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  • Updated 18 Jul 2017 | 202 episodes | Humanities Division

    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 14 Jul 2017 | 48 episodes | Mansfield College

    Mansfield College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford. Our membership comprises approximately 50 academic staff, 220 undergraduates, 50 graduates and 35 visiting students. This small size engenders friendly and close relationships not only amongst undergraduates, but also between Junior (undergraduate), Middle (graduate) and Senior (tutors) Common Rooms.

  • Updated 14 Jul 2017 | 3 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Presentations from the workshop ‘Teaching the Codex’ https://teachingthecodex.wordpress.com at Merton College, Oxford, organised by Mary Boyle and Tristan Franklinos, sponsored by the Merton History of the Book Group, TORCH Oxford Medieval Studies programme http://www.torch.ox.ac.uk/...

  • Updated 13 Jul 2017 | 1 episode | IT Services

    A wide range of innovative technologies for teaching, learning and assessment is exciting the curiosity of tutors and lecturers in Oxford today. We can help you harness your curiosity! With your teaching objectives as the starting-point, we can help you to identify the optimal technique and tool to meet your needs and provide your students with a stimulating and productive learning experience...

  • Updated 13 Jul 2017 | 74 episodes | Refugee Studies Centre

    All displaced people need some form of shelter. Whatever the type of shelter which is found, provided or built, it needs to answer multiple needs: protection from the elements, physical security, safety, comfort, emotional security, some mitigation of risk and unease, and even, as time passes, some semblance of home and community. This FMR looks at the complexity of approaches to shelter both...

  • Updated 11 Jul 2017 | 37 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 10 Jul 2017 | 38 episodes | Medical Sciences Division

    The broad aim of the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine is to develop, teach and promote evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to doctors and health care professionals to help maintain the highest standards of medicine.

    Many of the talks are taken from the Oxford Evidence-Based Health Care Programme and delivered by members of the Nuffield Department of Primary...

  • Updated 07 Jul 2017 | 56 episodes | Pembroke College

    The Oxford CCW Programme is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of war and armed conflict. Based at Pembroke College, the department conducts research on a wide range of issues pertaining to the history of war in the modern period, and seeks to be 'policy-relevant' to more recent conflicts through elucidation, explication and education.

  • Updated 07 Jul 2017 | 42 episodes | Humanities Division

    The Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School is the University of Oxford's annual training event for the Digital Humanities. Each delegate follows a week-long workshop and supplements this with additional parallel lectures, which have been filmed as part of this series.

  • Updated 05 Jul 2017 | 6 episodes | Department of Education

    Research in the department is organised under themes which demonstrate our focus on learning across the life-course.

    Research Groups and Centres are nested within the themes and provide opportunities for research staff and higher degree students to obtain critical commentary on ongoing research, develop their research thinking and plan new research projects.

    As part of this...

  • Updated 05 Jul 2017 | 128 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 04 Jul 2017 | 40 episodes | Mathematical Institute

    A series of talks and lectures from Oxford Mathematicians exploring the power and beauty of their subject. These talks would appeal to anyone interested in mathematics and its ever-growing range of applications from medicine to economics and beyond.

  • Updated 30 Jun 2017 | 114 episodes | Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

    Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) is an inter-disciplinary network of more than 100 Oxford staff and students working broadly on issues of transition in societies recovering from mass conflict and/or repressive rule. OTJR is dedicated to producing high-quality scholarship that connects intimately to practical and policy questions in transitional justice, focusing on the following...

  • Updated 29 Jun 2017 | 10 episodes | Faculty of Theology and Religion

    The Great Debated is a series of fifteen lectures by Timothy McGrew, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Philosophy, Western Michigan University. The 'Great Debate' is a convenient umbrella term for a set of theological and philosophocal disputes about miracles, prophecy, and theism itself in the wake of the Deist Controversy. These disputes spanned roughly the years 1760...

  • Updated 28 Jun 2017 | 55 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 28 Jun 2017 | 37 episodes | Department of the History of Art

    History of Art at the University of Oxford draws on a long and deep tradition of teaching and studying the subject. The core academic staff of the History of Art Department work on subjects from medieval European architecture to modern Chinese art. Over fifty associated academic staff (e.g. in Anthropology, Classics, History, Oriental Studies, and the Ruskin School of Drawing) include...

  • Updated 27 Jun 2017 | 63 episodes | Green Templeton College

    Podcasts from Green Templeton College, the University of Oxford's newest college.

  • Updated 27 Jun 2017 | 4 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Families for the Treatment of Hereditary MND (FATHoM) is an initiative to bring together the community of families affected by inherited (genetic) forms of MND. This first event is a meeting led by Professor Martin Turner and Professor Kevin Talbot consisting of expert talks on key issues affecting such families.

  • Updated 27 Jun 2017 | 57 episodes | Department of Physics

    The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change.

  • Updated 26 Jun 2017 | 12 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    Christopher Strachey (1916–1975) was a pioneering computer scientist and the founder of the Programming Research Group, now part of the Department of Computer Science at Oxford University. Although Strachey was keenly interested in the practical aspects of computing, it is in the theoretical side that he most indelibly left his mark, notably by creating with Dana Scott the denotational (or as...

  • Updated 23 Jun 2017 | 28 episodes | Alumni Office

    Every month a former Oxford student shares career highlights, insights, and memories of student days in this 15-minute podcast. The interviews are brought to you by the Alumni Office at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 23 Jun 2017 | 7 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 22 Jun 2017 | 36 episodes | Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion

    The Deist Controversy was an extended debate that took place first in England and then Continental Europe roughly from the late 1600s through the mid 1700s. The deists, most of whom believed that there was a god worthy of worship who had created the world, denied special divine action beyond creation. Hence they claimed that Christianity as a revealed religion was false or even contemptible. A...

  • Updated 21 Jun 2017 | 114 episodes | Oxford Department of International Development

    Podcasts recorded by the International Migration Institute

  • Updated 16 Jun 2017 | 182 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 14 Jun 2017 | 26 episodes | Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

    The Surgical Grand Rounds, hosted by the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, are the key educational meetings for consultants, juniors and medical students. Presentations revolve around clinical cases and are followed by lively, educational discussion. These podcasts are brought to you by the Oxford University Medical Education Fellows.

  • Updated 13 Jun 2017 | 17 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    Every year, about 65 DPhil students start a life changing experience in the Nuffield Department of Medicine in Oxford. The Department offers highly competitive NDM Doctoral Prize Studentship to outstanding candidates of any nationality.

  • Updated 13 Jun 2017 | 14 episodes | Magdalen College

    A weekly 45-minute podcast in which a panel of Oxford students and young researchers join host Aled Walker, himself a second year PhD student, to discuss their academic and intellectual passions. Each week we will have a different theme, ranging from Marxism to Medieval Song, Cicero to Sondheim - a tribute to the astonishing diversity of thought which takes place in Oxford.

  • Updated 13 Jun 2017 | 32 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    Podcasts from the Faculty of Classics.

  • Updated 13 Jun 2017 | 99 episodes | St John's College

    An annual conference to explore 'Building Peace' from multidisciplinary perspectives held in Oxford. The 2012 conference was entitled, ‘Disciplines of Peace’. The 2012 conference themes included exploring different aspects of the field of peace studies: the relationship between academic research and the practice of peacemaking, peacebuilding and peacekeeping; the skills needed for...

  • Updated 13 Jun 2017 | 69 episodes | Department of Education

    Public seminars from the Department of Education.
    Oxford has been making a major contribution to the field of education for over 100 years and today this Department has a world class reputation for research, for teacher education and for its Masters and doctoral programmes.

    Our aim is to provide an intellectually rich but supportive environment in which to study, to research and...

  • Updated 08 Jun 2017 | 4 episodes | Linacre College

    The Tanner Lectures on Human Values is a multiversity lecture series in the humanities, founded on July 1, 1978, at Clare Hall, Cambridge University, by the American scholar Obert Clark Tanner. In founding the lecture, he defined their purpose as follows:

    I hope these lectures will contribute to the intellectual and moral life of mankind. I see them simply as a search for a better...

  • Updated 07 Jun 2017 | 23 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 05 Jun 2017 | 7 episodes | Faculty of Classics

    The art of ancient Greece and Rome, and its collection and reception since antiquity, the Beazley archive (established in 1956 by Sir John Beazley) studies the antiquities of ancient Greece and Rome, within the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. The archive has a collection of over a quarter of a million photographs, prints, books, catalogues and gem impressions.

  • Updated 05 Jun 2017 | 32 episodes | Rothermere American Institute

    Podcasts of lectures and seminars held at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 02 Jun 2017 | 125 episodes | Centre for Socio-Legal Studies

    Podcasts from the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society, an independent institution affiliated with Wolfson College and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies at the University of Oxford.

  • Updated 02 Jun 2017 | 16 episodes | University College

    Podcasts from University College

  • Updated 02 Jun 2017 | 128 episodes | Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)

    Some of the brightest minds behind Oxford science discuss their latest research. The series starts with ‘Origins’, tackling topics from human life to the Universe. Join us in each podcast as we explore a different area of science.

  • Updated 02 Jun 2017 | 7 episodes | Voltaire Foundation

    The Voltaire Foundation is a world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship, publishing the definitive edition of the Complete Works of Voltaire (Œuvres complètes de Voltaire), as well as Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment (previously SVEC), the foremost series devoted to Enlightenment studies, and the correspondences of several key French thinkers.

  • Updated 31 May 2017 | 45 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    The 'Reformation 2017‘ series highlights some of the events connected with the activities around the 500th anniversary of the publication of Martin Luther’s 95 theses in 1517. A full documentation of ongoing projects can be found at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/taylor-reformation/

  • Updated 24 May 2017 | 5 episodes | Ertegun Graduate Scholarships Programme

    Podcasts from the Ertegun House which provides the Ertegun Scholarship Programme with a high-profile presence at Oxford, serving as a resource for Ertegun Scholars and for visitors from around the world who will come to Oxford to participate in a programme of events arranged by the Scholar in Residence.

  • Updated 22 May 2017 | 12 episodes | Department of Engineering Science

    A range of lectures and talks from the Department of Engineering at the University of Oxford, the only unified department in the UK which offers accredited courses in all the major branches of engineering.

  • Updated 19 May 2017 | 6 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    Poet, playwright and novelist, Simon Armitage was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 2015. This series features his public engagements.

    Series image credit Paul Wolfgang Webster.

  • Updated 19 May 2017 | 5 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    The Humanities Division at Oxford has developed an exciting relationship with the National Trust, culminating in the Trusted Source Knowledge Transfer Partnership.

    http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ktp

    Celebrating our collaboration, this interdisciplinary lecture series explores and interrogates the many challenges and opportunities...

  • Updated 18 May 2017 | 6 episodes | Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory

    When chemistry meets biology, optics and surface science. A 6 part lecture series presented by Professor Joanna Aizenberg.

  • Updated 18 May 2017 | 7 episodes | Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine

    A new podcast series from the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford, presenting conversations with individuals interested in improving healthcare through the use of better evidence.

  • Updated 17 May 2017 | 61 episodes | Christ Church

    Tower Poetry is an organization based at Christ Church, University of Oxford, which offers opportunities and resources for young British poets.

    Tower Poetry exists to encourage and challenge everyone who reads or writes poetry. Established following a bequest to Christ Church, Oxford, by the late Christopher Tower, the aims of Tower Poetry are clear: to stimulate an enjoyment and...

  • Updated 11 May 2017 | 16 episodes | Merton College

    A series of podcasts from Merton College, a vibrant and diverse intellectual community that has been at the forefront of education and research at Oxford University since 1264. Nobel Prize winners and other cultural and scientific leaders, such as TS Eliot, JRR Tolkien, and Andrew Wiles, adorn the list of Eminent Mertonians. Merton’s tradition of excellence lives on, thanks to the talent and...

  • Updated 10 May 2017 | 4 episodes | New College

    The Visiting Professorship of Opera is funded by New College, and invites leading figures in the operatic world to Oxford each year to give instruction and practice in their areas of expertise. Professors take up residence for short periods while they are involved in a variety of sessions which will include lectures, symposia, masterclasses and performance. Events are open to student and...

  • Updated 10 May 2017 | 38 episodes | Department of Physics

    Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics host a morning of Theoretical Physics roughly three times a year on a Saturday morning. The mornings consist of three talks pitched to explain an area of our research to an audience familiar with physics at about the second-year undergraduate level and are open to all Oxford Alumni. Topics include Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes, Dark...

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