Is climate change still on the agenda?

After two cold winters in the UK, we are now in a cold economical climate. Are you still concerned about the climate change and environment? This is one of seminars in the global economic governance programme. It reminds us of … Continue reading

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No money, no future? Investing in children is good business

The national statistics from the Department for Work and Pensions(http://statistics.dwp.gov.uk/asd/index.php?page=hbai) showed that in 2008/09, there were 2.8 million children living in UK households with less than 60% of the average disposable income in the UK – illustrating that we have … Continue reading

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Do young people learn with technology?

Young people do a lot of things with technology – does that include learning? For many young people, being able to use Information & Communication Technologies for learning at home is essential for their educational success – or so, at … Continue reading

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Medical research: Understanding the need for accurate reporting in biomedical research

Can we improve the quality of our research reports?  Do medical journals reflect accurately the complex world of health research?  The answer is not so straightforward.  As “too often, good research evidence is undermined by poor quality reporting.” This is … Continue reading

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Making Law – How Government creates legislation

Every year a number of bills are mentioned in the Queen’s Speech at the State Opening of Parliament. Do you know how these bills are proposed, scrutinised and finally chosen to be in the speech? This series of interviews, followed … Continue reading

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Lord Norman Foster lecture – Performance: sustainability via architecture

Are you interested in hearing a world class expert talk on the future of architecture? or want to find out more about writing for the stage? Humanitas is a series of Visiting Professorships at Oxford and Cambridge intended to bring … Continue reading

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Love – and other things – A Valentine’s day special

Coming soon… Romantic ideals, sexual attraction, platonic love, marriage  – can the secrets of love be revealed by Oxford researchers on Valentine’s day?  In this series of short talks on February 14th, Oxford academics will tackle the great questions on  … Continue reading

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Studying Shakespeare’s Plays – Macbeth,Othello,The Tempest & Measure for Measure

Studying Shakespeare? Interested in ebooks? Well, try downloading our great lecture series by Emma Smith on ‘Approaching Shakespeare’. The series covers 5 plays – Macbeth,Othello,Henry V, Measure for Measure and The Winters’ Tale. If you have an ipad or itouch … Continue reading

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Oxford Quantum Mechanics lectures feature in iPad advert

Oxford’s open lectures were viewed by millions of people in an Apple iPad TV advert, which aired for the first time in the US on Nov 1st across all major networks in prime time, including during the adverts for a … Continue reading

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