22 episodes

A series of interviews with world-leading academics conducting research at the University of Oxford. The University has a global reputation for the range and intensity of its research, from the study of the formation of the universe and the development of early civilisations through to high performance computing and the latest breakthroughs in medical science.

Interviews with Oxonians Oxford University

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A series of interviews with world-leading academics conducting research at the University of Oxford. The University has a global reputation for the range and intensity of its research, from the study of the formation of the universe and the development of early civilisations through to high performance computing and the latest breakthroughs in medical science.

    Garr Reynolds on Presentations

    Garr Reynolds on Presentations

    Conversation with Garr Reynolds, author of Presentation Zen.

    • 20 min
    David Smith on Dementia

    David Smith on Dementia

    Professor Smith talks about his research at OPTIMA (Oxford Project To Investigate Memory and Ageing) on dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s and the relation between diet and blood pressure in younger life and dementia in older life.

    • 25 min
    Peter McDonald on Censorship in South Africa

    Peter McDonald on Censorship in South Africa

    Peter McDonald talks about censorship, its philosophical basis and general history within Apartheid South Africa. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 29 min
    Peter McDonald on Literature

    Peter McDonald on Literature

    Summary: Peter McDonald talks about how he became to be interested in Literature, how he became to be an academic at Oxford and what it is like to study literature at Oxford. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 16 min
    Obama's First 100 Days

    Obama's First 100 Days

    Orla De Burca interviews Desmond King, Andrew Mellon Professor of American Government, on Barack Obama’s first 100 days as President; discussing Obama’s plans to recover America’s Economy and the success so far of his foreign and domestic plans.

    • 27 min
    7 Keys to the Future

    7 Keys to the Future

    Veronica Sartore interviews Ray Hammond about his role as a futurologist and the seven major trends he predicts will affect life throughout the 21st century.

    • 54 min

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