Oxford On Film: From Attic To Archive series launched

This summer saw the launch of ‘Dreaming Spools’, a media project run by our team to unearth and exhibit film footage of the University and the surrounding city through time. The project was borne out of the pre-existing University film … Continue reading

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Oxford on iTunesU celebrates its 6th birthday – 6,000 talks for free.

Oxford on iTunesU celebrates its 6th birthday this month. It is a unique repository of free knowledge, with over 6,000 talks and lectures available now for free. A new series ‘Big Questions in Science’ is typical of what we release, … Continue reading

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Dreaming Spools project starts

The Dreaming Spools project is a self-contained media management project looking at archive footage of Oxford in the past, finding the stories of people and place which can be used for the future to engage the public and promote the … Continue reading

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Broadcasting your event to the world

Are you thinking of organising an event that might be of interest to the wider world? Are you running a series high-profile talks linked to a research project? Is there a VIP giving a talk soon in your department that … Continue reading

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TESconnect – A new channel for reaching schools

Looking for inspirational material for teaching school age kids? Academic IT services is offering a set of free teaching materials from Oxford University for school teachers via a portal hosted on the Times Educational Supplement website (also known as TESconnect). … Continue reading

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Find out more about Meteorites!

Oxford scientist Ken Amor’s recent StarGazing talk is on iTunesU at https://itunes.apple.com/gb/itunes-u/stargazing/id597390004 and on our website here –  http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/stargazing If you were intrigued by the recent massive Meteorite crash then we have a brilliant overview of the science behind it … Continue reading

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Can the secrets of love be revealed by Oxford researchers?

Romantic ideals, sexual attraction, platonic love, marriage – all talks from Oxford researchers relevant for Valentine’s day? In this series of short talks, Oxford academics tackle the great questions on ‘Love – and other things’. • How do we find … Continue reading

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Engage Talks: Top Ten Tips on Social Media

By Joanna Wild Last term Academic IT Services and the Bodleian libraries ran a series of events under the name Engage: Social Media Michaelmas (here on Facebook). The 9-week programme included workshops, courses and talks by invited speakers from both … Continue reading

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Xmas evenings with philosophy

In this post we recommend three lecture series, which can be perfect listening for long evenings over the upcoming Christmas break. Each lecture series is complete in itself and consists of a set of short ‘episodes’, ideal for listening in … Continue reading

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Tolkien at Oxford – The Art of The Hobbit

Enjoy our podcast Tolkien and the Art of The Hobbit  and explore our series of lectures and interviews called “Tolkien at Oxford” – http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/tolkien-oxford In the podcast interview from 2010 entitled “The Hobbit at the Bodleian” – Judith Priestman, a … Continue reading

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