and publishers might work together to support researchers in...

  • Updated 02 Nov 2016 | 13 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Vaccines save millions of lives each year; however, some of the world's worst diseases are still difficult to prevent. Our series of podcasts on Epidemics and Vaccines detail the research within NDM to combat diseases such as hepatitis, influenza and tuberculosis, through development of novel vaccines and vaccine delivery mechanisms and strategies. Developing countries and vulnerable...

  • Updated 01 Nov 2016 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Oriental Studies

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

  • Updated 31 Oct 2016 | 52 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    On 29 September 2016 staff from across the four Oxford University Museums (Ashmolean Museums, Museum of the History of Science, Museum of Natural History and Pitt Rivers Museum) gathered for an afternoon of short ‘lightning talks’ about current projects and activities. The aim of the event was to share knowledge, expertise and inspiration between colleagues working across the museums, and...

  • Updated 21 Oct 2016 | 18 episodes | Department of Physics

    The interdisciplinary workshop brings together experts in quantum science, as e.g. quantum information theory, quantum chemistry, solid state physics and mathematical physics. The aim is to explore from a conceptual viewpoint the influence of the fermionic exchange symmetry and its consequences for the reduced 1-and 2-fermion picture. In particular, a better understanding should be developed...

  • Updated 21 Oct 2016 | 2 episodes | Faculty of History

    The centenary of the First World War demands innovative and inspiring research. Based in Oxford, Globalising and Localising the Great War (GLGW) is a centre for interdisciplinary research on the conflict committed to producing such scholarship.
    This podcast series contains excerpts from GLGW’s second Graduate Conference, held in March 2016. Focused on ‘Stories, Spaces and Societies’, the...

  • Updated 19 Oct 2016 | 6 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    Discover the lives of women who have made an impact on the city and university.

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