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  • 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

    Tuesday at 5.15pm

  • 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 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 | 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.

  • Updated 18 Oct 2016 | 6 episodes | Saïd Business School

    Welcome to the podcast series for the Oxford Impact Investing Programme. Hear from our world leading Faculty and speakers discussing the most pressing issues facing the world of social impact investing. The Next iteration of the Oxford Impact Investing Programme takes place 18-22 April 2016. For more information visit www.sbs.oxford.edu/impact....

  • Updated 17 Oct 2016 | 24 episodes | Mathematical Institute

    Nick Trefethen FRS, Professor of Numerical Analysis at Oxford University, teaches a course for DPhil (PhD) students across all the science departments at the university. The course is distinctive for its exceptionally strong conceptual basis, focussing on fundamental ideas of numerical algorithms and the world of science and engineering they sustain. Historical and philosophical notes on...

  • Updated 12 Oct 2016 | 6 episodes | Faculty of History

    In this history lecture series Professor Stephen Gunn look at the effects of war on the people of England in the 1500s. This lecture series was recorded in Hilary Term 2015 and is part of the annual James Ford Lectures in British History series at the Examination Schools in Oxford University.

  • Updated 12 Oct 2016 | 66 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    It is often people’s immediate community that provides the first, last and perhaps best tactical response for many people affected by or under threat of displacement. In the 23 feature theme articles in this issue of FMR, authors from around the world – including authors who are themselves displaced – explore the capacity of communities to organise themselves before, during and after...

  • Updated 12 Oct 2016 | 12 episodes | St Catherine's College

    In this series TORCH Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Professor Laura Tunbridge from the Faculty of Music, introduces music by German Romantic composer Robert Schumann, focusing particularly on the late works being featured in the Oxford Lieder Festival (14-29 October, 2016). Prof. Tunbridge discusses the challenges of performing and interpreting this music with Professor Barry Murnane and Richard...

  • Updated 23 Sep 2016 | 1 episode | Medical Sciences Division

    In this series, we present stimulating stories of science from the Medical Sciences Division at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 19 Sep 2016 | 11 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    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 findings, and an HIV/AIDS day. 

  • Updated 19 Sep 2016 | 48 episodes | St Catherine's College

    Evaluating innovation in surgery and therapeutic technology: the IDEAL approach. A series of talks given by medical professionals about improving the quality of research in surgery.

  • Updated 13 Sep 2016 | 8 episodes | Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

    This conference brings philosophers of religion, political theorists and literary scholars together to frame approaches to the problem of political evil–a project one might call ‘political demonology’–for our contemporary political and cultural crisis.

    What or who is the political enemy? What is political evil or sin? If we are living in the age of ‘the complete triumph of the...

  • Updated 05 Sep 2016 | 2 episodes | Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

    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 around clinical cases and are followed by lively, educational discussion. These podcasts are brought to you by the Oxford University Medical Education...

  • Updated 15 Aug 2016 | 88 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    The new issue of FMR explores the ideas and practices that are being tried out in order to engage both development and humanitarian work in support of ‘transitions’ and ‘solutions’ for displaced people. What we need, says one author, is “full global recognition that the challenge of forced displacement is an integral part of the development agenda too”. FMR issue 52 includes 32 articles on ‘...

  • Updated 09 Aug 2016 | 1 episode | Faculty of Classics

    'Medea, a performance history' is a multimedia/interactive ebook on the production history of Euripides’ 'Medea' – an ancient Greek tragedy about a mother who, betrayed by her husband, exacts revenge by killing her children. The object-rich ebook draws on a unique collection of archival material and research at the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (APGRD)...

  • Updated 09 Aug 2016 | 6 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    Our Ford Foundation-funded Inequality Seminar, Perceptions of Inequality: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, hosted by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), took place over two days at St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford, in June 2016. Participants were asked to circulate a reading in advance and to prepare a 8-10 minute presentation, on the way that inequality has been...

  • Updated 03 Aug 2016 | 4 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    Dr Dennis Duncan looks at literary paratexts - the parts of a book that aren't the main text: indexes, prefaces, footnotes, errata lists...

  • Updated 01 Aug 2016 | 5 episodes | IT Services

    The Women in Science series provides talks from the support network OxFEST (Oxford Females in Engineering, Science and Technology) which aims to promote and encourage women in their scientific careers. The series provides information and resources, which may aid females in pursuing their careers. The series includes talks from a range of inspirational speakers with the overall goal to convince...

  • Updated 27 Jul 2016 | 19 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    This conference brings together an outstanding panel of scholars and experts in Mesoamerican studies. They will be sharing their knowledge and recent findings on the making and historical significance of the Bodleian's and other early, pictorial Mesoamerican manuscripts, situating them in the context of the pre-Columbian and colonial societies that produced them, describing the world they...

  • Updated 19 Jul 2016 | 94 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 14 Jul 2016 | 7 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    In the first decades of the 21st century, researchers are beginning to understand in detail how our genetic inheritance makes us who we are. At the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, our aim is to extend that understanding in order to gain a clearer insight into mechanisms of health and disease. Looking across all three billion letters of the human genetic code, we aim to pinpoint...

  • Updated 12 Jul 2016 | 145 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    Public lectures and seminars from the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development.

    The Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) aims to build knowledge and understanding of the causes and effects of forced migration in order to help improve the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable people.

  • Updated 11 Jul 2016 | 1 episode | Radcliffe Department of Medicine

    A glimpse into the medical research that's taking us closer to better treatments for some of our biggest health challenges, including diabetes and heart disease.

  • Updated 08 Jul 2016 | 5 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

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

  • Updated 08 Jul 2016 | 48 episodes | Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

    Podcasts from the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) conferences on 26-28 June 2009 and 22-23 October 2010

  • Updated 05 Jul 2016 | 13 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    The OPDC Scientists and Clinicians talk about how their work is helping to improve the understanding of Parkinson's and drive us closer to a cure during the Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre Participant Open Day, 18th March 2015.

  • Updated 04 Jul 2016 | 9 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    ‘What is the unconscious? Where is it? How does it affect our conscious experiences? The Unconscious Memory Network is a new forum where humanists and neuroscientists can discuss and exchange their research findings on diverse aspects of the unconscious, in particular unconscious memory.

  • Updated 30 Jun 2016 | 7 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    Find out more about the range of programmes we run within the Department for Continuing Education. From creative writing to archaeology to political theory, there is something for everyone at Continuing Education.

  • Updated 29 Jun 2016 | 20 episodes | St Antony's College

    Free Speech Debate (http://freespeechdebate.com/) is a global, multilingual website for the discussion of free speech in the age of mass migration and the internet. Ten draft principles for global free speech are laid out, together with explanations and case studies - all for debate. Prominent figures from diverse cultures, faiths and political...

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