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1 Jon Chapman - Waves and resonance: from musical instruments to vacuum cleaners, via metamaterials and invisibility cloaks Via guitars, clarinets and a musical saw to the noise reduction in a vaccum cleaner, Jon Chapman explains the role of waves in the sounds we hear and don't hear. Jon Chapman 02 Dec 2019
2 Oxford Mathematics 2nd Year Student Lecture - Quantum Theory Our latest student lecture is the first in the Quantum Theory course for second year students. Fernando Alday reflects on the breakdown of the deterministic world and describes some of the experiments that defined the new Quantum Reality. Fernando Alday 02 Dec 2019
3 Oxford Mathematics London Public Lecture: Timothy Gowers - Productive generalization: one reason we will never run out of interesting mathematical questions In our Oxford Mathematics London Public Lecture Tim Gowers uses the principle of generalization to show how mathematics progresses in its relentless pursuit of problems. Tim Gowers, Hannah Fry 27 Nov 2019
4 Oxford Mathematics Newcastle Public Lecture: Vicky Neale - in Maths Mathematics has no place for emotion, its practitioners are positively unemotional. True? Well, no. In fact 10 out of 10 untrue. Mathematics and mathematicians are also on the emotional rollercoaster. Vicky Neale is one of them. Vicky Neale 27 Nov 2019
5 Oxford Mathematics 2nd Year Student Lecture - Differential Equations 1 We continue with our series of Student Lectures with this first lecture in the 2nd year Course on Differential Equations. Philip Maini 04 Nov 2019
6 Oxford Mathematics 1st year Student Lecture - Introductory Calculus In our latest student lecture we would like to give you a taste of the Oxford Mathematics Student experience as it begins in its very first week. Dan Ciubotaru 04 Nov 2019
7 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: David Sumpter - Soccermatics: could a Premier League team one day be managed by a mathematician? What do you need to win the Premier League? Money? Sure. Good players? Yup. A great manager? It helps. Mathematics? Really? 100%. David Sumpter 04 Nov 2019
8 Creative Commons John Barnden - Consciousness, metacausation and metadynamism One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. John Barnden 13 Oct 2019
9 Creative Commons Pedro Mediano - Moving beyond integration and differentiation in measures of neural dynamics One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Pedro Mediano 13 Oct 2019
10 Creative Commons Inês Hipólito - Generative models of the mind: neural connections and cognitive integration One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Inês Hipólito 13 Oct 2019
11 Creative Commons Gustav Bernroider - Neural sense relations and consciousness: a diagrammatic approach One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Gustav Bernroider 13 Oct 2019
12 Creative Commons Marc Ebner - A communication-based model of consciousness One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Marc Ebner 13 Oct 2019
13 Creative Commons Diana Stanciu - An ESR model of consciousness One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Diana Stanciu 13 Oct 2019
14 Creative Commons Aïda Elamrani - Inputs, outputs, and meta-models One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Aïda Elamrani 13 Oct 2019
15 Creative Commons Chetan Prakash - Structure Invention by Conscious Agents One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Chetan Prakash 13 Oct 2019
16 Creative Commons Quanlong Wang - Modelling consciousness divisions in ZW-calculus One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Quanlong Wang 13 Oct 2019
17 Creative Commons Pierre Baudot - Information cohomology and probabilistic topos for consciousness modeling: from elementary perception to machine learning One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Pierre Baudot 13 Oct 2019
18 Creative Commons Paul Baird - A model for perceptual states One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Paul Baird 13 Oct 2019
19 Creative Commons Mauro D’Ariano - Awareness: an operational theoretical approach One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Mauro D’Ariano 13 Oct 2019
20 Creative Commons Anita Mehta - Chasing memories One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Anita Mehta 13 Oct 2019
21 Creative Commons Ramón Guevara Erra - Statistical mechanics of consciousness: maximization of information content of neuronal networks is associated with conscious awareness One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Ramón Guevara Erra 13 Oct 2019
22 Creative Commons Michael Silberstein - Quantum mechanics and the consistency of conscious experience One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Michael Silberstein 13 Oct 2019
23 Creative Commons Yakov Kremnitzer - Quantum collapse models and awareness One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Yakov Kremnitzer 13 Oct 2019
24 Creative Commons Adrian Kent - Searching for Physical Models of the Evolution of Consciousness One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Adrian Kent 13 Oct 2019
25 Creative Commons Ian Durham - Toward a formal model of free will One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Ian Durham 13 Oct 2019
26 Creative Commons Peter Lloyd - Automata-theoretic approach to modelling consciousness within mental monism One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Peter Lloyd 13 Oct 2019
27 Creative Commons Tim Palmer - Creativity and Consciousness: A Consequence of the Brain’s Extraordinary Energy Efficiency? One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Tim Palmer 13 Oct 2019
28 Creative Commons Jonathan Mason - Expected Float Entropy Minimisation: A Relationship Content Theory of Consciousness One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Jonathan Mason 13 Oct 2019
29 Creative Commons Aaron Sloman - Why current AI and neuroscience fail to replicate or explain ancient forms of spatial reasoning and mathematical consciousness? One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Aaron Sloman 13 Oct 2019
30 Creative Commons Pedro Resende - Sketches of a mathematical theory of qualia One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Pedro Resende 13 Oct 2019
31 Creative Commons Peter Grindrod - Large scale simulations of information processing within the human cortex: what “inner life” occurs? One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Peter Grindrod 13 Oct 2019
32 Creative Commons Camilo Miguel Signorelli - Consciousness interaction, from experiments to a multi-layer model One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Camilo Miguel Signorelli 13 Oct 2019
33 Creative Commons Sean Tull - Generalised integrated information theories One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Sean Tull 13 Oct 2019
34 Creative Commons Stuart Hameroff - Anesthetic action on quantum terahertz oscillations in microtubules supports the Orch OR theory of consciousness One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Stuart Hameroff 13 Oct 2019
35 Creative Commons Sir Roger Penrose - AI, Consciousness, Computation, and Physical Law One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Roger Penrose 13 Oct 2019
36 Creative Commons Xerxes Arsiwalla - Computing Meaning from Conceptual Structures in Integrated Information Theory One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Xerxes Arsiwalla 13 Oct 2019
37 Creative Commons Adam Barrett - Integrated information theory: a perspective on `weak’ and `strong’ versions One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Adam Barrett 13 Oct 2019
38 Creative Commons Johannes Kleiner - On the Mathematical Basis of Models of Consciousness One in a series of talks from the 2019 Models of Consciousness conference. Johannes Kleiner 13 Oct 2019
39 Oxford Mathematics Open Days Part 3. Applied Mathematics at Oxford Our Open Days are intended to give an insight in to Maths at Oxford, whether you are a potential applicant or are just curious. Dominic Vella 10 Jul 2019
40 Oxford Mathematics Open Days Part 2. Pure Mathematics at Oxford In this talk Vicky Neale gives a glimpse of the undergraduate Pure Maths courses through the lens of elliptic curves. Vicky Neale 10 Jul 2019
41 Oxford Mathematics Open Days Part 1. Introduction to Mathematics In this talk, Admissions Guru James Munro explains how we teach, how you can apply and what your Oxford mathematical life might be like. James Munro 10 Jul 2019
42 The future of policy-mathematics Panel discussion and presentations on the future of policy mathematics. With Presentations by Maurice Chiodo and Zora Kovacic. With a response by Jerry Ravetz. Chaired by Andrea Saltelli. Maurice Chiodo, Zora Kovacic, Jerry Ravetz, Andrea Saltelli. 08 Jul 2019
43 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: John Bush - Walking on water: from biolocomotion to quantum foundations In this Public Lecture, which contains more technical content than our norm, John Bush presents seemingly disparate topics which are in fact united by a common theme and underlaid by a common mathematical framework. John Bush 28 Jun 2019
44 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
45 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
46 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: Marcus du Sautoy - The Creativity Code: how AI is learning to write, paint and think In this fascinating and provocative lecture, Marcus du Sautoy both tests our ability to distinguish between human and machine creativity, and suggests that our creativity may even benefit from that of the machines. Marcus du Sautoy 03 Jun 2019
47 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: Graham Farmelo - The Universe Speaks in Numbers An old-fashioned tale of tale of romance and estrangement, of hope and despair. Graham Farmelo 21 May 2019
48 Oxford Mathematics 1st Year Student Lecture: Analysis III - Integration The third in our popular series of filmed student lectures takes us to Integration. This is the opening lecture in the 1st Year course. Ben Green 09 May 2019
49 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: Marc Lackenby - Knotty Problems Knots are a familiar part of everyday life, for example tying your tie or doing up your shoe laces. They play a role in numerous physical and biological phenomena, such as the untangling of DNA when it replicates. Marc Lackenby 20 Mar 2019
50 Oxford Mathematics First Year Student Tutorial on Dynamics The Oxford Mathematics educational experience is a journey, a journey like any other educational experience. Ian Hewitt, Kate Adams, Farid Manzoor 22 Feb 2019
51 Oxford Mathematics 1st Year Undergraduate Lecture James Sparks - Dynamics For the first time ever, Oxford Mathematics has live streamed a student lecture. It took 800 years but now you can see what it is really like. We hope you find it familiar and intriguing and challenging. James Sparks 15 Feb 2019
52 James Maynard - Prime Time: How simple questions about prime numbers affect us all Prime Numbers are fascinating, crucial and ubiquitous. The trouble is, we don't know that much about them. James Maynard, one of the leading researchers in the field explains all (at least as far as he can). James Maynard 15 Feb 2019
53 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: Hooke Lecture - Michael Berry - Chasing the dragon: tidal bores in the UK and elsewhere In some of the world’s rivers, an incoming high tide can arrive as a smooth jump decorated by undulations, or as a breaking wave. The river reverses direction and flows upstream. Michael Berry 28 Jan 2019
54 Oxford Mathematics Student Lectures: An Introduction to Complex Numbers - Vicky Neale Much is written about life as an undergraduate at Oxford but what is it really like? Vicky Neale 22 Jan 2019
55 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures: Marcus du Sautoy - The Num8er My5teries With topics ranging from prime numbers to the lottery, from lemmings to bending balls like Beckham, Professor Marcus du Sautoy provides an entertaining and, perhaps, unexpected approach to explain how mathematics can be used to predict the future. Marcus du Sautoy 14 Jan 2019
56 Roger Penrose in conversation with Hannah Fry - Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures In our Oxford Mathematics London Public Lecture Roger Penrose in conversation with Hannah Fry reveals his latest research, a veritable chain reaction of universes, which he says has been backed by evidence of events that took place before the Big Bang. Roger Penrose, Hannah Fry 06 Nov 2018
57 Oxford Mathematics and the Clay Mathematics Institute Public Lectures: Roger Penrose - Eschermatics In this lecture Roger Penrose uses M.C Escher's work to illustrate and explain important mathematical ideas and their connections to the visual arts. Roger Penrose 01 Oct 2018
58 John Ball in conversation with Alain Goriely John Ball is retiring as Sedleian Professor of Natural Philosophy, Oxford oldest Scientific Chair. In this interview he charts the journey of the Applied Mathematician.as the subject has developed over the last 50 years. John Ball, Alain Goriely 27 Jul 2018
59 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures - Richard James - Atomistically inspired origami The World population is growing at about 80 million per year. As time goes by, there is necessarily less space per person. Perhaps this is why the scientific community seems to be obsessed with folding things. Richard James 06 Jul 2018
60 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures - Numbers are Serious but they are also Fun - Michael Atiyah Archimedes, who famously jumped out of his bath shouting "Eureka", also 'invented' the number pi. Euler invented e and had fun with his formula e^(2 pi i) = 1. The world is full of important numbers waiting to be invented. Why not have a go? Michael Atiyah 23 May 2018
61 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures - Can Mathematics Understand the Brain?' - Alain Goriely The human brain is the object of the ultimate intellectual egocentrism. It is also a source of endless scientific problems and an organ of such complexity that it is not clear that a mathematical approach is even possible, despite many attempts. Alain Goriely 16 Mar 2018
62 Oxford Mathematics Public Lectures - Euler’s pioneering equation: "the most beautiful theorem in mathematics" - Robin Wilson Euler’s equation, the ‘most beautiful equation in mathematics’, startlingly connects the five most important constants in the subject: 1, 0, π, e and i. Central to both mathematics and physics. So what is this equation – and why is it pioneering? Robin Wilson 07 Mar 2018
63 Can Yule Solve My Problems? - Alex Bellos In our Oxford Mathematics Christmas Lecture Alex Bellos challenges you with some festive brainteasers as he tells the story of mathematical puzzles from the middle ages to modern day. Alex Bellos 13 Dec 2017
64 Closing the Gap: the quest to understand prime numbers - Vicky Neale Prime numbers have intrigued, inspired and infuriated mathematicians for millennia and yet mathematicians' difficulty with answering simple questions about them reveals their depth and subtlety. Vicky Neale 24 Oct 2017
65 Creative Commons Dr Tom Crawford, mathematician and presenter (St John's College, 2008) Dr Tom Crawford, also known as the Naked Mathematician, shares his love of Maths and describes how he is dispelling stereotypes to explain Maths to teenagers. Tom Crawford 01 Jun 2017
66 The Sound of Symmetry - Marcus du Sautoy Symmetry has played a role both for composers and in the creation of musical instruments. Marcus du Sautoy 24 May 2017
67 The Butterfly Effect - What Does it Really Signify? - Tim Palmer Tim Palmer discusses Ed Lorenz the man and his work, and compares and contrasts the meaning of the 'Butterfly Effect' as most people understand it today, and as Lorenz himself intended it to mean. Tim Palmer 18 May 2017
68 Learning new physics from a medieval thinker: Big Bangs and Rainbows Physics Colloquium 24 February 2017 delivered by Professor Tom McLeish FRS, Department of Physics and Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Durham University, UK Tom McLeish 27 Apr 2017
69 Carved Stone Ball We still do not know why these stone balls were created. They date to the late Neolithic or early Bronze Age, between 3200 and 1500 BC. Marcus du Sautoy 23 Jan 2017
70 Évariste Galois Oxford graduate students discuss the life and work of 19th century French mathematical prodigy Évariste Galois Aled Walker, Chris Nicholls, Benjamin Green. 18 Jan 2017
71 Mathematics: Navigating Nature's Dark Labyrinth The Inaugural Lecture of the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, 2009. Marcus du Sautoy 18 Nov 2016
72 Quantum Marginal Problem and Generalized Pauli Constraints I will give an introduction to the univariate quantum marginal problem using an elementary mathematical point of view. In particular, I will explain how extremality of the local spectrum carries structural information about the global wave function. David Gross 11 Oct 2016
73 Roger Heath-Brown a Life in Mathematics Roger Heath-Brown is one of Oxford's foremost mathematicians. Roger Heath-Brown, Ben Green 17 Sep 2016
74 Creative Commons Building and Analyzing a Semantic Network Maria Telegina, (Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford) gives a talk for the 2016 Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School. Maria Telegina 08 Jul 2016
75 The Prime Number Theorem Oxford Students discuss the Prime Number Theorem. Aled Walker, Simon Myerson, Sofia Lindqvist, Jamie Beacom 15 Jun 2016
76 The Prime Number Theorem Oxford Students discuss the Prime Number Theorem. Aled Walker, Simon Myerson, Sofia Lindqvist, Jamie Beacom 09 Jun 2016
77 'Relationships' part 3 - Networks: the science of connections What is a network and how can you use mathematics to unravel the relationships between a variety of different things? How can this understanding then be applied to a range of different settings? Mason Porter 29 Apr 2016
78 Creative Commons The Travelling Santa Problem and Other Seasonal Challenges The Oxford Mathematics Christmas Public Lecture 2015 examined an aspect of Christmas not often considered: the mathematics. Delivered by Marcus du Sautoy, Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science. Marcus du Sautoy 18 Dec 2015
79 Give us a hand Oxford Sparks explore what chirality is. Jo Dunkley, Alain Goriely, Robert Llewellyn 18 May 2015
80 Creative Commons Oxford Figures: 800 Years of the Mathematical Sciences Professor Robin Wilson, author of Alice's Adventures in Numberland, gives a talk on the history of studying Mathematics at Oxford, which is as old as the University itself. Robin Wilson 06 May 2015
81 Narrative & Proof: Two Sides of the Same Equation One of the UK's leading scientists, Marcus du Sautoy, argues that mathematical proofs are not just number-based, but also a form of narrative. Marcus du Sautoy, Roger Penrose, Laura Marcus, Ben Okri 22 Jan 2015
82 Creative Commons The eccentric genius of Lewis Carroll, the pioneer mathematician of voting Iain McLean talks about his early research into the pioneering work on the mathematics of voting undertaken by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll Iain McLean 04 Apr 2014
83 Mathematics Aspects of the Planet Earth Professor José Francisco Rodrigues, Lisbon/CMAF, delivers the ASC Complexity Cluster Lecture entitled 'Some Mathematical Aspects of Planet Earth' at Keble College. José Francisco Rodrigues 28 Feb 2014
84 Mathematics in Medicine and Biology Dr Sarah Waters (Fellow and Tutor in Applied Mathematics) gives a talk for the St Anne's College Maths reunion Sarah Waters 03 Feb 2014
85 A History of Maths at St Anne's Dr Graham Nelson (Supernumerary Fellow and Lecturer in Mathematics), gives a talk for the St Anne's College Maths reunion Graham Nelson 03 Feb 2014
86 Scaling Hilary: A world-class maths education for all Junaid Mubeen (Mathematics, 2004), gives a talk for the St Anne's College MAthematics reuion Junaid Mubeen 03 Feb 2014
87 Partial Differential Equations: Origins, Developments and Roles in the Changing World Professor Gui-Qiang G. Chen presents in his inaugural lecture several examples to illustrate the origins, developments, and roles of partial differential equations in our changing world. Gui-Qiang George Chen 15 Jan 2014
88 The Irrational, the chaotic and incomplete: the mathematical limits of knowledge Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk about how much we can understand of the world through maths Marcus du Sautoy 15 Jan 2014
89 Symmetry: a talk based on his second book, 'Finding Moonshine' Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk about symmetry and how the rules of symmetry influences our lives and the choices we make. Marcus du Sautoy 14 Jan 2014
90 The Music of the Primes: a talk about the Riemann Hypothesis and primes Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk on 5th September 2013. Marcus du Sautoy 14 Jan 2014
91 Maths in Music: The Secret Mathematicians Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Marcus du Sautoy 14 Jan 2014
92 The Secret Mathematicians Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Marcus du Sautoy 08 Oct 2013
93 Characterisation of Networks The ASC Networks cluster visiting researcher Prof. Richard Wilson (Department of Computer Science, University of York) gives a public lecture on his work on networks at Keble College. Richard Wilson 10 Apr 2013
94 Creative Commons The Num8er My5teries Professor Marcus du Sautoy - mathematician, footballer and amateur musician - shows how mathematicians have contributed to our understanding of the world around us for millennia. Marcus du Sautoy 19 Dec 2012
95 Physics in the 21st century - an exciting Time for Physics at oxford Dr John Wheater, Chairman of the Department and other members of the Oxford University Physics team about all the latest projects and ideas that they are working on. With Alan Barr and Henry Snaith. John Wheater, Alan Barr, Henry Snaith 14 Nov 2012
96 Morphogenesis Then and Now Philip Maini, Oxford University, gives a talk for the Alan Turing Centenary weekend. Philip Maini 22 Oct 2012
97 Congruent Worlds: Turing, Lovelace and Babbage Doron Swade, Royal Holloway, Univ. of London, gives a talk for the Alan Turing Centenary weekend. Doron Swade 22 Oct 2012
98 What Alan Turing might have discovered Stephen Wolfram, founder and CEO of Wolfram Research and creator of Mathematica, gives a talk for the Alan Turing Centenary weekend. Stephen Wolfram 22 Oct 2012
99 Creative Commons Turing in the History of Software Cliff Jones, Newcastle University, gives a talk for the Alan Turing Centenary Weekend. Cliff jones 22 Oct 2012
100 Creative Commons Turing in the age of the Internet and the quantum computer Samson Abramsky, Oxford University, gives a talk for the Alan Turing Centenary weekend. Samson Abramsky 22 Oct 2012