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101 Genetics of obesity A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
102 Limitations of obesity models A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
103 Obesogenic environments A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
104 Bariatric surgery's intersubjective embodiments Heather Howard gave this talk on 11 May 2017 as part of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity seminar series Heather Howard 05 Sep 2017
105 Making trials more efficient: Trial Forge and how you can help Trials are important; very often they are also inefficient. Trial Forge aims to improve trial efficacy by identifying and then filling gaps in trial methods research. Shaun Treweek 10 Jul 2017
106 Using mixed methods in health psychology: Reflections on research design, epistemology, and practicalities In this talk, Dr Felicity Bishop will critically reflect on mixed methods research that she has conducted and discuss the philosophical and technical challenges of mixed methods. Felicity Bishop 10 Jul 2017
107 The Remedy: Introduction In this short podcast, Naomi Richman introduces the series, 'The Remedy' by offering some history and context to contemporary discussions about health and healing. Naomi Richman 08 May 2017
108 The Remedy: Hinduism In this episode, Naomi Richman interviews Matthew Martin, a DPhil student at of Oxford whose work focuses on Hindu traditions. They discuss the great variety of Hindu approaches to healing, from ayuverda to yoga and deliverance from evil spirits. Naomi Richman, Matthew Martin 08 May 2017
109 Statistical methods used to map malaria and other infectious diseases Ewan Cameron and Sam Bhatt from the Nuffield Department of Population Health discuss statistical methods used to map malaria and other infectious diseases. Ewan Cameron, Sam Bhatt 28 Apr 2017
110 Professor Trish Greenhalgh Professor Trish Greenhalgh and Kamal R. Mahtani in conversation in the third episode of Trust The Evidence. Kamal R. Mahtani, Trish Greenhalgh 20 Apr 2017
111 Dr Fiona Godlee Professor Carl Heneghan, Director of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, in conversation with Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-Chief of The British Medical Journal (BMJ). Fiona Godlee, Carl Heneghan 05 Apr 2017
112 Lights, Camera, Immuno-action! Research on cancer immunotherapy and its implications for the clinic Melissa Bedard explains the body’s lack of an immune response to cancer cells through an analogy with spy movies. Melissa Bedard 03 Apr 2017
113 Creative Commons Why is it so difficult to implement Evidence Based Healthcare? Richard Gleave, Public Health England and Professor Sue Dopson, Said Business School give a talk for the Green Templeton Lectures 2017: Delivering Health: Clinical, Management and Policy Challenges. Richard Gleave, Sue Dopson 07 Mar 2017
114 The obesity epidemic and how bodies come to be through the pedagogies of digital health Emma Rich gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 16th February 2017. Emma Rich 28 Feb 2017
115 Creative Commons Social Mobility: Can family policy make a difference? Naomi Eisenstadt gives a talk for the UBVO seminar seires on 1st December 2016. Please note, there were technical difficulties during the recording of this episode so it will stop at 12:34. We apologise for this. Naomi Eisenstadt 28 Feb 2017
116 Creative Commons Epigenetics: Environment, embodiment and equality Rebecca Richmond gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 13th October 2016. Rebecca Richmond 28 Feb 2017
117 Familial homeostasis and negotiations of children's eating and physical activity: An analysis of intergenerational conversations in low income US families Paulina Nowicka gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on November 17th 2016, Paulina Nowicka 18 Jan 2017
118 Creative Commons The Great Gatsby curve in 3D: Inequality of outcomes, inequality of opportunities, and social mobility across countries Gaston Yalonetzky gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 10th November 2016. Gaston Yalonetzky 18 Jan 2017
119 Can bubbles help cure cancer? On this episode, can bubbles cure cancer? Eleanor Stride 02 Dec 2016
120 Bariatric surgery: new challenges Mr Bruno Sgromo talks about bariatric surgery (weight loss and metabolic surgery) and the new challenges that it brings to the bariatric team and the patient. Bruno Sgromo 30 Nov 2016
121 Hope What is Hope? This seminar explored what hope is and invited us to consider what hope means to people in different circumstances. Peter Hinton, Carl Heneghan 21 Nov 2016
122 The Remedy: Humanism In this episode, Naomi Richman interviews David Flint, Vice-Chair of the North London Humanists to find out what humanism can offer the sick. They discuss the role of modern medicine and the possibilities of living forever. Naomi Richman, David Flint 16 Nov 2016
123 The Remedy: Christianity In this episode, Naomi Richman interviews Rev. Jody Stowell about Christian attitudes to health and understandings of healing. Starting by looking at Jesus' treatment of the sick, they move on to discussing the role of faith-healing in today's context. Naomi Richman, Jody Stowell 16 Nov 2016
124 Better evidence for better health care Professor Carl Heneghan gives a talk for the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care programme. Carl Heneghan 31 Oct 2016
125 Is my bacon sandwich really going to kill me? Statistician Dr Jennifer Rogers discusses the numbers linked to processed meat and bowel cancer. Jennifer Rogers 25 Oct 2016
126 The point of qualitative research Prof Aksel Tjora, Professor of Sociology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, gives a talk for the MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care programme. Aksel Tjora 23 Jun 2016
127 Advancing a model of inequalities, stress, and obesity Emily Henderson, Durham University, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Emily Henderson 22 Jun 2016
128 Creative Commons Using IDEAL within commissioning in the UK Regulation, Commissioning, HTA and Policy daphne austin 21 Jun 2016
129 Brown adipose tissue, energy balance, and obesity - UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews Michael Symonds, Karolinska Institutet, gives a talk for the UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews series. Michael Symonds 14 Jun 2016
130 Bariatric surgery in childhood and adolescence - UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews Claude Marcus, Karolinska Institutet, gives a talk for the UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews. Claude Marcus 14 Jun 2016
131 Familial interventions for childhood obesity - UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews Paulina Nowicka, Karolinska Institutet, gives a talk for the UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews series. Paulina Nowicka 14 Jun 2016
132 UK Food Network Responsibility Deal - UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews Susan Jebb, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews series. Susan Jebb 14 Jun 2016
133 The Body Mass Index in Obesity Reporting - UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews Philip James, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, gives a talk for the UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews series. Philip James 14 Jun 2016
134 Sugar, Metabolisms, and Taxation - UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews Michael Goran, University of Southern California, gives an interview for the UBVO Instrument and Institutions Interviews series. Michael Goran 14 Jun 2016
135 Obesity, responsibility and ethics Julian Savulescu, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Julian Savuelscu 14 Jun 2016
136 Creative Commons The developmental origins of health and disease: adaptation reconsidered Ian Rickard (Durham) places the origins of the science of health and disease within a framework of evolutionary theory and a medical anthropology perspective (18 January 2016) Ian Rickard 08 Jun 2016
137 Creative Commons The dynamics in the details: An ethnography of food aid, weights and measures in South Sudan. Darryl Stellmach, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Darryl Stellmach 18 May 2016
138 'Learning' part 1 - Sleep for success Sleep is really important. But do we realise how important it is, particularly for helping us think straight? Are teenagers lazy? Are their body clocks different? Christopher-James Harvey 05 May 2016
139 What Makes You Tick? How do you know when it's time to wake up or go to sleep? More powerful than any alarm are your circadian rhythms. Christopher James-Harvey, Stuart Peirson, Russell Foster 12 Apr 2016
140 The fat(tened) American: Between consumption, disgust, and animality Chris Forth gives a talk for the UBVO Seminar series on 26th October 2015. Chris Forth 22 Feb 2016
141 What's next? The National Obesity Observatory Harry Rutter is interviewed about the National Obesity Observatory. Harry Rutter 22 Feb 2016
142 Creative Commons Hacking the Food System: Technologies of Justice and Inequality Melissa Caldwell gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 3rd December 2015. Melissa Caldwell 08 Feb 2016
143 Creative Commons Food as Media Eva Giraud gives a talk for the UBVO seminar seires on December 2nd 2015. Eva Giraud 08 Feb 2016
144 Celebrity Chefs as Political Activists: Audiences, Moments and Affect Michael Goodman gives a talk for the UBVO seminar seires on 1st December 2015. Michael Goodman 08 Feb 2016
145 Keynote: When Food Goes Digital: From a Mundane Point of View Steve Woolgar gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 30th November 2015. Steve Woolgar 08 Feb 2016
146 Creative Commons Digital Food Activism Karin Eli and Tanja Schneider gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 29th November 2015. Karin Eli, Tanja Schneider 08 Feb 2016
147 Creative Commons The Who and What of Diabetes on Twitter Mariano Berguerisse Diaz, Amy McLennan and Stanley Ulijaszek give a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 28th November 2015. Mariano Berguerisse Díaz, Amy McLennan, Stanley Ulijaszek 08 Feb 2016
148 '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
149 Creative Commons The time of our lives: Migration and slow pain Yasmin Gunaratnam, Goldsmiths College, gives a talk for the COMPAS seminar series. Yasmin Gunaratnam 27 Jan 2016
150 Intergenerational and inter-ethnic wellbeing of migrants: an analysis for the UK This paper uses a UK nationally representative data set to examine the extent to which family migration history helps explains inter-ethnic variations in subjective well-being. By Cinzia Rienzo, National Institute of Economic and Social Research [NIESR]. Cinzia Rienzo 09 Nov 2015
151 Exam Preparation and Revision Part 3: The exam itself, before during and after This podcast focuses on the exam itself, just prior to it, and what might help you to feel prepared. Oxford University Counselling Service 03 Nov 2015
152 Exam Preparation and Revision Part 2: Planning and Revision In this section there are some useful reminders of how to start planning for revision by taking stock of knowledge to date , choices of topic and starting to plan and timetable your revision. Oxford University Counselling Service 03 Nov 2015
153 Exam Preparation and Revision Part 1: Getting into the right mind set This is for any student who is preparing for taking exams at any point in their course. The podcast aims to start to identify ways of achieving a balanced approach to thinking about exams. Oxford University Counselling Service 03 Nov 2015
154 Self Compassion Part 2 This second podcast invites you to engage in two brief, meditative and compassionate exercises to further develop your inner resource of self-compassion. Oxford University Counselling Service 03 Nov 2015
155 Self Compassion Part 1 This introductory podcast explores the concept of developing your inner resource of self-compassion and the skills required for this. Oxford University Counselling Service 03 Nov 2015
156 The Price of Success. Common experiences of high achieving students: development, difficulties and change. This podcast considers how personal difficulties arise and manifest amongst otherwise successful students. Oxford University Counselling Service 03 Nov 2015
157 Daydreaming about ‘rustication’? Thoughts for students considering suspending their studies, but unable to decide. This podcast offers food for thought to students who are feeling torn between suspending their studies in response to a setback - for example a period of mental or physical illness - or carrying on with their studies. By Maureen Freed. Oxford University Counselling Service 03 Nov 2015
158 Archie Cochrane Lecture 2015: Malaria control - past, present and future Professor Nicholas John White, Professor of Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford and Mahidol University, Physician, John Radcliffe Hospital gives the Archie Cochrane 2015 lecture. Nicholas John White 16 Jun 2015
159 Phenomenology and Health A highlights video from the one-day conference Andrew Papanikitas, Anna Kirkengen 15 Jun 2015
160 What can the lived experiences of white working class communities tell us about social cohesion? This briefing explores the lived experiences and concerns of segments of the majority population in Higher Blackley, a ward in the north of Manchester. Part of the COMPAS Breakfast Breifing Series. Daniel Silver 21 May 2015
161 '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
162 mHealth: smartphones as saviours? Dr Fred Hersch and Dr Gari Clifford give a seminar is part of the Oxford Martin School Hilary Term seminar series: Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine Fred Hersch, Gari Clifford 24 Feb 2015
163 Creative Commons Well fed? The health and environmental implications of our food choices Mike Rayner, Susan Jebb and Tara Garnett give a talk about food and feeding the population. Mike Rayner, Susan Jebb, Tara Garnett 17 Feb 2015
164 Creative Commons Eradicating Hepatitis C and HIV: progress and challenges for the next ten years Dr John Frater, Principal Investigator, Institute for Emerging Infections and Dr Ellie Barnes, Principal Investigator, Institute for Emerging Infections. Ellie Barnes, John Frater 17 Feb 2015
165 Creative Commons New strategies for disease prevention and management from infancy to old age Professor Terry Dwyer, Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health and Dr Kazem Rahimi, Deputy Director, The George Institute for Global Health. Kazem Rahimi, Terry Dwyer 17 Feb 2015
166 Creative Commons Why do we need to reconstruct drug discovery? Dr Javier Lezaun and Professor Chas Bountra give a talk about drug discovery. Chas Bountra, Javier Lezaun 17 Feb 2015
167 Creative Commons Strategies for vaccines for the 21st century Professor Susan Lea, Professor Christoph Tang, Professor Jeffrey Almond and Dr Ian Feavers discuss strategies for vaccines for the 21st century. Susan Lea, Christoph Tang, Jeffrey Almond, Ian Feavers 17 Feb 2015
168 Creative Commons UNU Lecture- Nutrition and Health Transition Stanley Ulijaszek, ISCA, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Stanley Ulijaszek 16 Feb 2015
169 Creative Commons UNU Lecture- Societal Change and Health Stanley Ulijaszek, ISCA, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Stanley Ulijaszek 16 Feb 2015
170 Creative Commons Malaysian Food Barometer Elise Mognard gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Elise Mognard 16 Feb 2015
171 Creative Commons Clothes, Sizing and Obesity Maciej Henneberg, School of Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Maciej Henneberg 16 Feb 2015
172 Creative Commons Is Obesity a Disease? Paul Griffiths, Charles Perkins Center, University of Sydney, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series. Paul Griffiths 16 Feb 2015
173 Creative Commons The history of the obesity epidemic Thorkild Sørensen (University of Copenhagen) gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 27th November 2009 Thorkild Sørensen 01 Feb 2015
174 Creative Commons Behavioral biology and obesity Trent Smith (Washington State University) gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 27th Novmber 2009 Trent Smith 01 Feb 2015
175 Anthropology, Childhood, and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek, ISCA, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity and Karolinska Institutet Workshop: Developmental Frameworks of Childhood Obesity. Stanley Ulijaszek 17 Dec 2014
176 Creative Commons Evidence of the effectiveness of health-related food taxes Peter Scarborough, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Michaelmas Term UBVO Seminar series. Peter Scarborough 17 Dec 2014
177 Creative Commons It's not fat - it’s bioprene: marathon swimming and heroic fatness Karen Throsby, Leeds University, gives a talk for the Michaelmas term UBVO seminar series. Karen Throsby 17 Dec 2014
178 Cambodia Oxford Medical Research Unit (COMRU) This video introduces COMRU, the Cambodia Oxford Medical Research Unit, a collaboration between the Angkor Hospital for Children and Bangkok-based Mahidol Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit (MORU). Paul Turner, Claudia Turner 16 Dec 2014
179 Creative Commons Microbiology in Thailand Microbiology in Thailand Stuart Blacksell 10 Dec 2014
180 Creative Commons Rickettsial Disease Daniel Paris: Rickettsial Disease Daniel Paris 10 Dec 2014
181 Rickettsial Disease Rickettsial Disease Daniel Paris 10 Dec 2014
182 Microbiology in Thailand Microbiology in Thailand Stuart Blacksell 10 Dec 2014
183 McGovern Lecture 2014: John P McGovern and his Oxford Connection: A Biographer's Perspective Dr Bryant Boutwell, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston gives the 2014 McGovern Lecture at Green Templeton College Bryant Boutwell 12 Nov 2014
184 Part 4: A New Age of Drug Discovery You just have to step into your local chemist to see how far medicine has come over the past 100 years. Life changing drugs, which were once unthinkable – like antibiotics, insulin and the contraceptive pill – are now commonplace. Jonathan Webb 05 Nov 2014
185 Hilary Martin We've asked Hilary Martin from Australia why she decided to do a DPhil project in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. Hilary Martin 28 Oct 2014
186 Xi Li We've asked Xi Li from China why he decided to do a DPhil project in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. Xi Li 28 Oct 2014
187 Sarah Dixon-Clarke We've asked Sarah Dixon-Clarke from the UK why she decided to do a DPhil project in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. Sarah Dixon-Clarke 28 Oct 2014
188 Min Sun We've asked Min Sun from China why she decided to do a DPhil project in the Nuffield Department of Medicine. Min Sun 28 Oct 2014
189 Challenges when working in an overseas environment Over several decades our researchers have carried out ground breaking work overseas, such as in East Africa and South-East Asia. Researchers based in Thailand talk about their experiences when working in stimulating and challenging environments. Daniel Paris, Nick Day, Stuart Blacksell 02 Jul 2014
190 Rickettsial Disease From his research centre in Bangkok, Dr Daniel Paris tells us about the challenges posed by Rickettsia to rural populations in South East Asia. Daniel Paris 02 Jul 2014
191 Creative Commons Microbiology in Thailand From his research group in Thailand, Dr Stuart Blacksell discusses improving the accuracy and the rapidity of tropical infection diagnosis in the field. Stuart Blacksell 02 Jul 2014
192 The Disenchantment of the Plate John Coveney, Flinders University, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series John Coveney 30 Jun 2014
193 What would the British food system look like if it took ecological public health at its heart? Geof Rayner gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series Geof Rayner 30 Jun 2014
194 Bodies of water Amy Sharrocks, Artist, filmmaker and sculptor, gives a talk forhe UBVO seminar series Amy Sharrocks 30 Jun 2014
195 Microbes matter: metabolism and chronic disease in contemporary biomedicine Nadine Levin, Exeter University, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series Nadine Levin 30 Jun 2014
196 How many bodies? The clinic, the kitchen and the context of obesity Emily Yates-Doerr, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, gves a talk for the UBVO seminar series Emily Yates-Doerr 30 Jun 2014
197 Obesity in the news media life cycle: ethics, responsibility, and stigmatisation Catriona Bonfiglioli, Media Studies, Social and Political Change Group, University of Technology Sydney, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series Catriona Bonfiglioli 30 Jun 2014
198 Healthcare 2030: Oxford and the Value of Human Health Panel discussion looking at healthcare in the future as part of the inaugural Oxford Alumni Weekend in Asia held in in Hong Kong. Chas Bountra, Jonathan Flint, Nick Rawlins 23 Jun 2014
199 Inside NMR Spectroscopy Dr Tim Claridge takes apart an NMR machine to show us how this technique is used in research with application in human health and beyond. Tim Claridge 19 Jun 2014
200 Imaging and Stimulating Brain Plasticity Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg gives her inaugural lecture as head of the Plasticity Group at the Oxford Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain (FMRIB). Heidi Johansen-Berg 12 May 2014