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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
Behind the Scenes at the Oxford University Museums
Biology - Organisms Lectures
Botanic Garden
Botanic Garden Audio trail
Botanic Garden Chemistry Audio Tour
Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art Symposium
Centenary celebration of the first modern Spanish endowment at Oxford
Centre for the Study of the Book
Crossing Borders: Hebrew Manuscripts as a Meeting-place of Cultures
Death at the Museum
Designing English: Graphics on the medieval page
Digital Sketchbooks: Using tablets to support a museum art visit
History of the Book 2017-2019
Illuminating the Museums conference 2014
Let Us Now Praise Famous Women - Discovering the work of Female Photographers
Literatures of Multilingual Europe
Living in the Stone Age
Lyell Lectures
Medieval German Studies
Messy Realities - the Secret Life of Technology
Museum of Natural History Public Talks
Oxford Union Library Audio Tour
Oxford Women in Computing: An Oral History
Pitt Rivers Museum
Plant Conservation
Plants and People
Reading, Writing, Romans
Recollecting Oxford Medicine: Oral Histories
Recording the Reformation
Reformation 2017
Researchers at work in Bodleian archives and historic collections
Sheldon Tapestry Maps
Shelley's Ghost: Reshaping the Image of a Literary Family
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Oral Histories
Staging History, 1780 to 1840
Temple of Science
The Bodleian Libraries (BODcasts)
The Elements of Drawing
The History of Science Museum
The Paratexts Podcast
The UN at 70: witness seminar
Thinking with Things: The Oxford Collection
Understanding Egyptian Collections: Innovative display and research projects in museums
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Singing Together; Apart: Gregorian Chant Workshop – Song of Simeon In this online choir workshop you will learn to sing along with a simple voice part from the Candlemas Nunc Dimittis and see the 15th-century manuscript from the Cistercian nunnery of Medingen where the music is preserved in the Bodleian Libraries Henrike Lähnemann, Nick Swarbrick, Andrew Dunning, Alexandra Burgar 15 Dec 2020
2 Reynard the Fox In this BodCast from the Friends of the Bodleian, Professor Dame Marina Warner interviews Anne Louise Avery, writer and art historian, on the subject of Avery's recent book, Reynard the Fox https://bodleianshop.co.uk/products/reynard-the-fox Dame Marina Warner, Anne Louise Avery 09 Dec 2020
3 Panel Discussion 4: Working to Establish Tomorrow's Names Taous Dahmani chairs a discussion with Fiona Rogers, Max Houghton and Anna Fox Taous Dahmani, Fiona Rogers, Max Houghton, Anna Fox 17 Nov 2020
4 Panel Discussion 3: Feminist Multi-taskers: Being a Photographer, a Writer and a Curator Taous Dahmini chairs a discussion with Patrizia Di Bello and Deborah Cherry Taous Dahmani, Patrizia Di Bello, Deborah Cherry 17 Nov 2020
5 Panel Discussion 2: Unveiling the Archive, Revealing Photographers Taous Dahmini chairs a discussion with Erika Lederman and Jessica Sutcliffe Taous Dahmani, Jessica Sutcliffe, Erika Lederman 17 Nov 2020
6 Panel Discussion 1: Historiography's Origin Stories Taous Dahmani chairs a discussion with Val Williams Taous Dahmani, Val Willams 17 Nov 2020
7 Fast Forward: Women in Photography Anna Fox gives an overview of Fast Forward - a research project designed to promote and engage with women in photography across the globe. Anna Fox 13 Nov 2020
8 Maud Sulter: Discourse and Debate Deborah Cherry discusses the work of Maud Sulter as a writer, curator and photographer Deborah Cherry 13 Nov 2020
9 Write or be Written Off: the work of Jo Spence (1934-1992) as photography 'theory' Patrizia Di Bello discusses the work of Jo Spence as a writer, organiser and photographer Patrizia Di Bello 13 Nov 2020
10 The Isabel Project: Uncomvering 19th Century Institutional Photographers, One Woman at a Time Erika Lederman talks about her practice and the work of the V & A museum's first in house photographer, Isabel Cowper. Erika Lederman 13 Nov 2020
11 Of parasites, dinosaurs, and other model animals Elaine Charwat has been on a journey into the attic storerooms behind the scenes of the Museum to discover 19th-century wax models of parasites. Elaine Charwat, Mark Carnall, Péter Molnár 11 Nov 2020
12 Interview with John Ledingham, professor of clinical medicine and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Peggy Frith interviews John Ledingham, focusing on five themes: the growth and then success of the Oxford Medical School, Ledingham's two appointments as Director of Clinical Studies, women in medicine, and reflections on what makes a good doctor. Peggy Frith, John Ledingham, Rosie Fitzherbert Jones 05 Nov 2020
13 The Helen Muspratt Archive Jessica Sutcliffe, the daughter of photographer, Helen Muspratt, give a short talk on her mother's life and career. Jessica Sutcliffe 26 Oct 2020
14 Creating History and Building Legacy (Illuminations, The Other Observers, Warworks, Signals Festival) Val Williams gives a short talk on what it is like for early women photographers in a very male dominated industry Val Williams 26 Oct 2020
15 The Golden Age of French Writing Masters? Professor Marc Smith, Professeur de Paléographie, The Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Paris delivers the 4th lecture in this years Lyell Lecture series Marc Smith 09 Oct 2020
16 Renaissance Calligraphy from Pen to Press and Back Professor Marc Smith, Professeur de Paléographie, The Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Paris delivers the 3rd lecture in this years Lyell Lecture series Marc Smith 06 Oct 2020
17 Bibliography and the Life Cycles of Writing Books The 2nd lecture in the 2020 series delivered by Professor Marc Smith, Professeur de Paléographie, The Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Paris Marc Smith 01 Oct 2020
18 Episode 5 – Babylon: Natural Theology versus Scientific Naturalism When Museum opened in 1860, a new secular approach to science was on the rise. In the final episode of Temple of Science we see how ‘natural theology’ responded to the challenges of Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution and natural selection. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
19 Episode 4 – Chambers of the Ministering Priests: Building Scientific Disciplines The Museum was founded on the principle that art should be used to teach science and to inspire generations of scientists. In episode 4 of Temple of Science we see how this was put into practice in some of the building’s less familiar spaces. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
20 Episode 3 – The Sanctuary of the Temple of Science: The Central Court The central court of the Museum was described by one founder as ‘the sanctuary of the Temple of Science’. In this episode we see how every detail of this unique space was carefully planned and crafted to form a comprehensive model of natural science. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
21 Episode 2 – 'God’s Own Museum': The Façade In episode 2 of Temple of Science, we take a closer look at the decoration on the outside of the Museum building, which captures the vitality of nature, presented in Victorian Oxford as the study of God’s creation. John Holmes 01 Oct 2020
22 Writing Models and the Formation of National Scripts The first lecture in the Lyell Lecture 2020 series delivered by Professor Marc Smith - Professeur de Paléographie, The Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2020 Marc Smith, Richard Ovenden 29 Sep 2020
23 Episode 1 – Oxford's Pre-Raphaelite Natural History Museum In the first episode of Temple of Science we find out how the Museum came to be, involving not only scientists but artists, architects and designers in one of the most original creative collaborations of the Victorian age. John Holmes 29 Sep 2020
24 Interview with Susan Burge (part 4), consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Final part of the interview with Susan Burge, where she discusses teaching dermatology nationally, women and working part time in medicine, and reflects on her medical career. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
25 Interview with Susan Burge (part 3), consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Continuing from episode 15, Burge talks about dermatology treatment in Oxford and her time as Director of Clinical Studies, 1999-2002. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
26 Interview with Susan Burge (part 2), consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Continuing from episode 14, Burge discusses her time as a consultant at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, and lupus research. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
27 Interview with Susan Burge, consultant dermatologist and former Director of Clinical Studies, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Susan Burge. Burge recounts her journey into Dermatology, the transformation of Oxford dermatology and her pre-clinical and clinical years. Susan Burge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
28 Interview with Joan Trowell, consultant physycian and former Deputy Director of Clinical studies, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Joan Trowell. Topics include comparisons between her time at the Royal Free, Hammersmith and Oxford, liver research, her roles at the General Medical Council and the work of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund. Joan Trowell, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
29 Interview with Chris Winearls (part 2), consultant nephrologist and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford Continuing from episode 11, Winearls talks about advice given to final year medical students. Chris Winearls, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
30 Interview with Chris Winearls, consultant nephrologist and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Chris Winearls. Winearls recounts coming to England from South Africa, his DPhil in transplantation, working at the Oxford Kidney Unit and discusses the importance of pathology to renal work. Chris Winearls, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
31 Interview with Michael Tunbridge, former Director of Postgraduate Medical Education and Training, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Michael Tunbridge. Tunbridge recounts his medical career and compares Northampton, Reading, London and Newcastle with Oxford as locations for clinical training, as well as reflecting on changes in medical education as a whole. Michael Tunbridge, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
32 Interview with Keith Hawton, consultant psychiatrist and professor of Psychiatry, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Keith Hawton. Hawton recalls his journey into medicine through experimental psychology, the psychiatric training scheme, his MD topic on self harm and suicide research at the Barnes unit and the clinical tutoring of Psychiatry. Keith Hawton, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
33 Interview with Chris Adams (part 3) senior neurosurgeon Carrying on from episode 7, Adams recalls the building of the new John Radcliffe, work on clotting and sub-retinal haemorrhages, work on the spine and his OxDONS Syndrome: the inevitable disease of the NHS reforms paper. Chris Adams, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
34 Interview with Chris Adams (part 2) senior neurosurgeon Carrying on from episode 6, Chris Adams recalls time as a senior house officer. Chris Adams, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
35 Interview with Chris Adams, senior neurosurgeon Derek Hockaday interviews Chris Adams, who recalls how and why he came to Oxford and the Radcliffe Infirmary. Chris Adams, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
36 Interview with Hywel Jones (part 2), consultant geriatrician Carrying on from episode 4, Jones discusses the progress of clinical medicine in the last thirty years Hywel Jones, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
37 Interview with Hywel Jones, consultant geriatrician Derek Hockaday interviews Hywel Jones. Jones discusses multidisciplinary teams in managing care, cottage hospitals, consultancy in Oxford and the development of the level 4 ward at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Hywel Jones, Derek Hockaday 16 Sep 2020
38 Interview with Richard Boyd, Emeritus Professor, lecturer in Medicine and fellow of Brasenose College, University of Oxford Derek Hockaday interviews Richard Boyd. Boyd discusses the Oxford Medical School, medical education in general, comparisons of Dundee Medical School and University College Hospital with Oxford and changes to the pre-clinical courses in Oxford. Richard Boyd, Derek Hockaday 15 Sep 2020
39 Interview with George Alberti, research endocrinologist and former President of the Royal College of Physicians Derek Hockaday interviews George Alberti. Alberti talks about the Coolidge scholarship and time in the United States, his DPhil project at Hans Krebs' lab relating to amino acid metabolism in mitochondria, his diabetes research and clinical biochemistry. George Alberti, Derek Hockaday 15 Sep 2020
40 Interview with John Spalding, former consultant and research neurologist for Oxford United Hospitals John Oxbury interviews John Spalding. Spalding recounts being a house surgeon for Hugh Cairns at the Radcliffe Infirmary during the second world war, the East Radcliffe ventilator and time in Morocco to advise on a paralysis epidemic with Honor Smith. John Spalding, John Oxbury 15 Sep 2020
41 Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries Join Rebecca Abrams in conversation with Samuel Fanous to discuss her riveting and beautiful new book, edited with César Merchan-Hamann, Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries. You can purchase the book https://bodleianshop.co.uk/products/jewish-treasures Rebecca Abrams, Samuel Fanous 08 Jun 2020
42 Looking forward to the next 100 years of the Osma Studentship Dr Mariam Rosser-Owen, Osma Student ‘99–00, head curator of the Arab World collections at the V&A, traces with a specialist eye the collection at the Instituto and her research there, followed by an expert roundtable on the future of the Studentship. Mariam Rosser-Owen, Carole Souter, Miriam Ali de Unzaga, Xenia Elsaesser 02 Jun 2020
43 Osma Students from the past: The stories of British novelist Inez Pearn, first woman to hold the studentship ‘35–36, and Dr Alan Forey, Osma Student ‘56–57 and '57–58 Simon Deefholts and Louisa Long, grand-daughter of Inez Pearn, talk about her time in Madrid before the Civil War as a source of inspiration for her novels. Dr Alan Forey, reader emeritus at the University of Durham, recalls his studentship in the 1950s. Simon Deefholts, Alan Forey, Louisa Long 02 Jun 2020
44 Stories of past de Osma Students and a journey through the Bodleian Archives exploring the history of the studentship Osma Student ‘93–94 Dr Bruce Taylor speaks on his experiences in Madrid and predecessors who have passed, and centenary-organiser Dr Marina Pérez de Arcos shares her archival research on the history of the first modern Spanish endowment at Oxford. Bruce Taylor, Marina Perez de Arcos 02 Jun 2020
45 An archival apprenticeship experience and a biographical profile of Guillermo de Osma Introduced by Bodley’s Librarian Richard Ovenden, Prof Duncan Wheeler speaks on his experience as a studentship holder in 2009, and art historian Guillermo de Osma shares a biographical profile of his great-granduncle. Richard Ovenden, Duncan Wheeler, Guillermo de Osma 02 Jun 2020
46 Creative Commons Trinity: A Real Life Spy Story Frank Close tells the story of Klaus Fuchs and the Bodleian Library. Trinity was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. Frank Close 29 Apr 2020
47 Pieces of Gold: Piecing together a mutilated Timurid masterpiece Shiva Mihan, Harvard Art Museums and Bahari Visiting Fellow at the Bodleian Libraries, gives a talk on her work in Persian arts. Shiva Mihan 24 Apr 2020
48 Creative Commons Accumulating narrative: Meaning and mutation in letterpress printing David Armes (Red Plate Press), the Bodleian’s Printer in Residence 2019-20, describes artists and ideas that influence his work, asking how meaning can mutate through the process of production. David Armes 23 Apr 2020
49 Islamic manuscripts and bindings as a window on East-West relations The making, use and trade of manuscripts was an important part of Islamic culture, the technical developments influenced the making of books in the west from the later medieval period onward. Karin Scheper 20 Apr 2020
50 2020 Colin Ford Lecture Professor Larry Schaaf delivers the 2020 Colin Ford Lecture, providing a fascinating insight into his work on The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonne. Larry Schaaf 14 Feb 2020
51 Interview with Jennifer Scott, Professor of Mathematics at University of Reading, and Individual Merit Research Fellow at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Georgina Ferry interviews Jennifer Scott as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Scott discusses her D Phil in the Oxford Computing Lab, her fellowship at St. John's college and leading the Numerical Analysis Group at Rutherford Georgina Ferry, Jennifer Scott 20 Jan 2020
52 Interview with Susan Hockey (part 2), Emeritus Professor of Library and Information Studies, University College London Carrying on from episode 12, part 2 of Georgina Ferry's interview sees Susan Hockey discussing observations of gender split within the computing profession. Georgina Ferry, Susan Hockey 20 Jan 2020
53 Interview with Susan Hockey, Emeritus Professor of Library and Information Studies, University College London Georgina Ferry interviews Susan Hockey as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Hockey discusses digital humanities research, management and organisations, and her work for Oxford Computing Service from 1975-1991. Georgina Ferry, Susan Hockey 20 Jan 2020
54 Interview with Jill Hoare, former programmer for Elliott Brothers and the NHS Georgina Ferry interviews Jill Hoare as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Hoare discusses early experiences of coding and programming, work at Stanford University in 1973 and working on hospital systems for NHS Oxfordshire. Georgina Ferry, Jill Hoare 20 Jan 2020
55 Interview with Linda Hayes (part 2), former head of User Services at the Oxford Computing Service Carrying on from episode 9, the second part of Georgina Ferry's interview with Linda Hayes includes her recount her time at St. Cross College and the origins of the university single sign on system. Georgina Ferry, Linda Hayes 20 Jan 2020
56 Interview with Linda Hayes, former head of User Services at the Oxford Computing Service Georgina Ferry interviews Linda Hayes as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Hayes discusses her diploma in Numerical Analysis and Automatic Computing at Cambridge, and working for the Oxford Computing Service 1965 onwards. Georgina Ferry, Linda Hayes 20 Jan 2020
57 Interview with Eleanor Dodson, computational methods developer of Protein Crystallography Georgina Ferry interviews Eleanor Dodson as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Dodson discusses her time as research technician for Dorothy Hodgkin, use of the Oxford Computing Service and Collaborative Computational project no.4. Georgina Ferry, Eleanor Dodson 20 Jan 2020
58 Interview with Julia Dain, former research assistant for the Programming Research Group (PRG) Georgina Ferry interviews Julia Dain as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Dain recounts her traineeship at Marconi company, studying Maths at Oxford and working in the computer science department at Warwick University. Georgina Ferry, Julia Dain 20 Jan 2020
59 Interview with Jana Colchester (part 2), former programming teacher at Marconi College and University of Essex Carrying on from episode 5, this second part of Georgina Ferry's interview with Jana Colchester includes Colchester discussing attitudes relating to gender in the maths and computing professions. Georgina Ferry, Jana Colchester 20 Jan 2020
60 Interview with Jana Colchester, former programming teacher at Marconi College and University of Essex Georgina Ferry interviews Jana Colchester as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Colchester discusses working in the Oxford Computing Labs, lecturing and teaching at a range of further and higher education institutions. Georgina Ferry, Jana Colchester 20 Jan 2020
61 Interview with Shirley Carter, founding member of the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) Georgina Ferry interviews Shirley Carter as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Carter recounts early experiences of programming, her computer science lectureship at Liverpool in the 1970s and the formation and development of NAG. Georgina Ferry, Shirley Carter 20 Jan 2020
62 Interview with Carol Bateman (part 2), former training and information manager for the Oxford Computing Service Carrying on from episode 2, in the second part of Georgina Ferry's interview with Carol Bateman she discusses the professional computing community and needs of users of the Oxford Computing Service in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Georgina Ferry, Carol Bateman 20 Jan 2020
63 Interview with Carol Bateman, former training and information manager for the Oxford Computing Service Georgina Ferry interviews Carol Bateman as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Bateman discusses her route into computing via Glasgow University, and progression of the Oxford Computing Service. Georgina Ferry, Carol Bateman 20 Jan 2020
64 Interview with Leonor Barroca, senior lecturer in Computing at the Open University Georgina Ferry interviews Leonor Barroca as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Barocca recounts her time on the MSc Computing course at Oxford University and studying and teaching posts at the Universidade do Minho in Portugal. Georgina Ferry, Leonor Barroca 20 Jan 2020
65 Conference Programme Conference Programme for the conference. Conference Programme 17 Jan 2020
66 Art History and Museum as Medium Cai Guo-Qiang, Artist, gives the eighth and final presentation in the symposium. Cai Guo-Qiang 13 Jan 2020
67 In the Volcano: Cai Guo-Qiang and Pompeii Jerome Neutres, Independent Curator, gives the seventh talk in the symposium. Jerome Neutres 13 Jan 2020
68 Cai Guo-Qiang: In Search of El Greco Saul Nelson, Ruskin School of Art, DPhil Candidate, gives the sixth presentation in the symposium. Saul Nelson 13 Jan 2020
69 Yi 羿 - Myth: Shooting the Suns Paul Bevan, Ashmolean Museum, Christensen Fellow in Chinese Painting, gives the sixth presentation in the symposium. Paul Bevan 13 Jan 2020
70 Two Gunpowder Drawings and Cai Guo-Qiang in Japan Lena Fritsch, Ashmolean Museum, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, gives the fourth presentation in the symposium. Lena Fritsch 13 Jan 2020
71 Cai Guo-Qiang and the Depths of Spectacle David Taylor, University of Oxford, Associate Professor of English, gives the third presentation in the symposium. David Taylor 13 Jan 2020
72 Context and Influence in Cai Guo-Qiang's Work David Eliott, Redtory Museum of Contemporary Art, Guangzhou, Vice Director and Senior Curator, gives the second talk for the symposium. David Eliott 13 Jan 2020
73 Welcome and Introduction Shelagh Vainker, Curator of Chinese Art and Exhibition Curator, gives the first talk in the symposium. Shelagh Vainker 13 Jan 2020
74 Creative Commons Fitting it in, filling it out: from Christopher Saxton's survey to Ralph Sheldon's tapestry maps This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Hilary Turner 02 Dec 2019
75 Creative Commons The Catholic Gentry in Ralph Sheldon’s Midlands This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Katie McKeogh 02 Dec 2019
76 Creative Commons Power, Propaganda, Magnificence: the cartographic background to the Sheldon tapestry maps This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Peter Barber 02 Dec 2019
77 One stitch at the time: Returning the Sheldon Tapestry Maps to life This talk was given as part of the Sheldon Tapestry Maps Symposium Nick Millea, Virginia llado-Buisan 02 Dec 2019
78 Polish Literature Dr Kasia Szymanska gives a highlight overview of Polish literature from the Middle Ages to the present. Kasia Szymanska 19 Nov 2019
79 Introduction to Modern Greek Literature Professor Peter Mackridge takes his audience on a whistle-stop tour of the major landmarks of Modern Greek Literature. Peter Mackridge 19 Nov 2019
80 See-touch-think-wonder Stories, objects and pictures as methods of engagement in research in assistive living technologies. Gemma Hughes, Joe Wherton, Beth McDougall 12 Nov 2019
81 Technology, aging and progression: from amulets to robots Discussions about the protective powers of amulets, alarms and jewellery are interrupted by the arrival of a cuddly robot. Gemma Hughes, Caitlin Pilbeam, Jozie Kettle, George Leeson 12 Nov 2019
82 Living objects - ageing bodies Researchers and community members go behind the scenes at the Pitt Rivers Museum to learn more about the care and ethics involved in conservation. Caitlin Pilbeam, Jozie Kettle, Jem Uden, Andrew Hughes 12 Nov 2019
83 Technologies: love or hate them? The context of the Pitt Rivers Museum stimulates discussion about human-technology relations. Gemma Hughes, Joe Wherton, Laura van Broekhoven, Sara Shaw 12 Nov 2019
84 The magic of everyday technologies Exploring how everyday objects support health and wellbeing: medicines containers and mobility aids. Gemma Hughes, Caitlin Pilbeam, Beth McDougall, Jozie Kettle 12 Nov 2019
85 Introducing Messy Realities: the Secret Life of Technology Professor Trisha Greenhalgh and colleagues discuss what assistive living technologies are and how they engaged the public in exploring assistive living technologies at the Pitt Rivers Museum. Gemma Hughes, Trisha Greenhalgh, Jozie Kettle, Beth McDougall 12 Nov 2019
86 Creative Commons When Life Got Hard In this podcast episode Museum research fellow Dr Duncan Murdock talks about the first animals to build skeletons, and what they did with them. Duncan Murdock 13 Sep 2019
87 The Great Debate; Should We Engineer Our Way Out of Climate Change? We must reduce emissions of carbon dioxide to avoid dangerous climate change, right? But can we? Is it too late? Should we focus our efforts on adapting to the coming change instead? Or should we engineer the earth system to avoid climate change? Gideon Henderson, Nick Eyre, Felix Heilmann, Friederike Otto 04 Jul 2019
88 Defying Hitler: The White Rose Resistance Group Dr Alexandra Lloyd, Lecturer in German, Magdalen College and St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, gives a talk on the White Rose Resistance Group. Alexandra Lloyd 25 Jun 2019
89 Creative Commons Leonardo's thoughts on mechanics and useful inventions 6,000 surviving notes and drawings reveal Leonardo da Vinci’s way of thinking. This talk focuses on Leonardo’s second book, On Mechanics, and explores how he later applied mechanical laws to studies for 'useful inventions'. Matthew Landrus 12 Jun 2019
90 Creative Commons Particles in space Join Dr Donal Hill for a tour of the invisible, as he describes how particle detectors measure 3D information to help uncover the secrets of tiny fundamental particles. Donal Hill 12 Jun 2019
91 Creative Commons Getting to the heart of cardiac disease: a multi-disciplinary effort to image the heart in 3D Discover how researchers are using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to acquire images that show how the heart works on both a whole organ and cellular level. With Dr Kerstin Timm and Dr Justin Lau. Kerstin Timm, Justin Lau 12 Jun 2019
92 Plans and elevation: the development of architectural drawings Dr Karl Kinsella introduces a 12th-century manuscript which explores the mystical visions of the prophet Ezekiel and contains some of the earliest architectural drawings in existence. Karl Kinsella 12 Jun 2019
93 Parallel lines down the centuries For 21 centuries, mathematicians worried about a fundamental assumption made by Euclid of Alexandria: that parallel lines must meet at infinity. Christopher Hollings 12 Jun 2019
94 Decay and closure of libraries - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (6) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the sixth and final lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 16 May 2019
95 Growth, competition, stability, loss, renewal - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (5) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the fifth lecture inthe 2019 Lyell series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 14 May 2019
96 Turnover in libraries - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (4) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the fourth lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy Richard Sharpe 09 May 2019
97 Library books and personal books - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (3) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019, gives the third lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 07 May 2019
98 English medieval library catalogues - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (2) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019 gives the second lecture in the 2019 Lyell series. Part of the series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 02 May 2019
99 Medieval libraries of Great Britain - The Lyell Lectures 2019 (1) Professor Richard Sharpe, Lyell Reader in Bibliography 2018-2019, gives the first of the 2019 Lyell lecture series. Part of the lecture series; Libraries and books in medieval England: the role of libraries in a changing book economy. Richard Sharpe 30 Apr 2019
100 The conservation of Japanese collections at Bodleian Libraries Learn about the conservation of unique Japanese items such as Naraehon, a Japanese genre of lavishly-illustrated literature from the fifteenth-eighteenth centuries. Virginia M. Lladó-Buisán 11 Apr 2019