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  • Updated 03 Aug 2017 | 7 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 Jul 2017 | 6 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The Humanities Division at Oxford has developed an exciting relationship with the National Trust, culminating in the Trusted Source Knowledge Transfer Partnership.

    http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ktp

    Celebrating our collaboration, this interdisciplinary lecture series explores and interrogates the many challenges and opportunities...

  • Updated 26 Jul 2017 | 15 episodes | Magdalen College

    A 45-minute podcast in which a panel of Oxford students and young researchers join hosts Aled Walker and Alice Harberd to discuss their academic and intellectual passions. Each episode will have a different theme, ranging from Marxism to Medieval Song, Cicero to Sondheim -- a tribute to the astonishing diversity of thought which takes place in Oxford.

  • Updated 25 Jul 2017 | 17 episodes | Department of Psychiatry

    Presentations from the Ethics and Early Intervention in Mental Health: Promoting Change through Research conference, held in Oxford on 23rd June 2017. This conference was organised by the Neurosec, Neuroscience, Ethics and Society network, part of the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry alongside the BeGOOD: Early Intervention Ethics, and The Wellcome Trust.

  • Updated 25 Jul 2017 | 7 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The Gender and Authority project, jointly supported by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities and the Balliol Interdisciplinary Institute, aims to explore and question received notions of social and cultural authority, specifically as they intersect with issues of gender. Provoked initially by the idea of the canon, ‘the list of works considered to be permanently established as being of...

  • Updated 25 Jul 2017 | 22 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    The art of ancient Greece and Rome, and its collection and reception since antiquity, the Beazley archive (established in 1956 by Sir John Beazley) studies the antiquities of ancient Greece and Rome, within the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. The archive has a collection of over a quarter of a million photographs, prints, books, catalogues and gem impressions.

  • Updated 14 Jul 2017 | 3 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Presentations from the workshop ‘Teaching the Codex’ https://teachingthecodex.wordpress.com at Merton College, Oxford, organised by Mary Boyle and Tristan Franklinos, sponsored by the Merton History of the Book Group, TORCH Oxford Medieval Studies programme http://www.torch.ox.ac.uk/...

  • Updated 13 Jul 2017 | 1 episode | IT Services

    A wide range of innovative technologies for teaching, learning and assessment is exciting the curiosity of tutors and lecturers in Oxford today. We can help you harness your curiosity! With your teaching objectives as the starting-point, we can help you to identify the optimal technique and tool to meet your needs and provide your students with a stimulating and productive learning experience...

  • Updated 13 Jul 2017 | 74 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    All displaced people need some form of shelter. Whatever the type of shelter which is found, provided or built, it needs to answer multiple needs: protection from the elements, physical security, safety, comfort, emotional security, some mitigation of risk and unease, and even, as time passes, some semblance of home and community. This FMR looks at the complexity of approaches to shelter both...

  • Updated 07 Jul 2017 | 42 episodes | Humanities Division

    The Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School is the University of Oxford's annual training event for the Digital Humanities. Each delegate follows a week-long workshop and supplements this with additional parallel lectures, which have been filmed as part of this series.

  • Updated 29 Jun 2017 | 10 episodes | Faculty of Theology and Religion

    The Great Debated is a series of fifteen lectures by Timothy McGrew, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Philosophy, Western Michigan University. The 'Great Debate' is a convenient umbrella term for a set of theological and philosophocal disputes about miracles, prophecy, and theism itself in the wake of the Deist Controversy. These disputes spanned roughly the years 1760...

  • Updated 28 Jun 2017 | 37 episodes | Department of the History of Art

    History of Art at the University of Oxford draws on a long and deep tradition of teaching and studying the subject. The core academic staff of the History of Art Department work on subjects from medieval European architecture to modern Chinese art. Over fifty associated academic staff (e.g. in Anthropology, Classics, History, Oriental Studies, and the Ruskin School of Drawing) include...

  • Updated 27 Jun 2017 | 63 episodes | Green Templeton College

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

  • Updated 27 Jun 2017 | 4 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Families for the Treatment of Hereditary MND (FATHoM) is an initiative to bring together the community of families affected by inherited (genetic) forms of MND. This first event is a meeting led by Professor Martin Turner and Professor Kevin Talbot consisting of expert talks on key issues affecting such families.

  • Updated 26 Jun 2017 | 12 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    Christopher Strachey (1916–1975) was a pioneering computer scientist and the founder of the Programming Research Group, now part of the Department of Computer Science at Oxford University. Although Strachey was keenly interested in the practical aspects of computing, it is in the theoretical side that he most indelibly left his mark, notably by creating with Dana Scott the denotational (or as...

  • Updated 22 Jun 2017 | 36 episodes | Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion

    The Deist Controversy was an extended debate that took place first in England and then Continental Europe roughly from the late 1600s through the mid 1700s. The deists, most of whom believed that there was a god worthy of worship who had created the world, denied special divine action beyond creation. Hence they claimed that Christianity as a revealed religion was false or even contemptible. A...

  • Updated 21 Jun 2017 | 114 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    Podcasts recorded by the International Migration Institute

  • Updated 13 Jun 2017 | 17 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Every year, about 65 DPhil students start a life changing experience in the Nuffield Department of Medicine in Oxford. The Department offers highly competitive NDM Doctoral Prize Studentship to outstanding candidates of any nationality.

  • Updated 13 Jun 2017 | 99 episodes | St John's College

    An annual conference to explore 'Building Peace' from multidisciplinary perspectives held in Oxford. The 2012 conference was entitled, ‘Disciplines of Peace’. The 2012 conference themes included exploring different aspects of the field of peace studies: the relationship between academic research and the practice of peacemaking, peacebuilding and peacekeeping; the skills needed for...

  • Updated 08 Jun 2017 | 4 episodes | Linacre College

    The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is a multiversity lecture series in the humanities, founded on July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, by the American scholar Obert Clark Tanner. In founding the lecture, he defined their purpose as follows:

    I hope these lectures will contribute to the intellectual and moral life of mankind. I see them simply as a search for a better...

  • Updated 02 Jun 2017 | 125 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 02 Jun 2017 | 16 episodes | University College

    Podcasts from University College

  • Updated 02 Jun 2017 | 7 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 31 May 2017 | 45 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    The 'Reformation 2017‘ series highlights some of the events connected with the activities around the 500th anniversary of the publication of Martin Luther’s 95 theses in 1517. A full documentation of ongoing projects can be found at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/taylor-reformation/

  • Updated 24 May 2017 | 5 episodes | Ertegun Graduate Scholarships Programme

    Podcasts from the Ertegun House which provides the Ertegun Scholarship Programme with a high-profile presence at Oxford, serving as a resource for Ertegun Scholars and for visitors from around the world who will come to Oxford to participate in a programme of events arranged by the Scholar in Residence.

  • Updated 18 May 2017 | 6 episodes | Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory

    When chemistry meets biology, optics and surface science. A 6 part lecture series presented by Professor Joanna Aizenberg.

  • Updated 18 May 2017 | 7 episodes | Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

    A new podcast series from the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford, presenting conversations with individuals interested in improving healthcare through the use of better evidence.

  • 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 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 | 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 | 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.

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