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1 What is the future for subject-based education research? This seminar will provide an assessment of the development of research in subject-based education, and of its future prospects. Using geography education as an exemplar, it will offer a challenging critique of this field of research. Graham Butt 23 Oct 2018
2 Trailer: season one launching 22nd October! Down winding streets, beyond the dreaming spires, inside the college walls, debates are happening - in every study room and lecture theatre - about the future of society. Futuremakers, from the University of Oxford, invites you to that debate. Peter Millican 16 Oct 2018
3 Creative Commons What Makes a Scientist? A look back at historical scientists and their contribution to science. Staffan Normark 20 Oct 2017
4 Incredible Machines: Conclusion Dr Ashley Shepherd concludes the Incredible Machines series by explaining what makes her the most excited about working as a scientist in the Department of Chemistry. Ashley Shepherd 19 Jun 2014
5 Future The presentations focus on the impact of the concept of future in changing debate, and how, in specific instances, concerns about the future affect behaviours in the present. David Howard, Jill Hind 07 Apr 2014
6 Creative Commons Planning Future War The Director of CCW outlines the future of armed conflict and how we should be preparing for it. Rob Johnson 01 Apr 2014
7 Conclusion: Inspired by Nature The current energy crisis is a time of intense challenges but also of opportunities for fantastic science and innovative ideas. Alex T. Vai 19 Jul 2013
8 Strange Materials Professor Mark Miodownik, University College London, explores and reviews the imminent changes that are coming to the material world in the not so distant future with a rise in the investigation of synthetic organs, bones and even brains. Mark Miodownik 01 Feb 2013
9 Does the Mind have a Future? Baroness Greenfield discusses how Information Technology is changing the way humans think and feel. Whilst there are clear benefits, she also highlights the less desirable consequences, and suggests how best to minimise these threats. Susan Greenfield 28 Feb 2012
10 Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 6: Resilience and adaptation in complex city systems James Simmie (Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes University) develops an evolutionary economics approach to adaptation and change in urban economies. James Simmie 15 Dec 2010
11 Resilience and adaptation in complex city systems James Simmie (Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes University) develops an evolutionary economics approach to adaptation and change in urban economies. James Simmie 15 Dec 2010
12 Creative Commons Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 2: Sustainable development and crime in the urban Caribbean David Howard (Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford) looks at larger concerns over social and spatial equity, conceptual approaches to sovereignty and the practical interpretation of sustainable forms of justice. David Howard 15 Dec 2010
13 Creative Commons Sustainable development and crime in the urban Caribbean David Howard (Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford) looks at larger concerns over social and spatial equity, conceptual approaches to sovereignty and the practical interpretation of sustainable forms of justice. David Howard 15 Dec 2010
14 Creative Commons Sustainable development and crime in the urban Caribbean David Howard (University Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford) looks at larger concerns over social and spatial equity, conceptual approaches to sovereignty and the practical interpretation of sustainable forms of justice. David Howard 15 Dec 2010
15 Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 3: Global migration and the future of le droit à la ville Michael Keith (Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford) interrogates how we think about urban change and normative theory in cities experiencing high levels of international migration. Michael Keith 15 Dec 2010
16 Global migration and the future of le droit à la ville Michael Keith (Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, University of Oxford) interrogates how we think about urban change and normative theory in cities experiencing high levels of international migration. Michael Keith 15 Dec 2010
17 Creative Commons Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 1: New business models for low-carbon cities Mark Hinnells (Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford) explores the impact of policy measures to deliver a low-carbon economy on the development of new business models for low-carbon cities. Mark Hinnells 16 Nov 2010
18 Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 4: Sustainable urban development to 2050 - complex transitions in the built environment of cities Tim Dixon (Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development, Oxford Brookes University) looks at 'critical success factors' that need to be in place for cities to be more sustainable by 2050. Tim Dixon 16 Nov 2010
19 Oxford Program for the Future of Cities Part 5: The paralyzed frog, water supply services and sustainable cities Rob Hope (School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford) gives a talk on institutional innovations and new financial models for sustainable water as part of a seminar series on the Future of Cities. Rob Hope 16 Nov 2010
20 Creative Commons New business models for low-carbon cities Mark Hinnells (Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford) explores the impact of policy measures to deliver a low-carbon economy on the development of new business models for low-carbon cities. Mark Hinnells 16 Nov 2010
21 Sustainable urban development to 2050 - complex transitions in the built environment of cities Tim Dixon (Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development, Oxford Brookes University) looks at 'critical success factors' that need to be in place for cities to be more sustainable by 2050. Tim Dixon 16 Nov 2010
22 The paralyzed frog, water supply services and sustainable cities Rob Hope (School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford) gives a talk on institutional innovations and new financial models for sustainable water as part of a seminar series on the Future of Cities. Rob Hope 16 Nov 2010
23 Internet Governance and Regulation: The Future of the Internet - and How to Stop It What lies around the corner for the Internet .. and how do we avoid it? How can we study and affect the future of the Internet using the distributed power of the network itself? This is Jonathan Zittrain's inaugural lecture at the University of Oxford. Jonathan Zittrain 09 Oct 2009
24 Internet Governance and Regulation: The Future of the Internet - and How to Stop It What lies around the corner for the Internet .. and how do we avoid it? How can we study and affect the future of the Internet using the distributed power of the network itself? This is Jonathan Zittrain's inaugural lecture at the University of Oxford. Jonathan Zittrain 09 Oct 2009
25 We're the people we've been waiting for Lord Puttnam discusses how education and learning will develop over the next decade and beyond, given the pace of change driven by digital technologies. He reflects on the impact of the recession and climate change on how we equip learners for the future. David Puttnam 12 Jun 2009
26 We're the people we've been waiting for Lord Puttnam discusses how education and learning will develop over the next decade and beyond, given the pace of change driven by digital technologies. He reflects on the impact of the recession and climate change on how we equip learners for the future. David Puttnam 12 Jun 2009
27 Water Enterprise Forum: What are the historic and future trends in the water industry? Christopher Gasson, Global Water Intelligence, talks on 'What are the historic and future trends in the water industry?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Christopher Gasson 08 Jun 2009