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  • Updated 20 May 2022 | 38 episodes | Saïd Business School

    The Future of Business podcast takes you inside Saïd Business School. Produced, edited and presented by a team of MBA students, this podcast takes you on a journey to explore the diverse range of sectors, stories, and students embedded in the Oxford MBA cohort and beyond, and how they will shape the future of business.

  • Updated 19 May 2022 | 133 episodes | St Antony's College

    The Middle East Centre, founded in 1957 at St Antony’s College is the centre for the interdisciplinary study of the modern Middle East in the University of Oxford. Centre Fellows teach and conduct research in the humanities and social sciences with direct reference to the Arab world, Iran, Israel and Turkey, with particular emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. However, during...

  • Updated 18 May 2022 | 186 episodes | Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

    Running weekly during Term time, the Israel Studies Seminar is the primary setting for public discussions on a wide spectrum of issues relating to Israeli society, history, politics and culture in the University of Oxford. With an international list of speakers, it has been attracting much attention and a growing audience participation. The seminar is convened by Prof. Yaacov Yadgar, the...

  • Updated 17 May 2022 | 14 episodes | Faculty of History

    The University of Oxford’s ‘How Epidemics End' project examines the ways in which epidemics have ended across previous eras and locations. Join researchers as they explain how they study epidemics and their endings.

    The project 'How Epidemics End' is based at Oxford's Centre for the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology and Oxford's Centre for Global...

  • Updated 17 May 2022 | 17 episodes | Department of History of Art

    A series of lectures delivered by Terra Visiting Professors of American Art, as part of their year at University of Oxford’s History of Art Department. Find out more about other History of Art events, lectures and courses on the History of Art Department homepage https://www.hoa.ox.ac.uk/

  • Updated 17 May 2022 | 95 episodes | Pembroke College

    The Changing Character of War Centre (CCW) is an Interdisciplinary research centre for the study of current armed conflict. We are part of the University of Oxford, based at Pembroke College and the Department of Politics and International Relations. We bring together scholars from several disciplines and build connections with many institutions around the world. In addition to a number of...

  • Updated 16 May 2022 | 6 episodes | Cyber Security Centre

    If you are looking for new and interesting ways to think about security, this is the podcast for you.
    Co-hosts Arianna and Claudine talk to cyber security researchers about the difficult (and very real) problems they are trying to solve. From online hate to hacking voice assistants with nonsense words, we showcase thinkers and doers from the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security...

  • Updated 16 May 2022 | 3 episodes | Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)

    For several decades, researchers based at the University of Oxford have been addressing one of the most compelling human stories; why and how people move. Combining the expertise of the Centre on Migration Policy and Society, the Refugee Studies Centre, Border Criminologies in the Department of Law, and researchers involved in the multidisciplinary Migration and Mobility Network, the...

  • Updated 16 May 2022 | 14 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    The Lyell readership in bibliography at Oxford University is endowed by a bequest from James Patrick Ronaldson Lyell (1871-1948), a solicitor, book collector and bibliographer. Each year since 1952, a distinguished scholar has been elected to deliver the lectures, usually six in number, on any topic of bibliography, broadly conceived.
    J.P.R. Lyell lived in Oxford and (on his retirement)...

  • Updated 16 May 2022 | 135 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    A selection of seminars and special lectures on wide-ranging topics relating to practical ethics. The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics was established in 2002 with the support of the Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education of Japan. It is an integral part of the philosophy faculty of Oxford University, one of the great centres of academic excellence in philosophical ethics.

  • Updated 10 May 2022 | 15 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    Thinking Out Loud provides audio-podcasts based on a series of videos produced by Katrien Devolder in which she talks to leading philosophers from around the world on topics related to practical ethics. The podcast and videos are meant for a non-specialist audience. You can watch the videos on the Practical Ethics Channel. Katrien is a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for...

  • Updated 09 May 2022 | 279 episodes | Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

    The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism is Oxford University's international research centre in the comparative study of news media.

  • Updated 06 May 2022 | 27 episodes | Faculty of Oriental Studies

    The Tibetan Graduates Studies Seminar (TGSS) is a weekly series of colloquia and guest lectures at the Oriental Institute.
    The intended purpose of the TGSS is to give MPhil and DPhil candidates a platform to present their work-in-progress and receive feedback from staff and affiliated scholars of the field.
    Additionally, the weekly time slot will also allow visiting scholars to...

  • Updated 04 May 2022 | 34 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Lectures on international law issues by eminent scholars, practitioners and judges of national and international courts. The lecture series is brought to you by the Public International Law Discussion Group, part of the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford, and is supported by the British Branch of the International Law Association and Oxford University Press. Further details of this series...

  • Updated 04 May 2022 | 20 episodes | School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography

    Disobedient Buildings (disobedientbuildings.com) is a multi-sited research project about housing, welfare and wellbeing based at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, part of the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (anthro.ox.ac.uk), at the University of Oxford. It is funded for four years by the Art and Humanities Research Council. Launched in January 2020, the project...

  • Updated 28 Apr 2022 | 5 episodes | St Antony's College

    Welcome to Oxford Political Thought - the Oxford podcast where each week guest speakers working on Islam, politics, and history to discuss their cutting-edge research on political thought. Our guests will each speak for 20mins, one after the other and a Q&A discussion will follow. The series convenors are Professor Faisal Devji (St Antony's College, University of Oxford) and Dr Usaama...

  • Updated 26 Apr 2022 | 15 episodes | Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

    Since coming on the market over a decade ago, e-cigarettes have divided opinion. A team of Oxford researchers are searching for new e-cigarette studies every month. In this podcast, Dr Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr Nicola Lindson talk about what has been found, and how this changes what we know about e-cigarettes.
    This podcast is made possible through funding from Cancer Research UK....

  • Updated 21 Apr 2022 | 30 episodes | Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach

    Get the most out of life as a student in Oxford. A series of short talks and presentations aimed at students of the University.

    The Counselling Service has a selection of helpful podcasts on various issues: https://www.ox.ac.uk/students/welfare/counselling/self-help/podcasts

  • Updated 20 Apr 2022 | 13 episodes | Middle East Centre

    Almanac is a student-run initiative at the University of Oxford. Every two weeks, a number of students sit down for an in-depth discussion about the region which has made history for thousands of years and continues to make headlines today.

  • Updated 14 Apr 2022 | 189 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. It includes the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a legal deposit library for 400 years; as well as 28 other libraries across Oxford including major research libraries and faculty, department and institute libraries. Together, the Libraries hold...

  • Updated 06 Apr 2022 | 40 episodes | Department of Statistics

    The Department of Statistics at Oxford is a world leader in research including computational statistics and statistical methodology, applied probability, bioinformatics and mathematical genetics. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Oxford's Mathematical Sciences submission was ranked overall best in the UK.
    This is an exciting time for the Department. We have now moved...

  • Updated 05 Apr 2022 | 5 episodes | Bodleian Library

    In this series of five talks, conservators, curators and book artists to explore where textiles can be found in library collections, their conservation needs, and what they can reveal about historic and contemporary craft.
    This series is generously supported by T A Barron.

  • Updated 30 Mar 2022 | 12 episodes | Faculty of Oriental Studies
  • Updated 25 Mar 2022 | 6 episodes | Pembroke College

    The Quill Project exists to enhance understanding of some of the foundational legal texts of the modern world. By combining traditional historical and archival research with advanced digital modelling techniques, the project explores the context within which constitutional conventions, legislative assemblies, and other formal groups made decisions.

  • Updated 24 Mar 2022 | 8 episodes | Department of History of Art

    A selection of special lectures and research seminars delivered by the University of Oxford's History of Art Department on a broad range of topics relating to Visual Culture. Find out more about other History of Art events, lectures and courses on the History of Art Department homepage: https://www.hoa.ox.ac.uk/

  • Updated 17 Mar 2022 | 142 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Public Lectures and Seminars from the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. The Oxford Martin School brings together the best minds from different fields to tackle the most pressing issues of the 21st century.

  • Updated 16 Mar 2022 | 20 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    This series is host to episodes created by the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, one of the longest-established Computer Science departments in the country.

    The series reflects this department's world-class research and teaching by providing talks that encompass topics such as computational biology, quantum computing, computational linguistics, information...

  • Updated 15 Mar 2022 | 9 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    The University's Equality Policy provides for an inclusive environment which 'promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected to assist them in reaching their full potential'. It also provides that no student or member of staff will be treated less favorable...

  • Updated 15 Mar 2022 | 3 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Gut Instinct: GI Research Update is a podcast that brings you the latest research in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition direct to your headphones. Hosts Tamsin Cargill and Michael FitzPatrick, gastroenterology doctors and researchers at the University of Oxford, talk you through recent clinical and translational research papers that have caught their eye, with clear explanations,...

  • Updated 14 Mar 2022 | 5 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Professor of Poetry Alice Oswald gives her lectures on poetry, language, literature, beauty and life every term.

    The Professor of Poetry lectures were conceived in 1708 by Berkshire landowner Henry Birkhead and began after he bequeathed some money so it could be a valuable supplement to the curriculum. He believed ‘the reading of the ancient poets gave keenness and polish to the minds...

  • Updated 11 Mar 2022 | 273 episodes | St Antony's College

    The Asian Studies Centre was founded in 1982 at St Antony's College and is primarily a co-ordinating organisation which exists to bring together specialists from a wide variety of different disciplines. Geographically, the Centre predominantly covers South, Southeast and East Asia. The Asian Studies Centre works closely with scholars in the Oriental Institute, the Oxford China Centre,...

  • Updated 10 Mar 2022 | 6 episodes | Department of History of Art

    A series of podcasts where Professor Geoff Batchen, Head of the History of Art Department at Oxford, engages a guest in conversation about their career and motivations as art historians. Broadcast termly on Wednesdays at 5pm.

  • Updated 10 Mar 2022 | 23 episodes | Department of Zoology

    Welcome to Good Natured, a Conservation Optimism podcast, where you can join us for uplifting chats that shine a light on conservation challenges. In each episode, we interview an inspiring conservationist. Our guests come from a variety of backgrounds – artists, scientists, business owners, and activists – and engage with conservation in a variety of ways. We talk about their challenges and...

  • Updated 07 Mar 2022 | 10 episodes | Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

    Turning innovations into practical solutions for healthcare needs is an imperative – and one that can only become more urgent as demands on health systems increase. Our key focus in this series is the ‘downstream’ phases of translational health sciences – the human, organisational and societal issues that impact on the adoption, dissemination and mainstreaming of research discoveries.
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  • Updated 02 Mar 2022 | 4 episodes | Department of Economics

    A series of conversations between researchers and collaborators about projects taking place at the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 28 Feb 2022 | 2 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    Focus is the University’s change and continuous improvement team. We work on a range of activities including service reviews, projects and consultancy to support the University’s professional services strategy and empower staff to shape better ways of working. Our approach is to partner with faculties and departments, to collaborate and enable improvement activities using our proven tools and...

  • Updated 18 Feb 2022 | 7 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    In Summer 2021, we interviewed current students, staff members and alumni for the Regional Classics podcast, which captures the experiences and perspectives of Oxford Classicists, past and present, from regional areas that have traditionally been underrepresented within the Faculty: namely, the North and South-West of England, the Midlands, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.

    Many of...

  • Updated 18 Feb 2022 | 10 episodes | Department of Experimental Psychology

    Our Mental Wellness is a seminar series organised by the Experimental Psychology Department. The series aims to inform, dispel myths and generate discussion on a range of mental health topics. This is a great opportunity for students, staff and alumni to hear world-leading researchers from the University of Oxford share their expertise about mental health conditions and effective evidence-...

  • Updated 16 Feb 2022 | 4 episodes | Department of Biochemistry

    To celebrate Professor David Sherratt’s outstanding scientific career and his recent
    retirement after 50 years as a PI, the Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, held
    a one-day Symposium, ‘Journey of a Molecular Detective’, on Monday September 20th 2021.
    The Symposium, which took place in the New Biochemistry Building, embraced Dave’s entire
    scientific...

  • Updated 01 Feb 2022 | 7 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    This series of podcasts explore the question of adolescence in African contexts. They are part of the ongoing work of the 5-year, UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund Hub, Accelerating Achievement for Africa's Adolescents, hosted by the University of Oxford and the University of Cape Town. These podcasts are part of the innovation strand of the Hub's work,...

  • Updated 20 Jan 2022 | 153 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    The Recollecting Oxford Medicine oral history project originated when Peggy Frith, as President of Oxford Medical Alumni, recognised the potential of recorded interviews to capture stories, memories and voices from the Oxford Medical school and Oxford Hospitals. The interviewees were selected to cover, from an Oxford perspective over almost a century, the many changes in the practice of...

  • Updated 06 Jan 2022 | 13 episodes | Pitt Rivers Museum

    The Pitt Rivers Museum’s Matters of Policy Podcast: Join Bessie Woodhouse, Alexis Forer, Jip Borm and Megan Mahon as they take a deep dive into the Pitt Rivers Museum’s Collections Development Policy, interrogating the language used and debating the relationship between practice and policy in the contemporary museum. Through engaging discussions with professionals across the globe, from...

  • Updated 05 Jan 2022 | 11 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    A podcast by the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama. In each episode, the APGRD invites academics and/or creative practitioners (directors, playwrights, actors, choreographers etc.) to talk to us about their research, archival discoveries, and creative practices. We often begin with an object from our archive to start a wider conversation. The podcast runs during the university...

  • Updated 17 Dec 2021 | 6 episodes | Hertford College

    Hertford writers may have cut their teeth on essays and problem sheets – but they are now writing across an amazing range of genres, from children’s picture books to literary fiction, from young adult novels to crime, from non-fiction to poetry. In the Hertford Bookshelf podcast, Professor Emma Smith meets Hertford writers to find out more about their work, their influences, their advice for...

  • Updated 17 Dec 2021 | 410 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The University of Oxford is home to an impressive range and depth of research activities in the Humanities. TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities is a major new initiative that seeks to build on this heritage and to stimulate and support research that transcends disciplinary and institutional boundaries. Here we feature some of the networks and programmes, as well as recordings...

  • Updated 15 Dec 2021 | 26 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Recordings of the lectures and in-conversation events with acclaimed actors, directors, playwrights, and academics, on modern and historic performances inspired by ancient Greek and Roman texts - hosted by the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (University of Oxford Classics Faculty).

  • Updated 08 Dec 2021 | 8 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    In this series students invite the public along with them on an inquiry to introduce and contest the frameworks of major themes in South Asian and African(a) philosophies which for all their depth and breadth and world-transforming thought have largely been excluded or undervalued in our philosophy curricula. Join us for insights into different conceptions of reality and ways of thinking about...

  • Updated 21 Nov 2021 | 20 episodes | Wolfson College

    Isaiah Berlin (1909–1997), founding President of Wolfson College, University of Oxford, is regarded as one of the leading thinkers of the twentieth century. He was famous as an extempore lecturer, and his inimitable speaking style is well illustrated in this series of podcasts.

  • Updated 16 Nov 2021 | 15 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    Sessions from the Oxford Summit - a transatlantic conference for senior-level university and industry professionals, and government policymakers.

  • Updated 09 Nov 2021 | 2 episodes | Equality and Diversity Unit

    The BME Staff Network acts as a confidential discussion forum, and holds various meetings throughout the year, both social and work-related.
    To find out more about the Network visit: edu.web.ox.ac.uk/bme-staff-network

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