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  • Updated 27 Mar 2020 | 6 episodes | Faculty of English Language and Literature

    The series War and Representation features interviews with leading humanities scholars of war. In each episode a researcher presents recently published work or ongoing research projects for a broad audience. This series is hosted by the Faculty of English Language and Literature.

  • Updated 26 Mar 2020 | 1 episode | Department of Plant Sciences

    In this fun and informative series Dr Lindsay Turnbull, Associate Professor and Fellow of The Queen’s College, Oxford University, looks at the biology of the back garden. This series is recorded hot off the press in a normal garden in England beginning in March 2020 and would be of interest to anyone from age 5+. The series is particularly useful for children missing school who would like to...

  • Updated 22 Mar 2020 | 65 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...

  • Updated 19 Mar 2020 | 10 episodes | Keble College

    Sessions from the Oxford UIDP Summit - a transatlantic conference for senior-level university and industry professionals, and government policymakers.

  • Updated 18 Mar 2020 | 94 episodes | Oxford Martin School

    Public Lectures and Seminars from the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. The Oxford Martin School brings together the best minds from different fields to tackle the most pressing issues of the 21st century.

  • Updated 16 Mar 2020 | 3 episodes | Faculty of Medieval & Modern Languages

    Welcome to the LinguaMania podcast. Produced by researchers from Oxford University-led Creative Multilingualism, the series explores some fascinating perspectives on languages and language learning, asking: Do we really need human translators? Why do we use metaphors and what do they teach us about other languages and cultures? How much of an unfamiliar language can we understand? Would...

  • Updated 16 Mar 2020 | 236 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 13 Mar 2020 | 65 episodes | Green Templeton College

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

  • Updated 11 Mar 2020 | 9 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    A WRITER'S WAR looks at how those who fought and those at home in Britain, France, Germany and former colonies of the British and French Empires responded to the First World War, the horrors of the trenches and the advent of mechanised violence.

  • Updated 11 Mar 2020 | 2 episodes | Department of Statistics

    The Department of Statistics at Oxford is a world leader in research including computational statistics and statistical methodology, applied probability, bioinformatics and mathematical genetics. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Oxford's Mathematical Sciences submission was ranked overall best in the UK.
    This is an exciting time for the Department. We have now moved...

  • Updated 06 Mar 2020 | 9 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 02 Mar 2020 | 79 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 26 Feb 2020 | 120 episodes | School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS)

    Israel Studies Seminar: Perspectives on Israel.
    During this academic year, the Israel Studies Seminar will explore what it means to widen the horizons of conventional discourse about Israel by focusing on various perspectives of Israel.
    The seminar’s objective is to situate Israel within broader contexts, including thematic, theoretical, methodological, epistemological, and geo-...

  • Updated 25 Feb 2020 | 199 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 25 Feb 2020 | 115 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 25 Feb 2020 | 3 episodes | Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS)

    A series of talks by inspirational women in science & engineering

  • Updated 25 Feb 2020 | 8 episodes | University Administration and Services (UAS)

    The University's Equality Policy provides for an inclusive environment which 'promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected to assist them in reaching their full potential'. It also provides that no student or member of staff will be treated less favorable...

  • Updated 25 Feb 2020 | 42 episodes | Rothermere American Institute

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

  • Updated 24 Feb 2020 | 43 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

    Lectures and seminars organised by the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

  • Updated 24 Feb 2020 | 2 episodes | Department of Computer Science

    This podcast series consists of occasional lectures and seminars on the mathematics of program construction - the use of clear, precise mathematical techniques in the development of programs and in proving them correct. In particular, there is a focus on equational reasoning directly with the program text, as opposed to indirect arguments involving a separate formalism such as predicate...

  • Updated 24 Feb 2020 | 336 episodes | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

    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 24 Feb 2020 | 18 episodes | Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

    The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) is a cross-university platform for all things Africa in Oxford. The overarching vision of AfOx is to make Africa a strategic priority for the University of Oxford, while also building equitable research collaborations between researchers and academics from African institutions and the University of Oxford.

    Throughout the year AfOx hosts several...

  • Updated 18 Feb 2020 | 12 episodes | St Cross College

    These brief podcasts open into the intellectual worlds of the diverse Fellowship of St Cross College Oxford, and are for everyone.

  • Updated 18 Feb 2020 | 71 episodes | Wolfson College

    Wolfson is the largest graduate college in Oxford. Our diverse student body has a wide spread of disciplines and nationalities. The College is both traditional and unconventional, forward thinking and friendly.

  • Updated 17 Feb 2020 | 124 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 14 Feb 2020 | 82 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 14 Feb 2020 | 171 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    The Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford is the largest university library system in the United Kingdom. It includes the principal University library - the Bodleian Library - which has been a legal deposit library for 400 years; as well as 28 other libraries across Oxford including major research libraries and faculty, department and institute libraries. Together, the Libraries hold...

  • Updated 12 Feb 2020 | 93 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 11 Feb 2020 | 61 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 10 Feb 2020 | 47 episodes | Faculty of Law

    This series is host to episodes created by the Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford which is part of the Faculty of Law, within the Social Sciences Division. The series reflects this department's world-leading research and teaching by providing talks that encompass topics such as rights and justice, politics, penal culture, crime and mental health and immigration.

  • Updated 10 Feb 2020 | 20 episodes | Faculty of Philosophy

    Over the last decade, concerns about the power and danger of Artificial Intelligence have moved from the fantasy of “Terminator” to reality, and anxieties about killer robots have been joined by many others that are more immediate. Robotic systems threaten a massive disruption of employment and transport, while algorithms fuelled by machine learning on (potentially biased) “big data”...

  • Updated 07 Feb 2020 | 9 episodes |

    Conference held on Thursday, 13 June 2019 to Friday, 14 June 2019 in St Cross College, Oxford.

    It is often assumed that human moral status is an all-or-nothing affair. Philosophical debate about the moral status of foetuses and the severely cognitively impaired is typically between those who argue that full moral status is possessed and those who argue that moral status is altogether...

  • Updated 06 Feb 2020 | 4 episodes | Department of Social Policy and Intervention

    This series of podcasts explore the question of adolescence in African contexts. They are part of the ongoing work of the 5-year, UK Research and Innovation Global Challenges Research Fund Hub, Accelerating Achievement for Africa's Adolescents, hosted by the University of Oxford and the University of Cape Town. The podcasts were recorded during a three-day workshop on the theme of...

  • Updated 30 Jan 2020 | 84 episodes | Centre for African Studies

    The University of Oxford is one of the world's leading centres for the study of Africa. In every Faculty and Division across the University there are active research programmes focused on the continent. The African Studies Centre, within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, acts as a focal point for graduate level work and faculty research on Africa. Alongside the vibrant...

  • Updated 22 Jan 2020 | 166 episodes | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology

    The Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) is an interdisciplinary research unit based at the University of Oxford, dedicated to understanding the complex and interwoven causes of obesity in populations across the world. This seminar series is hosted by the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 22 Jan 2020 | 1 episode | The Queen's College

    What do medicine and translation have in common? In what sense, and to what extent, is translation used in contexts as different as the transfer of meaning from one language (or medium) to the other, the concept of knowledge translation, and the process of protein synthesis? How will a nuanced understanding of translation help us live a healthier, happier and longer life? In this newly-...

  • Updated 20 Jan 2020 | 14 episodes | Bodleian Libraries

    These oral history interviews, conducted by Georgina Ferry, capture the stories of pioneering women at the forefront of research, teaching and service provision for computing in Oxford, 1950s-1990s. Themes throughout the interviews include career opportunities, gender splits in computing, the origins and development of computing teaching and research in Oxford, as well as development of the...

  • Updated 17 Jan 2020 | 9 episodes | Ashmolean Museum

    Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art Symposium, 24th October 2019 at the Ashmolean Museum
    Celebrating the opening of the Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Art exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum a symposium with experts from the Ashmolean, the University of Oxford, eminent art historians, as well as the artist himself was held on the 24th of October 2019.
    Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China) is,...

  • Updated 16 Jan 2020 | 66 episodes | Kellogg College

    Podcasts from Kellogg College, one of Oxford University's largest and most international graduate colleges.

  • Updated 06 Jan 2020 | 44 episodes | Keble College

    One of the largest of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford with 410 undergraduate and 235 graduate students. It was the wish of our founders in 1870 to extend access to the University more widely, and the College has a continuing commitment to inclusiveness. The College prides itself on the academic achievements of its students, and aims to offer a supportive environment in...

  • Updated 06 Jan 2020 | 5 episodes | Pitt Rivers Museum

    Podcasts from the Beyond the Binary Project, held at the Pitt Rivers Museum. Building on existing engagement work with LGBTQ+ stakeholders and set out an ambitious programme to build inclusive practice within theMuseum. This will transform the Museum through events, interpretation and exhibitions.

    By 'queering', we mean challenging hetero-normative interpretations of the...

  • Updated 02 Jan 2020 | 10 episodes | Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG)

    Welcome to CortexCast, the podcast that provides in-depth interviews with world leading Neuroscientists. Through conversations that are accessible to anyone with an interest in science, we explore cutting edge techniques, challenges in the field and how these researchers think not only about the brain but life in general. CortexCast is the official podcast of the Oxford University Cortex Club...

  • Updated 20 Dec 2019 | 23 episodes | Oxford University Development Office

    Welcome to the Futuremakers podcast. It's the fly-on-the-wall of our colleges, as our academics debate key issues for the future of society. Series two - Conversations on how we respond to a changing climate, and how humanity will cope and thrive in an uncertain future, with some of the world’s leading thinkers. Season One was all about Artificial Intelligence...

  • Updated 20 Dec 2019 | 14 episodes | Faculty of Law

    Lectures, seminars and conferences held at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

  • Updated 20 Dec 2019 | 104 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.

    Features episodes previously published as:
    (1) 'Oxford Physics Alumni': "Informal interviews with physics alumni at...

  • Updated 19 Dec 2019 | 7 episodes | Department for Continuing Education

    The annual Simonyi Lecture is the highlight of Oxford University's programme to bring the excitement of science to the public. Held each year at the Oxford Playhouse, the Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, Marcus du Sautoy, invites an eminent scientist to talk about cutting edge science and it’s impact on society. More details about the lectures can be found at:...

  • Updated 16 Dec 2019 | 22 episodes | Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

    Presentations from the 2016, 2017, and 2019 Teaching the Codex colloquia at Merton College, Oxford.
    Organisers: Mary Boyle and Tristan Franklinos. Committee: Alexander Peplow and Jessica Rahardjo.

    Sponsors: Merton College History of the Book Group (2016, 2017, 2019); Oxford Medieval Studies, sponsored by the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) (2016, 2017); the...

  • Updated 12 Dec 2019 | 22 episodes | Saïd Business School

    The Oxford Future of Business Podcast takes you behind the walls of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. Run by a team of MBA students, each episode aims to tackle the next generation of problems facing the world - and the business opportunities they represent.

  • Updated 12 Dec 2019 | 4 episodes | The Queen's College

    The Harmsworth Professorship was established by the 1st Viscount Rothermere in memory of his son Vyvyan, who died in the First World War.
    The Professorship makes Oxford unique among British universities by every year enabling a distinguished American historian to spend a year in Oxford teaching, researching and leading seminars.
    Inaugurated in 1922, the Professorship has been held...

  • Updated 11 Dec 2019 | 14 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...

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