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101 Creative Commons Smart Technologies and Public Participation in Transport Planning Dr Richard Kingston and Dr Bryan Marshall provide a critical view on smart cities and discuss some of its implications to rethink the role of citizen engagement in urban and transport planning. Richard Kingston, Bryan Marshall 01 Apr 2016
102 Evolutionary origins of technological behaviour: a primate archaeology approach to chimpanzees An Anthropology Departmental seminar presented by Susana Carvalha (Oxford) on the archaeological sites of non-humans, 27 November 2015 Susana Carvalho 14 Mar 2016
103 The Future of the Professions In an era when machines can out-perform human beings at most tasks what are the prospects for employment? Richard Susskind, Daniel Susskind, Joshua Hordern, Vili Lehdonvirta 16 Feb 2016
104 Clever Classrooms: Evidence for the impacts of classroom design on learning Professor Peter Barrett, University of Salford, gies a talk for the Department of Education public seminar series on 25th January 2016. Peter Barrett 27 Jan 2016
105 What Does it Mean to be Human in the Digital Age? A librarian, literary scholar, museum director and digital commentator explore how the digital age has shaped, and will continue to shape, the human experience and the humanities Lynne Brindley, Tom Chatfield, Chris Fletcher, Diane Lees 22 Jan 2016
106 Creative Commons The limits of human performance and artificial intelligence In this new Oxford talk, Garry Kasparov, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Martin School, turns his attention to the rapidly evolving relationship between humans and technology. Garry Kasparov 18 Aug 2015
107 Creative Commons Campaigner for women’s participation in technology, Ruthe Farmer (St Cross, 2007) Ruthe Farmer explains how her award-winning work to encourage women and girls to embrace technology can be traced back to her student days at Oxford. Ruthe Farmer 06 Aug 2015
108 Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett An interdisciplinary discussion of Kirsten Shepherd-Barr's book Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Michael Billington, Morten Kringlebach, Laura Marcus 20 May 2015
109 Innovation, learning and sensing: The case of the Supermarine Spitfire Matthias Holweg explained his research on innovation in the context of comparing patterns of innovation in industry today, ranging from smartphones to automotive, with the patterns of innovation in fighter aircraft during World War II. Matthias Holweg 14 May 2015
110 Creative Commons Children and the Internet- Lecture 2 Second lecture in the Green Templeton College 2015 lecture series. Sonia Livingstone 30 Mar 2015
111 Humanities and Science: Culture and Technology An interdisciplinary discussion exploring culture’s interaction with technology Maria Blanco, Fritz Vollrath, Andrew Wilson, Lionel Tarassenko 16 Mar 2015
112 Artificial intelligence: examining the interface between brain and machine Dr Anders Sandberg, James Martin Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, gives a seminar as part of the Oxford Martin School Hilary Term seminar series: Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine. Anders Sandberg 24 Feb 2015
113 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
114 Where next for citizen science? Innovative uses for crowd sourcing Dr Chris Lintott and Dr Brooke Simmons give a seminar as part of the Oxford Martin School Hilary Term seminar series: Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine. Chris Lintott, Brooke Simmons 24 Feb 2015
115 Creative Commons Oxford and the next-generation of mobile health David Clifton, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, gives a talk for Oxford Martin School. David Clifton 17 Feb 2015
116 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Humanitarian innovation, humanitarian renewal? The continued evolution of the humanitarian innovation concept needs a critical engagement with how this agenda interacts with previous and contemporary attempts to improve humanitarian action. Kristin Bergtora Sandvik 12 Jan 2015
117 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Innovation and new ways of working across sectors Humanitarian actors will have to adapt to a changing world but it will not be easy or straightforward. Operations are changing as a result of innovations which bring many improvements but also throw up challenges. Erik Abild 12 Jan 2015
118 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Innovation for equity in Lebanon Innovative approaches in Lebanon aim to address, in two very different ways, the particular needs of the most vulnerable among the refugee and host populations. Luciano Calestini 12 Jan 2015
119 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Innovation and refugee livelihoods: a historical perspective It is difficult to speak convincingly of ‘new’ or innovative practices towards refugees, especially in refugee livelihoods assistance, while there remains a significant gap in historical knowledge and institutional memory. Evan Elise Easton-Calabria 12 Jan 2015
120 Silicon Valley and Journalism: Make up or Break up?: Reuters Memorial Lecture 2014 Emily Bell, Director at the TOW Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, today delivered the Reuters Memorial Lecture 2014 for the Reuters Institute in Oxford. Emily Bell, Tim Gardam, Alun Rusbridger, Vivian Schiller 10 Dec 2014
121 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Entrepreneurship and innovation by refugees in Uganda In order to make a living, refugees have to be innovative, and refugees in Uganda have contributed tremendously to entrepreneurship and innovation in the country. Robert Hakiza 08 Dec 2014
122 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Resettlement and livelihoods innovation in the US Conversations with multiple stakeholders in the US help to highlight barriers to economic self-sufficiency for resettled refugees and opportunities for innovative approaches. Faith Nibbs 08 Dec 2014
123 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - UNHCR Ideas: an online platform for change ‘UNHCR Ideas’ aims to enable collaborative problem solving and idea generation among an online community. Alice Bosley 08 Dec 2014
124 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Technology, production and partnership innovation in Uganda Since 2007 a partnership between UNHCR, the Government of Uganda and ‘MakaPads’ inventor Moses Musaazi has helped provide affordable sanitary pads for thousands of refugee girls and women. Moses Musaazi 08 Dec 2014
125 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Learning curves and collaboration in reconceiving refugee settlements A collaboration between UNHCR, Ennead Architects and Stanford University uses settlement design to promote innovation and further development in the refugee protection model but collaborators initially face a steep learning curve. Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Aparna Surendra 02 Dec 2014
126 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Innovation: what, why and how for a UN organisation The purpose of innovation is to make humanitarian work more effective and more reflective. We do innovation to improve human lives by doing things better. Innovation, for UNHCR, is a humanitarian imperative to be carried out with partners. T Alexander Aleinikoff 02 Dec 2014
127 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Introduction: refugees and innovation Doing innovation well presents challenges for how we can work better together as organisations and with displaced people, and how we can break down traditional barriers between actors – all while upholding ethical principles and protection standards. Alexander Betts 02 Dec 2014
128 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - From the editors From the editors Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 02 Dec 2014
129 Geek is Good - planning an exhibition programme Stephen Johnston, Museum of the History of Science, gives a short talk on the Geek is Good exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science Stephen Johnston 21 Oct 2014
130 Creative Commons Designed to Kill : The Difficult Study of Military Design Design is perceived by most as a positive concept meant to improve people lives. But it is first a means to answer efficiently a specific purpose. How can we morally accept that the act of killing led to the development of an important design industry? Marie-Anne Michaux 30 Sep 2014
131 Light out for the territory ahead of the rest An ebook that contains 5 years of e-learning blog posts from a leading practioner at Oxford University. Melissa Highton 26 Jun 2014
132 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
133 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
134 "How Much is Enough? The Love of Money and the Case for the Good Life" Session 3 In this McDonald Centre conference, Robert and Edward Skidelsky debate their controversial book about work, wealth, and human well-being with Rowan Williams, Cecile Fabre, John Thanassoulis, and other theologians, philosophers, economists and journalists. Edwina Moreton, Diane Coyle, Donald Hay, Edmund Newell 16 Apr 2014
135 "How Much is Enough? The Love of Money and the Case for the Good Life" Session 1 In this McDonald Centre conference, Robert and Edward Skidelsky debate their controversial book about work, wealth, and human well-being with Rowan Williams, Cecile Fabre, John Thanassoulis, and other theologians, philosophers, economists and journalists. Robert Skidelsky, Edward Skidelsky, Cecile Fabre, John Hughes 15 Apr 2014
136 Creative Commons FMR 45 Connecting and communicating after Typhoon Haiyan In the first month of the Typhoon Haiyan response, one of the priorities facing the international community was to re-establish internet connectivity in order to facilitate information sharing and the provision of assistance. Mariko Hall, Adam Ashcroft 07 Apr 2014
137 Creative Commons How Mobile Phones are changing journalism practice in the 21st Century Dr Adrian Hadland, Director of Journalism, University of Stirling gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series Adrian Hadland 15 Feb 2014
138 The Information Society Agenda: Prospects and Problems Discussion of dominant approaches by intergovernmental agencies to information society policy and the prospects for introducing critical perspectives that acknowledge the power relations which inform information society strategies and actions. Robin Mansell 16 Jan 2014
139 ICTs, Innovation and Regulation in the Somali Territories A seminar exploring technology and regulation in the Somali territories of the Horn of Africa. Despite weak or non-existent government institutions, innovation has flourished with local solutions to local challenges. Abdirashid Duale 16 Jan 2014
140 Humanitarian campaigns in social media: network architectures and Kony 2012 as a polymedia event An assessment of the optimism surrounding the opportunities that social media offer for humanitarian action, drawing on analysis of the phenomenally popular and controversial Kony 2012 campaign. Mirca Madianou 16 Jan 2014
141 Disjunctures and Connections: Case Studies of How Techno-politics Make and Cut Networks In a development context, the ways in which new media objects (eg ICTs) are defined in relation to other objects, people and institutions map out new figurations of power and connection, that revalue and recombine political agency. Don Slater 16 Jan 2014
142 Development 2.0 and beyond: Challenges for ICT4D in 2013 Dr Thompson addresses some of the opportunities and contradictions presented by ICT4D and considers some emerging ways in which ICT4D researchers may contribute to the field. Mark Thompson 16 Jan 2014
143 Uehiro Seminar: Cyborg justice: human enhancement and punishment We explore some possible interactions between enhancement technology and punishment, reflect on ethical issues that arise as a result, and consider what our justice system must do in order to ensure that it keeps pace with developments in technology. Rebecca Roache, Anders Sandberg, Hannah Maslen 19 Nov 2013
144 The Future of Education Professor Clay Christensen, Professor C Raj Kumar, Dr Max Price and Ms Dacia Toll discuss the future of education at the Rhodes House 110th Anniversary event. Clay Christensen, C Raj Kumar, Max Price, Dacia Toll 29 Oct 2013
145 Mammo Muchie. NSI to IDS - From the National System of Innovation to an African National Innovation and Development System (IDS). Mammo Muchie, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Mammo Muchie 26 Sep 2013
146 Best Paper Award Ceremony, 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Best Paper Award Ceremony. Chaired by Professor Andrew Hamilton, Vice Chancellor, Oxford University. Andrew Hamilton, Xiaolan Fu, Jian Gao 23 Sep 2013
147 Creative Commons Policy Dynamics and Institutional Dysfunctions in Public Agricultural Research and Innovation. George Owusu Essegbey, Science and Technology Policy Research Institute, Ghana. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. George Owusu Essegbey 23 Sep 2013
148 Creative Commons Innovation Under the Radar in Low Income Countries: Evidence from Ghana. Giacomo Zanello, Oxford University. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Giacomo Zanello 23 Sep 2013
149 Creative Commons Yves Doz. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies Yves Doz, INSEAD, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Yves Doz 23 Sep 2013
150 Ludovico Alcorta. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies. Ludovico Alcorta, UNIDO, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Ludovico Alcorta 23 Sep 2013
151 David Kaplan. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies David Kaplan, University of Cape Town, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. David Kaplan 23 Sep 2013
152 Xiaolan Fu. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies. Xiaolan Fu, Oxford University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Xiaolan Fu 23 Sep 2013
153 Creative Commons Anne Miroux. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Anne Miroux, UNCTAD, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Anne Miroux 23 Sep 2013
154 Luc Soete. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Luc Soete, Maastricht University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Luc Soete 23 Sep 2013
155 Calestous Juma. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Calestous Juma, Harvard University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Calestous Juma 23 Sep 2013
156 Creative Commons Influence Operations and Psyops: Information Warfare in the 21st Century Bob Seeley, MOD, gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 13th November 2012. Bob Seeley 09 Aug 2013
157 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
158 Creative Commons Who Leads, Who Follows? A Multi-level Perspective of Energy Transitions in the Transport Sector Part of the Transitioning towards Electric Vehicles seminar series held at the Transport Studies Unit of the Oxford University Centre for the Environment. Greg Marsden 15 Jul 2013
159 Creative Commons Innovation or stagnation - Oxford Union Debate The Innovation Enigma - Is the current growth crisis a result of decades of technological stagnation in a risk-averse society? Ian Goldin, Peter Thiel, Seung-yoon Lee, Mark Shuttleworth 22 May 2013
160 Creative Commons The Future of Energy and Transport With Elon Musk, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla Motors and the CEO/CTO of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX). Elon Musk 22 May 2013
161 Creative Commons Ethics and plant science - improving food yields in a changing environment With Professor Liam Dolan and Professor Jane Langdale, Co-Directors, Plants for the 21st Century Institute. Liam Dolan, Jane Langdale, Julian Savulescu 22 May 2013
162 Creative Commons FMR 38 New technologies always an improvement? New technologies always an improvement? LIsbeth Pilegaard 08 May 2013
163 Creative Commons FMR 38 Sifting hype from reality Sifting hype from reality. Paul Currion 08 May 2013
164 Creative Commons FMR 38 Technology: bringing solutions or disruptions? The availability of information through new technologies is challenging existing power relations and current ways of working, and we may not be prepared for the consequences. Paul Currion 08 May 2013
165 Creative Commons FMR 38 Country of Origin Information: old problems, modern solutions The current multitude of sources of information paradoxically renders access to good quality Country of Origin Information for refugee status determination procedures quite cumbersome. Marco Formisano 08 May 2013
166 Creative Commons FMR 38 Sharing sensitive data on forced migrants Can a collaborative web-platform for sharing critical demographic information about displaced people improve delivery and response? Prisca Benelli, Alessandro Guarino, Jen Ziemke 08 May 2013
167 Creative Commons FMR 38 Technology and engineering to support work with refugees New partnerships are being forged to encourage young engineers to use their skills in the service of refugees. Stephanie Hunt, Geoffrey C Orsak 08 May 2013
168 Creative Commons FMR 38 The role of technology in family tracing in Kenya Capitalising on the spread of mobile phones and the internet, new digital tools can help refugees trace missing family members. Security of data is a vital aspect of any such tools. Lucy Kiama, Christopher Mikkelsen, Caroline Njeri, Mikkel Hansen 08 May 2013
169 Creative Commons FMR 38 Making online connections Internet-based technologies are changing the way refugees are able to remain connected to their origins while adjusting to life in a new country. Jennifer Flemming 08 May 2013
170 Creative Commons FMR 38 The networking Tibetan diaspora The networking Tibetan diaspora. Emma Tobin 08 May 2013
171 Creative Commons FMR 38 Satellite phones help rescue of refugees Satellite phones help rescue of refugees. Virginia Signorini 08 May 2013
172 Creative Commons FMR 38 Refugees enjoy freedom to surf in Uganda Refugees enjoy freedom to surf in Uganda. Angella Nabwowe-Kasule 08 May 2013
173 Creative Commons FMR 38 Android phones for mosquito net surveys Android phones for mosquito net surveys. Sarah Hoibak, Marian Schilperoord 08 May 2013
174 Creative Commons FMR 38 Community Technology Access project Community Technology Access project. Daniela Ionita 08 May 2013
175 Creative Commons FMR 38 Mobile phones used for public health surveillance in Darfur Mobile phones used for public health surveillance in Darfur. Kbede Deribe 08 May 2013
176 Creative Commons FMR 38 From the local community in Colombia into cyberspace From the local community in Colombia into cyberspace. Juan David Gómez-Quintero 08 May 2013
177 Creative Commons Development 2.0 and beyond: Challenges for ICT4D in 2013 Dr Thompson addresses some of the opportunities and contradictions presented by ICT4D and considers some emerging ways in which ICT4D researchers may contribute to the field. Mark Thompson 30 Apr 2013
178 Disjunctures and Connections: Case Studies of How Techno-politics Make and Cut Networks In a development context, the ways in which new media objects (eg ICTs) are defined in relation to other objects, people and institutions map out new figurations of power and connection, that revalue and recombine political agency. Don Slater 30 Apr 2013
179 Humanitarian campaigns in social media: network architectures and Kony 2012 as a polymedia event An assessment of the optimism surrounding the opportunities that social media offer for humanitarian action, drawing on analysis of the phenomenally popular and controversial Kony 2012 campaign. Mirca Madianou 30 Apr 2013
180 ICTs, Innovation and Regulation in the Somali Territories A seminar exploring technology and regulation in the Somali territories of the Horn of Africa. Abdirashid Duale 30 Apr 2013
181 The Information Society Agenda: Prospects and Problems Discussion of dominant approaches by intergovernmental agencies to information society policy and the prospects for introducing critical perspectives that acknowledge the power relations which inform information society strategies and actions. Robin Mansell 30 Apr 2013
182 Creative Commons FMR 38 Disabled persons database after Pakistan floods Disabled persons database after Pakistan floods. Niaz Ullah Khan 23 Apr 2013
183 Digital Heritage Technologies and Issues of Community Engagement and Cultural Restitution in 'New Style' Ethnographic Museums This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (2 November 2012) is by Professor Mike Rowlands (University College London), in collaboration with Graeme Were (Brisbane). Its theme is material anthropology. Mike Rowlands 18 Apr 2013
184 Creative Commons FMR 38 GBV data collection and sharing GBV data collection and sharing. Kristy Crabtree 16 Apr 2013
185 Creative Commons FMR 38 How displaced communities use technology to access financial services As drought forces hundreds of thousands of Somalis to flee to Kenya and Ethiopia or to displaced camps within Somali territories, providing financial services might not seem an immediate priority. Abdirashid Duale 16 Apr 2013
186 Creative Commons FMR 38 Online connection for remittances nternet cafés in refugee camps allow refugees to maintain and create networks for overseas remittances. For many displaced people, maintaining these ties is vital. Naohiko Omata 16 Apr 2013
187 Creative Commons FMR 38 What Ushahidi can do to track displacement Ushahidi is an interactive mapping tool for use in crisis situations, which humanitarian workers can use to help them target assistance. Galya Ruffer 16 Apr 2013
188 Creative Commons FMR 38 Phoning home Simply having access to technology does not resolve the problem of communication between displaced people and their families. Linda Leung 16 Apr 2013
189 Creative Commons FMR 38 Web-based monitoring in an insecure environment UNHCR has developed Project Tracking and IDP databases for its work in Iraq in order to facilitate its operations at a lower risk to all stakeholders and to improve financial accountability, oversight and transparency. Andrew Harper 16 Apr 2013
190 Creative Commons FMR 38 Remote visual evidence of displacement Geospatial technologies such as satellite imagery provide a means of 'reaching' a conflict zone when on-the-ground reporting may be too dangerous, a region too remote, or access denied. Susan Wolfinbarger, Jessica Wyndham 16 Apr 2013
191 Creative Commons FMR 38 Open access to scholarly research Forced migration authors hold the key to enabling free and unfettered access to the full text of research articles. Elisa Mason 16 Apr 2013
192 Creative Commons FMR 38 Luxembourg-UNHCR-Skype synergies A recent strategic partnership between UNHCR, the Government of Luxembourg and communications software provider Skype is keeping UNHCR staff in hardship locations in touch with their families and friends. Antoine Bertout, Marc de Bourcy, Mohammad Faisal 16 Apr 2013
193 Creative Commons FMR 38 Access to information - inclusive or exclusive? Do new technologies increase access to information and knowledge for all, or are they deepening a technological divide? Sandra Krause, Diana Quick 16 Apr 2013
194 Creative Commons FMR 38 Early warning of mass atrocity crimes The use of new technologies for early warning systems can help reduce people's vulnerability to mass violence. Phoebe Wynn-Pope 16 Apr 2013
195 Creative Commons FMR 38 Technology in aid of learning for isolated refugees The lack of higher education opportunities for refugees, many of whom flee before being able to complete their education, is a widely acknowledged problem. Petra Dankova, Clotilde Giner 16 Apr 2013
196 Creative Commons FMR 38 The only constant is change Advances in information and communications technology are offering new solutions to a range of operational challenges experienced in the field. Can the humanitarian community's providers of telecommunications services keep up with the pace of change? Mariko Hall 16 Apr 2013
197 Creative Commons FMR 38 Disaster Response 2.0 The traditional disaster response community is only now beginning to assimilate the vast changes that new technologies could bring for information management in their field. Jeffrey Villaveces 16 Apr 2013
198 Creative Commons FMR 38 Citizen initiatives in Haiti The 2010 earthquake in Haiti ushered in a new era for the role and power of technology and communication systems in disaster response, especially for how local responders used them. Imogen Wall 09 Apr 2013
199 Creative Commons FMR 38 Foreword Foreword to issue 37 of Forced Migration Review. T Alexander Aleinikoff 09 Apr 2013
200 Creative Commons Building a Business 2012/13: Taking the First Steps: Company Basics Martin Chilcott, founder and CEO of 2 degrees, specialises in the environment and education. 2 degrees is the largest community for sustainable business globally. Martin Chilcott 15 Mar 2013