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1 Episode 7: The Limits of Academia with Professor Joy James Professor Joy James is the Ebenezer Fitch Professor of Humanities at Williams College. In this episode, Carlotta Hartmann speaks to her about coming to philosophy and the limits of academia. Joy James, Carlotta Hartmann 23 Nov 2021
2 Episode 6: Tradition and modernity in African cultural philosophy Scarlett Whelan and Kei Patrick interview Prof Ochieng’-Odhiambo and Zeyad el Nabolsy about attitudes to tradition, modernity and modernisation in the work of two African philosophers: Amilcar Cabral and Henry Odera Oruka. Scarlett Whelan, Kei Patrick, Frederick Ochieng’-Odhiambo, Zeyad el Nabolsy 19 Nov 2021
3 Episode 5: A Yogācāra Buddhist Theory of Metaphor and cross-cultural philosophy with Dr. Roy Tzohar In this episode, MPhil Buddhist Studies students Cody Fuller and alicehankwinham interview Professor Tzohar (associate professor in the East and South Asian Studies Department at Tel Aviv University). Cody Fuller, alicehankwinham, Roy Tzohar 04 Nov 2021
4 Episode 4: Academic, Moral, and Spiritual Philosophy from the Ramakrishna Order Dylan Watts (UG physics and philosophy) and Aamir Kaderbhai (MSt study of religion) interview Swami Medhananda, ordained monk of the Ramakrishna Order and Senior Research Fellow at the Ramakrishna Institute of Moral and Spiritual Education, Mysore, India Dylan Watts, Aamir Kaderbha, Swami Medhananda 04 Nov 2021
5 Smart People Work Everywhere - using your research skills outside academia A panel discuss using your research degree outside academia. Carole Souter, Philip Bullock, Kate Williams, Mark Byford 18 Dec 2018
6 Creative Commons What to do About Failure: Personal Actions. How to take action to change the role failure plays in your life. Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Rachel Bray, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
7 Creative Commons What to do About Failure: Personal Attitudes. How to change your own attitudes to failure and success, and how failure relates to regret. Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Chiara Cappellaro, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
8 Creative Commons Failure and the Farewell to Academia. Why does the idea of leaving academia so often feel like professional failure? Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Rachel Bray, Chiara Cappellaro 22 May 2018
9 Creative Commons Failure and Other People Other people (or our idea of them) can induce feelings of failure and alleviate or transform them. Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Chiara Cappellaro, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
10 Creative Commons The Feeling of Failure What does failure feel like, and what happens when you sit with it? Susan Blackmore, Julia Bray, Chiara Cappellaro, Barbara Gabrys 22 May 2018
11 The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien's Legacy 60 years since the publication of the series' final volume, a distinguished panel explore Tolkien's literary legacy. Elleke Boehmer, Stuart Lee, Patrick Curry, Dimitra Fimi 16 Nov 2015
12 The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien's Legacy 60 years since the publication of the series' final volume, a distinguished panel explore Tolkien's literary legacy Elleke Boehmer, Stuart Lee, Patrick Curry, Dimitra Fimi 09 Nov 2015
13 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
14 Panel - Scholarly Digital Editing This panel discussion will bring together those working in the area of scholarly digital editing to examine how and why such editions should and are being made and what issues and assumptions we bring to the creation of scholarly digital editions. Pip Wilcox, Lou Burnard, Eugene Giddens, Eleanor Lowe 23 Jul 2014
15 Beyond the Academy: Applying Medical History to Health Policy Fifth and final talk given at the Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine Virginia Berridge 14 Jul 2014
16 Getting Published Fourth talk given at the Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine Bill Luckin, Keir Waddington 14 Jul 2014
17 Getting your Research Noticed: Public Engagement and History of Medicine Third talk given at the Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine. Lindsay Fitzharris 14 Jul 2014
18 Early Career Experiences in History of Medicine First talk given at the Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine Matt Smith, Erica Charters 14 Jul 2014
19 The Merton Equality Conversation: 'Stemming the leakage of women from academia: why do they leave?' The opening talk at the inaugural annual Merton Equality Conversation, given by Professor Dame Athene Donald FRS at the TS Eliot Theatre, Merton College, Oxford, on Thursday 20 February 2014. Athene Donald 25 Feb 2014
20 Meet the Scientists - Transparent Conductors Alex T. Vai, DPhil student in the Donohoe Group, University of Oxford, describes his exciting research into touch-screen technology and also tells of his outside work ventures in orienteering and orchestra. Alex T. Vai 04 Oct 2013
21 Part 3 - My path to academic success - Asel Sartbaeva Dr Asel Sartbaeval, a Lecturer at the University of Bath, discusses her path from Kyrgyzstan to Oxford and beyond, and offers some advice on balancing career success with family and relationships. Asel Sartbaeva 17 Jul 2013
22 Part 2 - My path to academic success - Ed Anderson Dr Ed Anderson, a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford gives an overview of his current role, and advice on issues he encountered along the way, including the benefits of a post doctoral position in the USA. Ed Anderson 17 Jul 2013
23 Part 1 - My path to academic success - Alison Parkin Dr Alison Parkin, who has just started her own lab group at the University of York, talks about taking career development step by step, and the importance of both research and teaching in academic careers. Alison Parkin 17 Jul 2013
24 Creative Commons The Role of Open Access in Maximising The Impact of Biomedical Research Sir Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust, gives a lecture on scholarship, publishing and the dissemination of research designed to stimulate debate in Oxford on the issues surrounding changes in scholarly communications. Sir Mark Walport 26 Apr 2011
25 Creative Commons Research in Classical Archaeology Discussion between Sir John Boardman and Donna Kurtz on the subject of being classical archaeology researchers and academics and some of the challenges and opportunities they face. John Boardman, Donna Kurtz 11 Mar 2010
26 Making Science Public: Data-sharing, Dissemination and Public Engagement with Science Panel discussion on how social media have changed the nature of the scientific debate among scientists, and how they have impacted on engagement with the public understanding of science. Felix Reed-Tsochas, Maxine Clarke, Ben Goldacre, Cameron Neylon 30 Oct 2009
27 Making Science Public: Data-sharing, Dissemination and Public Engagement with Science How have social media changed the nature of the scientific debate among scientists? Are they challenging the supremacy of editors, reviewers and science communicators? How have they impacted on engagement with the public understanding of science? Felix Reed-Tsochas, Maxine Clarke, Ben Goldacre, Cameron Neylon 07 Oct 2009