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The Oxford Comment is a monthly podcast featuring insights from Oxford University Press authors, editors, and more.



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The Oxford Comment is a monthly podcast featuring insights from Oxford University Press authors, editors, and more.



© Oxford University Press

    The Role of DNA Research in Society - Episode 71 - The Oxford Comment

    The Role of DNA Research in Society - Episode 71 - The Oxford Comment

    On today’s episode, we’re commemorating National DNA Day in the United States by considering the role that DNA plays in our society. First, we welcome Amber Hartman Scholz, co-author of the article “Myth-busting the provider-user relationship for digital sequence information”, looking at how genetic resources are actually used and shared across the globe. We discuss … Continue reading The Role of DNA Research in Society – Episode 71 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 50 min
    Women's Economic Empowerment, Past and Future - Episode 70 - The Oxford Comment

    Women's Economic Empowerment, Past and Future - Episode 70 - The Oxford Comment

    On today’s episode of The Oxford Comment, we discussed the global and historical implications of women, work, and economic empowerment. First, we welcomed Laura M. Argys and Susan L. Averett, the authors of Women in the Workforce: What Everyone Needs to Know®, to share their research on women’s growing role in the workforce and the … Continue reading Women’s Economic Empowerment, Past and Future – Episode 70 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Color Line: Race and Education in the United States - Episode 69 - The Oxford Comment

    The Color Line: Race and Education in the United States - Episode 69 - The Oxford Comment

    Black History Month celebrates the achievements of a globally marginalized community still fighting for equal representation and opportunity in all areas of life. This includes education. In 1954, the United States’ Supreme Court ruled “separate but equal” unconstitutional for American public schools in “Brown v. Board of Education.” While this ruling has been celebrated as … Continue reading The Color Line: Race and Education in the United States – Episode 69 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Holiday Cheer - Episode 68 - The Oxford Comment

    Holiday Cheer - Episode 68 - The Oxford Comment

    As we approach the end of 2021, we can look back at the previous two years of restrictions, lockdowns, COVID tests and vaccination lines, not to mention all the political strife… or we can look to the unknown, ahead to the new year. But let us pause for a moment and enjoy the now: a … Continue reading Holiday Cheer – Episode 68 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 45 min
    COVID-19 and Mental Health: Where do we go from here? - Episode 67 - The Oxford Comment

    COVID-19 and Mental Health: Where do we go from here? - Episode 67 - The Oxford Comment

    The effects of COVID-19 reach far beyond mortality, triggering widespread economic and sociopolitical consequences. It is unsurprising to learn, after everything that has transpired in the past two years, that COVID-19 has also had a detrimental effect on our mental health. Recent studies in the US and UK have shown a huge increase in the … Continue reading COVID-19 and Mental Health: Where do we go from here? – Episode 67 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 45 min
    What is the impact of opening research? - Episode 66 - The Oxford Comment

    What is the impact of opening research? - Episode 66 - The Oxford Comment

    Open research means faster, more equitable access to cutting edge findings, driving disciplines forward, and introducing transparency into the research process. As the world’s largest university press publisher of open access content, Oxford University Press believes a more open world should work for everyone. Over the past few years, the movement has grown to encompass … Continue reading What is the impact of opening research? – Episode 66 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 43 min

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