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  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 32 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    Adam Smyth hosts a series of discussions by Oxford and visiting researchers presenting current research on the material history of the book.

  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 4 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    The Lecture commemorates Philip Geddes, who studied at St Edmund Hall and was a journalist of considerable promise. After graduating he joined the staff of the London Evening Standard, then moved to the staff of the Daily Express. In December 1983 he was in Harrods, the Knightsbridge store, when orders were issued for the building to be evacuated. Realising there was a story to be had, he went...

  • Updated 13 Mar 2017 | 6 episodes | Bodleian Library

    The History of the Book and Cultural History, History of Art, Classics, Economics, Manuscript studies, Theology, and Law. Oxford, Weston Library, Visiting Scholars’ Centre (VSC) – Hilary Term, Fridays 2.15. Convenor: Cristina Dondi (Lincoln College and 15cBOOKTRADE)

  • Updated 10 Mar 2017 | 27 episodes | St Anne's College

    St Anne's stands out in Oxford as a college that is down to earth, modern, informal and open to the world. It also has a determined sense of its academic purpose.
    It began in 1879 offering a university education to women who otherwise would have found it unaffordable. It became a full College of the University in 1952. It has taken both men and women since 1979, and is now one of...

  • Updated 07 Mar 2017 | 1 episode |

    Podcasts from the University of Oxford Department of Computer Science, one of the longest-established Computer Science departments in the country. Formerly known as the Oxford University Computing Laboratory, it is home to a community of world-class research and teaching. Research activities encompass core Computer Science, as well as computational biology, quantum computing, computational...

  • Updated 07 Mar 2017 | 20 episodes | Department of Physics

    Informal interviews with physics alumni at events, lectures and other alumni related activities.

  • Updated 27 Feb 2017 | 69 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Public Lectures and Seminars from the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. Humanity at the crossroads: Bringing together the best minds to tackle the toughest challenges of the 21st century.

  • Updated 24 Feb 2017 | 39 episodes | St Anne's College

    The discipline of Comparative Literature is changing. Its Eurocentric heritage has been challenged by various formulations of ‘world literature’, while new media and new forms of artistic production are bringing urgency to comparative thinking across literature, film, the visual arts and music. The resulting questions of method are both intellectually compelling and central to the future of...

  • Updated 24 Feb 2017 | 5 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 20 Feb 2017 | 48 episodes | St Antony's College

    The European Studies Centre at St Antony's College is dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of Europe. It has particular strengths in politics, history and international relations, but also brings together economists, sociologists, social anthropologists and students of culture. We see ourselves as a meeting place and intellectual laboratory for the whole community of those interested...

  • Updated 15 Feb 2017 | 14 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    A performance of the Euthydemus in an English adaptation. The Euthydemus did more than most of Plato’s works to give a bad name to the 'sophists', itinerant teachers whom he will have encountered in his youth when some of them clashed with his hero Socrates. Here his dialogue about two sophists is transferred to a twentieth-century setting, Princeton University, where the...

  • Updated 08 Feb 2017 | 24 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Translational and Clinical Medicine is the ongoing effort to bring basic science from the bench to the patient, as well as to elucidate safety and effectiveness of the medicines on which we depend. The NDM podcasts on translational and clinical medicine detail our work in this wide-ranging field, from the identification and design of new medicines to clinical trials and trial design and...

  • Updated 07 Feb 2017 | 3 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    The Journal of Practical Ethics, an open access journal in moral and political philosophy (and related areas), published by the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, located at the University of Oxford. In this series, an author from each issue of the journal presents an overview of their paper in conversation with Dave Edmonds of Philosophy Bites.

  • Updated 25 Jan 2017 | 1 episode | Wadham College

    This series from Wadham college looks at the ways we can widen access to higher education. The initial event at the House of Lords on January 24th 2017 saw alumni, policy makers and practitioners come together for a debate about widening access to higher education. The debate was chaired by Melvyn Bragg, with a panel of speakers including the Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise...

  • Updated 23 Jan 2017 | 10 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    Ever since it was founded in 1683, the Ashmolean Museum has been a place where academics and researchers come to study and be inspired by the collections.

    Take a closer look at the Ashmolean's hidden treasures from the viewpoint of the experts. Academics from across the University of Oxford have chosen an object that relates to their research, revealing a whole world of ideas...

  • Updated 20 Jan 2017 | 5 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Welcome to RightsUp, a podcast from the Oxford Human Rights Hub. We look at the big human rights issues of the day, bringing in new perspectives from all over the world by talking to experts, academics, practicing lawyers, activists and policy makers who are at the forefront of tackling these difficult issues.
    RightsUp is brought to you by the Oxford Human Rights Hub, providing global...

  • Updated 19 Jan 2017 | 25 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The Healthcare Values Partnership is led by Professor Joshua Hordern of the University of Oxford who collaborates with a range of colleagues in Oxford and elsewhere. The ethos of the partnership is to develop working relationships between patients, researchers, healthcare practitioners, managers and policy makers to explore questions of value in healthcare today. We welcome new conversations...

  • Updated 14 Dec 2016 | 22 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Cancer is studied from several angles at NDM, from its epidemiology and potential causes, to its effect on patient lives and outcomes, as well as the basic science underpinning the unregulated cell growth that is the hallmark of the disease. Our Cancer podcasts illustrate the diversity of this research, and provide snapshots to the work of NDM scientists and clinicians to understand, treat and...

  • Updated 14 Dec 2016 | 4 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    In this series, Michael Burden, David Kennerley and Susan Valladares from the University of Oxford discuss the fashion for staging historical dramas in British and American theatres in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The series accompanies the Bodleian Library’s exhibition on this theme and the podcasts include descriptions and discussions of many of the items on display....

  • Updated 13 Dec 2016 | 6 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    A series of talks exploring writing mediums, methods, interests, and approaches.

  • Updated 12 Dec 2016 | 5 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    A series of talks from an interdisciplinary event held by the St Edmund Hall Centre for the Creative Brain in Oxford on 26 November 2016. The speakers interpret the theme of ‘Shakespeare and the Brain’ in various ways, examining it from the perspective of literature scholars, neuroscientists and actors. All the talks are aimed at a non-specialist audience.

  • Updated 12 Dec 2016 | 11 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    A collection of audio and video resources of lectures, seminars and presentations from the Department's humanities' programmes.

  • Updated 05 Dec 2016 | 4 episodes | Taylor Institution Library
  • Updated 05 Dec 2016 | 5 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Love, deception and the unexpected from the 18th century to the 21st… 5 perspectives in 5 podcasts on Laclos’ provocative epistolary novel that continues to inspire today.

  • Updated 02 Dec 2016 | 19 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    The Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2015, #HIP2015, was hosted by the Humanitarian Innovation Project, in partnership with the World Humanitarian Summit, in Oxford on 17 and 18 July 2015. The theme of the conference was ‘facilitating innovation’. As interest and dialogue around humanitarian innovation continues to expand, conference participants were invited to explore the challenges of...

  • Updated 30 Nov 2016 | 15 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    We are all products of our genes, and Genetics is a major focus of NDM research. Our podcasts on genetics look at a variety of projects, including the study of some common and less-common inherited afflictions, as well as the effects our genes can have on disease susceptibility and the efficacy of treatment. Moreover, NDM researchers lead in studying the genetic variation within and between...

  • Updated 29 Nov 2016 | 19 episodes | IT Services

    A series of short introductory talks from experts in the field presenting new perspectives on the First World War. Produced by the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 25 Nov 2016 | 2 episodes | Middle East Centre
  • Updated 25 Nov 2016 | 1 episode | Maison Française d'Oxford

    Tuesday at 5.15pm

  • Updated 24 Nov 2016 | 2 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Annual French lecture

  • Updated 23 Nov 2016 | 35 episodes | School of Archaeology

    This album contains the podcasts recorded at the second Protecting the Past conference, co-organised by the Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa (EAMENA) project of the University of Oxford with the American University of Iraq in Sulaimani and the University of Sulaimani. It was held in Sulaimani - Iraq on 30-31 October 2016. Participants discussed projects to monitor and...

  • Updated 21 Nov 2016 | 11 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The multi-disciplinary research seminars are held once a term at Rewley House, and are designed to highlight current and future research initiatives in the Department for Continuing Education.

  • Updated 18 Nov 2016 | 5 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The annual Simonyi Lecture is the highlight of Oxford University's programme to bring the excitement of science to the public. Held each year at the Oxford Playhouse, the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, Marcus du Sautoy, invites an eminent scientist to talk about cutting edge science and it’s impact on society. More details about the lectures can be found at:...

  • Updated 16 Nov 2016 | 14 episodes | IT Services

    Sebastian Patrick Quintus Rahtz (13 February 1955-15 March 2016) was Chief Data Architect for the University of Oxford and a member of Wolfson College and its Digital Research Cluster. This series of short talks by colleagues celebrates 'SPQR' and his many and varied achievements in Humanities computing. Sebastian’s involvement with free and open source software goes back to the...

  • Updated 10 Nov 2016 | 3 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    The Faculty of English Language and Literature is by far the largest English Department in the UK, with over 75 permanent postholders, a further 70 Faculty members, 900 undergraduates and 300 postgraduates. The Faculty has a very distinguished research and teaching record, covering all periods of English Literature. This series includes talks from the English Faculty Open days.

  • Updated 02 Nov 2016 | 8 episodes | IT Services

    On 10 June 2016, the Interactive Data Network held a one-day event designed to bring together publishers, academics, journalists, and technologists around the topic of data visualisation. The aim was to foster discussion and set new goals for collaboration and innovation; a question of particular interest is how academic institutions and publishers might work together to support researchers in...

  • Updated 02 Nov 2016 | 13 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Vaccines save millions of lives each year; however, some of the world's worst diseases are still difficult to prevent. Our series of podcasts on Epidemics and Vaccines detail the research within NDM to combat diseases such as hepatitis, influenza and tuberculosis, through development of novel vaccines and vaccine delivery mechanisms and strategies. Developing countries and vulnerable...

  • Updated 01 Nov 2016 | 4 episodes | Faculty of Oriental Studies

    Lectures and workshops on the study and research of Ancient Egypt and Egyptology

  • Updated 31 Oct 2016 | 52 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    On 29 September 2016 staff from across the four Oxford University Museums (Ashmolean Museums, Museum of the History of Science, Museum of Natural History and Pitt Rivers Museum) gathered for an afternoon of short ‘lightning talks’ about current projects and activities. The aim of the event was to share knowledge, expertise and inspiration between colleagues working across the museums, and...

  • Updated 21 Oct 2016 | 18 episodes | Department of Physics

    The interdisciplinary workshop brings together experts in quantum science, as e.g. quantum information theory, quantum chemistry, solid state physics and mathematical physics. The aim is to explore from a conceptual viewpoint the influence of the fermionic exchange symmetry and its consequences for the reduced 1-and 2-fermion picture. In particular, a better understanding should be developed...

  • Updated 21 Oct 2016 | 2 episodes | Faculty of History

    The centenary of the First World War demands innovative and inspiring research. Based in Oxford, Globalising and Localising the Great War (GLGW) is a centre for interdisciplinary research on the conflict committed to producing such scholarship.
    This podcast series contains excerpts from GLGW’s second Graduate Conference, held in March 2016. Focused on ‘Stories, Spaces and Societies’, the...

  • Updated 19 Oct 2016 | 6 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    Discover the lives of women who have made an impact on the city and university.

  • Updated 18 Oct 2016 | 6 episodes | Saïd Business School

    Welcome to the podcast series for the Oxford Impact Investing Programme. Hear from our world leading Faculty and speakers discussing the most pressing issues facing the world of social impact investing. The Next iteration of the Oxford Impact Investing Programme takes place 18-22 April 2016. For more information visit www.sbs.oxford.edu/impact....

  • Updated 17 Oct 2016 | 24 episodes | Mathematical Institute

    Nick Trefethen FRS, Professor of Numerical Analysis at Oxford University, teaches a course for DPhil (PhD) students across all the science departments at the university. The course is distinctive for its exceptionally strong conceptual basis, focussing on fundamental ideas of numerical algorithms and the world of science and engineering they sustain. Historical and philosophical notes on...

  • Updated 12 Oct 2016 | 6 episodes | Faculty of History

    In this history lecture series Professor Stephen Gunn look at the effects of war on the people of England in the 1500s. This lecture series was recorded in Hilary Term 2015 and is part of the annual James Ford Lectures in British History series at the Examination Schools in Oxford University.

  • Updated 12 Oct 2016 | 66 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    It is often people’s immediate community that provides the first, last and perhaps best tactical response for many people affected by or under threat of displacement. In the 23 feature theme articles in this issue of FMR, authors from around the world – including authors who are themselves displaced – explore the capacity of communities to organise themselves before, during and after...

  • Updated 12 Oct 2016 | 12 episodes | St Catherine's College

    In this series TORCH Knowledge Exchange Fellow, Professor Laura Tunbridge from the Faculty of Music, introduces music by German Romantic composer Robert Schumann, focusing particularly on the late works being featured in the Oxford Lieder Festival (14-29 October, 2016). Prof. Tunbridge discusses the challenges of performing and interpreting this music with Professor Barry Murnane and Richard...

  • Updated 23 Sep 2016 | 1 episode | Medical Sciences Division

    In this series, we present stimulating stories of science from the Medical Sciences Division at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 19 Sep 2016 | 11 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    The department hosts a range of conferences, lectures, workshops and other events, some of which are featured on this page, including our graduate research students’ conference which provides students with an opportunity to present their research findings, and an HIV/AIDS day. 

  • Updated 19 Sep 2016 | 48 episodes | St Catherine's College

    Evaluating innovation in surgery and therapeutic technology: the IDEAL approach. A series of talks given by medical professionals about improving the quality of research in surgery.

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