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  • Updated 22 Mar 2020 | 65 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 19 Mar 2020 | 10 episodes | Keble College

    Sessions from the Oxford UIDP Summit - a transatlantic conference for senior-level university and industry professionals, and government policymakers.

  • Updated 18 Mar 2020 | 94 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Public Lectures and Seminars from the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. The Oxford Martin School brings together the best minds from different fields to tackle the most pressing issues of the 21st century.

  • Updated 13 Mar 2020 | 65 episodes | Green Templeton College

    Podcasts from Green Templeton College, the University of Oxford's newest college.

  • Updated 11 Mar 2020 | 9 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    A WRITER'S WAR looks at how those who fought and those at home in Britain, France, Germany and former colonies of the British and French Empires responded to the First World War, the horrors of the trenches and the advent of mechanised violence.

  • Updated 25 Feb 2020 | 199 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 Feb 2020 | 115 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 25 Feb 2020 | 3 episodes | Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)

    A series of talks by inspirational women in science & engineering

  • Updated 25 Feb 2020 | 8 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 24 Feb 2020 | 43 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Lectures and seminars organised by the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

  • Updated 24 Feb 2020 | 2 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    This podcast series consists of occasional lectures and seminars on the mathematics of program construction - the use of clear, precise mathematical techniques in the development of programs and in proving them correct. In particular, there is a focus on equational reasoning directly with the program text, as opposed to indirect arguments involving a separate formalism such as predicate...

  • Updated 24 Feb 2020 | 18 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) is a cross-university platform for all things Africa in Oxford. The overarching vision of AfOx is to make Africa a strategic priority for the University of Oxford, while also building equitable research collaborations between researchers and academics from African institutions and the University of Oxford.

    Throughout the year AfOx hosts several...

  • Updated 18 Feb 2020 | 12 episodes | St Cross College

    These brief podcasts open into the intellectual worlds of the diverse Fellowship of St Cross College Oxford, and are for everyone.

  • Updated 18 Feb 2020 | 71 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 14 Feb 2020 | 82 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    The broad aim of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine is to develop, teach and promote evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to doctors and health care professionals to help maintain the highest standards of medicine.

    Many of the talks are taken from the Oxford Evidence-Based Health Care Programme and delivered by members of the Nuffield Department of Primary...

  • Updated 11 Feb 2020 | 61 episodes | Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

    The Surgical Grand Rounds, hosted by 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 Fellows.

  • Updated 10 Feb 2020 | 47 episodes | Faculty of Law

    This series is host to episodes created by the Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford which is part of the Faculty of Law, within the Social Sciences Division. The series reflects this department's world-leading research and teaching by providing talks that encompass topics such as rights and justice, politics, penal culture, crime and mental health and immigration.

  • Updated 10 Feb 2020 | 20 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Over the last decade, concerns about the power and danger of Artificial Intelligence have moved from the fantasy of “Terminator” to reality, and anxieties about killer robots have been joined by many others that are more immediate. Robotic systems threaten a massive disruption of employment and transport, while algorithms fuelled by machine learning on (potentially biased) “big data”...

  • Updated 07 Feb 2020 | 9 episodes |

    Conference held on Thursday, 13 June 2019 to Friday, 14 June 2019 in St Cross College, Oxford.

    It is often assumed that human moral status is an all-or-nothing affair. Philosophical debate about the moral status of foetuses and the severely cognitively impaired is typically between those who argue that full moral status is possessed and those who argue that moral status is altogether...

  • Updated 06 Feb 2020 | 4 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    This series of podcasts explore the question of adolescence in African contexts. They are part of the ongoing work of the 5-year, UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund Hub, Accelerating Achievement for Africa's Adolescents, hosted by the University of Oxford and the University of Cape Town. The podcasts were recorded during a three-day workshop on the theme of...

  • Updated 22 Jan 2020 | 166 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 20 Jan 2020 | 14 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    These oral history interviews, conducted by Georgina Ferry, capture the stories of pioneering women at the forefront of research, teaching and service provision for computing in Oxford, 1950s-1990s. Themes throughout the interviews include career opportunities, gender splits in computing, the origins and development of computing teaching and research in Oxford, as well as development of the...

  • Updated 17 Jan 2020 | 9 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art Symposium, 24th October 2019 at the Ashmolean Museum
    Celebrating the opening of the Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum a symposium with experts from the Ashmolean, the University of Oxford, eminent art historians, as well as the artist himself was held on the 24th of October 2019.
    Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China) is,...

  • Updated 06 Jan 2020 | 44 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 20 Dec 2019 | 23 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    Welcome to the Futuremakers podcast. It's the fly-on-the-wall of our colleges, as our academics debate key issues for the future of society. Series two - Conversations on how we respond to a changing climate, and how humanity will cope and thrive in an uncertain future, with some of the world’s leading thinkers. Season One was all about Artificial Intelligence...

  • Updated 20 Dec 2019 | 14 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Lectures, seminars and conferences held at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 20 Dec 2019 | 104 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.

    Features episodes previously published as:
    (1) 'Oxford Physics Alumni': "Informal interviews with physics alumni at...

  • Updated 19 Dec 2019 | 7 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 Dec 2019 | 22 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Presentations from the 2016, 2017, and 2019 Teaching the Codex colloquia at Merton College, Oxford.
    Organisers: Mary Boyle and Tristan Franklinos. Committee: Alexander Peplow and Jessica Rahardjo.

    Sponsors: Merton College History of the Book Group (2016, 2017, 2019); Oxford Medieval Studies, sponsored by the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) (2016, 2017); the...

  • Updated 12 Dec 2019 | 4 episodes | The Queen's College

    The Harmsworth Professorship was established by the 1st Viscount Rothermere in memory of his son Vyvyan, who died in the First World War.
    The Professorship makes Oxford unique among British universities by every year enabling a distinguished American historian to spend a year in Oxford teaching, researching and leading seminars.
    Inaugurated in 1922, the Professorship has been held...

  • Updated 11 Dec 2019 | 3 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The one-day workshop Post-Conflict Landscapes was co-convened by Professor Fiona Stafford (Professor of English, Oxford) in collaboration with the National Trust in support of the National Trust’s 2019 ‘People’s Landscapes’ National Public Programme.

    The impact of major conflicts on a landscape are immediate and obvious – in the devastation of cities, the sites of pitched battles, the...

  • Updated 06 Dec 2019 | 4 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    'Food futures: how can we safeguard the planet’s health, and our own?' is the Michaelmas Term 2019 Lecture Series from the Oxford Martin School.

    Food is an essential part of life, but what we eat, how we grow, manufacture our food, how we distribute food, and how we access food can govern many factors of ours and the planet’s life. From the governance and economies of food...

  • Updated 02 Dec 2019 | 5 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Annual French lecture

  • Updated 02 Dec 2019 | 4 episodes | Bodleian Library

    In the past year the Sheldon Tapestry Maps of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, and Worcestershire dating from the late Tudor period have all been displayed in the Bodleian’s Weston Library; the final member of this set, Warwickshire, is on display just over 40 miles away in Warwick.

    The Weston Library is hosting a one-day symposium to celebrate these stunning cartographic masterpieces,...

  • Updated 27 Nov 2019 | 17 episodes | Department of Education

    Research in the department is organised under themes which demonstrate our focus on learning across the life-course.

    Research Groups and Centres are nested within the themes and provide opportunities for research staff and higher degree students to obtain critical commentary on ongoing research, develop their research thinking and plan new research projects.

    As part of this...

  • Updated 27 Nov 2019 | 2 episodes | Balliol College

    Lectures, seminars, and conferences held in the chapel of Balliol College, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 26 Nov 2019 | 2 episodes | Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG)

    DPAG is a major basic-science department within the Division of Medical Sciences at the University of Oxford, home to a large number of internationally-renowned teams of scientists addressing the most important questions in biomedicine.

  • Updated 22 Nov 2019 | 6 episodes | Department of Education

    The Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) is an international research centre focused on higher education and its future development, based at Oxford University. This series collects the weekly seminars that CGHE hosts with its researchers and guest speakers.

  • Updated 21 Nov 2019 | 12 episodes | Voltaire Foundation

    The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.

  • Updated 20 Nov 2019 | 3 episodes | The Queen's College

    This podcast series is for the curious mind. Take a closer look at the Queen’s College Library's impressive collection through its eclectic exhibitions. Each episode features the recording of a talk associated with the Library's latest exhibition.

  • Updated 19 Nov 2019 | 2 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    Literatures of multilingual Europe was a series of lectures given at the Taylor Institution Library in Autumn 2018 and Summer 2019 designed to accompany the Bodleian Exhibition 'Babel: adventures in translation' (15th February - 2nd June 2019). Each lecture was intended to provide an introduction to some of the less well-known European literatures and at the same time to showcase...

  • Updated 19 Nov 2019 | 134 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 12 Nov 2019 | 6 episodes | Pitt Rivers Museum

    Discussing public engagement in research into assistive living technologies. The podcast series comprises conversations between health services researchers, Museum experts and community members on wide-ranging topics relating to assistive living technologies including living with disability, ageing, conservation and ethics.

    Studies in Co-Creating Assisted Living Solutions (SCALS) is...

  • Updated 12 Nov 2019 | 22 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 11 Nov 2019 | 152 episodes | Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

    Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) is an inter-disciplinary network of more than 100 Oxford staff and students working broadly on issues of transition in societies recovering from mass conflict and/or repressive rule. OTJR is dedicated to producing high-quality scholarship that connects intimately to practical and policy questions in transitional justice, focusing on the following...

  • Updated 08 Nov 2019 | 10 episodes | Nuffield College

    A series of talks from the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS), which took place in Oxford, 2019. The full programme, downloadable slides & data, and more details about the institute can be found at https://compsocialscience.github.io/summer-institute/2019/oxford/

    SICSS-Oxford...

  • Updated 25 Oct 2019 | 62 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    Voluntary return in safety and with dignity as a durable solution to displacement has long been a core tenet of the international refugee regime. In the 23 articles on Return in this issue of FMR, authors explore various obstacles to achieving sustainable return, some of which are common to diverse situations of displacement while others are specific to certain contexts. Many of the authors...

  • Updated 23 Oct 2019 | 5 episodes | Kellogg College

    David Nicholls was one of the most distinguished priest-scholars in the Church of England’s recent history. In his early years of ministry he was part of a dynamic movement of student chaplaincy which gathered around the charismatic figure of Gordon Phillips and the Church of Christ the King in London in the early 1960s. His subsequent years, as lecturer in Politics at the University of the...

  • Updated 22 Oct 2019 | 3 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Inaugural lectures from the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

  • Updated 17 Oct 2019 | 27 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    The annual public Uehiro Lecture Series captures the ethos of the Uehiro Centre, which is to bring the best scholarship in analytic philosophy to bear on the most significant problems of our time, and to make progress in the analysis and resolution of these issues to the highest academic standard, in a manner that is also accessible to the general public. Philosophy should not only create...

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