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  • 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...

  • Updated 26 Mar 2015 | 51 episodes | Oxford Internet Institute

    A seminar series gathering leading scholars and practitioners to reflect on the influence of new communication technologies on development processes. Organised by the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), the Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP), the Department of International Development (ODID) and the Technology & Management for Development Centre (TMD) at the University of...

  • Updated 26 Mar 2015 | 112 episodes | Oxford Internet Institute

    Lectures and seminars from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford. The OII is a leading world centre for multidisciplinary research and teaching on the social factors that are shaping the Internet, and their implications for society. Areas covered by our podcasts include: social networking, Internet regulation, safety and security online, e-government and democracy, civil...

  • Updated 25 Mar 2015 | 42 episodes | Latin American Centre

    Founded in 1964 by St. Antony's College, the LAC educates graduate students in a range of disciplines applied to Latin America.

  • Updated 13 Mar 2015 | 18 episodes | IT Services

    Lunchtime talks delivered during the social media term at Oxford University covering a wide variety of social media topics.

  • Updated 24 Feb 2015 | 3 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    The Oxford Martin School Hilary Term seminar series looks at the opportunities for human development that stem from advancements in technology, as well as questioning what risks, threats and ethical considerations need to be made as we increasingly rely on machines.

  • Updated 05 Feb 2015 | 4 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Drama David Edgar gives a series of lectures and conversations about the state of modern playwriting in contemporary theatre, how playwrights work and how they collaborate with one another.

  • Updated 02 Feb 2015 | 2 episodes | Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

    Each year the Department of Politics and International Relations hosts a lecture given by a distinguished speaker on an aspect of international relations. These events are co-hosted by the US-UK Fulbright Commission, the Embassy of the United States of America, Pembroke College and the Lois Roth Endowment. The talks take their name from former United States Senator J. William Fulbright,...

  • Updated 16 Jan 2015 | 9 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    It was here in Oxford, in the 1600s, that great minds such as Hooke, Boyle, Willis and Wren laid the foundations of modern experimental science. Like their famous forebears, today's Oxford scientists continue to undertake world-leading research: making fundamental new discoveries and applying cutting-edge knowledge to the major societal and technological challenges of the day. The...

  • Updated 14 Jan 2015 | 1 episode | Oriel College

    Podcasts from Oriel College

  • Updated 12 Jan 2015 | 24 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    Innovation around displacement is not new. Yet the imperfections of current approaches are obvious in the challenges that we continue to face. By looking at old problems in new ways and by seeking and fostering innovation itself, new products can be developed, new ways of working can be devised and new modalities and paradigms can emerge to make the lives of displaced people better, more...

  • Updated 09 Jan 2015 | 3 episodes | Oxford Internet Institute

    The OII Bellwether Lectures bring world-leading intellectuals to Oxford to lecture on the social implications of the Internet, and its role in shaping our economic, political, and social future.

  • Updated 07 Jan 2015 | 4 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The Many-Worlds Interpretation (MWI) of quantum mechanics holds that quantum theory - our best current theory of physics - is correctly understood as claiming that there are many worlds that exist in parallel to our own and which branch constantly off our own. The existence of the other worlds makes it possible to make sense of physics without action-at-a-distance, objective randomness, or any...

  • Updated 22 Dec 2014 | 56 episodes | Saïd Business School

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    Building a Business is a lecture series designed to teach the fundamentals of developing a business....

  • Updated 15 Dec 2014 | 7 episodes | IT Services

    In this series we seek to rediscover film footage of Oxford’s past and make it available for public viewing. How has Oxford changed? How has it remained the same? What important events have happened at Oxford University? Each episode in the series makes use of archive films to explore when, where and how the films were taken, and what they can tell us about the history of the University, the...

  • Updated 15 Dec 2014 | 6 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    This two-day conference provided a forum for academics, practitioners and government representatives to evaluate the current debate and future shape of the post-2015 agenda from a human rights perspective. It was focused on both theoretical and practical aspects of integrating human rights in the post-2105 agenda, with a particular focus on poverty, environment and peace and security.

  • Updated 10 Dec 2014 | 7 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    The Nuffield Department of Medicine recognises the challenge of balancing work-life commitments and encourages staff to make use of the range of University services and facilities to support them with this.

  • Updated 10 Dec 2014 | 6 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Autoimmune diseases, where the body's defence systems turn on itself, are chronic and can be devastating to people's lives. Our podcasts on autoimmune conditions detail research in NDM on some of these conditions, including MS, spondyloarthritis and inflammatory bowel disease, as well as the biological mechanisms underpinning autoimmunity itself.

  • Updated 10 Dec 2014 | 6 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Successful female scientists share their stories and speak candidly about their career in medical sciences and life experiences. The series of lectures is open to men and women at all stages of their career and covers the pressing issues facing scientists today, including: career pathways, funding challenges, work and life balance, mentorship, and career progression.

  • Updated 05 Dec 2014 | 9 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The premiere at the Théâtre des Champs Élysées in Paris on 29 May 1913 of The Rite of Spring Scenes from Pagan Russia was a quintessential ‘total work of art’. An interdisciplinary, international one-day conference was organized by Dr Claire O’Mahony (University of Oxford) in May 2013 which examined the cross-fertilizations between ballet and design in the creation of the original production...

  • Updated 05 Dec 2014 | 50 episodes | Social Sciences Division

    Podcasts of lectures and seminars held at the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), a research centre within the University of Oxford’s Department of International Development. OPHI aims to build and advance a more systematic methodological and economic framework for reducing multidimensional poverty, grounded in people’s experiences and values.

  • Updated 05 Dec 2014 | 40 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    2014 was a year of commemoration for the wars and unrest of the twentieth century: the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War; the anniversaries of 1944, final year of the Second World War and the opening battles of the Vietnam War in 1954; the end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994. Claire O’Mahony, Course Director of the MSt in the History of Design, convened the 2014 annual...

  • Updated 02 Dec 2014 | 42 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    The 6.45 million displaced people inside Syria make this the largest IDP crisis in the world, with possibly also the largest number of people who are ‘trapped’. In addition, the number of refugees from Syria continues to increase. The international community has an opportunity to set up, from now, an effective response to what will clearly become protracted displacement. These 20 articles...

  • Updated 18 Nov 2014 | 7 episodes | St Edmund Hall

    A series of lectures looking at China's rapidly-changing economy and society, from the China Policy Forum organised by OXCEP at St Edmund Hall. The speakers examine four highly-topical policy issues: technology and industrial upgrading policies; policies against poverty; policies for the ageing population; and the economic causes and cures of social instability.

  • Updated 18 Nov 2014 | 16 episodes | Latin American Centre

    Conference held in St Antony's College, Oxford, on the 31st October 2014. Looking at the emerging middle class in Latin America

  • Updated 13 Nov 2014 | 7 episodes | St Hilda's College

    St Hilda’s is one of the 38 colleges of the University, spectacularly set in four acres of gardens on the banks of the Cherwell River, yet still close to the town centre. St Hilda’s has a particularly dynamic and diverse community of about 400 undergraduates and 100 graduates. The College is committed to encouraging its students to excel, both academically and personally.

  • Updated 11 Nov 2014 | 5 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    In this series of podcasts Marianne Talbot uses some famous arguments in the history of philosophy to examine philosophy as a discipline. By harnessing participants’ intuitions on both sides of the various arguments she encourages her audience actually to do philosophy. In listening to these podcasts you can yourself learn how to do philosophy, not by listening to someone else do it, but by...

  • Updated 05 Nov 2014 | 4 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    NDM celebrates the International Year of Crystallography. Our documentary series Revolutionary Biology explains how the field of structural biology has developed over the past 100 years, Oxford’s involvement in that development, and where we go from here!

  • Updated 30 Oct 2014 | 2 episodes | Department of the History of Art

    Art out of Time: Challenging Periodization

  • Updated 28 Oct 2014 | 3 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Every scientist has a story to tell about their passion for research, and everyone needs to balance their career with the other aspects of life. In this podcast series, leading women in the Department interview each other about their inspiration for pursuing research, as well as how they balance the demands of work with their home and family lives, and their interests and pursuits outside the...

  • Updated 27 Oct 2014 | 17 episodes | St Antony's College

    A conference bringing together academics from Tunisia, the UK and beyond to discuss the political, social and cultural dimensions of the Tunisian Revolution three years after its making.

  • Updated 27 Oct 2014 | 5 episodes | Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR)

    The Centre for International Studies (CIS) serves as a focal point for advanced research in International Relations at the University of Oxford. It is located in the Department of Politics and International Relations.

  • Updated 24 Oct 2014 | 9 episodes | Mathematical Institute

    Journey with the Mathemagicians as they encounter a number of problems on their travels and use mathematics to find solutions.
    The series of short videos is suitable for secondary school teachers, introducing various maths principles to students in an engaging way.

  • Updated 21 Oct 2014 | 17 episodes | University Museum of Natural History

    A series of lightning talks illuminating the museums and what they do. Including the Ashmolean Museum, Pitt Rivers, The Museum of Natural History, the Oxford City museum and the Museum of the History of Science

  • Updated 13 Oct 2014 | 8 episodes | IT Services

    RunCoCo offers advice, training, and support to anyone seeking to build or enhance online collections through crowdsourcing and community engagement. The Oxford Community Collection Model, bringing together online collection and face-to-face engagement, has been successfully used to created digital, user-generated collections since 2008.
    Working in collaboration with Europeana 1914-1918...

  • Updated 07 Oct 2014 | 2 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    This is a series of medical research talks from the Nuffield Department of Medicine.

  • Updated 23 Sep 2014 | 18 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    The poetry of World War One has been some of the most important and influential work of the twentieth century. It has shaped our attitudes to war, and has remained ingrained in British cultural consciousness. In this collection world-leading experts revisit this important body of work to provide deeper insights into some of the most read British soldier poets, as well as providing new...

  • Updated 17 Sep 2014 | 18 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    On the 1st and 2nd September 2014, the Ashmolean Museum was proud to host the Understanding Egyptian Collections: Innovative display and research projects in museums conference. Looking at the exciting and interestnig ways in which museum conservators and egyptologists display ancient Egyptian artefacts and collections. From ways of conserving thousand year old mummies to restoring collosal...

  • Updated 10 Sep 2014 | 21 episodes | Department of Physics

    This lecture series constitutes a first undergraduate course in solid state physics delivered in an engaging and entertaining manner by Professor Steven H. Simon of Oxford University. Standard topics such as crystal structure, reciprocal space, free electrons, band theory, phonons, and magnetism are covered. The sequence of the lectures matches that of the book "The Oxford Solid State...

  • Updated 06 Sep 2014 | 20 episodes | IT Services

    Podcasts created by the First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project at Oxford University. This project is digitising the manuscripts of the major British poets of WW1 and making them freely available online, along with a set of teaching resources. The project is funded by the UK's Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) - and run by Oxford University's English Faculty and...

  • Updated 23 Jul 2014 | 5 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    This series of 5 short videos gives an overview of incorporating an iPad or tablet into a museum visit. The aim of these videos is to show how the use of iPads and tablets in a museum or classroom should not be a daunting one, but rather how the traditional paper sketchbook can work hand-in-hand with its touchscreen counterpart. The podcasts outline the use of three artistic apps - 123d Catch...

  • Updated 22 Jul 2014 | 1 episode |

    Here you will find videos related to research currently taking place in the sub-departments:
    Astrophysics; Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics; Atomic and Laser Physics; Condensed Matter Physics; Particle Physics; Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics and other interdepartmental groups such as the Beecroft Institute of Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (BIPAC), Oxford...

  • Updated 21 Jul 2014 | 3 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    The Oxford Department of International Development (ODID) is the focus at Oxford for teaching and research on international development: the understanding of change and inequality in developing countries, and the interaction of these countries with the rest of the world. We are known for a critical and multi-disciplinary approach, translating social science theory into empirical understanding...

  • Updated 14 Jul 2014 | 4 episodes |

    Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine held on Wednesday 9th July 2014. A half-day symposium of talks on how graduate students advance thier academic career, from getting published in journals to landing that first post in a university. From experts in the publishing industry to university professors and leading academics, this series will let you know some...

  • Updated 07 Jul 2014 | 18 episodes | Department of Physics

    A showcase of research at Oxford Physics through exciting 10 minute presentations delivered by graduate research students. The topics span the breadth of research at Oxford and include topics such as climate change, exoplanets, magnetism, the higgs and quantum computers.

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 3 episodes | Green Templeton College

    Is normality - or conformity to certain parameters of behaviour and appearance - a necessary condition of all advanced societies or a tyranny which constrains individual aspiration and social evolution? Do conceptions of normality have any objective basis or are they merely social constructions, inexorably tied to the exercise of political and economic power? These questions have troubled some...

  • Updated 02 Jul 2014 | 11 episodes | University College

    The Global Economic Governance Programme was established at University College in 2003 to foster research and debate into how global markets and institutions can better serve the needs of people in developing countries. The Programme is directly linked to Oxford University’s Department of Politics and International Relations and Centre for International Studies. It serves as an...

  • Updated 26 Jun 2014 | 1 episode | IT Services

    This technology series contains downloadable ebook resources relevant to the use of technology for teaching and learning at Oxford.

  • Updated 23 Jun 2014 | 2 episodes | Faculty of Oriental Studies

    Lectures from the Oriental Institute

  • Updated 23 Jun 2014 | 8 episodes | Department of Chemistry

    It was here in Oxford, in the 1600s, that great minds such as Hooke, Boyle, Willis and Wren laid the foundations of modern experimental science. Like their famous forebears, today’s Oxford scientists continue to undertake world-leading research: making fundamental new discoveries and applying cutting-edge knowledge to the major societal and technological challenges of the day. The research...

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