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1 Big Data and the Humanities: How digital research, computational techniques and big data contribute to knowledge Professor Ralph Schroeder, Senior Research Fellow with the Oxford Internet Institute and Laird Barrett, Senior Digital Product Manager for the Taylor and Francis Group, give a talk for DHOXSS 2017. Ralph Schroede, Laird Barrett 06 Jul 2017
2 How open should open data be? Open data impacts everybody. Through it we can access healthcare services, understand our governments better and, of course, travel to places more easily. But, how open should open data be? Sir Nigel Shadbolt 02 Jun 2017
3 How open should open data be? Open data impacts everybody. Through it we can access healthcare services, understand our governments better and, of course, travel to places more easily. But, how open should open data be? Sir Nigel Shadbolt 04 May 2017
4 Big Data and Biomedical Research: Developments and Implications Professor Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Green Templeton College 2016 lecture series on big data and biomedical research. Sir John Bell 28 Jul 2016
5 Big Data, Food Consumption and Food Policy Professor Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, City University London gives a talk on significance of the emergence of big data in the world of food. Tim Lang 28 Jul 2016
6 'Relationships' part 1 - People and plants: balancing conservation and commerce How can working with people to understand how they use their local plants be used to protect them when industry moves in? How do we find and conserve areas of high 'bioquality'? William Hawthorne 12 Apr 2016
7 'Killers' part 2 - Keeping water flowing with smartphones Water pumps are a lifeline for many communities in developing countries. But how can you monitor them all to know whether they're in working order? And can you collect data based on pump usage to provide useful insights into community health? David Clifton 29 Jan 2016
8 Creative Commons How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Digital Jane Winters, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, gives the opening keynote talk for the 2015 DHOXSS. Jane Winters 10 Aug 2015
9 Creative Commons Ian Goldin on the Oxford Martin School Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development and Director of the Oxford Martin School, discusses the efforts of researchers at the Oxford Martin School to address the most pressing global challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. Ian Goldin 15 Jul 2015
10 Creative Commons Luciano Floridi on The Ethics of Open Data Luciano Floridi, Professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Information at the Oxford Internet Institute, discusses the ethical questions raised by the emergence of Open Data and Big Data. Luciano Floridi 15 Jul 2015
11 Creative Commons Open Data in the Humanities Jacob Dahl, Associate Professor of Assyriology at the Faculty of Oriental Studies, talks about his research with cuneiform tablets and his hopes for the future of Open Data in the Humanities. Jacob Dahl 15 Jul 2015
12 Creative Commons Open Research Researchers and Academics at Oxford share their experiences with sharing their data openly and the projects, collaborations and opportunities Open Data makes possible. Maja Zaloznik, Antoine Jerusalem 15 Jul 2015
13 Creative Commons Open Data: The Golden Age of Discovery This documentary follows the experiences of a number of academics and researchers at Oxford as they discuss the implications of Open Data for their research, for academia and for humanity. Chris Lintott, Ben Goldacre 15 Jul 2015
14 Making markets with personal data Professor John Deighton identifies emerging market characteristics when dealing with personal data as a collective ecosystem, which supports data applications. John Deighton 14 May 2015
15 'Explosions' part 3 - Health and Big Data Professor Gil McVean explains what Big Data is and how it can be used to better understand and treat complex conditions, such as heart disease and dementia. Gil McVean 30 Mar 2015
16 Big Data Over the past decade, data-driven science has produced enormous sets of data. Christopher Yau 10 Dec 2014
17 Creative Commons Big Data Over the past decade, data-driven science has produced enormous sets of data. Christopher Yau 10 Dec 2014
18 Creative Commons Big Data's Big Deal Big Data promises to change all sectors of our economy, and deeply affect our society. But beyond the current hype, what are Big Data's salient qualities, and do they warrant the high hopes? These are some of the questions that this talk addresses. Viktor Mayer-Schonberger 20 Nov 2014
19 New Patterns of Innovation: Barclay Lecture 2014 Professor David Gann, Vice-President and Chair in Innovation and Technology Management, Imperial College, London, gives the 2014 Barclay Lecture at Green Templeton College David Gann 13 Nov 2014
20 The Real-Time City? Big Data and Smart Urbanism Rob Kitchin discusses how cities are being instrumented with digital devices and infrastructure that produce ‘big data’. Rob Kitchin 03 Mar 2014
21 The Real-Time City? Big Data and Smart Urbanism Rob Kitchin discusses how cities are being instrumented with digital devices and infrastructure that produce ‘big data’. Rob Kitchin 03 Mar 2014
22 Galaxy Zoo Galaxy Zoo is a Citizen Science project, part of the Zooniverse, which asks the public to classify the morphology of galaxies using images taken by Hubble and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Rebecca Smethurst 05 Dec 2013
23 Responsible Journalism and National Security in the Age of Big Data part 2 Iain Mathewson CMG, Associate Fellow, International Security, Chatham House, gives a short talk for the panel discussion on Journalism and National Security in the Age of Big Data Iain Mathewson 26 Nov 2013
24 Big Data and Drug Discovery (The Osler Discussion) 'Big data' in medicine is an emerging field with the potential to revolutionise healthcare research.This session will look at how Oxford is addressing some of these research opportunities and challenges. Martin Landray 04 Oct 2013
25 IPP 2012 (Big Data): Welcome and Plenary Panel Panellists discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by big data for research and public policy-making at the conference "IPP2012: Big Data: Big Challenges". Lance Bennett, Theo Bertram, Helen Margetts, Patrick McSharry 02 Jan 2013
26 IPP 2012 (Big Data) Keynote: Nigel Shadbolt Nigel Shadbolt discusses the opportunities and challenges posed by big data for research and public policy-making during his opening keynote of the conference "IPP2012: Big Data: Big Challenges". Nigel Shadbolt 02 Jan 2013
27 Creative Commons IPP 2012 (Big Data) Keynote: Duncan Watts Duncan Watts discusses the opportunities and challenges posed by big data for research and public policy-making during his opening keynote of the conference "IPP2012: Big Data: Big Challenges". Duncan Watts 02 Jan 2013
28 Creative Commons Twitter-based early warning and risk communication of the swine flu pandemic in 2009 (Knowledge Exchange Seminar) Patty Kostkova discusses Twitter-based early warning and risk communication of the 2009 swine flu pandemic during a seminar on quantitative methods in social media research held at the OII on 26 September 2012. Patty Kostkova 02 Jan 2013
29 Creative Commons Use of Twitter in UK Local Government (Knowledge Exchange Seminar) Panos Panagiotopoulos discusses use of Twitter in UK local government during a seminar on quantitative methods in social media research held at the OII on 26 September 2012. Panos Panagiotopoulos 02 Jan 2013
30 Creative Commons Social Media Research for Policy Making (Knowledge Exchange Seminar) Carl Miller discusses development of effective social media research for policy making during a seminar on quantitative methods in social media research held at the OII on 26 September 2012. Carl Miller 02 Jan 2013
31 Automated Analysis of Information and Social Networks from Social Media Data Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, gives a talk for the Oxford Internet Institute. Anatoliy Gruzd 06 Nov 2012
32 Creative Commons The Role of Digital Humanities in a Major Natural Disaster Paul Millar, CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquakes Digital Archive project leader, discusses the role of digital humanities in developing an international resource to preserve the digital record of the earthquakes' impacts and the long-term process of recovery. Paul Millar 19 Jun 2012