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University Administration and Services (UAS)

UAS consists of 16 sections, including the Finance Division, Personnel Services and Research Services. Further information about the work of each section can be found on the UAS sections page. The offices of the UAS sections are spread across the city centre, with the main University Offices located in Wellington Square.

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Alumni Voices
Alumni Weekend
BME Staff Network
Case Studies In Innovative Practice
Christmas Stories from Oxford University
Data visualisation and the future of academic publishing
E-Learning Podcasts
Encaenia 2012
Engage: Social Media Talks
Exploring Spoken Word Data in Oral History Archives
First World War Poetry Digital Archive
First World War: New Perspectives
Focus: the University’s change and continuous improvement team
Futuremakers
Interviews from the Campaign
Interviews with Oxonians
Learning Technology at Oxford
Learning Technology Resources
Mandela at Oxford
MediaPub training
Openness at Oxford
Orientation for New Students at Oxford
Overcoming a Sense of Academic Failure
Oxford Abridged Short Talks
Oxford in Berlin
Oxford LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) History Month Lectures
Oxford London Lecture
Oxford on Film: From Attic to Archive
Oxford Summit 2021
Oxford Today with Michael Palin
Oxford-India Day
Podcasting Conference at Oxford University
Poetry Slam
Prospectuses
QUADcast
Race Equality Network
RunCoCo - Beyond Collections: Crowdsourcing for public engagement
Running a Community Collection Online
Safer Internet Day 2014
Sebastian Rahtz, a celebration of his work
Sexual violence: prevention and response
Sharing Excellence – The Value of Knowledge Exchange
Student Life at Oxford
Sustainable Travel
The Disability Lectures
The Museums of Oxford
The Olympics at Oxford
The Oxford Climate Forum
The Oxford Year
The Romanes Lecture
Towards Low Carbon ICT
Undergraduate Admissions (PodOxford)
UNIQ Summer Schools
University Life
Valentine's Day at Oxford
Vice Chancellor's Welcome
Welcome to Oxford
Women in Science
Women of Achievement
# Episode Title Description People Date
419 Creative Commons Open Research Researchers and Academics at Oxford share their experiences with sharing their data openly and the projects, collaborations and opportunities Open Data makes possible. Maja Zaloznik, Antoine Jerusalem 15 Jul 2015
418 Creative Commons Open Data: The Golden Age of Discovery This documentary follows the experiences of a number of academics and researchers at Oxford as they discuss the implications of Open Data for their research, for academia and for humanity. Chris Lintott, Ben Goldacre 15 Jul 2015
417 Creative Commons Emma Goodwin on 'Crowdscribing' Emma Goodwin is the Principal Investigator of the AHRC-funded Collaborative Skills Project, ‘Promoting Interdisciplinary Engagement in the Digital Humanities’ (dhAHRC). Emma Goodwin 09 Jul 2015
416 Creative Commons Simon Benjamin on Open Science Simon Benjamin, Associate Professor at the Materials Department, gives an in-depth talk on the importance of Open Science for researchers, students and the general public. Simon Benjamin 09 Jul 2015
415 Creative Commons Aruna Bhaugeerutty on Open Museum Collections Aruna Bhaugeerutty, Manager of Digital Collections at the Ashmolean Museum, talks about the Museum’s efforts to open up its collections to a wider audience via interactive online platforms. Aruna Bhaugeerutty 09 Jul 2015
414 Creative Commons Open Educational Resources (OER) Find out about the Open Education Resources and Initiatives at the University of Oxford! Sean Faughnan, Marion Manton 06 Jul 2015
413 Creative Commons Podcasting Watch leading academic talk about their experiences with the University’s Podcasting Initiative! Ian Goldin, Julian Savulescu 06 Jul 2015
412 Creative Commons What is Openness? ‘Openness’ is a far-reaching concept--find out what it is about and why it is becoming increasingly important to academics, researchers, students and the general public! Marianne Talbot, Simon Benjamin 06 Jul 2015
411 Creative Commons Champion of renewable energy Juliet Davenport OBE (Merton, 1986) Juliet Davenport emphasises the role of renewable energy in the fight against climate change and shows how unprecedented progress is being made. Juliet Davenport 30 Jun 2015
410 Creative Commons Love's Labour's Lost Emma Smith continues her Approaching Shakespeare series with a lecture on the play Love's Labour's Lost. Emma Smith 27 May 2015
409 Creative Commons Foreign correspondent Bethany Bell (Keble, 1987) BBC journalist Bethany Bell shares her love of Vienna and talks about her experiences as a reporter in this first interview in a new podcast series. Bethany Bell 19 May 2015
408 2015 Oxford Disability Lecture Hilary Lister is giving the first University of Oxford Disability Lecture. Hilary was an undergraduate at Jesus College who has since gained fame as a quadriplegic sailor. She was the first disabled woman to sail solo around Britain. Hilary Lister 07 May 2015
407 Can Future Energy Needs be Met Sustainably? This Alumni Weekend panel discusses future energy needs and steps that must be taken to increase the chance that they can be met sustainably. Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith, Juliet Davenport, Jan Dusik, Graham van't Hoff 28 Apr 2015
406 Cultural Frontier: Early 20th Century Vienna Re-visiting the time of Freud, Klimt and Schönberg, the Alumni Weekend panel surveys and analyse this unique period in Vienna’s history and in Western culture. Bethany Bell, Shearer West, Ritchie Robertson, Jonathan Cross 28 Apr 2015
405 Quo Vadis Ukraine: The Conflict and Beyond Panel discussion of the Ukraine reviewing the current situation, exploring the context of the conflict which broke out in 2014, assessing its impact on Europe, and identifying what the international community can learn and how it should respond. Lord Patten of Barnes, Jutta Edthofer, Gwendolyn Sasse, Michael Bociurkiw 28 Apr 2015
404 Creative Commons Crowdsourcing- The Oxford Community Collection Model The Oxford Community Collection Model brings together online crowdsourcing with personal, face-to-face interaction. It has been used successfully in a range of ways from collating Anglo-Saxon teaching resources to memories of WW1. Ylva Berglund Prytz 13 Mar 2015
403 Creative Commons LGBT equality in the 21st Century Ruth Hunt, Chief Executive of Stonewall and alumna of St Hilda’s, gives the 2015 LGBT History Month Lecture. Ruth Hunt 23 Feb 2015
402 Creative Commons Widening Access to the British Library's Collections and Services Dr Aquiles Alencar-Brayner walks through some of the extraordinary projects led at the British Library which aim to engage and encourage interaction with the general public. Aquiles Alencar-Brayner 16 Feb 2015
401 Creative Commons Exploring the Learning Benefits of Lecture Capture Jill Fresen and Debra Garretson discuss the Lecture Capture project led at Oxford and the how the software can be used to offer students various benefits. Jill Fresen, Debra Garretson 16 Feb 2015
400 Creative Commons Tracking Your Impact Dr Kathryn Eccles discusses her knowledge exchange work with TORCH and comments on the various ways you can monitor the impact of your projects. Kathryn Eccles 16 Feb 2015
399 Creative Commons IWM's 'Computer Club': Engaging staff with Digital Technologies Simon Delafond and Jesse Alter explore the exciting staff initiative ('Computer Club') led at the Imperial War Museums which encourages colleagues to use digital technologies to support and enhance their work. Simon Delafond, Jesse Alter 16 Feb 2015
398 Creative Commons Livestreaming Events to Reach Global Audiences Peter Robinson and Josh Carr explore the benefits of using Livestream to reach out to large audiences. Peter Robinson, Joshua Carr 16 Feb 2015
397 Creative Commons Bringing WW1 History into the Present with Twitter Mechthild Herzog discusses how Twitter can be harnessed to engage large audiences with WW1 history in a range of creative ways. Mechthild Herzog 16 Feb 2015
396 Creative Commons Facebook Pages that Work Liz McCarthy discusses a range of strategies for maximising the reach and effectiveness of your Facebook page. Elizabeth McCarthy 16 Feb 2015
395 Creative Commons Using Social Media to Extend the Reach of your Projects Professor David Pyle discusses his public engagement work for the Department of Earth Sciences with specific reference to the London Volcano and Volcano top trumps project. David Pyle 16 Feb 2015
394 Varsity Trip: The Oxford and Cambridge Ski Trip In 1949, filmmakers Guy L. Coté and Hugh Wyn Griffith directed the film ‘Sestrieres’ for the Oxford Ski Club, about their trip to the Italian ski resort, Sestriere. We compare this with film of a recent trip, highlighting obvious changes in student life! Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 15 Dec 2014
393 A Yank Abroad: Visiting (and re-visiting) the Oxfordshire countryside Rare 16 mm film footage from the mid-1930s of american tourists touring the Oxfordshire countryside by bike, and also footage shot by US airforce crew in 1944 visting Wallingford and Aylesbury. Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 15 Dec 2014
392 Mesopotamia: An Oxford Archaeological Expedition Film of the joint expedition to Kish, Mesopotamia, by Oxford University with the Field Museum of Natural History, of Chicago, Illinois, from 1920-29. The 16mm footage reveals the immense scale of the archaeological dig involving hundreds of people. Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 15 Dec 2014
391 Sacred Landscapes, Buddhist Temples: A case study from Central Tibet This talk illustrates how Tibetan Buddhism relates to the landscapes of the Tibetan plateau, to form a unique, truly Himalayan blend. Ulrike Roesler 11 Nov 2014
390 Choice or Accident? The outbreak of the First World War The causes of the First World War have long been controversial and remain so. The Warden of St Antony's College, Oxford, and author of The War that Ended Peace (2013) brings us up to date on the debate. Margaret MacMillan 04 Nov 2014
389 The Commercial Evolution of Microfinance: From donor dependence to sustainable social investment institutions Ira Lieberman provides an expert analysis on the evolution of micro-finance institutions. Followed by Juan Guerra, founder of StudentFunder – a case study. Ira Lieberman, Juan Guerra 22 Oct 2014
388 Oxford’s Global Leadership in Social Enterprise: A panel discussion Social finance and social investment is creating a global buzz, with estimates that the sector will grow over the next decade – an emerging trend that may lead to both vibrant social change and financial returns on investment. Pamela Hartigan 22 Oct 2014
387 Innovation in Financing Human Well-being Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine and Will Hutton, Principal of Hertford, in conversation. John Bell, Will Hutton 22 Oct 2014
386 Creative Commons RunCoCo: how to run a community collection online Find out about “the Oxford Community Collection Model” used for successful crowdsourcing since 2007. The RunCoCo service at the University of Oxford University shows how you can run a community collection online and engage with your community. Patrick Penzo, Alun Edwards, Ylva Berglund Prytz, Stuart Lee 13 Oct 2014
385 Creative Commons What is a Roadshow? Find out about roadshows - face-to-face engagement – part of “the Oxford Community Collection Model” used for successful crowdsourcing, e.g. Europeana 1914-1918. RunCoCo shows how you can run a community collection online and engage with your community. Patrick Penzo, Alun Edwards, Ylva Bergland Prytz 13 Oct 2014
384 Why is Oxford Determined to Change the Way We Discover New Medicines? Chas Bountra, a popular speaker at the recent Meeting Minds: Alumni Weekend in Asia, will explain how Oxford is creating a new ecosystem for drug discovery. Chas Bountra 07 Oct 2014
383 Richard Nixon’s Reputation: 40 years after Watergate Nigel Bowles explores Nixon’s politics that achieved a synthesis of strategy, imagination, ideologies, and calculation rare among Presidents. Nigel Bowles 07 Oct 2014
382 Richard Ovenden and Diarmaid MacCulloch in Conversation Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian and Fellow of Balliol, and Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of the History of the Church and Fellow of St Cross. Richard Ovenden, Diarmaid MacCulloch 06 Oct 2014
381 What Maths Really Does: From modelling the brain to modelling the climate How has mathematics emerged over recent decades as the engine behind 21st century science? Alain Goriely looks at this question and more. Alain Goriely 06 Oct 2014
380 Creative Commons Understanding Fracking for Shale Gas Joe Cartwright provides a geological perspective into the exploration of shale gas reserves. Joe Cartwright 06 Oct 2014
379 Oxford At War: Footage from Mount Farm Airbase World War Two arrives in Oxford in this episode, using never before seen Oxford footage from a US Flight Surgeon for the 14th Photo Reconnaissance Unit at Mount Farm Airbase, Dorchester. Includes colour and monochrome film from 1944. Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 03 Oct 2014
378 A Day on the River: The Oxford Steamers Salter’s Steamers have operated since 1858, and we revisit them in the 1940s as an American U.S.A.F Unit make use of a break from their war service to enjoy a leisurely day on the Thames to Wallingford. Includes rare colour 16mm film from autumn 1944. Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 03 Oct 2014
377 What is a Cyber-Attack? What constitutes a cyber-attack and who conducts them? What are the risks to society? Sadie Creese will discuss these issues and explain research underway at Oxford to help in the detection and prevention of attacks. Sadie Creese 03 Oct 2014
376 Creative Commons The 2020 Vision for Engineering Science in Oxford Professor Lionel Tarassenko, an alumnus of the Department and its new Head as of September 2014, sets out his vision for the Department for the next five years. Lionel Tarassenko 03 Oct 2014
375 Creative Commons Jenkin Lecture The Oxford RobotCar Paul Newman talks about the UK’s first self-driving car – being developed at the Department of Engineering Science. He’ll explain the project’s motivation, its underlying technology, and its impact on the transport sector and beyond. Paul Newman 03 Oct 2014
374 The Butterfly Defect: How globalisation creates systemic risks Globalisation has brought us vast benefits including growth in incomes, education, innovation and connectivity. Ian Goldin argues that it also has the potential to destabilise our societies. Ian Goldin 03 Oct 2014
373 Living with Flooding: Science, democracy and the complex challenge of managing environmental risk Professor Whatmore, who focuses on the interface between cultural geography, political theory and science and technology studies, will draw upon her recent research to propose a new approach to living with flooding. Sarah Whatmore 03 Oct 2014
372 The Ottoman Front: The First World War in the Middle East Drawing on European and Middle Eastern sources, historian Eugene Rogan provides an overview of the Great War in the Middle East from both sides of the trenches. Eugene Rogan 03 Oct 2014
371 The Future of the Past: Dating archaeology using radiocarbon and particle accelerators Tom Higham examines some of the projects the Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit has been involved with over the last few years; from dating the Neanderthal extinction, to identifying the bones of Richard III and Alfred the Great. Tom Higham 03 Oct 2014
370 Heroes, Villains and Victims: The dangerous politics of international migration This panel debate discusses key facts and fiction in international migration, and presents new ideas for a better politics of immigration. Bridget Anderson, Hein de Haas, Martin Ruhs, Katrin Bennhold 02 Oct 2014
369 Forbidden Crystal Symmetry: Mathematics and architecture World-renowned mathematician Sir Roger Penrose, Oxford University, describes how crystalline symmetries are necessarily 2-fold, 3-fold, 4-fold, or 6-fold. Roger Penrose 02 Oct 2014
368 Creative Commons 70 Years On: My, how you’ve changed! Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of Oxford University draws upon his experience at the highest levels in the public sector to share his unique perspective on Britain over the last seven decades. Chris Patten 02 Oct 2014
367 Creative Commons Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Environmentalism without nature This lecture by Jamie Lorimer explores new ways of thinking and doing environmentalism that need not make recourse to nature. Jamie Lorimer 02 Oct 2014
366 Creative Commons Black Land, Red Land: The Nile Valley and Egypt’s Western Desert Illustrated with photographs from previous trips, this talk by Professor Mark Smith contrasts the Nile Valley and the desert and explore how the relationship between them developed over the course of Egyptian history. Mark Smith 02 Oct 2014
365 Creative Commons The Biogeography of Madagascar: A Gondwanan island This lecture given by Dr Matt Friedman will look at the evolution of the unique flora and fauna of Madagascar and how it is intertwined with the geological history of the island. Matt Friedman 02 Oct 2014
364 Oxford: Then and Now We compare and contrast locations in and around the city from the 1940s, and the present day. How have the places and people changed? How present is the Second World War in 1940s Oxford? After 70 years how different is Oxford? Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 01 Oct 2014
363 Attic to Archive - Welcome to the Dreaming Spools Project In this episode we take you on a trip through time as we introduce a selection of the archive film footage that the Dreaming Spools project has discovered. Peter Robinson, Hannah Lucas 01 Oct 2014
362 Creative Commons New Perspectives 1: Georgians and Others Short presentation as part of the Oxford 'British Poetry of the First World War' Spring School Stuart Lee 06 Sep 2014
361 Creative Commons How to digitise objects well Short and snappy guidelines to creating a good picture for online viewing. Patrick Penzo 18 Aug 2014
360 Creative Commons How to set up your camera for digitisation Short and snappy guidelines to setting up for digitisation of objects. Patrick Penzo 18 Aug 2014
359 Creative Commons How to track items at a Roadshow (Digitisation) Part 4 of the "How To" series explaining how to keep track of objects and their stories. Patrick Penzo, Adelina Tomova 18 Aug 2014
358 Creative Commons How to track items at a Roadshow (Digitisation desk to Digitisation) Part 3 of the "How To" series explaining how to keep track of objects and their stories. Adelina Tomova, Patrick Penzo 18 Aug 2014
357 Creative Commons How to track items at a Roadshow (Interview to Digitisation desk) Part 2 of the "How To" series explaining how to keep track of objects and their stories. Frances Dunkley, Alun Edwards, Adelina Tomova, Rebecca Henderson 18 Aug 2014
356 Creative Commons How to track items at a Roadshow (Interview stage) Part 1 of the "How To" series explaining how to keep track of objects and their stories. Alun Edwards, Frances Dunkley, Rebecca Henderson 18 Aug 2014
355 Love and Math A public lecture given by Edward Frenkel, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley, talking around his best-selling book "Love and Math" followed by a conversation with Marcus du Sautoy and Q&A. Edward Frenkel, Marcus du Sautoy 12 Jul 2014
354 Light out for the territory ahead of the rest An ebook that contains 5 years of e-learning blog posts from a leading practioner at Oxford University. Melissa Highton 26 Jun 2014
353 Healthcare 2030: Oxford and the Value of Human Health Panel discussion looking at healthcare in the future as part of the inaugural Oxford Alumni Weekend in Asia held in in Hong Kong. Chas Bountra, Jonathan Flint, Nick Rawlins 23 Jun 2014
352 Alumni Weekend in Asia 2014, Hong Kong - Highlights Between 21 – 23 March, Oxford University hosted the inaugural Meeting Minds: Alumni Weekend in Asia in Hong Kong. These are some highlights of the best bits of the event. Andrew Hamilton, Chris Patten 02 May 2014
351 Creative Commons Alumni Weekend in Asia 2014: Closing Speech by Chancellor Oxford University Chancellor Lord Patten of Barnes reflects on the offerings from academic sessions in Hong Kong as part of the inaugural Oxford Alumni Weekend in Asia. Chris Patten 02 May 2014
350 Creative Commons The Num8er My5teries With topics ranging from prime numbers to the lottery, from lemmings to bending balls like Beckham, this creative session with Marcus du Sautoy gives an entertaining and unexpected approach to explain how mathematics can be used to predict the future. Marcus du Sautoy 02 May 2014
349 Creative Commons Alumni Weekend in Asia 2014: Does the 21st Century belong to Asia? Will this be the Asian Century? Four leading voices from Oxford University debate this motion, moderated by the Chancellor, Lord Patten of Barnes. Ranna Mitter, Linda Yueh, Ngaire Woods, Peter Tufano 02 May 2014
348 Creative Commons Alumni Weekend in Asia 2014: Welcome and University Update by Vice-Chancellor Oxford University Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Hamilton kicks off a stimulating day of academic sessions in Hong Kong for the inaugural Alumni Weekend in Asia. Andrew Hamilton 02 May 2014
347 Keeping our secrets? Shaping internet technologies for the public good The Internet and related technologies, like smartphones and social networking services, are now a pervasive part of British life. Connected cars, smart cities, and ambient loos are coming soon. Ian Brown 24 Mar 2014
346 Ambition for Leadership An inspirational talk on leadership given by Professor Dame Carol Black to young female science students as part of the 3rd Annual OxFest Symposium 2014 - "WHY SO SLOW? Closing the gender gap in STEM". Carol Black 18 Mar 2014
345 Creative Commons If I knew then what I know now. Being resourceful and strategic in traversing the science career landscape An inspirational careers talk given to young female science students as part of the 3rd Annual OxFest Symposium 2014 - "WHY SO SLOW? Closing the gender gap in STEM". Elizabeth Pollitzer 18 Mar 2014
344 Creative Commons Lessons learned on the way up - how to take control of your career in STEM and still have a life! Inspirational talk given to young female science students as part of the 3rd Annual OxFest Symposium 2014 - "WHY SO SLOW? Closing the gender gap in STEM" Thursday 27th February 2014 Jackie Hunter 18 Mar 2014
343 Creative Commons Career, Creativity and Confidence An inspirational talk given to young female science students by engineer Roma Agrawal as part of the OxFest Symposium 2014 - "WHY SO SLOW? Closing the gender gap in STEM", Roma Agrawal 18 Mar 2014
342 Creative Commons Equality and Diversity Unit: Harassment Advisory Service Caroline Kennedy, Equality and Diversity Unit, University of Oxford - a briefing about how staff and students access this support and how a Harassment Advisor can help individuals. Caroline Kennedy 18 Feb 2014
341 Creative Commons Online Harassment and Social Media: Criminal Offences and Defamation. John X Kelly, Principal Legal Information Specialist, gives a talk for the Safer Internet Day 2014 summit John X Kelly 18 Feb 2014
340 Creative Commons The Gender and Digital Culture Project presents The Online Professional. Dr Sara Perry, University of York, explains her personal story in relation to online harassment and bullying, and her research as part of Gender and Digital Culture. Sara Perry 18 Feb 2014
339 Creative Commons University of Oxford summit for Safer Internet Day 2014 Dr Stuart Lee, introduces the University of Oxford's summit for Safer Internet Day 2014 about the challenges of online harassment and bullying. Stuart Lee 18 Feb 2014
338 The Importance of Education to Freedom and Equality A speech given by the late Nelson Mandela on 13th April 2002 at the opening of the "Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre" at the Said Business School, University of Oxford. Nelson Mandela 06 Dec 2013
337 Mandela in 1997 – Ceremony of Welcome Speech This short video is taken from 1997 from a speech made by Nelson Mandela, former South African President, during the Ceremony of Welcome, at Convocation House, University of Oxford, 11th July 1997. Nelson Mandela 06 Dec 2013
336 Creative Commons MediaPub Training A training video for the MediaPub system for adding new podcasts to the University of Oxford media portals. Oxford Podcasts 18 Nov 2013
335 Creative Commons Translations as Literature Matthew Reynolds, Fellow and Tutor in English Language and Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Matthew Reynolds 29 Oct 2013
334 An Oxford Education Panel discussion led by Vice Chancellor Andrew Hamilton, with Mike Nicholson, Helen Swift, Priscilla Santos and Jenny Brennan. Andrew Hamilton, Mike Nicholson, Helen Swift, Priscilla Santos 14 Oct 2013
333 Medieval Romance and the Gift of Narrative Dr Perkins gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Nicholas Perkins 14 Oct 2013
332 From the Arab Spring to the Syrian War: Regional, international and humanitarian impact This session will examine the political and humanitarian dynamics behind the Arab Spring and the Syrian War. Starting with a long view of the events leading to the Arab Spring, it will analyse the regional and international repercussions of the uprisings. Hugo Slim, Louise Fawcett 08 Oct 2013
331 Biotechnology: For better or worse? Marianne Talbot talks about the uses and dangers of the relatively new discipline of synthetic biology. Marianne Talbot 08 Oct 2013
330 Fireworks Displays: The chemistry of explosive entertainment Fireworks consultant, author and former Oxford chemist Dr Tom Smith explains the basic chemistry and construction of fireworks, and their use in modern fireworks displays. Tom Smith 08 Oct 2013
329 The Secret Mathematicians Professor Marcus du Sautoy (New College), Charles Simonyi Chair in the Public Understanding of Science, author and broadcaster gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Marcus du Sautoy 08 Oct 2013
328 Measuring Global Poverty Dr Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend 2013. Sabina Alkire 08 Oct 2013
327 Writing Contemporary Fiction: From Inspiration to Publication James Benmore (Kellogg), Samantha Shannon (St Anne's) and Sam Thompson (St Anne's) talk about their work as writers. Chaired by Dr Clare Morgan (Kellogg), author and Director of the Master of Studies in Creative Writing. James Benmore, Samantha Shannon, Sam Thompson, Clare Morgan 07 Oct 2013
326 Physics in the 21st Century Dr John Wheater (Head of Physics Department), Emeritus Professor Derek Stacey and Dr Jay Watson (alumnus), give a talk about the Oxford Physics department and the study of physics today. John Wheater, Derek Stacy, Jay Watson 07 Oct 2013
325 Creative Commons A Successful Strategy for Building Normal Brains - Nature or Nurture? Dr Simon Butt (Keble), Fellow and Tutor in Neuroscience, gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend. Simon Butt 07 Oct 2013
324 Against All Odds: Recovering the first climate data from the central Sahara Professor Richard Washington, Professor of Climate Science at the School of Geography and the Environment; Fellow and Tutor in Geography, Keble College, gives a talk for the 2013 Oxford Alumni Weekend. Richard Washington 07 Oct 2013
323 Creative Commons Divided Nations: Why global governance is failing, and what we can do about it In this lecture, Professor Goldin presents ideas from his latest book and focuses on issues such as the financial crisis, the internet, pandemics, migration and climate change, in order to highlight the need for urgent global action. Ian Goldin 04 Oct 2013
322 Big Data and Drug Discovery (The Osler Discussion) 'Big data' in medicine is an emerging field with the potential to revolutionise healthcare research.This session will look at how Oxford is addressing some of these research opportunities and challenges. Martin Landray 04 Oct 2013
321 Trust, Free Speech and British Pluralism in the 21st Century With digital broadcasting increasing and newspaper readership falling, how should we respond in ways that ensure the free flow of information that is essential in a pluralist society? Chris Patten 04 Oct 2013
320 Love and Sex in Victorian Fiction Victorian fiction is commonly thought of as treating love sentimentally and lacking all reference to sex. In this talk drawing on material from a book he is writing, Dr David Grylls, Fellow of Kellogg College, will contest such a view. David Grylls 04 Oct 2013