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St Catherine's College

Podcasts from St Catherine's - Oxford's youngest mixed (undergraduate and graduate) college and also one of its largest and most diverse communities. St Catherine's celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2012.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 The Nairne Seminar 2013: Lord Mandelson and Evan Davis This year's seminar will be given by Lord Mandelson (1973, PPE) in conversation with Evan Davis. Peter Mandelson, Evan Davies 22 Apr 2013
2 On Stage and Screen: Defining Moments in Entertainment Since 1962 As St Catherine's was being built, in July 1962, the Telstar satellite was making history as the first to relay television pictures through space. A year later, Mary Whitehouse would launch her 'Clean Up TV' campaign. Michael Billington, Sara Ramsden, Libby Purves, Thelma Holt 09 Oct 2012
3 Renewable Energies in a Green Economy: Defining Developments It was with the chance of making 'a special contribution to the urgent national need for more scientists' that St Catherine's College was first contemplated. Nicholas Stern, Vivienne Cox, Erica Hope, Steve Groves 09 Oct 2012
4 After the Crash: Restoring Economic Growth Founding St Catherine's College in the 1960s required extensive appeals to industry to secure adequate funding to build and endow the new College. Tracy Corrigan, Clive Maxwell, Martin Heipertz, Paul Betts 05 Oct 2012
5 Sir Humphry Davy: Natural Philosopher, Discoverer, Inventor, Poet, Man of Action When St Catherine's College was first being envisaged, creating an undergraduate body with an equal number of science and arts students was at the forefront of our Founder's minds. John Meurig Thomas 05 Oct 2012
6 Defining Moments in International Relations Since 1962 The world of our Founders was one in which the space race heated up, and the Cold War froze over. In October 1962, as the College's first cohort of undergraduates arrived, Cuba was bringing the world to the brink of nuclear war. Marshall Cloyd, Jens Tholstrup, Clark Ervin, James Rodgers 05 Oct 2012