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101 TeX Live - Don Knuth remembers SPQR Anne Trefethen reads a special statement from founder Donald Knuth on Sebastian's contribution to TeX Live. Anne Trefethen 16 Nov 2016
102 TeX and LaTeX software Phillip Taylor talks about Sebastian's contribution to the TeX and LaTeX software community. Phillip Taylor 16 Nov 2016
103 Humanities Computing at Southampton, and The Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome Wendy Hall and Les Carr share their memories of work at Southampton University. Nicholas Stanley-Price and Amanda Thursfield, (The Non-Catholic Cemetery in Rome) share their experiences with working with Sebastian Rahtz. Wendy Hall, Les Carr, Nicholas Stanley-Price, Amanda Thursfield 16 Nov 2016
104 Research business and the shortwave beam: Marconi and the uses of wireless in postwar years Giovanni Paoloni discusses the influence of the development of the shortwave beam technology on Marconi and the Marconi Company Giovanni Paoloni 03 Nov 2016
105 Marconi's early Latin projects over the South-Atlantic Ines Queiroz explores how technical constraints have shaped strategies for wireless networks development Inês Queiroz 03 Nov 2016
106 Data Publication; Discover, Explore, Visualise Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran ( Research Lecturer, Oxford e-Research Centre) gives the seventh talk in the conference. Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran 02 Nov 2016
107 Visualising 150 Years of Correspondence between the US and Germany Felix Krawatzek (Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford) gives the fourth talk in the conference. Félix Krawatzek 02 Nov 2016
108 Data Visualisation Mark Hahnel (Founder of figshare), gives the second presentation in the conference. Mark Hahnel 02 Nov 2016
109 Data Visualisation, a publisher's point of view Richard O’Beirne (Digital Strategy Group, OUP) gives the first talk in the conference. Richard O’Beirne 02 Nov 2016
110 How the BBC reaches digital audiences in South Asia Roopa Suchak, South Asia workstream lead, BBC gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Roopa Suchak 31 Oct 2016
111 From Afghanistan to a more dangerous world Christina Lamb, Foreign affairs correspondent, Sunday Times, gives a talk for the The Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Christina Lamb 31 Oct 2016
112 Mobile in Museums Theodore Koterwas, Mobile Development Team Lead, IT Services, gives a short talk for Oxford University Museums Staff Conference Theodore Koterwas 31 Oct 2016
113 Creative Commons How journalism faces a second wave of disruption from technology and changing audience behaviour Part of the The Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series by Nic Newman, digital media strategist and research associate, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Nic Newman 14 Oct 2016
114 The Jenkin Lecture - Engineering Tomorrow's Therapies Professor Constantin Coussios (Magdalen), Professor of Biomedical Engineering, gives the 2016 annual Jenkin Lecture, on 17th September 2016. Constantin Coussios 21 Sep 2016
115 Digital health Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci (St John’s), Head of the Department of Engineering Science, gives a lecture for the department of Engineering Science Alumni Weekend on September 17th 2016. Lionel Tarassenko 21 Sep 2016
116 Creative Commons HIP2015, Session: Ethics for Technology and Big Data in Humanitarian Innovation Parallel session: Ethics for Technology and Big Data in Humanitarian Innovation 17 July 2015, 14:00-15:30, 1st Panel Room. Nathaniel Raymond, Stefan Voigt, Josh Lyons, Anaïs Rességuier 12 Jul 2016
117 Creative Commons Strachey Lecture - Quantum Supremacy Dr Scott Aaronson (MIT, UT Austin) gives the 2016 Strachey lecture. Scott Aaronson 14 Jun 2016
118 'Learning' part 2 - Stimulating learning Can a little electrical stimulation help people learn quicker? And how would technology that does this be used? And why would you want to use this over medicines? Roi Cohen Kadosh 13 May 2016
119 Run for Your Light You may have heard the word “quantum” bandied around a lot. But what does it mean? In this animation we take a look at how the photon – the quantum particle of light – is being harnessed to help create new technologies like quantum computers. Robert Taylor, Steven Kolthammer, Josh Nunn 12 Apr 2016
120 Shedding Light on the Situation Light is more than just light bulbs and sunshine! Researchers at the University of Oxford use different types of light to learn more about all sorts of interesting things. Jena Meinecke, Chris Rennick, Brianna Heazlewood, Clarence Yapp 12 Apr 2016
121 Creative Commons Smart Technologies and Public Participation in Transport Planning Dr Richard Kingston and Dr Bryan Marshall provide a critical view on smart cities and discuss some of its implications to rethink the role of citizen engagement in urban and transport planning. Richard Kingston, Bryan Marshall 01 Apr 2016
122 Evolutionary origins of technological behaviour: a primate archaeology approach to chimpanzees An Anthropology Departmental seminar presented by Susana Carvalha (Oxford) on the archaeological sites of non-humans, 27 November 2015 Susana Carvalho 14 Mar 2016
123 The Future of the Professions In an era when machines can out-perform human beings at most tasks what are the prospects for employment? Richard Susskind, Daniel Susskind, Joshua Hordern, Vili Lehdonvirta 16 Feb 2016
124 Clever Classrooms: Evidence for the impacts of classroom design on learning Professor Peter Barrett, University of Salford, gies a talk for the Department of Education public seminar series on 25th January 2016. Peter Barrett 27 Jan 2016
125 What Does it Mean to be Human in the Digital Age? A librarian, literary scholar, museum director and digital commentator explore how the digital age has shaped, and will continue to shape, the human experience and the humanities Lynne Brindley, Tom Chatfield, Chris Fletcher, Diane Lees 22 Jan 2016
126 Creative Commons The limits of human performance and artificial intelligence In this new Oxford talk, Garry Kasparov, Senior Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Martin School, turns his attention to the rapidly evolving relationship between humans and technology. Garry Kasparov 18 Aug 2015
127 Creative Commons Campaigner for women’s participation in technology, Ruthe Farmer (St Cross, 2007) Ruthe Farmer explains how her award-winning work to encourage women and girls to embrace technology can be traced back to her student days at Oxford. Ruthe Farmer 06 Aug 2015
128 Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett An interdisciplinary discussion of Kirsten Shepherd-Barr's book Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Michael Billington, Morten Kringlebach, Laura Marcus 20 May 2015
129 Innovation, learning and sensing: The case of the Supermarine Spitfire Matthias Holweg explained his research on innovation in the context of comparing patterns of innovation in industry today, ranging from smartphones to automotive, with the patterns of innovation in fighter aircraft during World War II. Matthias Holweg 14 May 2015
130 Creative Commons Children and the Internet- Lecture 2 Second lecture in the Green Templeton College 2015 lecture series. Sonia Livingstone 30 Mar 2015
131 Humanities and Science: Culture and Technology An interdisciplinary discussion exploring culture’s interaction with technology Maria Blanco, Fritz Vollrath, Andrew Wilson, Lionel Tarassenko 16 Mar 2015
132 Artificial intelligence: examining the interface between brain and machine Dr Anders Sandberg, James Martin Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, gives a seminar as part of the Oxford Martin School Hilary Term seminar series: Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine. Anders Sandberg 24 Feb 2015
133 mHealth: smartphones as saviours? Dr Fred Hersch and Dr Gari Clifford give a seminar is part of the Oxford Martin School Hilary Term seminar series: Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine Fred Hersch, Gari Clifford 24 Feb 2015
134 Where next for citizen science? Innovative uses for crowd sourcing Dr Chris Lintott and Dr Brooke Simmons give a seminar as part of the Oxford Martin School Hilary Term seminar series: Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine. Chris Lintott, Brooke Simmons 24 Feb 2015
135 Creative Commons Oxford and the next-generation of mobile health David Clifton, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, gives a talk for Oxford Martin School. David Clifton 17 Feb 2015
136 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Humanitarian innovation, humanitarian renewal? The continued evolution of the humanitarian innovation concept needs a critical engagement with how this agenda interacts with previous and contemporary attempts to improve humanitarian action. Kristin Bergtora Sandvik 12 Jan 2015
137 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Innovation and new ways of working across sectors Humanitarian actors will have to adapt to a changing world but it will not be easy or straightforward. Operations are changing as a result of innovations which bring many improvements but also throw up challenges. Erik Abild 12 Jan 2015
138 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Innovation for equity in Lebanon Innovative approaches in Lebanon aim to address, in two very different ways, the particular needs of the most vulnerable among the refugee and host populations. Luciano Calestini 12 Jan 2015
139 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Innovation and refugee livelihoods: a historical perspective It is difficult to speak convincingly of ‘new’ or innovative practices towards refugees, especially in refugee livelihoods assistance, while there remains a significant gap in historical knowledge and institutional memory. Evan Elise Easton-Calabria 12 Jan 2015
140 Silicon Valley and Journalism: Make up or Break up?: Reuters Memorial Lecture 2014 Emily Bell, Director at the TOW Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, today delivered the Reuters Memorial Lecture 2014 for the Reuters Institute in Oxford. Emily Bell, Tim Gardam, Alun Rusbridger, Vivian Schiller 10 Dec 2014
141 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Entrepreneurship and innovation by refugees in Uganda In order to make a living, refugees have to be innovative, and refugees in Uganda have contributed tremendously to entrepreneurship and innovation in the country. Robert Hakiza 08 Dec 2014
142 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Resettlement and livelihoods innovation in the US Conversations with multiple stakeholders in the US help to highlight barriers to economic self-sufficiency for resettled refugees and opportunities for innovative approaches. Faith Nibbs 08 Dec 2014
143 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - UNHCR Ideas: an online platform for change ‘UNHCR Ideas’ aims to enable collaborative problem solving and idea generation among an online community. Alice Bosley 08 Dec 2014
144 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Technology, production and partnership innovation in Uganda Since 2007 a partnership between UNHCR, the Government of Uganda and ‘MakaPads’ inventor Moses Musaazi has helped provide affordable sanitary pads for thousands of refugee girls and women. Moses Musaazi 08 Dec 2014
145 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Learning curves and collaboration in reconceiving refugee settlements A collaboration between UNHCR, Ennead Architects and Stanford University uses settlement design to promote innovation and further development in the refugee protection model but collaborators initially face a steep learning curve. Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Aparna Surendra 02 Dec 2014
146 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Innovation: what, why and how for a UN organisation The purpose of innovation is to make humanitarian work more effective and more reflective. We do innovation to improve human lives by doing things better. Innovation, for UNHCR, is a humanitarian imperative to be carried out with partners. T Alexander Aleinikoff 02 Dec 2014
147 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - Introduction: refugees and innovation Doing innovation well presents challenges for how we can work better together as organisations and with displaced people, and how we can break down traditional barriers between actors – all while upholding ethical principles and protection standards. Alexander Betts 02 Dec 2014
148 Creative Commons FMR Innovation and Refugees - From the editors From the editors Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 02 Dec 2014
149 Geek is Good - planning an exhibition programme Stephen Johnston, Museum of the History of Science, gives a short talk on the Geek is Good exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science Stephen Johnston 21 Oct 2014
150 Creative Commons Designed to Kill : The Difficult Study of Military Design Design is perceived by most as a positive concept meant to improve people lives. But it is first a means to answer efficiently a specific purpose. How can we morally accept that the act of killing led to the development of an important design industry? Marie-Anne Michaux 30 Sep 2014
151 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
152 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
153 Incredible Machines: Conclusion Dr Ashley Shepherd concludes the Incredible Machines series by explaining what makes her the most excited about working as a scientist in the Department of Chemistry. Ashley Shepherd 19 Jun 2014
154 "How Much is Enough? The Love of Money and the Case for the Good Life" Session 3 In this McDonald Centre conference, Robert and Edward Skidelsky debate their controversial book about work, wealth, and human well-being with Rowan Williams, Cecile Fabre, John Thanassoulis, and other theologians, philosophers, economists and journalists. Edwina Moreton, Diane Coyle, Donald Hay, Edmund Newell 16 Apr 2014
155 "How Much is Enough? The Love of Money and the Case for the Good Life" Session 1 In this McDonald Centre conference, Robert and Edward Skidelsky debate their controversial book about work, wealth, and human well-being with Rowan Williams, Cecile Fabre, John Thanassoulis, and other theologians, philosophers, economists and journalists. Robert Skidelsky, Edward Skidelsky, Cecile Fabre, John Hughes 15 Apr 2014
156 Creative Commons FMR 45 Connecting and communicating after Typhoon Haiyan In the first month of the Typhoon Haiyan response, one of the priorities facing the international community was to re-establish internet connectivity in order to facilitate information sharing and the provision of assistance. Mariko Hall, Adam Ashcroft 07 Apr 2014
157 Creative Commons How Mobile Phones are changing journalism practice in the 21st Century Dr Adrian Hadland, Director of Journalism, University of Stirling gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series Adrian Hadland 15 Feb 2014
158 The Information Society Agenda: Prospects and Problems Discussion of dominant approaches by intergovernmental agencies to information society policy and the prospects for introducing critical perspectives that acknowledge the power relations which inform information society strategies and actions. Robin Mansell 16 Jan 2014
159 ICTs, Innovation and Regulation in the Somali Territories A seminar exploring technology and regulation in the Somali territories of the Horn of Africa. Despite weak or non-existent government institutions, innovation has flourished with local solutions to local challenges. Abdirashid Duale 16 Jan 2014
160 Humanitarian campaigns in social media: network architectures and Kony 2012 as a polymedia event An assessment of the optimism surrounding the opportunities that social media offer for humanitarian action, drawing on analysis of the phenomenally popular and controversial Kony 2012 campaign. Mirca Madianou 16 Jan 2014
161 Disjunctures and Connections: Case Studies of How Techno-politics Make and Cut Networks In a development context, the ways in which new media objects (eg ICTs) are defined in relation to other objects, people and institutions map out new figurations of power and connection, that revalue and recombine political agency. Don Slater 16 Jan 2014
162 Development 2.0 and beyond: Challenges for ICT4D in 2013 Dr Thompson addresses some of the opportunities and contradictions presented by ICT4D and considers some emerging ways in which ICT4D researchers may contribute to the field. Mark Thompson 16 Jan 2014
163 Uehiro Seminar: Cyborg justice: human enhancement and punishment We explore some possible interactions between enhancement technology and punishment, reflect on ethical issues that arise as a result, and consider what our justice system must do in order to ensure that it keeps pace with developments in technology. Rebecca Roache, Anders Sandberg, Hannah Maslen 19 Nov 2013
164 The Future of Education Professor Clay Christensen, Professor C Raj Kumar, Dr Max Price and Ms Dacia Toll discuss the future of education at the Rhodes House 110th Anniversary event. Clay Christensen, C Raj Kumar, Max Price, Dacia Toll 29 Oct 2013
165 Mammo Muchie. NSI to IDS - From the National System of Innovation to an African National Innovation and Development System (IDS). Mammo Muchie, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Mammo Muchie 26 Sep 2013
166 Best Paper Award Ceremony, 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Best Paper Award Ceremony. Chaired by Professor Andrew Hamilton, Vice Chancellor, Oxford University. Andrew Hamilton, Xiaolan Fu, Jian Gao 23 Sep 2013
167 Creative Commons Policy Dynamics and Institutional Dysfunctions in Public Agricultural Research and Innovation. George Owusu Essegbey, Science and Technology Policy Research Institute, Ghana. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. George Owusu Essegbey 23 Sep 2013
168 Creative Commons Innovation Under the Radar in Low Income Countries: Evidence from Ghana. Giacomo Zanello, Oxford University. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Giacomo Zanello 23 Sep 2013
169 Creative Commons Yves Doz. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies Yves Doz, INSEAD, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Yves Doz 23 Sep 2013
170 Ludovico Alcorta. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies. Ludovico Alcorta, UNIDO, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Ludovico Alcorta 23 Sep 2013
171 David Kaplan. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies David Kaplan, University of Cape Town, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. David Kaplan 23 Sep 2013
172 Xiaolan Fu. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies. Xiaolan Fu, Oxford University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Xiaolan Fu 23 Sep 2013
173 Creative Commons Anne Miroux. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Anne Miroux, UNCTAD, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Anne Miroux 23 Sep 2013
174 Luc Soete. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Luc Soete, Maastricht University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Luc Soete 23 Sep 2013
175 Calestous Juma. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Calestous Juma, Harvard University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Calestous Juma 23 Sep 2013
176 Creative Commons Influence Operations and Psyops: Information Warfare in the 21st Century Bob Seeley, MOD, gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 13th November 2012. Bob Seeley 09 Aug 2013
177 Conclusion: Inspired by Nature The current energy crisis is a time of intense challenges but also of opportunities for fantastic science and innovative ideas. Alex T. Vai 19 Jul 2013
178 Creative Commons Who Leads, Who Follows? A Multi-level Perspective of Energy Transitions in the Transport Sector Part of the Transitioning towards Electric Vehicles seminar series held at the Transport Studies Unit of the Oxford University Centre for the Environment. Greg Marsden 15 Jul 2013
179 Creative Commons Innovation or stagnation - Oxford Union Debate The Innovation Enigma - Is the current growth crisis a result of decades of technological stagnation in a risk-averse society? Ian Goldin, Peter Thiel, Seung-yoon Lee, Mark Shuttleworth 22 May 2013
180 Creative Commons The Future of Energy and Transport With Elon Musk, CEO and Product Architect of Tesla Motors and the CEO/CTO of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX). Elon Musk 22 May 2013
181 Creative Commons Ethics and plant science - improving food yields in a changing environment With Professor Liam Dolan and Professor Jane Langdale, Co-Directors, Plants for the 21st Century Institute. Liam Dolan, Jane Langdale, Julian Savulescu 22 May 2013
182 Creative Commons FMR 38 New technologies always an improvement? New technologies always an improvement? LIsbeth Pilegaard 08 May 2013
183 Creative Commons FMR 38 Sifting hype from reality Sifting hype from reality. Paul Currion 08 May 2013
184 Creative Commons FMR 38 Technology: bringing solutions or disruptions? The availability of information through new technologies is challenging existing power relations and current ways of working, and we may not be prepared for the consequences. Paul Currion 08 May 2013
185 Creative Commons FMR 38 Country of Origin Information: old problems, modern solutions The current multitude of sources of information paradoxically renders access to good quality Country of Origin Information for refugee status determination procedures quite cumbersome. Marco Formisano 08 May 2013
186 Creative Commons FMR 38 Sharing sensitive data on forced migrants Can a collaborative web-platform for sharing critical demographic information about displaced people improve delivery and response? Prisca Benelli, Alessandro Guarino, Jen Ziemke 08 May 2013
187 Creative Commons FMR 38 Technology and engineering to support work with refugees New partnerships are being forged to encourage young engineers to use their skills in the service of refugees. Stephanie Hunt, Geoffrey C Orsak 08 May 2013
188 Creative Commons FMR 38 The role of technology in family tracing in Kenya Capitalising on the spread of mobile phones and the internet, new digital tools can help refugees trace missing family members. Security of data is a vital aspect of any such tools. Lucy Kiama, Christopher Mikkelsen, Caroline Njeri, Mikkel Hansen 08 May 2013
189 Creative Commons FMR 38 Making online connections Internet-based technologies are changing the way refugees are able to remain connected to their origins while adjusting to life in a new country. Jennifer Flemming 08 May 2013
190 Creative Commons FMR 38 The networking Tibetan diaspora The networking Tibetan diaspora. Emma Tobin 08 May 2013
191 Creative Commons FMR 38 Satellite phones help rescue of refugees Satellite phones help rescue of refugees. Virginia Signorini 08 May 2013
192 Creative Commons FMR 38 Refugees enjoy freedom to surf in Uganda Refugees enjoy freedom to surf in Uganda. Angella Nabwowe-Kasule 08 May 2013
193 Creative Commons FMR 38 Android phones for mosquito net surveys Android phones for mosquito net surveys. Sarah Hoibak, Marian Schilperoord 08 May 2013
194 Creative Commons FMR 38 Community Technology Access project Community Technology Access project. Daniela Ionita 08 May 2013
195 Creative Commons FMR 38 Mobile phones used for public health surveillance in Darfur Mobile phones used for public health surveillance in Darfur. Kbede Deribe 08 May 2013
196 Creative Commons FMR 38 From the local community in Colombia into cyberspace From the local community in Colombia into cyberspace. Juan David Gómez-Quintero 08 May 2013
197 Creative Commons Development 2.0 and beyond: Challenges for ICT4D in 2013 Dr Thompson addresses some of the opportunities and contradictions presented by ICT4D and considers some emerging ways in which ICT4D researchers may contribute to the field. Mark Thompson 30 Apr 2013
198 Disjunctures and Connections: Case Studies of How Techno-politics Make and Cut Networks In a development context, the ways in which new media objects (eg ICTs) are defined in relation to other objects, people and institutions map out new figurations of power and connection, that revalue and recombine political agency. Don Slater 30 Apr 2013
199 Humanitarian campaigns in social media: network architectures and Kony 2012 as a polymedia event An assessment of the optimism surrounding the opportunities that social media offer for humanitarian action, drawing on analysis of the phenomenally popular and controversial Kony 2012 campaign. Mirca Madianou 30 Apr 2013
200 ICTs, Innovation and Regulation in the Somali Territories A seminar exploring technology and regulation in the Somali territories of the Horn of Africa. Abdirashid Duale 30 Apr 2013