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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

    Holiday Cheer - Episode 67 - The Oxford Comment

    Holiday Cheer - Episode 67 - 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 67 – 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
    What is Public Debt? - Episode 65 - The Oxford Comment

    What is Public Debt? - Episode 65 - The Oxford Comment

    What do you think of when you hear the term “public debt?” If you’re familiar with the phrase, you might think about elected officials debating budgets and how to pay for goods and services. Or maybe it’s a vague concept you don’t fully understand. For today’s episode of The Oxford Comment, we spoke with In … Continue reading What is Public Debt? – Episode 65 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 45 min
    The Power of Words - Episode 64 - The Oxford Comment

    The Power of Words - Episode 64 - The Oxford Comment

    We’re all familiar with the phrase “words have power”—but in a political and cultural climate where we become more aware of the power that money, influence, and privilege have every day—how do people wield the power of words? On this episode of The Oxford Comment, we spoke with philosopher Myisha Cherry and poet Carmen Bugan … Continue reading The Power of Words – Episode 64 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Neuroscience of Human Consciousness - Episode 63 - The Oxford Comment

    The Neuroscience of Human Consciousness - Episode 63 - The Oxford Comment

    On today’s episode of The Oxford Comment, we focused on human consciousness and how studying the neurological basis for human cognition can lead not only to better health but a better understanding of human culture, language, and society as well. We are joined today by Dr. John Parrington, author of the newly published book Mind … Continue reading The Neuroscience of Human Consciousness – Episode 63 – The Oxford Comment →

    • 44 min

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