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  • Updated 24 Jul 2015 | 42 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 15 Jul 2015 | 17 episodes | IT Services

    This podcast series explores the movement towards ‘Openness’ at the University of Oxford and beyond. Informational videos address topics ranging from ‘What is Openness?’, to ‘Open Educational Resources’, to ‘Podcasting’, while individual interviews with researchers and academics at the University offer fascinating insights into projects and initiatives conducted in the spirit of ‘openness’....

  • Updated 14 Jul 2015 | 18 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    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 08 Jul 2015 | 6 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The extraordinary career of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) forged intersections between political action, visionary leadership, creative achievement, and romantic self-invention. As a best-selling novelist, flamboyant dandy, notable wit, ethnic outsider, and icon of Conservative politics giving rise to a powerful political myth, his multifaceted public persona has become emblematically...

  • Updated 30 Jun 2015 | 4 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    This University of Oxford inter-departmental seminar series is a collaboration between researchers from the Department of Education, the School of Geography and the Environment, the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, and Oxford Department of International Development. It takes place on most Tuesday evenings in two terms.

  • Updated 26 Jun 2015 | 21 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Podcasts of Law lectures, and other videos not relating to specific courses, presented by the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 23 Jun 2015 | 48 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Each lecture in this series focuses on a single play by Shakespeare, and employs a range of different approaches to try to understand a central critical question about it. Rather than providing overarching readings or interpretations, the series aims to show the variety of different ways we might understand Shakespeare, the kinds of evidence that might be used to strengthen our critical...

  • Updated 22 Jun 2015 | 11 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    Celebrating 20 years of Women's Studies at Oxford, this conference discussed the history of the course at the University as well as showcasing current student's work. We also heard from experts in the field on topics that are pertinent to the future of Women's Studies.

  • Updated 18 Jun 2015 | 98 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    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 regimes, however, currently respond to only some of the protection concerns arising from such displacement. Crafting an appropriate response will demand...

  • Updated 12 Jun 2015 | 24 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    St Edmund Hall’s inaugural Research Expo took place on 28 February 2015. It was a celebration of the great diversity of research currently being undertaken at the College, and was an opportunity for students and academics to interact, learn and engage with colleagues across all disciplines. The ‘Teddy Talks’, given by St Edmund Hall academics and postgraduate students, were a key part of the...

  • Updated 10 Jun 2015 | 5 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    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 out more about our research, please visit: http://energy.chem.ox.ac.uk/
     
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  • Updated 06 Jun 2015 | 3 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    The Transformations research cluster is one of the core research clusters in the School for Geography and the Environment. Building upon our strengths in the geography of finance, work and employment, gender, class and ethnicity, governance, social justice and social change in both the developed and developing worlds, the Transformations research cluster seeks to better understand both...

  • Updated 04 Jun 2015 | 54 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 04 Jun 2015 | 88 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    The role of faith in the humanitarian sector is not easy to measure. Faiths generally advocate welcoming the stranger and there are many organisations and individuals inspired by their faith or religion to provide protection and assistance. Yet it is easier to measure the activities inspired by faith than to measure the difference that having that faith makes, and secularly inspired standards...

  • Updated 29 May 2015 | 6 episodes | All Souls College

    The Library of Arabic Literature is a remarkable undertaking. It is publishing, in Arabic and English dual-language volumes, key works of classical and pre-modern Arabic literature from the pre-Islamic era to the cusp of the modern period. Several of these works have not been translated before, while others have not received such careful editing and translation until now, when the editors and...

  • Updated 21 May 2015 | 7 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    Short talks on Alzheimer's, Dementia, current treatments and latest research, recorded at the Academic Centre, JR Hospital, Oxford

  • Updated 20 May 2015 | 43 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    These online audio resources consist of lectures, seminars and interviews from the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 14 May 2015 | 6 episodes | Saïd Business School

    The Dean's Seminar Series presents the latest business research from professors and researchers at Oxford Saïd. Hosted by Peter Moores Dean Professor Peter Tufano, and Dr Felix Reed-Tsochas, Associate Dean for Research, each seminar explores key aspects of specific research fields, such as consumer behaviour in marketing, entrepreneurial finance, or technology and operations management....

  • Updated 11 May 2015 | 22 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 06 May 2015 | 3 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    Annual Weatherall lecture series, named in honour of Sir David Weatherall, Physician and Medical researcher focussing on molecular genetics, haematology, pathology and clinical medicine.

  • Updated 05 May 2015 | 43 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Lectures on international law issues by eminent scholars, practitioners and judges of national and international courts. The lecture series is brought to you by the Public International Law Discussion Group, part of the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford, and is supported by the British Branch of the International Law Association and Oxford University Press. Further details of this series...

  • Updated 30 Apr 2015 | 7 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    A series of lectures from the Ancient History Seminar Series: Digital Classics, Hilary Term 2015

  • Updated 28 Apr 2015 | 168 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.

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  • Updated 15 Apr 2015 | 3 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    Over 200 students (representing 28 programmes of study) and 350 guests attended our 2014 Award Ceremony at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford on 2 April 2014. Attendees travelled from the UK, Ireland, Continental Europe, Japan, Australia, USA, India and China. The guest speaker was RSC actress Joanne Pearce an alumna of our Foundation Certificate in History,.who urged award recipients to ‘mark...

  • Updated 15 Apr 2015 | 4 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The Department's 2014 Open Day was held on 4 November. This is an annual free event that welcomes hundreds of participants to attend short lectures, workshops, informational sessions and walking tours in Oxford. Participants also join us online from around the world, as each year we broadcast a number of the lectures live, and capture additional lectures for later viewing - a selection of...

  • Updated 13 Apr 2015 | 12 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    The Medical Sciences Division is the University's largest academic division and includes Biochemistry, Experimental Psychology and the clinical and preclinical departments of the Medical School. The Division is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for basic biomedical and clinical research and teaching. World-leading programmes, housed in state-of-the-art facilities, cover...

  • Updated 13 Apr 2015 | 19 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical 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 13 Apr 2015 | 12 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    The Nuffield Department of Medicine is a large multi-disciplinary department that links high quality clinical research with medical application. NDM is based across multiple local sites, including the John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals, and the University of Oxford’s Old Road Campus – one of the largest centres for biomedical research in Europe. Research units in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam...

  • Updated 31 Mar 2015 | 1 episode | St Hilda's College

    The Body and Being Network is a new interdisciplinary initiative that brings together scholars and artists for innovative dialogues about the body.
    The Body and Being Network events have been supported by the Research Task Group at St Hilda's College.
    The main themes discussed in the series are concepts of the body and of embodied being. Past events have explored what it means...

  • Updated 26 Mar 2015 | 51 episodes | Oxford Internet Institute

    A seminar series gathering leading scholars and practitioners to reflect on the influence of new communication technologies on development processes. Organised by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), the Department of International Development (ODID) and the Technology & Management for Development Centre (TMD) at the University of...

  • Updated 26 Mar 2015 | 112 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 25 Mar 2015 | 42 episodes | Latin American Centre

    Founded in 1964 by St. Antony's College, the LAC educates graduate students in a range of disciplines applied to Latin America.

  • Updated 13 Mar 2015 | 18 episodes | IT Services

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

  • Updated 24 Feb 2015 | 3 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    The Oxford Martin School Hilary Term seminar series looks at the opportunities for human development that stem from advancements in technology, as well as questioning what risks, threats and ethical considerations need to be made as we increasingly rely on machines.

  • Updated 05 Feb 2015 | 4 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Drama David Edgar gives a series of lectures and conversations about the state of modern playwriting in contemporary theatre, how playwrights work and how they collaborate with one another.

  • Updated 02 Feb 2015 | 2 episodes | Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

    Each year the Department of Politics and International Relations hosts a lecture given by a distinguished speaker on an aspect of international relations. These events are co-hosted by the US-UK Fulbright Commission, the Embassy of the United States of America, Pembroke College and the Lois Roth Endowment. The talks take their name from former United States Senator J. William Fulbright,...

  • Updated 16 Jan 2015 | 9 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...

  • Updated 14 Jan 2015 | 1 episode | Oriel College

    Podcasts from Oriel College

  • Updated 12 Jan 2015 | 24 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    Innovation around displacement is not new. Yet the imperfections of current approaches are obvious in the challenges that we continue to face. By looking at old problems in new ways and by seeking and fostering innovation itself, new products can be developed, new ways of working can be devised and new modalities and paradigms can emerge to make the lives of displaced people better, more...

  • Updated 09 Jan 2015 | 3 episodes | Oxford Internet Institute

    The OII Bellwether Lectures bring world-leading intellectuals to Oxford to lecture on the social implications of the Internet, and its role in shaping our economic, political, and social future.

  • Updated 07 Jan 2015 | 4 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The Many-Worlds Interpretation (MWI) of quantum mechanics holds that quantum theory - our best current theory of physics - is correctly understood as claiming that there are many worlds that exist in parallel to our own and which branch constantly off our own. The existence of the other worlds makes it possible to make sense of physics without action-at-a-distance, objective randomness, or any...

  • Updated 22 Dec 2014 | 56 episodes | Saïd Business School

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  • Updated 15 Dec 2014 | 7 episodes | IT Services

    In this series we seek to rediscover film footage of Oxford’s past and make it available for public viewing. How has Oxford changed? How has it remained the same? What important events have happened at Oxford University? Each episode in the series makes use of archive films to explore when, where and how the films were taken, and what they can tell us about the history of the University, the...

  • Updated 15 Dec 2014 | 6 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    This two-day conference provided a forum for academics, practitioners and government representatives to evaluate the current debate and future shape of the post-2015 agenda from a human rights perspective. It was focused on both theoretical and practical aspects of integrating human rights in the post-2105 agenda, with a particular focus on poverty, environment and peace and security.

  • Updated 10 Dec 2014 | 7 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    The Nuffield Department of Medicine recognises the challenge of balancing work-life commitments and encourages staff to make use of the range of University services and facilities to support them with this.

  • Updated 10 Dec 2014 | 6 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Autoimmune diseases, where the body's defence systems turn on itself, are chronic and can be devastating to people's lives. Our podcasts on autoimmune conditions detail research in NDM on some of these conditions, including MS, spondyloarthritis and inflammatory bowel disease, as well as the biological mechanisms underpinning autoimmunity itself.

  • Updated 10 Dec 2014 | 6 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Successful female scientists share their stories and speak candidly about their career in medical sciences and life experiences. The series of lectures is open to men and women at all stages of their career and covers the pressing issues facing scientists today, including: career pathways, funding challenges, work and life balance, mentorship, and career progression.

  • Updated 05 Dec 2014 | 9 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The premiere at the Théâtre des Champs Élysées in Paris on 29 May 1913 of The Rite of Spring Scenes from Pagan Russia was a quintessential ‘total work of art’. An interdisciplinary, international one-day conference was organized by Dr Claire O’Mahony (University of Oxford) in May 2013 which examined the cross-fertilizations between ballet and design in the creation of the original production...

  • Updated 05 Dec 2014 | 50 episodes | Social Sciences Division

    Podcasts of lectures and seminars held at the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), a research centre within the University of Oxford’s Department of International Development. OPHI aims to build and advance a more systematic methodological and economic framework for reducing multidimensional poverty, grounded in people’s experiences and values.

  • Updated 05 Dec 2014 | 40 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    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 1954; the end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994. Claire O’Mahony, Course Director of the MSt in the History of Design, convened the 2014 annual...

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