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

    Stanley Ulijaszek discusses the impacts of COVID-19 Lockdown on Physical and Mental Health during COVID-19

    Stanley Ulijaszek discusses the impacts of COVID-19 Lockdown on Physical and Mental Health during COVID-19

    Stanley and his team at the Unit for BioCultural Variation and Obesity, University of Oxford, undertook an England-wide survey of the impacts of COVID-19 lockdown during the summer of 2020 on physical activity, food and eating, and mental health. This podcast considers the results and policy implications of this research.

    • 8 min
    Andrew Pollard and the Development of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

    Andrew Pollard and the Development of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

    Andrew Pollard discusses the development of the COVID-19 Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine with Stanley Ulijaszek

    • 9 min
    Matthew Snape on running COVID-19 vaccine trials

    Matthew Snape on running COVID-19 vaccine trials

    Matthew Snape discusses the running COVID-19 vaccine trials with Stanley Ulijaszek

    • 16 min
    Dan Hicks discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on museums with Stanley Ulijaszek

    Dan Hicks discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on museums with Stanley Ulijaszek

    Dan Hicks, British archaeologist and anthropologist discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on museums with Stanley Ulijaszek Dan Hicks is Professor of Contemporary Archaeology, Curator at the Pitt Rivers Museum, and a Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford University.

    • 21 min
    Julian Savulescu and ethical issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic

    Julian Savulescu and ethical issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic

    St Cross College Fellow Julian Savulescu, Uehiru Professor of Practical Ethics, University of Oxford, in conversation with Stanley Ulijaszek about ethics and the COVID-19 pandemic. St Cross College Fellow Julian Savulescu, Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and Uehiru Professor of Practical Ethics, University of Oxford, in conversation with Stanley Ulijaszek about the ethical principles that are important in determining possible responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 18 min
    Achillefs Kapanidis on developing a new rapid test for COVID-19

    Achillefs Kapanidis on developing a new rapid test for COVID-19

    St Cross Fellow Achillefs Kapanidis talks with Stanley Ulijaszek about how his research group developed a new rapid test for SARS CoV2, the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Achillefs Kapanidis and his research group developed a new rapid test for the coronavirus responsible for it. In this podcast, he talks with Stanley Ulijaszek about the challenges involved in this work and the opportunities presented by it.

    • 20 min

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