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  • Updated 16 Dec 2015 | 8 episodes | Faculty of History

    In the 20th century, Spain went through civil war, four decades of Francoism, transition to democracy, and re-emergence onto the international stage. Each lecture in this series focuses on one question, one primary source, and one novel, and is aimed at undergraduate and graduate students of History, Politics, and Spanish at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 16 Dec 2015 | 20 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    A series of bite-size talks by Oxford academics exploring the theme of death at the Ashmolean Museum's Halloween DEADFriday event, in collaboration with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).

  • Updated 16 Dec 2015 | 8 episodes | School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS)

    An increasing number of presidents around the world lack a majority in the legislature. This has encouraged leaders to form cross-party alliances in order to secure the success of their policy agendas, a form of politics known as "coalitional presidentialism". The Coalitional Presidentialism Project, an ESRC funded research programme (REF: RES-062-23-2892) of Oxford University,...

  • Updated 15 Dec 2015 | 13 episodes | Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)

    Join the hundreds of school children from around the country taking part in the annual Oxford University Christmas Science Lectures, where world renowned scientists aim to entertain and inspire the next generation with their (often explosive) insights into science.

  • Updated 09 Dec 2015 | 40 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    This series includes conferences and workshops organised by the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics on a range of topics from conscientious objection in healthcare, science and religious conflict, cyberselves, digital ethics and many others. 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...

  • Updated 08 Dec 2015 | 6 episodes | Green Templeton College

    The Oxford Centre for the Study of Philanthropy is the focal point for research, engagement and thinking about philanthropy at Oxford University.

  • Updated 19 Nov 2015 | 10 episodes | St John's College

    The Conflict and Cultural Heritage Conference aims to raise public awareness and develop understanding of the issues surrounding the protecting of cultural heritage at risk from armed conflict. Focussing on the Middle East, the area currently undergoing the greatest destruction and where the heritage is most at risk, we aim to demonstrate the importance of the heritage, why its destruction...

  • Updated 16 Nov 2015 | 18 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    This series of six lectures introduces six plays from the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre. Once popular and now little-known, they can tell us a lot about what their first audiences enjoyed, aspired to and worried about - from immigrants in early modern London to the role of women in the household, from what religious changes might mean for attitudes to the dead to fantasies of easy money and...

  • Updated 16 Nov 2015 | 9 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Podcasts that explore the relationship between J.R.R. Tolkien and Oxford University, where he both studied and worked.

  • Updated 12 Nov 2015 | 2 episodes | St Hugh's College

    Podcasts from St Hugh's College at Oxford.

  • Updated 05 Nov 2015 | 5 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    The UN and Humanitarian Action: Learning Lessons from Past Experience for Future Policy. This event took place at the Weston Library on 16th October 2015.

    In keeping with the idea of 'Witness', each of the sessions will be introduced by panellists invited to address the session topic from their direct personal experience. In the discussion, participants will be invited to...

  • Updated 20 Oct 2015 | 2 episodes | Estates Services

    Podcasts relating to sustainable travel presented by guest speakers and lecturers at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 19 Oct 2015 | 4 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    In this four-part podcast series Dr Sean Elias and colleagues introduce and explore the work of the University of Oxford Jenner Institute in the development of new, innovative vaccines.

  • Updated 14 Oct 2015 | 57 episodes | Centre for African Studies

    The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside the vibrant...

  • Updated 13 Oct 2015 | 11 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    In this series of 11 short films Experimental Archaeologists, Oxford University Lecturers and Bushcraft specialists demonstrate a range of Stone Age crafts, skills and technologies as well as art and music. Each 5 minute film can be used in the classroom to focus on a particular technology. For further information and more Prehistory resources for teachers visit:...

  • Updated 09 Oct 2015 | 2 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    In this series of lectures from the League of European Universities Doctoral Summer School 2015, experts from academia and the public and private sectors discuss the benefits and challenges of knowledge exchange in a European context.

  • Updated 09 Oct 2015 | 6 episodes | Christ Church

    A half-day symposium to mark the 350th anniversary of the publication of Robert Hooke’s Micrographia, thought to be the first handbook of microscopy, and also to applaud recent new developments in molecular-scale microscopy as recognised by the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and the 2014 Centenary Prize of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

  • Updated 21 Sep 2015 | 6 episodes | Department of Education

    The six seminars in the series 'Impact and Knowledge Exchange in an Evolving Research Environment' provided an opportunity for dialogue around new directions in Knowledge Exchange and impact policy, governance, and practice, involving key stakeholder groups. The series is an output of a seminar series held at the University of Oxford in the summer term 2015, convened by Prof Roger...

  • Updated 01 Sep 2015 | 52 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    Twenty years on from the signing of the Dayton Peace Agreement in November 1995, the consequences of conflict – including the long-term effects of displacement – are still being felt in the Western Balkans. FMR 50 examines the case of people who were displaced from and within Bosnia and Herzegovina as a result of the 1992-95 war, and reflects on the lessons that may be drawn from the successes...

  • Updated 13 Aug 2015 | 9 episodes | Faculty of Theology and Religion

    This series, hosted by the faculty of Theology at Oxford University, looks at the Indian Buddhist philosophy.
    In the past the study of Asian philosophical traditions has often been approached by asking how the theories developed within these non-Western cultures would help us to solve problems in contemporary Western thought. While this approach has its merits, and has produced various...

  • Updated 12 Aug 2015 | 12 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    In the academic year 2013-14, the department celebrated the centenary of its establishment as Barnett House in 1914. Initially independent from the University, Barnett House moved into a closer relationship with the University and eventually became a department.
    We celebrated – and continue to celebrate - 100 years of rich history: Barnett House has played a significant part in many of...

  • Updated 30 Jul 2015 | 7 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Podcasts from the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, delivered in a variety of languages.

  • Updated 24 Jul 2015 | 42 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    New Insights and Directions in Religious Epistemology, a series of workshops held in Oxford University on 13th-14th March and 12th-13th June 2013.
    The aim of this project is to make a bold and lasting impact on religious epistemology.
    This project aims to bring recent developments in epistemology to bear on topics in the philosophy of religion in a way that will open up new...

  • Updated 15 Jul 2015 | 17 episodes | IT Services

    This podcast series explores the movement towards ‘Openness’ at the University of Oxford and beyond. Informational videos address topics ranging from ‘What is Openness?’, to ‘Open Educational Resources’, to ‘Podcasting’, while individual interviews with researchers and academics at the University offer fascinating insights into projects and initiatives conducted in the spirit of ‘openness’....

  • Updated 14 Jul 2015 | 18 episodes | Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

    Practical Ethics Bites is a series of audio podcasts on practical ethics targeted specifically at pupils studying philosophy in UK schools. It is produced by the team behind the popular podcast Philosophy Bites, David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. Philosophy Bites has had over 21 million downloads. David Edmonds is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and...

  • Updated 08 Jul 2015 | 6 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The extraordinary career of Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) forged intersections between political action, visionary leadership, creative achievement, and romantic self-invention. As a best-selling novelist, flamboyant dandy, notable wit, ethnic outsider, and icon of Conservative politics giving rise to a powerful political myth, his multifaceted public persona has become emblematically...

  • Updated 30 Jun 2015 | 4 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    This University of Oxford inter-departmental seminar series is a collaboration between researchers from the Department of Education, the School of Geography and the Environment, the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, and Oxford Department of International Development. It takes place on most Tuesday evenings in two terms.

  • Updated 26 Jun 2015 | 21 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Podcasts of Law lectures, and other videos not relating to specific courses, presented by the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 22 Jun 2015 | 11 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    Celebrating 20 years of Women's Studies at Oxford, this conference discussed the history of the course at the University as well as showcasing current student's work. We also heard from experts in the field on topics that are pertinent to the future of Women's Studies.

  • Updated 18 Jun 2015 | 98 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    In light of the projected increase in the frequency and intensity of disasters associated with climate change, the number of people displaced in the context of disasters will inevitably rise. Existing national, regional and international legal regimes, however, currently respond to only some of the protection concerns arising from such displacement. Crafting an appropriate response will demand...

  • Updated 12 Jun 2015 | 24 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    St Edmund Hall’s inaugural Research Expo took place on 28 February 2015. It was a celebration of the great diversity of research currently being undertaken at the College, and was an opportunity for students and academics to interact, learn and engage with colleagues across all disciplines. The ‘Teddy Talks’, given by St Edmund Hall academics and postgraduate students, were a key part of the...

  • Updated 10 Jun 2015 | 5 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    Chemistry has a central, irreplaceable role to play in solving global energy challenges. From turning carbon dioxide into fuel, to producing new materials for the storage of hydrogen, research at Oxford Chemistry is securing our future.   To find out more about our research, please visit: http://energy.chem.ox.ac.uk/
     
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  • Updated 06 Jun 2015 | 3 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    The Transformations research cluster is one of the core research clusters in the School for Geography and the Environment. Building upon our strengths in the geography of finance, work and employment, gender, class and ethnicity, governance, social justice and social change in both the developed and developing worlds, the Transformations research cluster seeks to better understand both...

  • Updated 04 Jun 2015 | 54 episodes | Department of Sociology

    Podcasts from The Department of Sociology. Sociology in Oxford is concerned with real-world issues with policy relevance, such as social inequality, organised crime, the social basis of political conflict and mobilization, and changes in family relationships and gender roles. Our research is empirical, analytical, and comparative in nature, reaching far beyond British society, to encompass...

  • Updated 04 Jun 2015 | 88 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    The role of faith in the humanitarian sector is not easy to measure. Faiths generally advocate welcoming the stranger and there are many organisations and individuals inspired by their faith or religion to provide protection and assistance. Yet it is easier to measure the activities inspired by faith than to measure the difference that having that faith makes, and secularly inspired standards...

  • Updated 29 May 2015 | 6 episodes | All Souls College

    The Library of Arabic Literature is a remarkable undertaking. It is publishing, in Arabic and English dual-language volumes, key works of classical and pre-modern Arabic literature from the pre-Islamic era to the cusp of the modern period. Several of these works have not been translated before, while others have not received such careful editing and translation until now, when the editors and...

  • Updated 21 May 2015 | 7 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    Short talks on Alzheimer's, Dementia, current treatments and latest research, recorded at the Academic Centre, JR Hospital, Oxford

  • Updated 20 May 2015 | 43 episodes | Oxford University Centre for the Environment

    These online audio resources consist of lectures, seminars and interviews from the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 14 May 2015 | 6 episodes | Saïd Business School

    The Dean's Seminar Series presents the latest business research from professors and researchers at Oxford Saïd. Hosted by Peter Moores Dean Professor Peter Tufano, and Dr Felix Reed-Tsochas, Associate Dean for Research, each seminar explores key aspects of specific research fields, such as consumer behaviour in marketing, entrepreneurial finance, or technology and operations management....

  • Updated 11 May 2015 | 22 episodes | Kellogg College

    The Oxford Centre for the Study of Corruption and Transparency provides a forum for dialogue among academics, anti-corruption practitioners, business people, legal experts, and government officials. The Centre's research programme examines the interface between government and business and evaluates the effectiveness of accountability tools, with a view to informing public and private...

  • Updated 06 May 2015 | 3 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    Annual Weatherall lecture series, named in honour of Sir David Weatherall, Physician and Medical researcher focussing on molecular genetics, haematology, pathology and clinical medicine.

  • Updated 05 May 2015 | 43 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 30 Apr 2015 | 7 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    A series of lectures from the Ancient History Seminar Series: Digital Classics, Hilary Term 2015

  • Updated 28 Apr 2015 | 168 episodes | Alumni Office

    The annual Oxford University Alumni Weekend aims to showcase the Collegiate University as a whole, giving prominence to a range of current research and its application to real world situations, as well as recognising the achievements of Oxford men and women.
    This series also includes podcasts from other alumni events including study days and the Oxford European Reunion.

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  • Updated 15 Apr 2015 | 3 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    Over 200 students (representing 28 programmes of study) and 350 guests attended our 2014 Award Ceremony at the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford on 2 April 2014. Attendees travelled from the UK, Ireland, Continental Europe, Japan, Australia, USA, India and China. The guest speaker was RSC actress Joanne Pearce an alumna of our Foundation Certificate in History,.who urged award recipients to ‘mark...

  • Updated 15 Apr 2015 | 4 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The Department's 2014 Open Day was held on 4 November. This is an annual free event that welcomes hundreds of participants to attend short lectures, workshops, informational sessions and walking tours in Oxford. Participants also join us online from around the world, as each year we broadcast a number of the lectures live, and capture additional lectures for later viewing - a selection of...

  • Updated 13 Apr 2015 | 12 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    The Medical Sciences Division is the University's largest academic division and includes Biochemistry, Experimental Psychology and the clinical and preclinical departments of the Medical School. The Division is an internationally recognised centre of excellence for basic biomedical and clinical research and teaching. World-leading programmes, housed in state-of-the-art facilities, cover...

  • Updated 13 Apr 2015 | 19 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Faculty at the Nuffield Department of Medicine have been carrying out ground-breaking research overseas for nearly thirty years. We are now working on new and established projects in China, South-East Asia and East Africa with several collaborative partners.

  • Updated 13 Apr 2015 | 12 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    The Nuffield Department of Medicine is a large multi-disciplinary department that links high quality clinical research with medical application. NDM is based across multiple local sites, including the John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals, and the University of Oxford’s Old Road Campus – one of the largest centres for biomedical research in Europe. Research units in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam...

  • Updated 31 Mar 2015 | 1 episode | St Hilda's College

    The Body and Being Network is a new interdisciplinary initiative that brings together scholars and artists for innovative dialogues about the body.
    The Body and Being Network events have been supported by the Research Task Group at St Hilda's College.
    The main themes discussed in the series are concepts of the body and of embodied being. Past events have explored what it means...

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