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  • Updated 22 Oct 2014 | 92 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 22 Oct 2014 | 161 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.

    Past...

  • Updated 22 Oct 2014 | 8 episodes | Nuffield Department of 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 22 Oct 2014 | 18 episodes | Rothermere American Institute

    Podcasts of lectures and seminars held at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 22 Oct 2014 | 8 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 22 Oct 2014 | 106 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is Oxford University's international research centre in the comparative study of news media.

  • Updated 21 Oct 2014 | 39 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...

  • Updated 21 Oct 2014 | 17 episodes | University Museum of Natural History

    A series of lightning talks illuminating the museums and what they do. Including the Ashmolean Museum, Pitt Rivers, The Museum of Natural History, the Oxford City museum and the Museum of the History of Science

  • Updated 21 Oct 2014 | 12 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    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 21 Oct 2014 | 91 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    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 is an integral part of the philosophy faculty of Oxford University, one of the great centres of academic excellence in philosophical ethics.

  • Updated 15 Oct 2014 | 24 episodes | St Anne's College

    St Anne's stands out in Oxford as a college that is down to earth, modern, informal and open to the world. It also has a determined sense of its academic purpose.
    It began in 1879 offering a university education to women who otherwise would have found it unaffordable. It became a full College of the University in 1952. It has taken both men and women since 1979, and is now one of...

  • Updated 13 Oct 2014 | 8 episodes | IT Services

    RunCoCo offers advice, training, and support to anyone seeking to build or enhance online collections through crowdsourcing and community engagement. The Oxford Community Collection Model, bringing together online collection and face-to-face engagement, has been successfully used to created digital, user-generated collections since 2008.
    Working in collaboration with Europeana 1914-1918...

  • Updated 09 Oct 2014 | 5 episodes | Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division

    Some of the brightest minds behind Oxford science discuss their latest research. The series starts with ‘Origins’, tackling topics from human life to the Universe. Join us in each podcast as we explore a different area of science.

  • Updated 07 Oct 2014 | 83 episodes | Nuffield Department of 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 07 Oct 2014 | 5 episodes | Nuffield Department of 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 07 Oct 2014 | 2 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine

    This is a series of medical research talks from the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

  • Updated 03 Oct 2014 | 4 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 03 Oct 2014 | 50 episodes | Kellogg College

    Podcasts from Kellogg College, one of Oxford University's largest and most international graduate colleges.

  • Updated 02 Oct 2014 | 143 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    Podcasts from the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. The School is renowned for its contributions to anthropological theory, its commitment to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the anthropology of visual and material culture. Home to over forty academic staff, over a hundred doctoral students, twelve Master’s programmes, and two...

  • Updated 25 Sep 2014 | 24 episodes | Faculty of History

    Adam Smyth hosts a series of discussions by Oxford and visiting researchers presenting current research on the material history of the book.

  • Updated 24 Sep 2014 | 115 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The mission of COMPAS is to conduct high quality research in order to develop theory and knowledge, inform policy-making and public debate, and engage users of research within the field of migration.
    The mobility of people is now firmly recognised as a key dimension shaping society today, but the relationship between migration and societal change is only partly understood. Research at...

  • Updated 23 Sep 2014 | 18 episodes | English Faculty

    The poetry of World War One has been some of the most important and influential work of the twentieth century. It has shaped our attitudes to war, and has remained ingrained in British cultural consciousness. In this collection world-leading experts revisit this important body of work to provide deeper insights into some of the most read British soldier poets, as well as providing new...

  • Updated 20 Sep 2014 | 20 episodes | St Anne's College

    The discipline of Comparative Literature is changing. Its Eurocentric heritage has been challenged by various formulations of ‘world literature’, while new media and new forms of artistic production are bringing urgency to comparative thinking across literature, film, the visual arts and music. The resulting questions of method are both intellectually compelling and central to the future of...

  • Updated 17 Sep 2014 | 12 episodes | Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

    On the 1st and 2nd September 2014, the Ashmolean Museum was proud to host the Understanding Egyptian Collections: Innovative display and research projects in museums conference. Looking at the exciting and interestnig ways in which museum conservators and egyptologists display ancient Egyptian artefacts and collections. From ways of conserving thousand year old mummies to restoring collosal...

  • Updated 17 Sep 2014 | 31 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 15 Sep 2014 | 6 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Lectures and seminars organised by the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

  • Updated 12 Sep 2014 | 25 episodes | Humanities Division

    The University of Oxford is home to an impressive range and depth of research activities in the Humanities. TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities is a major new initiative that seeks to build on this heritage and to stimulate and support research that transcends disciplinary and institutional boundaries. Here we feature some of the networks and programmes, as well as recordings...

  • Updated 10 Sep 2014 | 21 episodes | Department of Physics

    This lecture series constitutes a first undergraduate course in solid state physics delivered in an engaging and entertaining manner by Professor Steven H. Simon of Oxford University. Standard topics such as crystal structure, reciprocal space, free electrons, band theory, phonons, and magnetism are covered. The sequence of the lectures matches that of the book "The Oxford Solid State...

  • Updated 06 Sep 2014 | 19 episodes | IT Services

    Podcasts created by the First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project at Oxford University. This project is digitising the manuscripts of the major British poets of WW1 and making them freely available online, along with a set of teaching resources. The project is funded by the UK's Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) - and run by Oxford University's English Faculty and...

  • Updated 03 Sep 2014 | 27 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 14 Aug 2014 | 118 episodes | Oxford Dept 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 Aug 2014 | 79 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 04 Aug 2014 | 11 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 Jul 2014 | 8 episodes | University College

    Podcasts from University College

  • Updated 28 Jul 2014 | 51 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 23 Jul 2014 | 5 episodes | Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

    This series of 5 short videos gives an overview of incorporating an iPad or tablet into a museum visit. The aim of these videos is to show how the use of iPads and tablets in a museum or classroom should not be a daunting one, but rather how the traditional paper sketchbook can work hand-in-hand with its touchscreen counterpart. The podcasts outline the use of three artistic apps - 123d Catch...

  • Updated 21 Jul 2014 | 3 episodes | Oxford Dept of International Development

    The Oxford Department of International Development (ODID) is the focus at Oxford for teaching and research on international development: the understanding of change and inequality in developing countries, and the interaction of these countries with the rest of the world. We are known for a critical and multi-disciplinary approach, translating social science theory into empirical understanding...

  • Updated 15 Jul 2014 | 27 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 14 Jul 2014 | 4 episodes |

    Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine held on Wednesday 9th July 2014. A half-day symposium of talks on how graduate students advance thier academic career, from getting published in journals to landing that first post in a university. From experts in the publishing industry to university professors and leading academics, this series will let you know some...

  • Updated 14 Jul 2014 | 6 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    In 2013-14 the Department of Social Policy and Intervention celebrated the centenary of its founding as Barnett House. As part of the celebrations, it has presented the Centenary Seminar Series, which looks back at 100 years of research and policy change in social policy, evidence-based social intervention, and social work. The seminar series was convened by Dr Georg Picot and included two...

  • Updated 12 Jul 2014 | 16 episodes | Mathematical Institute

    A series of talks and lectures from Oxford Mathematicians exploring the power and beauty of their subject. These talks would appeal to anyone interested in mathematics and its ever-growing range of applications from medicine to economics and beyond.

  • Updated 09 Jul 2014 | 95 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 09 Jul 2014 | 9 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 07 Jul 2014 | 18 episodes | Department of Physics

    A showcase of research at Oxford Physics through exciting 10 minute presentations delivered by graduate research students. The topics span the breadth of research at Oxford and include topics such as climate change, exoplanets, magnetism, the higgs and quantum computers.

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 9 episodes | Nuffield Department of 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 02 Jul 2014 | 3 episodes | Green Templeton College

    Is normality - or conformity to certain parameters of behaviour and appearance - a necessary condition of all advanced societies or a tyranny which constrains individual aspiration and social evolution? Do conceptions of normality have any objective basis or are they merely social constructions, inexorably tied to the exercise of political and economic power? These questions have troubled some...

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 15 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 aimed at medical students studying psychiatry, but is also relevent for other health-care professionals and members of the public.

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 11 episodes | University College

    The Global Economic Governance Programme was established at University College in 2003 to foster research and debate into how global markets and institutions can better serve the needs of people in developing countries. The Programme is directly linked to Oxford University’s Department of Politics and International Relations and Centre for International Studies. It serves as an...

  • Updated 01 Jul 2014 | 16 episodes | Law Faculty

    The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners and policy-makers in different parts of the world to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the...

  • Updated 30 Jun 2014 | 3 episodes | Law Faculty
  • Updated 30 Jun 2014 | 49 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 28 Jun 2014 | 12 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 27 Jun 2014 | 36 episodes | Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies

    The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Japan. The Nissan Institute, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Japan in the social sciences. Alongside vibrant doctoral programmes, the MSc and MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies, inaugurated in 2008, are recognized as among...

  • Updated 27 Jun 2014 | 18 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 27 Jun 2014 | 1 episode | Oriental Institute

    Lectures and workshops on the study & research of Ancient Egypt and Egyptology

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 1 episode | IT Services

    This technology series contains downloadable ebook resources relevant to the use of technology for teaching and learning at Oxford.

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 21 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. The Green (Life Sciences) Route takes you to the Bodleian Library, the Radcliffe Camera, the University Science area,...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 21 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. The Orange (Physical Sciences) Route takes you to the University Science area, including the Chemistry Research...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 23 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. The Purple (Arts and Humanities) Route takes you to the Bodleian Library, the Radcliffe Camera, the Ashmolean Museum,...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 21 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. This Red Route will give you an insight into Student Life at Oxford, including the variety of music and drama on offer,...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 21 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Audio Admissions Tours are designed to provide you with the opportunity to find out much more about the University of Oxford from a student perspective and provide information and guidance on the process of applying for a place to study on an undergraduate degree course. The Yellow (Social Sciences) Route takes you to the Pitt Rivers Museum, the Sheldonian Theatre, the Bodleian Library,...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 23 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    This Blue Route will give you a chance to explore Historical Oxford, and will take you to some of the oldest parts of the City including the Castle and Mound, Merton Street, the Bodleian Library, six Oxford undergraduate colleges and other University locations.

    It will take you approximately 90 minutes to take the full walking tour and listen to all the tracks along the route....

  • Updated 25 Jun 2014 | 55 episodes | Centre for African Studies

    The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside the vibrant...

  • Updated 23 Jun 2014 | 2 episodes | Oriental Institute

    Lectures from the Oriental Institute

  • Updated 23 Jun 2014 | 8 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 research...

  • Updated 19 Jun 2014 | 42 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 18 Jun 2014 | 1 episode | 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 16 Jun 2014 | 34 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 16 Jun 2014 | 6 episodes | Department of Economics

    This series focuses on annual international conference of The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) - an economic research centre within the Department of Economics at Oxford University. Papers presented at the conference address issues central to African development.

  • Updated 13 Jun 2014 | 3 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

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

  • Updated 13 Jun 2014 | 8 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.

  • Updated 12 Jun 2014 | 9 episodes | St John's College

    Today, St John's is home to approximately 390 undergraduates, 200 graduate students, 100 fellows and 25 College lecturers. Nearly every subject studied at the University is represented in St John's. A vibrant international community, it fosters intellectual rigour, creativity, and independence in its students, teachers, and researchers.

    St John's was founded in 1555 by...

  • Updated 11 Jun 2014 | 4 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    The Centre for International Studies (CIS) serves as a focal point for advanced research in International Relations at the University of Oxford. It is located in the Department of Politics and International Relations.

  • Updated 11 Jun 2014 | 313 episodes | Oxford Dept of International Development

    Audio podcasts of articles written in Forced Migration Review.

  • Updated 09 Jun 2014 | 20 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Podcasts from the Faculty of Classics.

  • Updated 06 Jun 2014 | 1 episode | Politics and International Relations

    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 05 Jun 2014 | 60 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford form the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. They include the principal University library-the Bodleian Library-which has been a library of legal deposit for 400 years; major research libraries; and libraries attached to faculties, departments and other institutions of the University. The combined library collections...

  • Updated 04 Jun 2014 | 14 episodes | Law Faculty

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

  • Updated 03 Jun 2014 | 38 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 03 Jun 2014 | 2 episodes | Trinity College

    Podcasts from Trinity College, Oxford.

  • Updated 02 Jun 2014 | 56 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 28 May 2014 | 4 episodes | Department of Materials

    The Department has been producing graduates in the fields of Metallurgy and Materials Science since the mid 1950s. During this time the department has grown into a world-class institution for the training of materials scientists and engineers and the department is at the forefront of research into the manufacture, structure, properties and applications of materials for the benefit of the UK...

  • Updated 28 May 2014 | 43 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 28 May 2014 | 7 episodes | Wolfson College

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

  • Updated 23 May 2014 | 10 episodes | Wolfson College

    A series of podcasts to mark the centenary of the birth on 6th June 1909 of Isaiah Berlin, founding President of Wolfson College, Oxford University and regarded as one of the leading thinkers of the 20th century.

  • Updated 21 May 2014 | 32 episodes | Law Faculty

    Lectures and discussions from the Public International Law Discussion Group, part of the Law faculty.

  • Updated 21 May 2014 | 28 episodes | Pembroke College

    The Oxford CCW Programme is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of war and armed conflict. Based at Pembroke College, the department conducts research on a wide range of issues pertaining to the history of war in the modern period, and seeks to be 'policy-relevant' to more recent conflicts through elucidation, explication and education.

  • Updated 16 May 2014 | 13 episodes | Law Faculty

    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 16 May 2014 | 86 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    Podcasts from the Department of Politics and International relations and its centres.

  • Updated 14 May 2014 | 5 episodes | Social Policy and Intervention

    The Department of Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford, is an interdisciplinary centre for research and teaching in social policy and the systematic evaluation of social interventions. The academic backgrounds of members of staff include anthropology, demography, economics, health services research, political science, psychology, social policy, social work and sociology...

  • Updated 14 May 2014 | 35 episodes | Green Templeton College

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

  • Updated 14 May 2014 | 8 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Under “David Hume”, the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy begins with, “The most important philosopher ever to write in English”. His most formidable contemporary critic was the fellow Scot, Thomas Reid, the major architect of so-called Scottish Common Sense Philosophy. The most significant features of Hume’s work, as understood by Reid, are the representive theory of perception, the...

  • Updated 07 May 2014 | 58 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Exploring various aspects of modern and ancient metaphysics as they relate to the hypothesis that powers (or dispositions) are the sole elementary building block in ontology.

  • Updated 07 May 2014 | 10 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    A collection of audio and video resources of lectures, seminars and presentations from the Department's humanities' programmes.

  • Updated 16 Apr 2014 | 3 episodes | Christ Church

    The McDonald Centre at the University of Oxford supports advanced research on the contribution of Christian theological traditions to the understanding and shaping of moral life—and especially moral issues of public concern—in conversation, at once charitable and candid, with other traditions of religious and philosophical thought. The Centre fosters collaboration both between theology and...

  • Updated 11 Apr 2014 | 6 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    From chemicals to cooking and organisms to orchestras- discover the people behind the science that goes on in Oxford Chemistry. Listen to how they first fell in love with the discipline and how they spend their free time when they're not in the lab.

  • Updated 08 Apr 2014 | 68 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 07 Apr 2014 | 6 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 04 Apr 2014 | 5 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    Blogging is becoming an increasingly important aspect of academic life - a way to increase academic output, reach new audiences and foster original debates. This event was an opportunity to learn about opportunities in the world of academic blogging, understand current trends, and gain insight and advice from the experts. On Tuesday 25 February, the Department of Politics and International...

  • Updated 04 Apr 2014 | 6 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Podcasts from the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, delivered in a variety of languages.

  • Updated 04 Apr 2014 | 5 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    The theory of politics is sometimes seen as abstract, ivory-tower thinking, detached from reality. But the challenges that face Britain today—constitutional reform, possible secession by Scotland, our relation to the authorities in Brussels and in Strasbourg, and our views about immigration and financial equity—all involve fundamental concepts and values. And it is the mission of political...

  • Updated 01 Apr 2014 | 7 episodes | Humanities Division

    These podcasts offer an introduction into a variety of Digital Humanities projects across the University of Oxford. They form part of the project launch for ‘Promoting Interdisciplinary Engagement in the Digital Humanities', and 'DHCrowdScribe', training and project-based research initiatives designed to assist doctoral and early career researchers interested in advancing...

  • Updated 01 Apr 2014 | 4 episodes | Trinity College

    Podcasts from the Institute of Strategic Dialogue

  • Updated 31 Mar 2014 | 40 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 26 Mar 2014 | 13 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 24 Mar 2014 | 2 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    This is an annual lecture series hosted by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Exploring the newest research emerging from Oxford this lecture and panel discussion will consider how research at Oxford impacts on the world in the twenty-first century. 2011 is the inaugural year of the Oxford London Lecture.

  • Updated 21 Mar 2014 | 33 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 20 Mar 2014 | 7 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    This series of podcasts by Marianne Talbot will equip you with everything you need to improve your reasoning skills. You will learn to recognize arguments and distinguish them from other sets of sentences, analyse them logic-book style into premises and conclusion, classify them as deductive or inductive and evaluate them appropriately to their type. You will also learn about fallacies - bad...

  • Updated 18 Mar 2014 | 4 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 17 Mar 2014 | 5 episodes | English Faculty

    In this series Peter D. McDonald, Professor of English and Related Literature in the Faculty of English and Fellow of St Hugh's College, talks to contemporary writers about their work. While attending to the specificities of each writer's approach to writing, the series also considers a number of interconnected themes, including multilingualism, translation, environmental pressures...

  • Updated 10 Mar 2014 | 5 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 05 Mar 2014 | 14 episodes | Oxford Dept of International Development

    The Technology and Management for Development Centre (TMCD) aims to promote interdisciplinary research into the development of technology and management in the developing world as well as address some of the most important issues related to technology and management facing public and private policymakers today.

  • Updated 04 Mar 2014 | 5 episodes | Christ Church

    2014 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the First World War, whose war dead still cascade down the north wall of the entrance to Christ Church Cathedral, and which continues to haunt the imagination of contemporary Britons, shaping our views of armed force, of authority, and of patriotism. This lecture series looks at aspects of the First World War. Sponsored by the McDonald Centre for...

  • Updated 03 Mar 2014 | 2 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 26 Feb 2014 | 14 episodes | Said Business School

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  • Updated 25 Feb 2014 | 8 episodes | Nuffield Department of 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 25 Feb 2014 | 69 episodes | Oxford Dept of International Development

    Podcasts recorded by the International Migration Institute

  • Updated 21 Feb 2014 | 1 episode | 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 18 Feb 2014 | 4 episodes | IT Services

    You wouldn't leave your house or car unlocked, so why not take just as much care with your data and identity? Are you or the kids on Facebook? Do you use DropBox to synch your work? Have you received an email from your bank that looked so plausible you almost clicked a dodgy link or sent "them" some of your details? Is it difficult to remember all those passwords? Do you work...

  • Updated 15 Feb 2014 | 22 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 05 Feb 2014 | 1 episode | Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division

    This series of short tutorials created by staff and students from the Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division, is designed to equip post-16 learners with the key study skills required to succeed on a university or college course. In the first episode, Sally LePage (DPhil student at Oxford University) and Liz Timoney White (Trainer in business skills and partner at FranklinCovey)...

  • Updated 04 Feb 2014 | 33 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 04 Feb 2014 | 11 episodes | Social Sciences Division

    A series of podcasts related to the MSc in Migration Studies. This interdisciplinary, 9-month Masters degree at Oxford University is jointly offered by the School of Anthropology and the Oxford Department of International Development. The course draws on the intellectual resources of its two parent departments and the three world-leading migration research centres at Oxford (COMPAS, IMI and...

  • Updated 03 Feb 2014 | 5 episodes | Department of Physics

    Lab, Camera, Action! is a series of short videos presented by Dr Andrew Steele about physics, explaining basic concepts, the work done here in Oxford, and even some experiments to try at home. These engaging tutorials cover a range of topics from spectroscopy, superconductivity and the transit of Venus in a clear, accessible way which will appeal to science enthusiasts everywhere.

  • Updated 27 Jan 2014 | 5 episodes | Theology & Religion Faculty

    Sacrifice is at the heart of religion. It is not surprising, then, that the 'turn to religion' we have witnessed over the past two decades has led to a renewed interest in sacrifice as well. In light of this, the Centre for Theology and Modern European Thought at the University of Oxford presents five interviews with contributors to the recently-published book Sacrifice and Modern...

  • Updated 18 Dec 2013 | 10 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine

    Researchers, past and present colleagues of Professor Sir Andrew McMichael, gathered on the 21st September 2012 for a Symposium reflecting on the evolution of Immunology in Oxford.

  • Updated 17 Dec 2013 | 8 episodes | Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division

    Join the hundreds of school children from around the country taking part in the annual Oxford University Christmas Science Lectures, where world renowned scientists aim to entertain and inspire the next generation with their (often explosive) insights into science.

  • Updated 17 Dec 2013 | 5 episodes | 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 Dec 2013 | 2 episodes | IT Services

    This series remembers Nelson Mandela, the global statesman who delivered South Africa from the oppression of Apartheid, who sadly passed away on December 5th 2013.

  • Updated 02 Dec 2013 | 8 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    Seminar series focusing on water security, from flooding to droughts to climate change with perspectives from business, government and scientists

  • Updated 27 Nov 2013 | 26 episodes | Ruskin School of Art

    This is a series of podcast from the Ruskin School of Art. The Ruskin, as it is known, is the Fine Art Department of the University of Oxford. In an intimate and dynamic environment, the school gathers together cutting edge contemporary artists and art theorists with some of the brightest and most creative art students. Fine Art is taught as a living element of contemporary culture with a...

  • Updated 21 Nov 2013 | 6 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    A series of lectures looking at China's rapidly-changing economy and society, from the China Policy Forum organised by OXCEP at St Edmund Hall. The speakers examine four highly-topical policy issues: technology and industrial upgrading policies; policies against poverty; policies for the ageing population; and the economic causes and cures of social instability.

  • Updated 20 Nov 2013 | 3 episodes | Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

    The Ashmolean Museum is the world's first university museum. Its first building was built in 1678-1683 to house the cabinet of curiosities Elias Ashmole gave Oxford University in 1677. The museum reopened in 2009 after a major redevelopment. In November 2011 new galleries focusing on Egypt and Nubia were also unveiled.

  • Updated 18 Nov 2013 | 1 episode | IT Services

    A training video for the MediaPub system for adding new podcasts to the Oxford media portals.

  • Updated 15 Nov 2013 | 6 episodes | St Hilda's College

    St Hilda’s is one of the 38 colleges of the University, spectacularly set in four acres of gardens on the banks of the Cherwell River, yet still close to the town centre. St Hilda’s has a particularly dynamic and diverse community of about 400 undergraduates and 100 graduates. The College is committed to encouraging its students to excel, both academically and personally.

  • Updated 12 Nov 2013 | 5 episodes | English Faculty

    New lecture series on Oscar Wilde, his life, his works and his philosophy delivered by Dr Sos Eltis, lecturer in English

  • Updated 12 Nov 2013 | 7 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine

    The NDM recognises that public engagement is vital in order to educate, inform and build a relationship with the community. Our scientists are actively engaging in open discussion, and meeting people to debate, listen and learn.

  • Updated 07 Nov 2013 | 10 episodes | English Faculty

    This unique mini-series aims to challenge the literary canon by posing the thorny question 'why should we study...?' to experts at the University of Oxford. Beginning with the overarching question 'why should we study the humanities?' and moving on to illuminating discussions about key writers such as Dickens and Shakespeare, these podcasts will introduce you to new...

  • Updated 06 Nov 2013 | 1 episode | English Faculty

    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 06 Nov 2013 | 8 episodes | Department of Earth Sciences

    Podcasts from the department of Earth Sciences.

  • Updated 29 Oct 2013 | 10 episodes | Rhodes House

    Rhodes Scholars and friends of the Rhodes Scholarships speak about global challenges and ideas focused around service and leadership. It includes material from the 110th Rhodes Anniversary, which was celebrated in Oxford 19-20 September 2013.

  • Updated 07 Oct 2013 | 18 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The Department welcomed members of the public by the hundreds to this year's Open Day, 26 September. Guests attended 40 events - short lectures, workshops, informational sessions and walking tours - all free of charge. Here is a selection of the events that happened on the day.

  • Updated 16 Sep 2013 | 10 episodes | English Faculty

    Ten short podcasts on quirky aspects of eighteenth-century life.
    This series of short podcasts offers an alternative history of the eighteenth century. Ten poems were chosen that illustrate the everyday and the extraordinary, the comic and the serious aspects of the period. Each talk begins with a poem, and shows its significance: how a satire on the pleasures of tobacco tells us of the...

  • Updated 15 Aug 2013 | 42 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 12 Aug 2013 | 96 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    Podcasts of seminars and events held at the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 09 Aug 2013 | 14 episodes | Medical Sciences Office

    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.

  • Updated 08 Aug 2013 | 21 episodes | Humanities Division

    The Cutlural Connections course was a 5-day workshop as part of the Digital Humanities @ Oxford Summer School 2013 (http://digital.humanities.ox.ac.uk/dhoxss/). Cultural Connections offered an introduction to public engagement skills to help researchers work effectively within and beyond universities. It focussed on digital publishing,...

  • Updated 07 Aug 2013 | 1 episode | St Edmund Hall

    Recordings of talks by guest speakers at networking breakfast events for alumni of St Edmund Hall

  • Updated 30 Jul 2013 | 41 episodes | Oriel College

    Anglican church services including sermons and choral music, produced by Oriel College, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 25 Jul 2013 | 8 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Many people and countries are now beginning to evaluate the success of their lives or society not purely in terms of money or gross domestic product. The currency of traditional economics - preference satisfaction - has fallen into question as an ethical value. The global financial crisis is seen by many as a failure of capitalism. Some countries have proposed a Gross Happiness Index to...

  • Updated 24 Jul 2013 | 9 episodes | Ertegun Graduate Scholarships Programme

    International conference organised by Ertegun Scholar Manuel Muhlbacher and his college advisor Nicholas Cronk. Imprisoned during his lifetime and sanctified in the twentieth century, the Marquis de Sade has attracted considerable critical interest during the last decades. He was a favourite of literary theory in the sixties and seventies, while more recent scholarship has begun to explore...

  • Updated 24 Jul 2013 | 21 episodes | Museum of the History of Science

    The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivaled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. By virtue of the collection and the building, the Museum occupies a special position, both in the study of the history of science and in the development of western culture and...

  • Updated 24 Jul 2013 | 11 episodes | Rothermere American Institute

    An International Symposium funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art and co-organized by the Rothermere American Institute and the Art History Department, University of Oxford and the Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Nottingham, UK. This event is also made possible due to sponsorship by the Philip Leverhulme Trust.

  • Updated 22 Jul 2013 | 9 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    In this series of lectures, various presenters outline key energy issues. All presentations were part of events organised by the UK Energy Research Centre's conference team, the Meeting Place. The Meeting Place brings together diverse people within the energy community to bring benefits to UK energy researchers.

  • Updated 19 Jul 2013 | 7 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 19 Jul 2013 | 5 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 18 Jul 2013 | 13 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 18 Jul 2013 | 5 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 17 Jul 2013 | 4 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    Love chemistry but not sure about academia? Listen to Oxford alumni at all stages of their careers talk about the ways they have used chemistry to pursue industry research, patent law, science journalism and more. To learn more about our links with alumni and to find more information on careers services, etc, please visit http://alumni.chem.ox.ac.uk/...

  • Updated 17 Jul 2013 | 5 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    Five successful research group PIs give open and frank descriptions of the very different choices and paths that led them to their current roles in academia, and offer some advice to students contemplating their next step.

  • Updated 15 Jul 2013 | 32 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    These online audio resources consist of lectures, seminars and interviews from the Transport Studies Unit at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 10 Jul 2013 | 6 episodes | English Faculty

    Podcasts exploring the relationship between literary works and the artwork and Oxford. From J.R.R Tolkien to Philip Pullman, authors have been inspired by Oxford; the architecture, history and culture of the city. This podcast series includes lectures and events which celebrate and explore the literature and art inspired by Oxford

  • Updated 09 Jul 2013 | 9 episodes | Nuffield Department of 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 04 Jul 2013 | 2 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 26 Jun 2013 | 7 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine

    Translational and Clinical Medicine is the ongoing effort to bring basic science from the bench to the patient, as well as to elucidate safety and effectiveness of the medicines on which we depend. The NDM podcasts on translational and clinical medicine detail our work in this wide-ranging field, from the identification and design of new medicines to clinical trials and trial design and...

  • Updated 24 Jun 2013 | 3 episodes | Wolfson College

    The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College is delighted to host this workshop marking the centenary of the publication of Leonard Woolf's path-breaking first novel, set in then Ceylon, The Village in the Jungle. Woolf's novel (the first of only two) is a leading yet often overlooked modernist document and is increasingly recognized as an extraordinarily far-sighted...

  • Updated 21 Jun 2013 | 8 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...

  • Updated 18 Jun 2013 | 8 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine

    Malaria is an endemic disease in much of the world, and is a major contributor to child and infant mortality in many countries. Our malaria podcasts describe efforts by NDM clinicians and scientists, in Oxford and around the world, to treat and prevent malaria, including vaccine development, parasitology, and improved treatment for severe malaria, with the aim to lessen the disease burden on...

  • Updated 18 Jun 2013 | 13 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Interviews and Commentaries from the Oxford Martin School, including Institute overviews and director interviews.

  • Updated 18 Jun 2013 | 43 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Public Lectures and Seminars from the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. Humanity at the crossroads: Bringing together the best minds to tackle the toughest challenges of the 21st century.

  • Updated 18 Jun 2013 | 3 episodes | English Faculty

    On 9 March 2013, the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College host a workshop to mark the centenary of the publication of Leonard Woolf's path-breaking
    first novel, set in then Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, The Village in the Jungle. Woolf's novel (the first of only two) is a leading yet often overlooked modernist document and is increasingly recognized as an extraordinarily...

  • Updated 17 Jun 2013 | 8 episodes | English Faculty

    A selection of recordings from the English Graduate Conference, University of Oxford, 1 June 2012. The conference theme was Return to the Political: Literary Aesthetics and the Influence of Political Thought and featured student presentations and a panel discussion on the topic 'What is a Classic?'. The conference concluded with a keynote address from Booker prize winning author Ben...

  • Updated 17 Jun 2013 | 15 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 12 Jun 2013 | 4 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    A collection of audio and video resources of lectures, seminars and presentations from the Department's social sciences' programmes.

  • Updated 11 Jun 2013 | 6 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine

    Immunology is the study of the body's defence mechanisms, from the barrier of skin to the workings of the cellular immune system. Our Immunology podcasts describe the work of NDM researchers to understand the molecular processes of the immune system, and its role in infection, inflammation, and disease.

  • Updated 07 Jun 2013 | 13 episodes | English Faculty

    Staging Shakespeare is series of video commentaries on performing and directing Shakespeare including extracts of two plays- 'The Tempest' and 'Two Gentlemen of Verona'. An English teacher also explains how she uses IT resources to engage students.

  • Updated 05 Jun 2013 | 1 episode | 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 29 May 2013 | 11 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    These online audio resources consist of lectures, seminars and interviews from the Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University. Topics include: climate change, energy, tropical forestry, environmental governance and general topics related to environmental change.

  • Updated 24 May 2013 | 23 episodes | Department of Materials

    In this series of podcasts we consider the impact of opening up science: allowing both the research community and the public to freely access the results of scientific work. Individuals can be fully informed about medical or environmental research, students worldwide can get access to the latest work, and software agents can roam the vast scientific knowledge base seeking patterns and...

  • Updated 22 May 2013 | 3 episodes | Theology & Religion Faculty

    Theology is one of the oldest faculties in this ancient University. One of the first courses of lectures given at Oxford was in Theology, over 800 years ago. Alexander Neckham, from St Albans, is recorded as giving biblical and moral lectures as early as 1193, on the Psalms of David and the Wisdom of Solomon. One of the first major University buildings was the Divinity School, which was begun...

  • Updated 13 May 2013 | 6 episodes | Humanities Division

    This series of 6 lectures is intended for graduates and undergraduates interested in the challenge of how we best defend the work of the humanities in today's political and economic climates. The lectures offer a critical taxonomy of the ways in which advocacy for the humanities conventionally proceeds. Don't expect polemic. My aim is to put the arguments through their paces: to work...

  • Updated 09 May 2013 | 5 episodes | Botanic Garden

    A series of four lectures given by Timothy Walker to the first year Biology undergraduates as part of the Organisms course. These lectures cover alternation of generations, flowering plants, conservation and the GSPC, and the importance of plants for Man.

  • Updated 02 May 2013 | 19 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    An audio tour of the historic Oxford Union Library. Since its foundation, the Union has maintained a library for the use of its members. One of the largest lending libraries in Oxford, it is of particular relevance to students studying Classics, English, History, Law, PPE and Theology. In recent years, the Science section has been expanded. The library has a significant collection of 19th...

  • Updated 30 Apr 2013 | 9 episodes | Nuffield Department of 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 29 Apr 2013 | 6 episodes | Nuffield Department of 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 29 Apr 2013 | 6 episodes | Nuffield Department of 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 25 Apr 2013 | 2 episodes | Medical Sciences Office

    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 22 Apr 2013 | 6 episodes | St Catherine's College

    Podcasts from St Catherine's - Oxford's youngest mixed (undergraduate and graduate) college and also one of its largest and most diverse communities. St Catherine's celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2012.

  • Updated 15 Apr 2013 | 5 episodes | University Offices

    Science is amazing. Follow this animation series, starring Ossie, your little green guide to all sorts of exciting science, from Absolute Zero to Exoplanets! Learn about interesting and advanced science topics in a way that is accessible to people both old and young.

  • Updated 10 Apr 2013 | 2 episodes | Mansfield College

    English tutorials at Mansfield college with tutors and their students.

  • Updated 09 Apr 2013 | 1 episode | Politics and International Relations
  • Updated 26 Mar 2013 | 9 episodes | English Faculty

    A series of interviews with academic experts on a number of great writers. Part of the Great Writers Inspire project.

  • Updated 25 Mar 2013 | 2 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    Full length features recorded from live lectures that delve deeply into the research happening in the Department of Chemistry. From the sequence of our genomes to the heat in our food, the research featured here is already impacting our daily lives.

  • Updated 25 Mar 2013 | 22 episodes | Said Business School

    The Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is the focal point for entrepreneurship research, teaching and networking at Oxford University.

  • Updated 25 Mar 2013 | 10 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine

    Cancer is studied from several angles at NDM, from its epidemiology and potential causes, to its effect on patient lives and outcomes, as well as the basic science underpinning the unregulated cell growth that is the hallmark of the disease. Our Cancer podcasts illustrate the diversity of this research, and provide snapshots to the work of NDM scientists and clinicians to understand, treat and...

  • Updated 13 Mar 2013 | 11 episodes | Faculty of History

    The Cantemir Institute (CI) is a recently established centre of research at the Faculty of History, University of Oxford, which focuses on the interdisciplinary study of Central and Eastern Europe in its wider European, Eurasian, Mediterranean, and global contexts. The creation of the institute has been made possible through a generous donation from the Berendel Foundation, London.

    The...

  • Updated 12 Mar 2013 | 38 episodes | Oxford e-Research Centre

    Series of podcasts examining what we mean by 'Cultural Heritage', how the idea of it is transformed by society and indeed transforms society around it and Oxford's contribution to Cultural Heritage

  • Updated 11 Mar 2013 | 1 episode | Oxford University Begbroke Science Park

    Podcasts presented from Begbroke Science Park, including companies and academics discussing activities and developments on site.

  • Updated 04 Mar 2013 | 14 episodes | University Offices

    You've heard the rumours, you've heard the gossip. Now find out for yourself what the University of Oxford is all about. Be a fly on the wall when Mike Nicholson, Oxford's Director of Undergraduate Admissions, chats with students and staff from around the University about courses, colleges, what to put on the application form and how best to prepare for the Oxford interview.

  • Updated 26 Feb 2013 | 1 episode | Botanic Garden

    A series of lectures from the Oxford Botanical Gardens on Plants and People.

  • Updated 20 Feb 2013 | 4 episodes | Botanic Garden

    The Botanic Garden at Oxford University is involved in conservation work of both native plant species and endangered plants from around the World. The Botanic Garden fully supports the work of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation which comprises of 16 targets with a deadline of 2020.

  • Updated 19 Feb 2013 | 4 episodes | Green Templeton College

    The rising cost of food is impacting on people around the world, with up to 1 billion people, who live on the edge of poverty in 30 countries, at risk of hunger because of food shortages. This lecture series explored the causes and impact of the global food crisis, covering food policy, malnutrition and the importance of diet and nutrition in healthy minds and bodies.

  • Updated 18 Feb 2013 | 2 episodes | Somerville College

    Somerville was founded in 1879 to give women, at that time excluded from membership of the University, the chance to benefit from an Oxford education. The College, which has admitted men since 1994, enjoys a wealth of different social, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds from around the world, making it an exciting, inspiring and welcoming home for undergraduates and graduates alike. The unifying...

  • Updated 13 Feb 2013 | 3 episodes | Exeter College

    In the heart of Oxford since 1314, opposite the Bodleian Library, Exeter College is strongly committed to excellence in teaching and research, offers generous hardship and research support, graduate scholarships, a library open round the clock and an in-house careers and internship programme.

  • Updated 13 Feb 2013 | 5 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    The Oxford Food Governance Group is an interdisciplinary group of researchers from the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society (InSIS), Said Business School, and the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) at the University of Oxford, who share an interest in food governance practices. Looking at the politics of food distribution, sustainability, and governance of the food...

  • Updated 07 Feb 2013 | 2 episodes | University Offices

    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 21 Dec 2012 | 10 episodes | Green Templeton College

    Uncertainty is part and parcel of scientific information and the various disciplines (e.g., medical, management and social and environmental sciences) have developed vocabularies and scientific means of communicating that uncertainty. In addition, different decision-making and policy communities have developed means of using information and data that to different extents includes the...

  • Updated 19 Dec 2012 | 8 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The Department welcomed members of the public by the hundreds to this year's Open Day, 14 November. Guests attended 33 events - short lectures, workshops, informational sessions and walking tours - all free of charge. Here is a small selection of the events that happened on the day.

  • Updated 14 Dec 2012 | 1 episode | Estates Services

    Podcasts relating to sustainable travel presented by guest speakers and lecturers at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 12 Dec 2012 | 6 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine
    HIV

    HIV is one of the worst epidemics in human history, and has had a devastating impact on populations worldwide. Our HIV podcasts describe the leading efforts by NDM researchers to develop new treatments and possible vaccines for HIV, as well as to understand and prevent its transmission, to help reduce the global HIV disease burden and improve outcomes for patients worldwide.

  • Updated 05 Dec 2012 | 3 episodes | Oxford University Begbroke Science Park

    Podcasts at Begbroke Transfer 2012 conference, presented at Begbroke Science Park, University of Oxford

  • Updated 05 Dec 2012 | 5 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    A collection of guest lectures delivered at the University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education.

  • Updated 04 Dec 2012 | 3 episodes | Department of Experimental Psychology

    The aims of the Calleva Research Centre are to investigate key questions about the origins, development, causes and functions of human behaviour by bridging the humanities, and the social, cognitive, and biological sciences in an evolutionary framework. The Centre's work is embodied through successive three-year interdisciplinary research programmes that draw on unique collaborations...

  • Updated 03 Dec 2012 | 8 episodes | Ertegun Graduate Scholarships Programme

    A one-day conference held at Ertegun House, Oxford on Saturday 10th November 2012.

  • Updated 26 Nov 2012 | 9 episodes | IT Services

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

  • Updated 23 Nov 2012 | 2 episodes | Voltaire Foundation

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

  • Updated 22 Nov 2012 | 6 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    William Godwin (1756-1836), philosophical anarchist, novelist and intellectual, kept a diary from 1788 until a few weeks before his death. The diary has recently been transcribed and edited and is available on the web at: http://godwindiary.bodleian.ox.ac.uk. It offers a hugely detailed if deeply cryptic window on Godwin's literary life,...

  • Updated 20 Nov 2012 | 43 episodes | English Faculty

    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 14 Nov 2012 | 1 episode | Department of Physics

    Podcasts from the Department of Physics, University of Oxford

  • Updated 30 Oct 2012 | 5 episodes | English Faculty

    Oxford’s English Faculty will offer students the opportunity to undertake a Master’s in English Language for the first time from October 2012. Learn more about this brand new course and gain an insight into the area from some of Oxford’s experts, including one of the conveners of the new course Professor Deborah Cameron. Find out more about the course at the English Faculty’s website:...

  • Updated 26 Oct 2012 | 11 episodes | Social Policy and Intervention

    The study of populations and demographics is explained in detail in this introductory series by Professor David Coleman, Professor of Demography. Using statistics gathered from censuses, parish records and other sources, Professor Coleman looks at the ways in which populations rise and fall through history. This series is at an introductory level and individuals need no prior knowledge of...

  • Updated 22 Oct 2012 | 8 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    Alan Mathison Turing was born on 23 June, 1912 - exactly one hundred years before this weekend meeting which celebrates his life and achievements. Although most well-known for his work at Bletchley Park in the pioneering days which saw the birth of modern practical computing; Turing had achieved fame well before the second world war, with a seminal account of theoretical computation and his...

  • Updated 22 Oct 2012 | 1 episode | St Peter's College

    Podcasts from St Peter's college. St Peter's is one of Oxford's younger colleges, noted for its friendliness, flexibility and informality, with modern facilities for teaching and research.

  • Updated 18 Oct 2012 | 21 episodes | Botanic Garden

    A chemistry tour of the Oxford University Botanic Garden.

  • Updated 18 Oct 2012 | 4 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    A collection of audio and video resources of lectures, seminars and presentations from the Department's mathematical, physical and life sciences programmes.

  • Updated 11 Oct 2012 | 16 episodes | Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

    Podcasts from the Centre of Socio-Legal Studies.

  • Updated 25 Sep 2012 | 41 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 19 Sep 2012 | 30 episodes | English Faculty

    From Dickens to Shakespeare, from Chaucer to Kipling and from Austen to Blake, this significant collection contains inspirational short talks freely available to the public and the education community worldwide. This series is aimed primarily at first year undergraduates but will be of interest to school students preparing for university and anyone who would like to know more about the world...

  • Updated 28 Aug 2012 | 6 episodes | Department of Physics

    A series which explores some of the links between physics and philosophy, two of the most fundamental ways with which we try to answer our questions about the world around us. A number of the most pertinent topics which bridge the disciplines are discussed - the nature of space and time, the unpredictable results of quantum mechanics and their surprising consequences and perhaps most...

  • Updated 24 Aug 2012 | 10 episodes | IT Services

    A series of case studies in innovative practice from the Learning Technologies Group at Oxford University.

  • Updated 20 Aug 2012 | 13 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    This series looks at the Oxford Martin School's academics and how their research is making a difference to our global future. The series will be of interest to people who are concerned about the future for the planet, how civilisation will adapt to emerging problems and issues such as climate change, over population, increased urbanisation of populations and the creation of vaccines to...

  • Updated 14 Aug 2012 | 8 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Second Series on David Hume and his Philosophy. Focusing on his central principles in philosophy including Hume's theory on Ideas, Psychology, Logic, Relations, Induction and Causal Necessity

  • Updated 01 Aug 2012 | 19 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Dr Peter Millican gives a series of lectures looking at Scottish 18th Century Philosopher David Hume and the first book of his Treatise of Human Nature.

  • Updated 23 Jul 2012 | 5 episodes | Medical Sciences Office

    Podcasts from the Oxford Study of Children's Communications Impairments particularly focusing on Professor Dorothy Bishop's research. The primary aim of it is to increase our understanding of why some children have specific language impairment (SLI), a condition diagnosed when the child has unusual difficulty in language acquisition, despite normal development in other areas.
    ...

  • Updated 17 Jul 2012 | 8 episodes | Nuffield Department of Medicine

    Obesity and diabetes are increasingly a burden in modern populations, and whilst the contributions of our lifestyles are well-known, other aspects of the conditions are less clear. Our podcasts on diabetes and obesity highlight the work of our scientists and clinicians to understand the underlying factors of lifestyle and metabolism, molecular and genetic mechanisms, and less common forms of...

  • Updated 13 Jul 2012 | 3 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The University takes great pride in the role that our alumni have played in past Olympics, and looks forward to London 2012. This podcast series looks at Oxford University's involvement in the Olympics.

  • Updated 09 Jul 2012 | 2 episodes | University Offices

    On 20th June 2012, Aung San Suu Kyi, Chairman of the Burmese National League for Democracy and member of the Burmese parliament, addressed the University of Oxford at its annual Encaenia ceremony at which she received an honorary doctorate in civil law.
    Encaenia is the ceremony at which the University of Oxford awards honorary degrees to distinguished men and women and commemorates its...

  • Updated 05 Jul 2012 | 2 episodes | Department of Physics

    Dr Alan Barr, University Lecturer in the Particle Physics group in the University of Oxford's Department of Physics, discusses particle physics.

  • Updated 25 Jun 2012 | 7 episodes | Department of Economics

    This series focuses on the work of The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) - an economic research centre within the Department of Economics at Oxford University. These short talks look at specific research topics within the CSAE and are aimed at people who are interested in learning more about African and other world Economies such as Latin America. CSAE researchers often use...

  • Updated 25 Jun 2012 | 1 episode | Mathematical Institute

    Podcasts from the Mathematical Institute, part of the Maths, Physical and Life Sciences Division

  • Updated 20 Jun 2012 | 3 episodes | Medical Sciences Office

    Video podcasts introducing research topics in biomedical sciences for new Biomedical Sciences students

  • Updated 31 May 2012 | 69 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    Presentations given at Oxford's International Conference on Water Security, Risk and Society, April 16-18th 2012. The event convened many of the world's leading thinkers from science, policy and enterprise to understand the status of and pathways to water security at multiple scales.

  • Updated 30 May 2012 | 10 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    An introductory series by Marianne Talbot exploring bioethical theories and their philosophical foundations. These podcasts will explain key moral theories, common moral arguments, and some background logic. This series accompanies Bioethics: An Introduction (CUP, 2012) http://amzn.to/HZQwbS

  • Updated 28 May 2012 | 20 episodes | Botanic Garden

    An audio tour of the Botanic Garden, University of Oxford, told by its gardeners and author Philip Pullman.

  • Updated 25 May 2012 | 24 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    An international conference marking the first anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution through an interdisciplinary gathering, held at the Department of Politics and International Relations. Conference panels ranged over the causes, characteristics and fortunes of the revolution and brought together scholars and activists from inside and outside Egypt and the Arab world.

  • Updated 21 May 2012 | 4 episodes | English Faculty

    Lecture series looking at key concepts in studying Literature; including lectures on the concept of unreliable narrators to theory of comparative literature. This series was filmed in the English Faculty in Trinity Term 2012

  • Updated 15 May 2012 | 3 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    Crime Fiction is a continuingly popular genre that has never been more highly esteemed than now. This day school offers two overviews - of detective fiction in general and of Oxford crime fiction in particular - as well as offering the opportunity of hearing celebrated crime writer Colin Dexter.

  • Updated 02 May 2012 | 9 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    This series of eight lectures delivered by Dr T. J. Mawson at the University of Oxford in Hilary Term 2011, introduces the main philosophical arguments pertaining to the Western monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each lecture has an associated hand-out (two for the first lecture).

  • Updated 24 Apr 2012 | 2 episodes | Brasenose College

    Podcasts from Brasenose College.

  • Updated 17 Apr 2012 | 6 episodes | Linacre College

    The 2012 Lecture series from Linacre college. Looking at answers to how do socio-ecological systems work and how are they best governed?

  • Updated 16 Apr 2012 | 7 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    Philosophy has been studied for thousands of years. It involves the use of reason and argument to search for the truth about reality - about the nature of things, ethics, aesthetics, language, the mind, God and everything else. This series of five introductory lectures, aimed at students new to philosophy, presented by Marianne Talbot, Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford...

  • Updated 16 Apr 2012 | 8 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    In this introduction to ethics, we shall be considering the underpinnings of ethical thought. We shall consider, for example, what it is for an action to be right or wrong, whether we can have moral knowledge and whether freewill is essential to morality. We shall reflect on four key ethical theories (virtue ethics, deontology, non-cognitivism and utilitarianism), looking at both their...

  • Updated 16 Apr 2012 | 6 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The mind is a fascinating entity. Where, after all, would we be without it? But what exactly is it? These days many people believe the mind simply is the brain. Descartes would have disagreed profoundly. He recommended a dualism of substance. Modern philosophers are again finding various forms of dualism attractive because the problems with physicalism are so intractable. One such problem is...

  • Updated 16 Apr 2012 | 7 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    Are you confident you can reason clearly? Are you able to convince others of your point of view? Are you able to give plausible reasons for believing what you believe? Do you sometimes read arguments in the newspapers, hear them on the television, or in the pub and wish you knew how to confidently evaluate them?

    In this six-part course, you will learn all about arguments, how to...

  • Updated 30 Mar 2012 | 2 episodes | Oxford Internet Institute

    Who owns the world's knowledge? Who produces it? Who is able to consume it? Has the Internet democratized geographies of information? This free interactive book containing accessible, informative and beautiful maps and graphics illustrates geographies of knowledge in our Internet Age. It visualizes and explores contemporary patterns of commercially produced and peer-produced knowledge....

  • Updated 29 Mar 2012 | 8 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Podcasts from the Michaelmas Term Seminar Series 2011 at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford

  • Updated 19 Mar 2012 | 7 episodes | English Faculty

    Lecture Series looking at D.H. Lawrence, author of Women in Love, Sons and Lovers and Lady Chatterley's Lover. These lectures focus on specific aspects of Lawrence's writing; from his use of humour to his views on Christianity.

  • Updated 16 Mar 2012 | 2 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The Oxford Vaccinology Programme provides state-of-the-art teaching in both veterinary and human vaccinology, drawing on the experience of Oxford University, the world-renowned Jenner Institute, based in Oxford, and the Institute for Animal Health (IAH). We work with the world's leading vaccinology specialists from industry and academia to provide short course training in areas related to...

  • Updated 12 Mar 2012 | 8 episodes | Social Policy and Intervention

    The Workshop in Comparative Methods took place at the Oxford Institute of Social Policy on 12-14 January 2012; it provided an overview of and introduction into various comparative methods. The workshop presentations were based on the research project 'Integrating macro and micro perspectives in cross-national comparison: Dynamic policy structures and individual outcomes', which is...

  • Updated 02 Mar 2012 | 1 episode | Wadham College

    400 years after its foundation, Wadham College enjoys a reputation for academic excellence within an informal and progressive community.

    Over the centuries, the College has nurtured enquiring minds in numerous fields. Amongst them are Sir Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle and Robert Hooke, polymaths from the seventeenth century; the scholar and researcher Edward Stone who first identified...

  • Updated 28 Feb 2012 | 11 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    Short interesting lectures from top Oxford academics. Includes a series of short lectures about love, held on Valentines Day 2011.

  • Updated 28 Feb 2012 | 1 episode | Theology & Religion Faculty

    In this series of talks and events we seek to further our understanding of what makes us 'human' and the meaning of life. This series is presented by Sophia Europa Oxford and the Faculty of Theology in the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 22 Feb 2012 | 2 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    This series of special events will provide a broad, cross-disciplinary understanding of some of the most critical challenges and opportunities in transformative technologies. Discussants in a panel debate will explore the kinds of technologies that have the potential to transform our lives, as well as address the ethics and governance implications of such technologies.

  • Updated 13 Feb 2012 | 1 episode | English Faculty

    Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 to 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.

  • Updated 03 Feb 2012 | 10 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Bioethics is the study of the moral implications of new and emerging medical technologies and looks to answer questions such as selling organs, euthanasia and whether should we clone people. The series consists of a series of interviews by leading bioethics academics and is aimed at individuals looking to explore often difficult and confusing questions surrounding medical ethics. The series...

  • Updated 31 Jan 2012 | 4 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 27 Jan 2012 | 9 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    Academics, community workers and researchers come together to discuss the social and political implications of the August 2011 Riots. Looking at the causes for the riots and discrimination and prejudice within the Afro-Caribbean communities from the political establishment.

  • Updated 10 Jan 2012 | 12 episodes | Botanic Garden

    The Oxford Botanic Garden is a national reference collection of 7,000 different types of plant, making it the most compact yet diverse collection of plants in the World - there is even more biological diversity here than there is in tropical rain forests and other biodiversity hotspots.
    Many gardeners come here to seek inspiration. In the beds and borders you may find new plants that...

  • Updated 05 Jan 2012 | 7 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    The State of the State lecture series focuses on the transformation of the modern state, with an emphasis on Western Europe and European integration, from a multidisciplinary perspective. The lecture series took place at the University of Oxford and was organized by Dr. Reidar Maliks of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme. The programme, which is funded by the...

  • Updated 20 Dec 2011 | 8 episodes | Oxford University Begbroke Science Park

    This podcast series records the 3rd annual Begbroke Transfer conference 'Building a Business: Moving Your Product to the Market' at Begbroke Science Park, University of Oxford. Begbroke Science Park is home to a broad range of activities within three inter-related themes: Applied and basic science research; High tech spin-off and start-up companies; Knowledge transfer activities....

  • Updated 06 Dec 2011 | 10 episodes | Department of Experimental Psychology

    We live in a world filled with material wealth, live longer and healthier lives, and yet anxiety, stress, unhappiness, and depression have never been more common. What are the driving forces behind these interlinked global epidemics?

    In this series, Professor Mark Williams (Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at Oxford University) and Dr Danny Penman discuss the recent scientific...

  • Updated 05 Dec 2011 | 3 episodes | English Faculty

    This mini-series is intended to introduce George Eliot to undergraduates. The first lecture ranges widely across her works, including her atypical novella 'The Lifted Veil'. It notes the power and range of Eliot's intellect, and her changing attitudes to the proper function and remit of the intellect and consciousness. The second lecture considers how narrative justice operates...

  • Updated 23 Nov 2011 | 4 episodes | Kellogg College

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

  • Updated 10 Nov 2011 | 4 episodes | Christ Church

    Podcasts from Christ Church, Oxford including events and symposiums such as the Gorbachev Lectures on Press Freedom

  • Updated 09 Nov 2011 | 9 episodes | University Offices

    The inaugural Oxford-India Day took place on 17 June 2011. The event aimed to celebrate the longstanding and varied links between the University and India, and to reinvigorate and strengthen those links.

    Over 80 external guests, representing Indian business, Indian government, UK government, Indian civil society, journalism, law and academia came to Oxford, exploring cutting-edge...

  • Updated 24 Aug 2011 | 6 episodes | Humanities Division

    A one day conference showcasing the wide variety of research and projects being undertaken by Academics under the Humanities Division at the University of Oxford. From Philosophy and Neuroscience to Politics and International Relations to Literary Analysis and the History of Ideas, Oxford's Humanities Division crosses departments and subjects in its research goals.

  • Updated 24 Aug 2011 | 8 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    What are the long-term consequences of decisions we make today, and to what extent should the interests of future generations be taken into account? There is a wide range of public policy challenges that require us to provide some sort of answer to these questions.

    This interdisciplinary seminar series brings together academics and experts to address the implications of critical...

  • Updated 23 Aug 2011 | 11 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    An interdisciplinary conference focusing on new ideas and discoveries in research on the evolution of human cognition The conference focuses on genetic, developmental, and socio-cultural processes that have played a particularly significant role in the evolution of human cognition, and on uniquely human cognitive achievements in domains such as causal understanding, language, social learning,...

  • Updated 22 Aug 2011 | 17 episodes | Pitt Rivers Museum

    Pitt Rivers Museum at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography in Oxford houses archaeological and ethnographic objects from all parts of the world.

  • Updated 08 Aug 2011 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    These lectures are about the moral obligations that well-off people have toward poor people living in other countries. Poverty kills about one-third of humankind. Many philosophers argue that the average person in a rich country has a moral obligation to do something about this. These lectures introduce those arguments, as well as the objections that others have raised against them. They show...

  • Updated 25 Jul 2011 | 5 episodes | Humanities Division

    Manifold greatness: Oxford Celebrations of the King James Bible 1611-2011. Lecture series held in Corpus Christi College to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the first publication of the King James Bible.

  • Updated 22 Jul 2011 | 9 episodes | Theology & Religion Faculty

    The Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion conducts research into religious beliefs and theological concepts in relation to the sciences. The Centre is a part of the Theology Faculty at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 19 Jul 2011 | 3 episodes | Humanities Division

    With 500 Million users on Facebook, Twitter suggested for the Nobel Peace Prize, and connection proclaimed as the new 'transcendence'; what is friendship and community? How are they affected by social media? And what is the relevance of the Christian religion?

  • Updated 13 Jul 2011 | 1 episode | Department of Experimental Psychology

    Podcasts from the Department of Experimental Psychology. Psychology at Oxford is taught as a scientific discipline, involving substantial amounts of practical work and experimentation at undergraduate level as well as a strong philosophical component. Courses include Cognitive Neuroscience, Behavioural Neuroscience, Perception, Memory, Attention and Information Processing, Language and...

  • Updated 06 Jul 2011 | 27 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    The John Locke Lectures are among the world's most distinguished lecture series in philosophy. The series began in 1950 and are given once a year.

  • Updated 06 Jul 2011 | 3 episodes | Department of Engineering Science

    This annual lecture, sponsored by the Medtronic Foundation, is given by an internationally-renowned scholar in the field of Biomedical Engineering. In addition to giving the lecture, the lecturer spends a week in Oxford interacting with students, including thse sponsored by Medtronic, and with academics all who are working in biomedical engineering and medicine. There is a programme of...

  • Updated 05 Jul 2011 | 1 episode | Oxford e-Research Centre

    The World of Art is an interdisciplinary research programme at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 05 Jul 2011 | 9 episodes | Medical Sciences Office

    A series of lectures looking at different aspects of research integrity and their application in biomedical research.

  • Updated 04 Jul 2011 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Lecture series introducing some of the main debates about metaphor in contemporary aesthetics and philosophy of language. No background in either philosophy of language or aesthetics is required. Questions considered include: Are there some thoughts that can only be expressed in metaphor? Why do we speak metaphorically, especially in describing how things look, sound, taste and smell? How do...

  • Updated 24 Jun 2011 | 1 episode | Lady Margaret Hall

    Lady Margaret Hall is an academic community at Oxford University, utterly committed to research and scholarship and to effective, highly personalised teaching and learning for students from all backgrounds. The College prepares its students to live and work in a fast-moving, complex, and global society that is hungry for knowledge, communication, and integrity. LMH was born 133 years ago of a...

  • Updated 21 Jun 2011 | 13 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    A performance of the Euthydemus in an English adaptation. The Euthydemus did more than most of Plato’s works to give a bad name to the 'sophists', itinerant teachers whom he will have encountered in his youth when some of them clashed with his hero Socrates. Here his dialogue about two sophists is transferred to a twentieth-century setting, Princeton University, where the...

  • Updated 06 Jun 2011 | 11 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 27 May 2011 | 10 episodes | IT Services

    A free one-day conference held at OUCS, University of Oxford on 26th May 2011. Our 'Beyond' conference this year celebrates the joys and challenges of community collections. It was hosted by the RunCoco project and sponsored by JISC. The conference will be of interest to learning technologists, librarians, museums, community groups, archivists and researchers.

    Through '...

  • Updated 24 May 2011 | 1 episode | Faculty of Philosophy

    Audio podcasts from the program on Ethics of the New Biosciences, part of the James Martin 21st Century School. Looking at the ethical issues surrounding genetic testing and other new areas of biomedical sciences

  • Updated 19 Apr 2011 | 8 episodes | English Faculty

    The News International Visiting Professorship of Broadcast Media was established in 1996, as part of a generous benefaction from Rupert Murdoch. It is an annual appointment and the Professor will give at least 4 lectures during the academic year (usually in January/February).

    2010's Visiting Professor is television and film producer Stephen Garrett, the man who brought Spooks and...

  • Updated 14 Apr 2011 | 1 episode | Jesus College

    The College was founded in 1571 by Queen Elizabeth I, at the request of a Welsh Lawyer and Clergyman, Hugh Price. It combines academic excellence in teaching and research with an informal, vibrant, and supportive community. We currently have 340 undergraduates, 190 graduates, 68 Fellows and 20 College lecturers.
    Our students as well as our tutors come from a very wide range of...

  • Updated 12 Apr 2011 | 7 episodes | Oxford Dept of International Development

    Podcasts recorded by the Oxford Diasporas Programme (ODP). Led by the International Migration Institute, ODP includes researchers from seven research centres and departments across the University of Oxford. ODP is also associated with Wolfson College. The programme is funded by the Leverhulme Trust from 2011 to 2015.

  • Updated 24 Mar 2011 | 9 episodes | Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

    Stephen Farthing R.A. presents eight practical drawing classes using John Ruskin’s teaching collections to explain the basic principles of drawing. This series accompanies 'The Elements of Drawing', a searchable and browsable online version of the teaching collection and catalogues assembled by John Ruskin for his Oxford drawing schools. For further information please visit...

  • Updated 21 Mar 2011 | 8 episodes | English Faculty

    Podcasts that explore the relationship between J.R.R. Tolkien and Oxford University, where he both studied and worked.

  • Updated 16 Mar 2011 | 8 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    A lecture series examining Kant's Critique of Pure Reason. This series looks at German Philosopher Immanuel Kant's seminal philosophical work 'The Critique of Pure Reason'. The lectures aim to outline and discuss some of the key philosophical issues raised in the book and to offer students and individuals thought provoking Kantian ideas surrounding metaphysics. Each lecture...

  • Updated 15 Mar 2011 | 8 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Lecture series on Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art. The first part of the series focuses on some of the most important writings on art and beauty in the Western philosophical tradition, covering Plato, Aristotle, David Hume, and Immanuel Kant. The second part of the series focuses on questions about understanding works of art and about the nature of art. This part examines the...

  • Updated 10 Mar 2011 | 11 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The Institute for Science, Innovation and Society (InSIS) researches and informs key contemporary and emerging issues and processes of social, scientific, and technological change. We combine the highest standards of scholarship and relevance to pursue and disseminate timely research in the UK and worldwide. We collaborate with leading thinkers around the world and welcome them to Oxford as...

  • Updated 01 Mar 2011 | 10 episodes | Careers Service

    The Careers Service exists to provide and engage our user groups, who include current and recent Oxford students (undergraduates and postgraduates), research staff, colleagues, employers and a number of intermediaries and other opportunity providers, in a range of high value career-focused services, programmes and activities. In particular we encourage and enable current and recent students,...

  • Updated 01 Mar 2011 | 16 episodes | Faculty of History

    A conference to share as much practical and methodological information as possible to give all new researchers in the history of former Soviet States a head start so they could avoid getting bogged down in administrative or organisational difficulties.
    The conference had a strong interdisciplinary focus, incorporating talks on History, Film, Theatre, Visual Art, Literature, Language,...

  • Updated 16 Feb 2011 | 7 episodes | Department of Sociology

    Seminars and Events organised by the Extra Legal Governance Institute

  • Updated 09 Feb 2011 | 15 episodes | St Cross College

    A series of talks given on a weekly basis during term by college members, detailing their area of expertise.

  • Updated 09 Feb 2011 | 3 episodes | Faculty of History

    The Global and Imperial History Research Seminar is chaired by Professor Judith Brown (Beit Professor of Commonwealth History), Professor John Darwin (Beit Lecturer of Commonwealth History), and Dr Jan-George Deutsch. The seminar meets each Friday afternoon during term, where a visiting, usually, scholar's recent research is presented. Those present then engage with both the historical...

  • Updated 08 Feb 2011 | 22 episodes | IT Services

    A series of interviews with world-leading academics conducting research at the University of Oxford. The University has a global reputation for the range and intensity of its research, from the study of the formation of the universe and the development of early civilisations through to high performance computing and the latest breakthroughs in medical science.

  • Updated 23 Dec 2010 | 3 episodes | IT Services

    ePub editions of popular Christmas tales, with seasonal greetings and best wishes for 2011 from Oxford University.

  • Updated 22 Dec 2010 | 5 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    Welcome to Chemistry at Oxford! Our M. Chem. topped the subject ranking for Chemistry in the Guardian's University Guide 2014, and no other university can match the simultaneous breadth and depth of the Oxford Chemistry experience. You'll study a four-year course, and spend your final year working full-time on a project with some of the leading researchers in the UK. Fundamental...

  • Updated 15 Dec 2010 | 6 episodes | Said Business School

    The Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities seeks to understand how cities can be made more flexible to face the challenges of the next fifty years. This seminar series brings together researchers from across the University of Oxford to discuss the ways in which urban flexibility may be theoretically conceptualised, empirically researched and operationalised in practice.

  • Updated 08 Dec 2010 | 7 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    The certification of products is not new. However, the past few years have seen an upsurge in consumer demand for much more information about the provenance, authenticity, and performance of products and services, going well beyond authenticity, safety and reliability. Alongside this rise there has been a proliferation of voluntary certification schemes instituted by various combinations of...

  • Updated 02 Dec 2010 | 16 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    Few families enjoy such a remarkable reputation for their contribution to the literature and intellectual life of Britain as the Godwins and the Shelleys. The Bodleian online exhibition 'Shelley's Ghost: Reshaping the Image of a Literary Family' explores how the reputation of this great literary family was shaped by the selective release of documents and manuscripts into the...

  • Updated 01 Dec 2010 | 41 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    A series of lectures delivered by Peter Millican to first-year philosophy students at the University of Oxford. The lectures comprise of the 8-week General Philosophy course, delivered to first year undergraduates. These lectures aim to provide a thorough introduction to many philosophical topics and to get students and others interested in thinking about key areas of philosophy. Taking a...

  • Updated 30 Nov 2010 | 13 episodes | Law Faculty

    This series of interviews, followed by a lecture, provides a unique insight in the process by which legislation is created in the United Kingdom. All the interviewees are involved in the making of legislation in Whitehall, in Parliament or in the wider worlds of politics.
    These materials were produced by the Statute Law Society, an educational charity devoted to promoting knowledge and...

  • Updated 26 Oct 2010 | 36 episodes | English Faculty

    The first complete collection of Shakespeare's plays, from the First Folio of 1623, in their original spelling and orthography, presented in ePub format. The texts were originally prepared by Trevor Howard-Hill for use in his single colume concordances to Shakespeare (OUP, 1969f). They have since been reformatted to modern standards and carefully proofread by staff of Oxford University...

  • Updated 12 Oct 2010 | 11 episodes | St Cross College

    This podcast was recorded at a conference at St Cross College, University of Oxford, in March 2010. The conference brought together well-established historians of medieval Islamic history and contemporary psychiatrists to consider what 'madness' is.

    The workshop started with the physicians at the court of Saladin (and how they treated depression) and looked at other issues...

  • Updated 14 Sep 2010 | 5 episodes | Medical Sciences Office

    Every year more than 10 million children under the age of five die in developing countries, nearly a million from malaria alone. Every day more than 2500 people die of malaria, most of them children. These are the statistics that help drive the tenacious work of Oxford researchers in tropical medicine. The genesis of Oxford’s involvement goes back to a conversation over a bottle of whiskey,...

  • Updated 01 Sep 2010 | 5 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    International Women's Leadership Symposium. Celebrating the exceptional work and contributions of women's research and entrepreneurial endeavours - on some of our most critical challenges of climate change, sustainable energy and equity. Held on the 16th of June 2010 at the Said Business School, Oxford. Organised jointly by the UK Research Centre (UKERC) and the Females in...

  • Updated 16 Aug 2010 | 1 episode | St Hugh's College

    Podcasts from St Hugh's College at Oxford.

  • Updated 02 Aug 2010 | 13 episodes | Said Business School

    Podcasts from the Medical Innovation Lecture Series by the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Said Business School, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 27 Jul 2010 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    In four short dialogues, Oliver Taplin, Emeritus Professor in the Oxford University Classics Department and Lorna Hardwick, Professor of Classical Studies and Director of the Classical Receptions in Late Twentieth Century Drama and Poetry in English project, discuss the issues surrounding the translation of Ancient Greek and Roman texts for modern audiences. Looking into the technical,...

  • Updated 19 Jul 2010 | 8 episodes | Oxford Dept of International Development

    Podcasts from the workshop on the theory and practice of Immigration Detention Centres in both the UK and the rest of the world. This series of lectures look at the legal and political frameworks as well as the social impact of Immigration Detention Centres and the ideas of Asylum in the eyes of the government, human rights groups and those referred to as 'Asylum Seekers'.

  • Updated 22 Jun 2010 | 14 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Does Religion Lead to Tolerance or Intolerance? An international three-day conference in Oxford, organised by the Science and Religious Conflict Project team. It is an interdisciplinary conference on the theme of empirically informed approaches to understanding the ways in which religion increases or decreases tolerance.

  • Updated 21 Jun 2010 | 6 episodes | Medical Sciences Office

    Podcasts of events and lectures taking place at HeLEX, investigating law, ethics, and practice in the area of emerging technologies in health.

  • Updated 27 May 2010 | 8 episodes | Medical Sciences Office

    Podcasts from the Oxford Bioethics Network; comprising of seven research centres in the University of Oxford. Members of ethics centres discuss ethical, legal and social aspects of conducting medical research.

  • Updated 20 May 2010 | 5 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    Richard Dawkins' book The God Delusion has been a run away best seller. It has stimulated global debate, not always very charitable, about whether Dawkins is right to say that it is probably the case that God does not exist. During this weekend philosophers Marianne Talbot and Stephen Law will discuss the debate from a philosophical point of view. What are Dawkins' arguments? Are...

  • Updated 19 May 2010 | 5 episodes | Isis Innovation

    Isis Innovation is the University of Oxford's technology company and manages the University's intellectual property portfolio, working with University researchers on identifying, protecting and marketing technologies through licensing, spin-out company formation and material sales. Isis files on average one new patent application each week, has concluded over 400 technology...

  • Updated 14 May 2010 | 2 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Special Philosophy lectures and seminars from the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 10 May 2010 | 7 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    The Bodleian Library's winter 2009/10 exhibition tells the story of how together Jews, Christians and Muslims have contributed to the development of the book. Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting-place of Cultures draws on the Bodleian's Hebrew holdings, one of the largest and most important collections of Hebrew manuscripts in the world.

    Covering a time span of...

  • Updated 16 Apr 2010 | 4 episodes | Humanities Division

    Dr Xiaoxin Wu from the University of San Francisco, delivers the 2010 Martin D'Arcy Memorial lectures to mark the 400th anniversary of Father Matteo Ricci's death, the missionary responsible for introducing Christianity into China. The lecture series; The Dragon and the Cross will offer contemporary perspectives on Christianity in China.

  • Updated 14 Apr 2010 | 4 episodes | IT Services

    On February 12th and 13th, Oxford University hosted the OCF 2010; the UK's first student conference to respond to the disappointing outcomes of Copenhagen. One hundred student leaders gathered to produce a plan of action to place students at the forefront of the UK's battle against climate change, the biggest social issue of our times.

  • Updated 14 Apr 2010 | 33 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    Podcasts from the 4 Degrees and Beyond Conference - Implications of a Global Climate Change of 4 plus Degrees for People, Ecosystems and the Earth System. The conference was co-hosted by the Environmental Change Institute, the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and the Met Office Hadley Centre and took place in Oxford on 28-30 September 2009.

  • Updated 08 Apr 2010 | 7 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    Training videos the UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) which helps organisations to adapt to inevitable climate change. While it's essential to reduce future greenhouse gas emissions, the effects of past emissions will continue to be felt for decades.
    These podcasts will show you what climate change means, how to use the online resources and tools which UKCIP have provided to...

  • Updated 25 Mar 2010 | 6 episodes | Archaeology Institute

    Archaeology is primarily a visual, social and cultural subject; in these interviews archaeologists discuss their lives in archaeology and their particular fields of interest. The interviews convey the excitement felt by teaching staff and students from the School of Archaeology at the University of Oxford as they reflect upon the multifaceted nature of the study of archaeology today.

  • Updated 15 Mar 2010 | 8 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    A podcast series about the credit crunch and global recession featuring Oxford academics. This series will examine how the current crisis developed, analyse market and government responses to it, and look at what might happen next.

  • Updated 11 Mar 2010 | 3 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 08 Mar 2010 | 3 episodes | Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

    Podcasts from the Oxford Symposium on Justice and Self-Determination in West Papua held by the Oxford Transitional Justice Research group, part of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

  • Updated 05 Mar 2010 | 6 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Many of the systemic risks that we will need to address in the 21st century depend crucially on the often unanticipated consequences of interactions within and between different types of systems. The emerging, interdisciplinary field of complex systems provides a shared language as well as mathematical and computational models that can help us understand the challenges we face in this...

  • Updated 05 Mar 2010 | 27 episodes | Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division

    In this series of physics lectures, Professor J.J. Binney explains how probabilities are obtained from quantum amplitudes, why they give rise to quantum interference, the concept of a complete set of amplitudes and how this defines a "quantum state". A book of the course can be obtained from http://bit.ly/binneybook

  • Updated 03 Mar 2010 | 7 episodes | English Faculty

    Indian Traces in Oxford was an exhibition mounted in collaboration with the Bodleian Library, showcasing the remarkably wide range of textual and photographic traces or leavings of Indian students, activists, politicians, artists and others in the Bodleian special collections and College libraries, in the period 1870-1950. The exhibition opened with a half-day workshop, on 1 March 2010, in...

  • Updated 01 Mar 2010 | 5 episodes | Humanities Division

    Martin Kemp discusses 'La Bella Principessa', a profile portrait of a Milanese lady, and the roles of himself, Pascal Cotte, and others including Paul Biro, in attributing this radiant and exciting picture to Leonardo da Vinci. Martin describes his story in coming across the picture, and moves on to the attribution process, first in terms of materials and technique, and then the new...

  • Updated 01 Mar 2010 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Tragedy has been around for over 2500 years, from its earliest manifestations in the huge open-air gathering-places of Athens and other Greek city-states, to the theatres of Renaissance England, Spain and France, right through to the twentieth century with its cinematic tragedies, and the disturbing works of Harold Pinter and Samuel Beckett. In four dialogues, Oliver Taplin, Emeritus Professor...

  • Updated 25 Feb 2010 | 2 episodes | Said Business School

    Podcasts of the Distinguished Speaker Series from the Said Business School

  • Updated 18 Feb 2010 | 4 episodes | Medical Sciences Office

    Podcasts from the University of Oxford's vaccination research programmes, looking at innovative ways to vaccinate people against the world's most dangerous diseases

  • Updated 12 Feb 2010 | 8 episodes | Department of Clinical Pharmacology

    This podcast series examines cancer in the developing world, and the research and work being done by Oxford University and spin-out organisations such as AfrOx and IndOx to improve cancer prevention and treatment.

  • Updated 04 Feb 2010 | 4 episodes | Green Templeton College

    Is there a contradiction between profit-making and medical needs? How important are emerging markets for the future of pharmaceutical companies? And what are the ethical boundaries in the relationship between medical practitioners and pharma companies? This series of four lectures brings together leading figures in the pharmaceutical industry, health and business to look at the challenges of...

  • Updated 21 Jan 2010 | 5 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The University of Oxford's new UNIQ Summer Schools are targeted at high performing year 12 students in state schools and colleges. Taking place in July 2010, 500 places will be available across 20 undergraduate degree
    subjects. Applications opened on Monday 11 January and close on Friday 12 March 2010. Successful applicants will spend a week living in an Oxford college, attending...

  • Updated 12 Jan 2010 | 8 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    Presentations and lectures from the 1909 People's Budget Symposium, held in October, 2009 on Lloyd George's landmark budget in 1909, which gave way to significant social reforms.

  • Updated 12 Jan 2010 | 5 episodes | English Faculty

    The issues surrounding the state censorship of literature in Apartheid era South Africa are discussed in this series between Peter McDonald and other academics at Oxford University. In this series Peter discusses the legal, political and literary perspectives of censorship in literature in South Africa.

  • Updated 11 Jan 2010 | 6 episodes | Department of Materials

    Weird new possibilities emerge as we explore the nanoworld, the universe at the length scale of a billionth of a metre. Here the theory of quantum mechanics bewilders our everyday common sense, as Erwin Schrödinger famously expressed when he imagined a cat that was both dead and alive at the same time! Now Dr Simon Benjamin shows us how experts in physics, chemistry and materials science are...

  • Updated 07 Jan 2010 | 3 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    Podcast series with Rosemary Foot, Professor of International Relations and Swire Senior Research Fellow at St Antony's College. Professor Foot talks about the relationship between America and China, the two most powerful nations in the world. The series looks at issues of the financial crisis, global warming, the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and ways in which these two states can...

  • Updated 05 Jan 2010 | 2 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    The Race Equality Network was formally launched on Thursday 29th October 2009 at Wadham College. Dr David Mills, from the Department of Education delivered a presentation on "Learning differently, teaching inclusively". The keynote speech was delivered by Karen Chouhan, Director of Equanomics and one of the Joseph Rowntree visionaries.

    The aims of the network are:

    * To...

  • Updated 23 Dec 2009 | 7 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Keynote speeches and special session given at the international conference 'Nietzsche on Mind and Nature', held at St. Peter's College, Oxford, 11-13 September 2009, organized by the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 17 Dec 2009 | 7 episodes | University College

    What is globalisation? What are the key factors of the current financial crisis? What are key institutions like the World Bank, the G8, the G20 and the IMF? In this series, Global Economic Governance Program Director Ngaire Woods and doctoral student Jeni Whalen and research assistant Christina Ward discuss these questions and try to understand the current financial crisis and globalisation...

  • Updated 10 Dec 2009 | 3 episodes | IT Services
  • Updated 27 Nov 2009 | 1 episode | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    The Louwes Fund was established to undertake research on both water and food at Leiden University and the University of Oxford. The Oxford Water Futures Programme (formerly the Oxford Centre for Water Research) has established both the Louwes Scholarship and the Louwes Fellowship.

  • Updated 27 Nov 2009 | 6 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Achieving an end-state of "zero" has emerged as an important policy goal for a number of 21st Century challenges. The most prominent example is the "Global Zero" campaign to eliminate nuclear weapons. Yet, in a century of globalization, when the life of every individual is directly affected by a vast network of forces beyond their control, this concept has the power to...

  • Updated 25 Nov 2009 | 3 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    A collection of short presentations about projects and the research being carried out by staff at the University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education.

  • Updated 24 Nov 2009 | 12 episodes | English Faculty

    This series of six lectures introduces six plays from the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre. Once popular and now little-known, they can tell us a lot about what their first audiences enjoyed, aspired to and worried about - from immigrants in early modern London to the role of women in the household, from what religious changes might mean for attitudes to the dead to fantasies of easy money and...

  • Updated 06 Nov 2009 | 2 episodes | St Cross College

    Audio files of lectures given at St Cross College covering a variety of subjects

  • Updated 29 Oct 2009 | 9 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The goal of the Global Health Clinical Trials Programme is to promote and make easier the conduct of non-commercial clinical research across all diseases in resource-poor settings. We present a series of short lectures to provide an introduction to clinical trials and explore some of the challenges facing clinical trialists in resource-limited settings.

  • Updated 08 Oct 2009 | 6 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    People from all walks of life and all parts of the world have been visiting us for nine centuries and we are delighted that via this site you are joining that long tradition. Oxford was the first University in the English-speaking world. Our aim is to remain at the forefront of centres of learning, teaching and research.

    The Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes, CH

  • Updated 08 Oct 2009 | 4 episodes | IT Services

    People from all walks of life and all parts of the world have been visiting us for nine centuries and we are delighted that via this site you are joining that long tradition. Oxford was the first University in the English-speaking world. Our aim is to remain at the forefront of centres for learning, teaching and research. - The Rt Hon Lord Patten of Barnes, CH.

  • Updated 30 Sep 2009 | 1 episode | IT Services

    A welcome message from Professor Andrew Hamilton, Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 03 Sep 2009 | 5 episodes | Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division

    A crack team of Oxford University scientists investigate the hottest new science topics. Presented by Professor Marcus du Sautoy.

  • Updated 17 Aug 2009 | 7 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    In July 2008 the Future of Humanity Institute hosted a number of leading experts on different global catastrophic risks. The conference provided delegates with an overview of the key risks, and the state of current thinking on each of them. It brought scholars together from many different disciplines to discuss the common problems and methodologies which affect the study of global catastrophic...

  • Updated 11 Aug 2009 | 6 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    The UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) helps organisations to adapt to inevitable climate change. While it’s essential to reduce future greenhouse gas emissions, the effects of past emissions will continue to be felt for decades. Since 1997 UKCIP has been working with the public, private and voluntary sectors to assess how a changing climate will affect construction, working practices,...

  • Updated 10 Jul 2009 | 9 episodes | University Offices
  • Updated 15 Jun 2009 | 2 episodes | Said Business School

    Now in its eighth year, Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford bridges two world centres of ideas to explore the big issues and future directions of innovation and entrepreneurial phenomena in a vibrant and fast paced mix of masterclasses, tutorials, panel debates and networking events. The leading European entrepreneurship forum, pioneered by the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School, brings...

  • Updated 03 Jun 2009 | 10 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    The range and flexibility of the Oxford course provide opportunities for rewarding study which might include, for example, Tolstoy's and Dostoevsky's novels, Pushkin's poetry, or the latest writing from contemporary Russia; the history of the Russian language and its development up to the present day; material from the Russia of Ivan the Terrible or Peter the Great or Stalin;...

  • Updated 28 May 2009 | 3 episodes | Oxford Internet Institute

    Voices from Oxford features interviews with staff and students at the University. The inspiration for Voices from Oxford came from Alastair Cooke's famous 'Letter from America', broadcast for many years by the BBC. Like that programme, we take an event, a story, or a person in the news and build a broadcast around that.

  • Updated 07 May 2009 | 1 episode | Said Business School

    Podcasts from the annual Business and the Environment Conference held at the Said Business School, University of Oxford

  • Updated 05 May 2009 | 1 episode | Department for Continuing Education

    A series of guest lectures given by eminent speakers in the field of genetics and biomedicine in memory of the late Dr Anne McLaren FRS.

  • Updated 28 Apr 2009 | 2 episodes | Cancer Epidemiology Unit

    A series of lectures on Epidemiology and Public Health, given in honour of Sir Richard Doll. This seminar series is organised by the Cancer Epidemiology Unit at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 24 Mar 2009 | 8 episodes | Linacre College

    Lecture series from Linacre College. Including a series of anthropology lectures, Societies In Transition

  • Updated 13 Mar 2009 | 11 episodes | IT Services

    Recordings from the 2009 Oxford University Online Poetry Slam competition. The event invited students to submit an MP3 recording of an original poem or narrative, of no longer than 3 minutes in length, for a University-wide competition. The event was judged by Heidi Vaughan (Oxford Playhouse), Bernard O'Donoghue (Fellow in English specialising in Modern Irish and Medieval English Poetry...

  • Updated 13 Mar 2009 | 1 episode | IT Services

    Podcasts related to E-learning

  • Updated 16 Feb 2009 | 1 episode | Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences Division

    Podcasts celebrating 200 years since Charles Darwin was born.

  • Updated 08 Dec 2008 | 1 episode | Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment

    The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment is aimed at understanding and pioneering ways for private enterprise, government, and academia to work toward solutions to the environmental challenges of the 21st century.

  • Updated 04 Dec 2008 | 1 episode | St Cross College

    St Cross is one of the 38 colleges of the University of Oxford, noted within the collegiate community for its diversity and academic excellence. The College offers a unique inter-disciplinary environment, spanning and integrating the arts and sciences, to scholars from all nations. It is a caring and progressive community, committed to its tradition of egalitarianism and to supporting all...

  • Updated 20 Oct 2008 | 3 episodes | Harris Manchester College

    Carolyne Culver talks to staff and students at Harris Manchester College about their applications to and experiences at the College.

  • Updated 25 Sep 2008 | 7 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    Podcasts from the Oxford Campaign video, presented by Michael Palin.

  • Updated 16 Sep 2008 | 5 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    A selection of recordings related to the Oxford Campaign

  • Updated 16 Sep 2008 | 6 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    Short introductions to research at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 13 Sep 2008 | 1 episode | Humanities Division

    Bryan Ward-Perkins, a leading historian of Late Antiquity at Trinity College, Oxford, discusses the transitional period between the fall of Rome and the Middle Ages.

  • Updated 12 Sep 2008 | 1 episode | IT Services

    Oxford's museums and collections are world renowned. They provide an important resource for scholars around the world, and welcome visits from members of the public. More than a million people visit the University’s museums and collections every year. The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology. The University Museum of Natural History. The Pitt Rivers Museum. The Museum of the History of...

  • Updated 12 Sep 2008 | 5 episodes | Humanities Division

    A selection of short interviews with Oxford philosophers (part of the series of 'Interviews with Oxonians').

  • Updated 05 Sep 2008 | 1 episode | Astrophysics

    A video introduction to Astrophysics

  • Updated 19 Aug 2008 | 12 episodes | Department of Engineering Science

    Podcasts of the Centenary of Engineering Science: 1908 - 2008. A series of Centenary Lectures in video.

  • Updated 05 Aug 2008 | 4 episodes | IT Services

    A one day conference on podcasting in Higher Education at Oxford University on July 9th 2008.

  • Updated 28 Apr 2008 | 3 episodes | IT Services

    The University of Oxford hosted the 'Towards Low Carbon ICT' conference to stimulate discussion on the practical measures that can be taken to build ICT services that both reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and mitigate the effects that higher energy prices will have on our institutions.

  • Updated 08 Feb 2008 | 8 episodes | English Faculty

    Podcasts of Medieval English lectures, and supporting material, presented at the English Faculty, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 07 Mar 2007 | 6 episodes | Politics and International Relations

    Podcast of lectures on "The Politics and Government of Germany" at the University of Oxford, held in Hilary Term 2007