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
Conversation with Garr Reynolds, author of Presentation Zen.
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.
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/
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/
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.
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.