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1 Cassini-Huygens: Space Odyssey to Saturn and Titan Public Lecture organised by the Aeronautical Society of Oxford in conjunction with the Department of Physics. David Southwood 18 Oct 2017
2 Marsquakes A song about the quest to hear Marsquakes based on research by Dr Neil Bowles at the University of Oxford Neil Bowles 16 Oct 2017
3 Creative Commons Beyond the Topkapi Palace: Space, Status and Commensurability in the Venetian Diplomatic Experience Maxwell Hudson discusses how diplomacy at the Ottoman court was marked by ceremonies across the city and in everyday interactions between ambassadors and Ottoman officials. Maxwell Hudson 07 Apr 2017
4 Creative Commons Space Engineering at Harwell Dr Anna Orlowska, Science, Technology and Facilities Council gives a talk on the Space Engineering at Harwell. Anna Orlowska 01 Jun 2016
5 Creative Commons Paving the Path for Human Space Exploration: The Challenges and Opportunities The 42nd Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture: ‘Paving the Path for Human Space Exploration:The Challenges and Opportunities’ presented by Lauri N. Hansen, Director of Engineering, NASA Johnson Space Centre. Lauri N. Hansen 01 Jun 2016
6 Creative Commons Philae at the comet: a scientific adventure Professor Chris Lintott, Professor of Astrophysics, University of Oxford and presenter of the BBC’s Sky at Night will talk about the history and the science of the voyage. Chris Lintott, Ian Goldin 18 Aug 2015
7 The Geography of Territory: rethinking space through Arctic materialities In this seminar, Professor Phil Steinberg presents alternative ways of thinking about territory. Philip Steinberg 06 Jun 2015
8 Development of the UK’s fastest wind tunnel – a UK/Australia endeavour Professor Matthew McGilvray, University of Oxford and Professor Richard Morgan, University of Queensland give a talk at the Department of Engineering Science as part of the 41st Maurice Lubbock Memorial Lecture programme. Matthew McGilvray, Richard Morgan 26 May 2015
9 From you to the largest structure in the Universe Robert Simpson, an astronomy researcher from Oxford takes us on a tour of the Universe, explaining the incredible distances and relative dimensions of space. Robert Simpson 19 Dec 2014
10 Gloomy Worlds: Why are planets cloudy? Jo Barstow explains the complex science behind the clouds that surround the planets. Jo Barstow 19 Dec 2014
11 The Philae / Rosetta Comet Mission On 12 November 2014, the Philae probe achieved the first-ever soft landing on a comet nucleus. Colin Wilson, a researcher from Oxford, gives an update on the landing and explains the history and science behind this incredible mission. Colin Wilson 19 Dec 2014
12 "Origins" - Complete Episode The subject of origins is explored - from human fertilisation to the Big Bang. Includes parts 1, 2 and 3. Jo Dunkley, Alex Halliday, Suzannah Williams, Dagan Wells 09 Oct 2014
13 "Origins" Part 1 - Origins of the Universe Professor Jo Dunkley explains how we can look back in time at the light from the early Universe. This ultra-cold light can be used to create a picture from soon after the Big Bang. Jo Dunkley, Chris Lintott 07 Oct 2014
14 Space - The Ultimate Laboratory What can space teach us about the laws of physics? Space is huge and complicated. This is a challenge, but also gives us the ultimate physics lab. Francesca Day explores this further. Francesca Day 07 Jul 2014
15 Creative Commons Core Course: Space: Approaches to Architecture This lecture forms part of series entitled 'Art History: Concepts and Methods', offered to second year Undergraduate and MSt History of Art students. Matthew Walker 06 May 2014
16 Is our galaxy special? Chris Lintott looks at the distinctive features of our galaxy and whether it is really special. Chris Lintott 31 Jan 2014
17 Galaxy Zoo Becky Smethurst from the Zooniverse team outlines the Galaxy Zoo project that allows members of the public to classify new galaxies. http://www.galaxyzoo.org/ Becky Smethurst 31 Jan 2014
18 Atmospheres in the solar system ... and beyond! What is it like on the planets in our solar system? How hot are they? Is there any water? Jo Barstow explains this and more in her talk. Jo Barstow 30 Jan 2014
19 Ancient Astronomies - 7000 years in the Kennett Valley Charles Barclay gives a brief overview of the history of Astronomies and some of the fascinating insights that can be gained from these Ancient practices. Charles Barclay 29 Jan 2014
20 Colonisation of Mars - the Great Debate Will there be humans living on Mars in the next 50 years? Is this a good thing, or something that should be completely avoided? Chris Lintott and Colin Wilson debate the pros and cons of this interesting topic. Chris Lintott, Colin Wilson 29 Jan 2014
21 Dark Matter - Are we still in the dark? Kathryn Boast gives a talk about dark matter: what it is, what we know about it, and what the limitations of our knowledge are. Kathryn Boast 28 Jan 2014
22 Creative Commons Earth-like Planets (and where to find them) Ever wondered if another planet like our own exists in the vast expanse of space around us? Ruth Angus explains her exciting research into Extra Solar Planets (Exo-Planets) and why research in this area is important. Ruth Angus 28 Jan 2014
23 Creative Commons Exploring the Universe Dr Rana Irshad, University of Oxford, gives a brief whistle-stop tour of the exciting initiatives Oxford has running in exploring the vast expanse of the Universe in which we live. Rana Irshad 04 Oct 2013
24 Rogue planet Oxford Sparks presents a journey around the planets. Find out more and read about the science behind the animation at www.oxfordsparks.net/planet. Chris Lintott 15 Apr 2013
25 Creative Commons Space and Time Prof. Frank Arntzenius on whether space and time are absolute entities or simply relational properties derived from the idea of motion - an old debate between Newton and Leibniz, carried on today. Frank Arntzenius, Ankita Anirban 06 Aug 2012
26 Wahidin on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Azrini Wahidin speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Azrini Wahidin 09 Aug 2010
27 Creative Commons Taylor on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Stephanie Taylor speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Stephanie Taylor 09 Aug 2010
28 Creative Commons Shabazz on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Rashad Shabazz speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Rashad Shabazz 09 Aug 2010
29 McGrath on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Dara McGrath speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Dara McGrath 09 Aug 2010
30 Creative Commons McAuley on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Mary McAuley speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Mary McAuley 09 Aug 2010
31 Creative Commons Hutchings on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Stephen Hutchings speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Stephen Hutchings 09 Aug 2010
32 Creative Commons Hall on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Alex Hall speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Alex Hall 09 Aug 2010
33 Creative Commons Codd on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Helen Codd speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Helen Codd 09 Aug 2010
34 Carrabine on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Eamonn Carrabine speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Eamonn Carrabine 09 Aug 2010
35 Creative Commons Armstrong on Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective Sarah Armstrong speaks at the Gender, Geography and Punishment in Comparative Perspective workshop hosted by the Centre for Criminology and School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, on the 22-23 June 2010. Sarah Armstrong 09 Aug 2010
36 When the Audience Clicks: Buying Attention in the Digital Age Discussion of media buying and the attention-creation industry - showing how the fixation on audiences' click-like behaviour is a disruptive institutional force, and how buyers' new approaches to attention are creating new forms of social discrimination. Joseph Turow 08 Mar 2010
37 The Early Universe and Alzheimer's Pedro discusses the Big Bang and the early Universe, and Jonathan details Oxford's groundbreaking research of the genetics of Alzheimer's. Marcus du Sautoy, Frances Ashcroft, John Wood, Pedro Ferreira 03 Sep 2009
38 The Early Universe and Alzheimer's Pedro discusses the Big Bang and the early Universe, and Jonathan details Oxford's groundbreaking research of the genetics of Alzheimer's. Marcus du Sautoy, Frances Ashcroft, John Wood, Pedro Ferreira 03 Sep 2009
39 The Universe, the Brain and Second Life Three presentations that explore the possibilities of the virtual world Second Life, the philosophical implications of society’s dependence on the internet and the development of the world’s first private space shuttle. Susan Greenfield, Elon Musk, Philip Rosedale 15 Jun 2009
40 Beyond the Globe: Exploring the Solar System Professor Fred Taylor discusses some of Oxford University's pioneering work in planetary science. Fred Taylor 29 Apr 2009