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  • Updated 30 Apr 2019 | 4 episodes | Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory

    A series of 4 lectures delivered by Professor Jun Ye (JILA / NIST & University of Colorado) in the annual Hinshelwood lecture series

  • Updated 30 Apr 2019 | 52 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 17 Apr 2019 | 5 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Talks from a dedicated day for those affected by hereditary forms of motor neuron disease

  • Updated 12 Apr 2019 | 18 episodes | Saïd Business School

    OSEF is Said Business School's flagship entrepreneurial event - it's an intensive and immersive experience for anyone interested in all things entrepreneurial, from pursuing startup ideas to taking a transformational approach to business and career paths.

  • Updated 09 Apr 2019 | 12 episodes | Lincoln College

    Podcasts from Lincoln College, Oxford

  • Updated 05 Apr 2019 | 57 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 03 Apr 2019 | 38 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Podcasts from the Faculty of Classics.

  • Updated 27 Mar 2019 | 44 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Medieval German Studies in Oxford cover the full range of the literary, cultural and linguistic heritage of the German speaking lands from 800 to 1600. Special areas of interests are the transmission of text in manuscript and early print, mysticism and devotional writing and courtly literature. We work in close collaboration with the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford Medieval Studies and the wider...

  • Updated 14 Mar 2019 | 12 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    This series brings together lectures given by members of Oxford’s Faculty of English as Open Day taster lectures or as introductory lectures for undergraduates. The series covers a diverse range of topics, drawing on the Faculty’s wide-ranging research into English Language and Literature.

  • Updated 08 Mar 2019 | 15 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    An international and interdisciplinary series which explores the interaction between the history of the book and other areas of research. Oxford, Weston Library, Visiting Scholars' Centre (VSC) - Hilary Term, Fridays 2.15. Convenor: Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College and 15cBOOKTRADE)

  • Updated 08 Mar 2019 | 54 episodes | Mansfield College

    Mansfield College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Our membership comprises approximately 50 academic staff, 220 undergraduates, 50 graduates and 35 visiting students. This small size engenders friendly and close relationships not only amongst undergraduates, but also between Junior (undergraduate), Middle (graduate) and Senior (tutors) Common Rooms.

  • Updated 07 Mar 2019 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Theology and Religion

    The 2019 Henley Henson Lecture series with Professor Morwenna Ludlow (University of Exeter).The Hensley Henson lectures are a series of lectures given annually at the University of Oxford by a visiting lecturer, who is required, by the terms of the bequest, to speak about 'the appeal to history as an integral part of Christian apologetics'.

  • Updated 26 Feb 2019 | 5 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield introduce the themes of traditional British tales about fairies with some readings and songs, the inspiration for their new creative project 'Modern Fairies and Loathly Ladies'. Tales about the Other World, fairy lovers, fairies and children and helpful fairies, along with the monstrous females who must be disenchanted by the hero are the themes of...

  • Updated 22 Feb 2019 | 1 episode | Faculty of History

    Exchange on Brexit between scholars from the United Kingdom and Germany.

  • Updated 20 Feb 2019 | 64 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    Education is one of the most important aspects of our lives – vital to our development, our understanding and our personal and professional fulfilment throughout life. In times of crisis, however, millions of displaced young people miss out on months or years of education, and this is damaging to them and their families, as well as to their societies, both in the short and long term. This...

  • Updated 20 Feb 2019 | 1 episode | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    The Taylor Lecture, is a prestigious annual lecture on Modern European Literature, delivered at the Taylor Institution in the University of Oxford since 1889.

  • Updated 05 Feb 2019 | 6 episodes | Department of Psychiatry

    Made for people working with refugee children and interested in their mental health needs, this series of podcasts outlines a number of topics: approaches to psychological assessments for refugee children, PTSD, Narrative Exposure Therapy, Trauma Focussed Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and how a child's family, home, community and school environments can impact their mental health once...

  • Updated 31 Jan 2019 | 5 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Romanes Lecture is an annual public lecture at Oxford University. The first was given in 1892 by William Gladstone. Subsequent speakers have included Theodore Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Sir Isaiah Berlin, Iris Murdoch, Edward Heath, AJP Taylor, Tony Blair and Sir Paul Nurse.

  • Updated 16 Jan 2019 | 2 episodes | Alumni Office

    QUADcast is a podcast aimed at alumni of Oxford University but it's for everyone, bringing you a monthly digest of news, views and interviews from across the institution. It's hosted by Richard Lofthouse (Lady Margaret Hall, 1990 and Editor of QUAD magazine) and Tabitha Whiting (Corpus Christi, 2012 and Alumni Social Media Manager).

  • Updated 16 Jan 2019 | 20 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 15 Jan 2019 | 2 episodes | 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 14 Dec 2018 | 47 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    Post-War: Commemoration, Reconstruction, Reconciliation is a Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Series running in 2017-18 at the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University. It brings together academics from many different fields, politicians and leading figures from cultural policy and the charitable sector. They are joined by novelists, poets, artists and musicians whose work has marked war in...

  • Updated 30 Nov 2018 | 10 episodes | Wolfson College

    The Isaiah Berlin Lecture (Annual lecture in the History of Ideas) is held at Wolfson College, Oxford.

  • Updated 22 Nov 2018 | 45 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    This series includes conferences and workshops organised by the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics on a range of topics from conscientious objection in healthcare, science and religious conflict, cyberselves, digital ethics and many others. The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2002 with the support of the Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education of Japan. It...

  • Updated 20 Nov 2018 | 6 episodes | Kellogg College

    Kellogg College annual lecture series sponsored by Bynum E. Tudor.

  • Updated 09 Nov 2018 | 10 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 06 Nov 2018 | 4 episodes | Department of Experimental Psychology

    A series of short films on how we see colour

    Episode 1: Seeing neurons inside the living eye
    Episode 2: Neurons code the colour we see
    Episode 3: More than meet the eye: Hyperspectral imaging
    Episode 4: Panel discussion: #TheDress – What do we know?

    Produced by Dr. Manuel Spitschan, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford (2018)
    Funded...

  • Updated 06 Nov 2018 | 54 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    In the 20 years since they were launched, the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement have been of assistance to many States responding to internal displacement, and have been incorporated into many national and regional policies and laws. However, the scale of internal displacement today remains vast, and the impact on those who are displaced is immense. This issue includes 19 articles on...

  • Updated 18 Oct 2018 | 11 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    Audio podcasts from the Designing English Exhibition.
    This exhibition will illustrate the graphic design of handwritten manuscripts and inscriptions for the first thousand years of English, across the Middle Ages.
    Showcasing the Bodleian Library's rich holdings of medieval manuscripts in English, ranging from Old English picture books or notes scratched into herbals, through...

  • Updated 20 Sep 2018 | 6 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    A series of six lectures taking place in the Department of Chemistry.

  • Updated 12 Sep 2018 | 4 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    This series, presented by Emily Troscianko, aims to crystallise, communicate, and expand our understanding of how texts and health interact. Health includes everything we tend to split into 'physical' and 'mental'. Texts include everything built (at least partly) of words: novels, stories, memoirs, poems, blogs, magazine articles, self-help books, private diary jottings –...

  • Updated 03 Sep 2018 | 10 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The colloquium, ‘Literature, democracy and transitional justice’, held in Oxford 18-20 March 2018, is part of the second phase (2017-2020) in the activities of the international research network, ‘GDRI Literature and Democracy (19th-21st centuries): Theoretical, Historical and Comparative Approaches’. It brought together participants from over a dozen countries to address specific situations...

  • Updated 06 Aug 2018 | 72 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    When people are forced to leave their homes, they usually also leave behind their means of economic activity. In their new location, they may not be able, or permitted, to work. This has wide-ranging implications. This issue includes 22 articles on the main feature theme of Economies: rights and access to work. It also includes two ‘mini-features’, one on Refugee-led social protection and one...

  • Updated 18 Jul 2018 | 7 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    During the past 50 years there has been extensive, continuous, and increasing interaction between logic and computer science.

    In many respects, logic provides computer science with both a unifying foundational framework and a modelling tool. Indeed, logic has rightly been called 'the calculus of computer science," playing a crucial role in such diverse areas as artificial...

  • Updated 11 Jul 2018 | 166 episodes | Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)

    We now live here: https://www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/content/media-view-type?type_1=podcast# - click through for new episodes every fortnight.

  • Updated 12 Jun 2018 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Theology and Religion

    The Hensley Henson lectures for 2017-18 are based on Prof. MacCulloch's six-year-long project of writing a new life of Thomas Cromwell. Grounded in a new examination of Cromwell's vast and complex archive, they reassess the religion and religious policies of the man at the heart of the revolution in the early Tudor Church. They scrutinise his complex relationship with his King and...

  • Updated 12 Jun 2018 | 6 episodes | Social Sciences Division

    The word 'impact' is everywhere we turn, but what does it mean for you and your research? And what does it take to make a difference in the world outside academia?
    University of Oxford, the Open University, Oxford Brookes and Reading Universities jointly hosted a conference on 19 April 2018 at St Anne’s College, Oxford on the topic of research impact, open to members of the...

  • Updated 04 Jun 2018 | 15 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    In 2017, as part of the '75 Years of Penicillin in People' project funded by the Wellcome Trust, the Bodleian Libraries commissioned a series of oral history interviews with scientists, administrators, and technicians who work, or formerly worked, at the University of Oxford's Sir William Dunn School of Pathology. The interviews were conducted by Georgina Ferry.

  • Updated 30 May 2018 | 14 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    St Edmund Hall is a friendly, informal college with a strong sense of community; an excellent place for academic and social life. We admit about 115 undergraduates every year, evenly divided between sciences and arts, who bring a wide range of intellectual, sporting and other interests. We take a keen interest in students' careers: our Bridge to Business programme, funded by the...

  • Updated 22 May 2018 | 5 episodes | Careers Service

    Many of us have phases where we have no idea what we’re doing, or everything feels like it’s going wrong: that we are failing, or even that we are failures. Sometimes such phases feel less like phases than a permanent default. And often we assume – wrongly – that no one else ever feels the same.

    This is an initiative intended to help make it OK to think and talk about failure. It...

  • Updated 22 May 2018 | 4 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 16 May 2018 | 17 episodes | Faculty of History

    Podcasts from the History Faculty. Today the University is one of the world's most encompassing centres for the study of history. The faculty has about a hundred permanent teaching staff, nearly twelve hundred undergraduates, and almost five hundred graduate students attracted from many countries. Historians also abound in other departments. At their service is the Bodleian library and...

  • Updated 16 May 2018 | 12 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Contemporary Black and Asian British writing is changing how we see and read literature in English around Britain today. This series brings some of the best writers working in and beyond the UK into conversation with readers to discuss reading, writing, and how literature shapes our perceptions of the world and our identities within it.
    Included in this series you will find writers...

  • Updated 14 May 2018 | 19 episodes |

    Get the most out of life as a student in Oxford. A series of short talks and presentations aimed at students of the University.

  • Updated 10 May 2018 | 6 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Written and presented by Matthew Bevis and Jasmine Jagger. This series of 4 short programmes considers the life and achievements of Edward Lear and studies how the poet's feelings are explored in his work. The series showcases the astonishing range of Lear's abilities by looking at his nonsense writing alongside many other forms of expression (letters, diaries, drawings, and...

  • Updated 04 May 2018 | 2 episodes | IT Services

    In a series of 5-minute interviews, academic staff at Oxford talk about how they use technology for teaching and learning. What are the different types of teaching taking place at Oxford? How can technology play a part in enriching the experience of students? How can academics create a space for their students to explore?

    Learning technologies and techniques like: 3D printing; Canvas...

  • Updated 02 May 2018 | 48 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 Apr 2018 | 64 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 28 Mar 2018 | 5 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 12 Mar 2018 | 2 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    The visiting professor of Creative Media, Stig Abell delivers a series of lectures about the current trends in reporting media.

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