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1 Interview with Jennifer Scott, Professor of Mathematics at University of Reading, and Individual Merit Research Fellow at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Georgina Ferry interviews Jennifer Scott as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Scott discusses her D Phil in the Oxford Computing Lab, her fellowship at St. John's college and leading the Numerical Analysis Group at Rutherford Georgina Ferry, Jennifer Scott 20 Jan 2020
2 Interview with Susan Hockey (part 2), Emeritus Professor of Library and Information Studies, University College London Carrying on from episode 12, part 2 of Georgina Ferry's interview sees Susan Hockey discussing observations of gender split within the computing profession. Georgina Ferry, Susan Hockey 20 Jan 2020
3 Interview with Susan Hockey, Emeritus Professor of Library and Information Studies, University College London Georgina Ferry interviews Susan Hockey as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Hockey discusses digital humanities research, management and organisations, and her work for Oxford Computing Service from 1975-1991. Georgina Ferry, Susan Hockey 20 Jan 2020
4 Interview with Jill Hoare, former programmer for Elliott Brothers and the NHS Georgina Ferry interviews Jill Hoare as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Hoare discusses early experiences of coding and programming, work at Stanford University in 1973 and working on hospital systems for NHS Oxfordshire. Georgina Ferry, Jill Hoare 20 Jan 2020
5 Interview with Linda Hayes (part 2), former head of User Services at the Oxford Computing Service Carrying on from episode 9, the second part of Georgina Ferry's interview with Linda Hayes includes her recount her time at St. Cross College and the origins of the university single sign on system. Georgina Ferry, Linda Hayes 20 Jan 2020
6 Interview with Linda Hayes, former head of User Services at the Oxford Computing Service Georgina Ferry interviews Linda Hayes as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Hayes discusses her diploma in Numerical Analysis and Automatic Computing at Cambridge, and working for the Oxford Computing Service 1965 onwards. Georgina Ferry, Linda Hayes 20 Jan 2020
7 Interview with Eleanor Dodson, computational methods developer of Protein Crystallography Georgina Ferry interviews Eleanor Dodson as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Dodson discusses her time as research technician for Dorothy Hodgkin, use of the Oxford Computing Service and Collaborative Computational project no.4. Georgina Ferry, Eleanor Dodson 20 Jan 2020
8 Interview with Julia Dain, former research assistant for the Programming Research Group (PRG) Georgina Ferry interviews Julia Dain as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Dain recounts her traineeship at Marconi company, studying Maths at Oxford and working in the computer science department at Warwick University. Georgina Ferry, Julia Dain 20 Jan 2020
9 Interview with Jana Colchester (part 2), former programming teacher at Marconi College and University of Essex Carrying on from episode 5, this second part of Georgina Ferry's interview with Jana Colchester includes Colchester discussing attitudes relating to gender in the maths and computing professions. Georgina Ferry, Jana Colchester 20 Jan 2020
10 Interview with Jana Colchester, former programming teacher at Marconi College and University of Essex Georgina Ferry interviews Jana Colchester as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Colchester discusses working in the Oxford Computing Labs, lecturing and teaching at a range of further and higher education institutions. Georgina Ferry, Jana Colchester 20 Jan 2020
11 Interview with Shirley Carter, founding member of the Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG) Georgina Ferry interviews Shirley Carter as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Carter recounts early experiences of programming, her computer science lectureship at Liverpool in the 1970s and the formation and development of NAG. Georgina Ferry, Shirley Carter 20 Jan 2020
12 Interview with Carol Bateman (part 2), former training and information manager for the Oxford Computing Service Carrying on from episode 2, in the second part of Georgina Ferry's interview with Carol Bateman she discusses the professional computing community and needs of users of the Oxford Computing Service in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Georgina Ferry, Carol Bateman 20 Jan 2020
13 Interview with Carol Bateman, former training and information manager for the Oxford Computing Service Georgina Ferry interviews Carol Bateman as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Bateman discusses her route into computing via Glasgow University, and progression of the Oxford Computing Service. Georgina Ferry, Carol Bateman 20 Jan 2020
14 Interview with Leonor Barroca, senior lecturer in Computing at the Open University Georgina Ferry interviews Leonor Barroca as part of the Oxford Women in Computing Oral History project. Barocca recounts her time on the MSc Computing course at Oxford University and studying and teaching posts at the Universidade do Minho in Portugal. Georgina Ferry, Leonor Barroca 20 Jan 2020
15 History of the University (or, 'if I were you I wouldn't start from here') Christopher Day talks about the history of the University of Oxford Christopher Day 13 Dec 2018
16 Steve Sheard, tutorial fellow at Trinity College, and Dept of Engineering Steve Sheard chats with Steve, talking technology for 5 minutes about tutorial, lecture, project and laboratory teaching. "We use a concept design for a gearbox of a small buggy, 3D printed. They can produce this only once they have modelled it". Steve Sheard, Steve Burholt 04 May 2018
17 Janet Smart, Reader in Operations Management, Said Business School Janet Smart chats with Steve, talking technology for 5 minutes about using videos. 'The beauty of the video is that you see the dynamics, you see things moving - you can never capture that in prose.' Janet Smart, Steve Burholt 21 Mar 2018
18 Should I take a selfie with a wild animal? Travel companies around the world profit from some of the cruellest types of wildlife tourist attractions on earth. Tom Moorhouse 11 Apr 2017
19 Will supersonic transport ever make a comeback? The Concord is seen as an iconic aircraft and a technological breakthrough – so why can we only see them in museums? In our episode of The Big Questions podcast series we visited Dr Neil Ashton from the E-Research Centre at the University of Oxford to ask Neil Ashton 13 Mar 2017
20 How do we stop our social media obsession from making us a target for crime? How vulnerable are we to crime by the statuses we post on our social accounts? Jason Nurse 17 Jan 2017
21 ‘Who owns your face when you are DEAD?’ Jane Caplan gives a TORCH bite-size talk at the Ashmolean Museum's DEADFriday event Jane Caplan 24 Nov 2015
22 '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
23 Patent Law Dr John Fisher (Oriel College, 2001), talks about his role as a patent attorney, and offers advice for students who are considering a similar career. It's all about advocacy! John Fisher 17 Jul 2013
24 Science Journalism Laura Howes (Merton, 2001), a science correspondent for Chemistry World, talks about the ins and out of science journalism in general, and her path to a career with the Royal Society of Chemistry. Laura Howes 17 Jul 2013
25 Science Communication at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden Dr Alison Foster (Jesus College), Senior Curator at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden, talks about her journey from industrial pharmaceutical chemistry research to her current role in horticulture, and offers some tips for major career transitions. Alison Foster 17 Jul 2013
26 Part 2 - My path to academic success - Ed Anderson Dr Ed Anderson, a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford gives an overview of his current role, and advice on issues he encountered along the way, including the benefits of a post doctoral position in the USA. Ed Anderson 17 Jul 2013
27 Roger Carr, Cadbury: Hostile bids and takeovers Roger Carr, who is to stand down as chairman of Cadbury following the recent takeover by Kraft Foods, gave a Distinguished Speaker Seminar at Saïd Business School on 9 February on the subject of hostile bids and takeovers. Roger Carr 25 Feb 2010