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Best Oxford podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best Oxford podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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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 of events, and offer insights into the research that they make possible.
 
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
 
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, a student run society that connects local and internationally recognised neuroscientists with stude ...
 
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.
 
Oxford is a wonderful city in which to live, and If you have the good fortune to call yourself a resident you are probably here because you value its incredible mix of people and cultures. However, whether local or visitor, your own personal network of friends and colleagues can only touch a small proportion of the fascinating people who call this place home. We set up this podcast to seek out some of the individuals that we find interesting and explore their lives and stories. They are not ...
 
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 systems, software verification, and software engineering.
 
The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners, and policy-makers from across the globe to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through the vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the development of human rights law and practice.
 
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 carry on practical work in their own garden and have an expert help them understand the theory behind ...
 
Was the name signed to the world's most famous plays and poems a pseudonym? Was the man from Stratford that history attributed the work to even capable of writing them? Who was Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, and is there any chance he was the actual author of those legendary works? Who WAS the writer behind the pen name "William Shakespeare?" Join Steven Sabel of the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship as he and his fellow Oxfordians set out to answer all of those questions and many more on ...
 
This annual lecture series celebrates the achievements of disabled people. The University is committed to establishing an inclusive environment, and we hope that this lecture series will be inspiring and empowering for everyone, particularly for our disabled staff and students. We hope that it will also increase understanding of the experiences of people living with a disability and of the creative and flexible support that may help them to flourish. The events are organised by the Equality ...
 
In this series we seek to rediscover film footage of Oxford’s past and make it available for public viewing. How has Oxford changed? How has it remained the same? What important events have happened at Oxford University? Each episode in the series makes use of archive films to explore when, where and how the films were taken, and what they can tell us about the history of the University, the city of Dreaming Spires and the surrounding Oxfordshire countryside. The series will include films ra ...
 
From Oxford University's Rothermere American Institute, hosts Professor Adam Smith and Dr Alice Kelly talk to guests doing world-leading research that sheds light on the United States from the outside in. We ask what forces have shaped the culture and politics of the US, how its role in the world has changed and what it might be in the future. Is America now, or has it ever been, the "last best hope of earth"? Probably not, but plenty of people have thought so. We try to understand why.
 
On a warm summer day in Oxford, a young girl fell down a rabbit hole; contrarywise, another girl sprouted from the ground like a daisy. Suddenly, life for Millicent & Mary Ann is abnormally normal — & there's only one thing either knows for certain: Alice is responsible. A bite-sized miniseries about Alice and Wonderland, but starring neither of them, by A.R. OLIVIERI and PJ Scott-Blankenship
 
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 our regular Friday seminar series, attracting a wide audience, our distinguished speakers bring topics ...
 
We are transforming ourselves into something very different from our hunter-gatherer ancestors. This process is called Transhumanism. It is a strange timeline indeed. Utopias don’t exist - so what might a good timeline look like? Ryan Ferris discusses topics such as Consciousness, Psychology, Economics, Space Travel, Psychedelics, Meme Theory, Music, Sexuality & Buddhism with experts from Harvard, Stanford & Oxford, politicians, musicians, scientists & writers to try and find an answer.
 
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In this OIES podcast David Ledesma interviews Patrick Heather about his analysis of European traded gas hubs in 2019, according to his five Key Elements and also introduces a global churn comparison between Henry Hub, TTF, NBP and JKM. The podcast highlights how TTF has seen phenomenal growth in the last three years, in every metric, and that TTF i…
 
This week on OHC: The boys learn how to BBQ a whole chicken, play a new game about “things” and SMORP over Romans 8:14-17 (ESV). Grab a coffee, find a comfy place to sit, and join in with us! Submit your Tie-Breaker situation or ask us a question at: www.oxfordholyclub.com. From there you can also find us on our social media pages. If you would lik…
 
Welcome back to Oxford Lives- in Lockdown! It’s been a while since our last outing, so here we launch a series of fresh interviews with fascinating Oxonians via video platform du jour,Zoom. We start with producer Graeme Fry. With a background in engineering, Graeme has carved out a career in management consultancy, and independent filmmaking. Here …
 
Our Church at Home service for Pentecost takes place at 10am. The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, is presiding this morning and our address comes from the Revd Kate Seagrave, Mission Priest at St Frideswide Mission Community. This service has been brought to you by the Revd Christopher Woods, Vicar of St Barnabas and St Paul with St …
 
A podcast to help students consider how best to use digital devices during the COVID-19 lockdown. A blog on digital distractions can be found on the welfare coronavirus advice page https://www.ox.ac.uk/students/welfare/counselling/coronavirus Music: Wholesome by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5050-wholesomeLicense: http://…
 
In this, the second online lecture we are making widely available, Ben Green introduces and delivers a short lecture on Primitive Roots, part of the Number Theory Lecture course for Second Year Undergraduates. We are making these lectures available (there are many more on this YouTube Channel via the Playlist) to give an insight in to the student e…
 
As we search for a way out of the global coronavirus crisis, there’s been plenty of discussion surrounding a potential COVID-19 tracing app. Many of us carry a mobile phone with us wherever we go, so it seems logical to use this pre-existing infrastructure in the transition towards a ‘new normal’. But how tricky is it to make such an app? What’s mo…
 
In our very first episode, our host and network convenor Lillian Hingley (DPhil English, Oxford) reflects upon her thoughts in lockdown. Listen as she takes you through her various thoughts on the theorist Theodor Adorno, the aphorisms he wrote whilst at Oxford, and what he might have thought of her activity on Animal Crossing as a means of dealing…
 
For the second episode of The Side Comment, we are joined by Edwin Battistella, author of "Dangerous Crooked Scoundrels: Insulting the President, from Washington to Trump," to teach us five important things about pronouns.Edwin L. Battistella teaches linguistics and writing at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, where he has served as a dean and…
 
In this 2nd episode, we collate rare colour Oxfordshire footage shot in 1944 by US airforce officers. Film clips concentrate on the social life in Oxford city centre, Wallingford, Dorchester, Abingdon and surrounding villages. Rare world war two colour provided by William Lorton from the archive of relative James R. Savage, filmed during his time a…
 
Chase Parham visits with Hunter Carpenter on this edition of the Oxford Exxon Podcast. Hunter played basketball at Ole Miss in the late 90s and is on the Ole Miss Foundation board as well as is the chairman of the investment committee for the Ole Miss endowment. They tell some old basketball stories, discuss current events, and Hunter opens up abou…
 
On this week’s podcast, Kev Lawson, delivers another incredible set of new music from talented artists across the globe. Warning some swearing occurs from the outset of the show. Artist “Track” [Album] Dave “Black” [Psychodrama] Solange “Interlude: Tina Taught Me” [A Seat at the Table] Solange “Don’t Touch My Hair (feat. Sampha)” [A Seat at the Tab…
 
As part of marking our 15th birthday, we've dug into our archives to take you back to 2014 when Dave had an exclusive interview with Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood - ahead of his one-off classical concert at St John the Evangelist Church in Oxford. Plus there's a live acoustic session from Ags Connolly and great tunes from Alphabet Backwards, Charlie …
 
Chase Parham and Neal McCready discuss some local and statewide laws pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic and then hit a few topics from the issue with Ole Miss and a couple potential football transfers from Mississippi State. They chat about all the people involved with the charity golf match and also credit Glenn Boyce for his statement on Sunday.…
 
Chase Parham and Neal McCready discuss some local and statewide laws pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic and then hit a few topics from the issue with Ole Miss and a couple potential football transfers from Mississippi State. They chat about all the people involved with the charity golf match and also credit Glenn Boyce for his statement on Sunday.…
 
This week on the podcast, we continue finding out what Oxfordshire's bands are up to in lockdown as Jakes and Niko from Limpet Space Race take on our Six Degrees of Isolation, plus there's performances from Georgia and Tiece at Radio 1's Big Weekend and excellent tunes from Petsematary, Feeo, Matt Maltese, Julia-Sophie, Endakat, Anna McCraw, The Or…
 
Does America and the world need a new New Deal? If so, what lessons can we learn from how old orthodoxies in economic policy-making were challenged in the interwar period? In this episode, Adam talks to Eric Rauchway about the year 1933, when Franklin D. Roosevelt came into office and immediately set a course that challenged some of the sacred shib…
 
Our Church at Home service for Pentecost takes place at 10am. The Bishop of Oxford, the Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft, is presiding this morning and our address comes from the Revd Kate Seagrave, Mission Priest at St Frideswide Mission Community. This service has been brought to you by the Revd Christopher Woods, Vicar of St Barnabas and St Paul with St …
 
Cheryl Misak has recently published a biography of F.P. Ramsey, the great Cambridge thinker who died at the age of only 26, but who nevertheless made a significant impact in several different fields including philosophy, mathematics, and economics. In this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast she discusses Ramsey's interactions with Wittgenstein…
 
Chase Parham hosts this extra edition of the Oxford Exxon Podcast with a couple of guests. First, he chats with RebelGrove.com/MPW Digital intern Haley Malatek for her first podcast appearance. Haley discusses her path to Ole Miss and what it's been like as a student during the COVID-19 pandemic. And pro golfer Braden Thornberry joins to discuss hi…
 
Chase Parham hosts this extra edition of the Oxford Exxon Podcast with a couple of guests. First, he chats with RebelGrove.com/MPW Digital intern Haley Malatek for her first podcast appearance. Haley discusses her path to Ole Miss and what it's been like as a student during the COVID-19 pandemic. And pro golfer Braden Thornberry joins to discuss hi…
 
We discuss the brain mechanisms behind depression. Paula Kaanders and Lukas Krone talk to Prof Catherine Harmer from the Department of Psychiatry about her work on emotional processing in depression and the latest developments in understanding and treating depression. We also talk about Catherine's career path and her advice to graduate students.…
 
Oxford has gone online for lockdown. So how do our student lectures look? Let Marc Lackenby show you as he looks at paths between vertices in a graph with a view to finding the shortest route between any two vertices. Works for your Satnav for example. We are making these lectures available (there are many more on this YouTube Channel via the Playl…
 
Steven is joined by historian Katherine Chiljan, author of "Shakespeare Suppressed," in an intriguing discussion about the suppression of the works of Shakespeare, and the reasons behind it. Support the show by picking up official Don't Quill the Messenger merchandise at www.dontquillthepodcast.com Presented by the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship. Le…
 
This week on OHC: The boys talk socks, learn some advanced BBQ moves, and talk time to SMORP together over 1 Peter 1:7-11. Grab a coffee, and comfy place to sit, and join in with us! Submit your Tie-Breaker situation or ask us a question at: www.oxfordholyclub.com. From there you can also find us on our social media pages. If you would like to foll…
 
On this week’s podcast, Jenessa Williams talks about the joys of having more time to hunt out new music as she presents another playlist of amazing tracks. Artist “Track” [Album] Everything Everything “Arch Enemy” [Single] KennyHoopla “thinkingoutloud//“ [how will i rest in peace if i’m buried by a highway?//] Little Simz “Might Bang, Might Not” [D…
 
Will Sammon of The Athletic and. Dr. Michael Cunningham join Neal McCready for this edition of The Oxford Exxon Podcast. Sammon, a former Mississippi State and Florida beat writer, covers the Milwaukee Brewers for The Athletic. We discuss his journalism career, his decision to leave covering the SEC for MLB, the dynamics of the Mississippi State be…
 
Will Sammon of The Athletic and. Dr. Michael Cunningham join Neal McCready for this edition of The Oxford Exxon Podcast.Sammon, a former Mississippi State and Florida beat writer, covers the Milwaukee Brewers for The Athletic. We discuss his journalism career, his decision to leave covering the SEC for MLB, the dynamics of the Mississippi State bea…
 
In this OIES podcast James Henderson discusses the availability of Ukrainian gas storage for the European market with Simon Pirani and Jack Sharples, the joint authors of a new OIES paper on this important topic. With European storage capacity likely to hit its ceiling during the summer, the option to move gas into Ukraine’s huge storage reservoirs…
 
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