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1 Tuberculosis: vaccines, diagnostics and experience  Kafka died in 1924 of tuberculosis, which remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases. This talk looks at the various aspects of tuberculosis from candidate vaccines, the role of genetics in TB treatments and the perspective of a patient. Helen McShane, Philip Fowler 12 Jun 2024
2 Creative Commons Chatting with Chris Kowalski In episode five we chat with Dr Chris Kowalski, a consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, from the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom, where he is the simulation lead and is involved in all stages of medical education. Chris Kowalski, Danica Sims 14 May 2024
3 Creative Commons Chatting with Simone Titus-Dawson In episode four we chat with Associate Professor Simone Titus-Dawson from the Centre for Health Professions Education in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Simone Titus-Dawson, Danica Sims 14 May 2024
4 Creative Commons Chatting with Richard Canter In episode three we chat with Professor Richard Canter from the University of Oxford. He reflects over the decades of his fascinating career, sharing his story of how he, a surgeon, became involved in medical education and research. Richard Canter, Danica Sims 07 May 2024
5 Chatting with Danelle Hess In episode two we chat to Dr Danelle Hess from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. Danelle Hess, Danica Sim 17 Apr 2024
6 Chatting with Danica Sims This is the first episode of “Conversations in Med Ed”. Podcast host, Dr Danica (’Nici’) Sims, plays the role of the guest, as her colleague, Dr Liam Guilfoyle, asks her, “Why start a podcast?” Danica Sims, Liam Guilfoyle 08 Apr 2024
7 Creative Commons February 2024 Reto Auer Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research interview Reto Auer, Bern University, Switzerland. Reto Auer, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 07 Mar 2024
8 Creative Commons September 2023 Andrea Leinberger-Jabari Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and Ailsa Butler interviews Andrea Leinberger-Jabari from the Public Health Research Center at New York University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Andrea Leinberger-Jabari, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson, Ailsa Butler 26 Sep 2023
9 Siobhan Gardiner Georgina Ferry interviews Siobhan Gardiner, Clinical Research Nurse, 11 April 2023. Siobhan Gardiner, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
10 Elizabeth Stafford Georgina Ferry interviews Elizabeth Stafford, Clinical Research Nurse Manager, 22 March 2023. Elizabeth Stafford, Georgina Ferry 01 Aug 2023
11 Creative Commons July 2023 Joanna Streck Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Assistant Professor Joanna Streck from Massachusetts General Hospital, USA. Joanna Streck, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson 26 Jul 2023
12 Chris Price Georgina Ferry interviews Chris Price, Divisional Registrar and Chief Operating Officer for Medical Sciences, 8 February 2023. Chris Price, Georgina Ferry 05 Jul 2023
13 May 2023 Matthew Carpenter Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Nicola Lindson discuss emerging evidence in e-cigarette research and interview Professor Matthew Carpenter, Medical University of South Carolina, USA. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson, Matthew Carpenter 24 May 2023
14 Professor Richard Cornall Georgina Ferry interviews Richard Cornall, Head of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, 26 October 2022. Richard Cornall, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
15 Professor John Bell (part three) Georgina Ferry interviews Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, 21 September 2022. John Bell, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
16 Professor John Bell (part two) Georgina Ferry interviews Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, 28 April 2022. John Bell, Georgina Ferry 30 Mar 2023
17 Creative Commons Evidence in Women's Health: Evaluating a community singing intervention for postnatal depression Dr Alexandra Burton reports on the SHAPER-PND study exploring singing's effect on postnatal depression in new mothers Alexandra Burton 10 Feb 2023
18 Creative Commons Evidence in Women's Health: Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) - What are the risks, benefits and experiences for women? EBHC DPhil Director, Jamie Hartmann-Boyce and Dr. Anne Marie Boylan discuss menopause and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Anne-Marie Boylan, Elizabeth Spencer, Carol Coupland 12 Jan 2023
19 Professor John Bell (part one) Georgina Ferry interviews Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, 22 February 2022. Sir John Bell, Georgina Ferry 02 Nov 2022
20 4 - Dr Natasha Robinson Post-doc researcher and education consultant Natasha Robinson talks about cultural identity, feminist turmoil in relationships and the constant fluctuation between drive and angst in academic work. Dr Natasha Robinson 26 Oct 2022
21 Professor Patrick Grant Georgina Ferry interviews Patrick Grant, Vesuvius Chair of Materials and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research), 25 January 2022. Patrick Grant, Georgina Ferry 29 Jul 2022
22 Book talk: 'Storylistening: Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning' with Claire Craig & Sarah Dillon Claire Craig and Sarah Dillon discuss their new book. Claire Craig, Sarah Dillon 15 Jun 2022
23 Creative Commons The practicalities of academic research ethics - how to get things done A brief introduction to various legal and procedural ethical concepts and their applications within and beyond academia. Katherine Fletcher 05 Apr 2022
24 Creative Commons Introduction to Advanced Research Computing at Oxford Andy Gittings and Dai Jenkins, deliver a graduate lecture on Advance Research Computing (ARC). Andy Gittings, Dai Jenkins 05 Apr 2022
25 Gut Instinct Ep. 3 - Keto vs Carbs and Livers vs Albumin We review a few interesting papers from the world of nutrition science and hepatology, plus the usual assortment of bits and bobs from the gastro literature. Michael Fitzpatrick, Tamsin Cargill 15 Mar 2022
26 Strachey Lecture: The Quest for Truth in the Information Age The advantages of computing for society are tremendous. But while new technological developments emerge, we also witness a number disadvantages and unwanted side-effects. Sonja Smets 04 Nov 2021
27 Reconstructing Reconstruction: Constitutionalism and the End of Slavery with Kiana McAllister and Erica Croft Grace Mallon talks to Kiana McAllister and Erica Croft about the work they're doing on the Reconstruction Amendments with Quill, and what this original research can tell us about these brief, but transformative items of American Constitutional law. Grace Mallon, Kiana McAllister, Erica Croft 01 Nov 2021
28 The messy realities of qualitative health research Dr Anne-Marie Boylan and Dr Laura Griffith, ​explore the value of qualitative health research and discuss what it's really like to undertake qualitative research. Anne-Marie Boylan, Laura Griffith 21 May 2021
29 Strachey Lecture: Getting AI Agents to Interact and Collaborate with Us on Our Terms As AI technologies enter our everyday lives at an ever increasing pace, there is a greater need for AI systems to work synergistically with humans. Subbarao Kambhampati 12 May 2021
30 Gut Instinct Ep. 2 - Long-term drains for ascites, the developing gut, and drugs for obesity A smorgasbord of research for you this week; we discuss quantitative and qualitative data about long-term drains for ascites, an incredible atlas of the developing gut, drugs for obesity, fibrates for itch, and pharmacokinetics in pregnancy. Michael Fitzpatrick, Tamsin Cargill 19 Mar 2021
31 Gut Instinct Ep.1 - COVID and cancer, ACLF, and the downfall of biomarkers The first episode! We talk through the impact of COVID-19 on colorectal cancer, transcriptomics in ACLF, the pitfalls of biomarker studies in IBD, microscopic colitis and cancer risk, HBV and PBC treatment, and more... Michael Fitzpatrick, Tamsin Cargill 12 Feb 2021
32 What should we expect for journalism in 2021? In this episode of our podcast we delve into our survey of 234 digital leaders in 43 countries to look at the major trends that will influence journalism in the year ahead. Frederica Cherubini, Nic Newman 21 Jan 2021
33 Behind The Scenes of The Sound of Contagion The “Sound of Contagion” explores what a society of contagion can sound like and how technology can illuminate 2020 pandemic and others throughout history. Rob Laidlow, Wenzel Mehnert, Chelsea Haith 18 Dec 2020
34 Of parasites, dinosaurs, and other model animals Elaine Charwat has been on a journey into the attic storerooms behind the scenes of the Museum to discover 19th-century wax models of parasites. Elaine Charwat, Mark Carnall, Péter Molnár 11 Nov 2020
35 Effective learning from serious incidents Dr Helen Higham delivers a talk on the human factors approach to incident analysis. Helen Higham 11 Feb 2020
36 Cases of complicated surgery for 'high-risk' prostate cancer Professor Shin Egawa delivers the Burdette Lecture with striking array of high-risk salvage surgery for prostate cancer and bladder cancer. Shin Egawa 13 Jan 2020
37 Creative Commons Facing the future with our eyes wide open: What does the future hold for (cardiac) surgery that will change the way we practice? Many of the things that will be in this talk may never happen, some of them will happen and some of them are already happening. How they will evolve and to what extent, and how all of these things will blend into one future will be interesting to explore. George Krasopoulos 10 Jan 2020
38 Creative Commons Using research to change paradigms in diagnosing and managing early prostate cancer Mr Vincent Gnanapragasam provides an overview of the big questions in prostate cancer. Mr Vincent Gnanapragasam 06 Jan 2020
39 The Future of UK-Africa Research Partnerships Development Research and Beyond Gill Wells is the Head of Research Services European and International Team and Strategic Lead on GCRF at the University of Oxford. Gill Wells 13 Dec 2019
40 Organ preservation research in Oxford: an update The talk focusses on kidney preservation with Mr Simon Knight talking about some of the clinical research that has been done, while Mr James Hunter discusses their translational and lab research. Simon Knight, James Hunter 22 Nov 2019
41 TCHIP Archival Research In this episode, Principal Investigator Claire Holden discusses different kinds of archival research on the TCHIP project. Marten Noorduin, Claire Holden, Eric Clarke 05 Aug 2019
42 Historically Informed Performance and Recordings In this episode, Marten Noorduin talks to Eric Clarke about the different ways in which HIP performers and researchers have engaged with early recordings, as well as some of the work that the TCHIP project has been doing. Marten Noorduin, Eric Clarke 03 Jul 2019
43 Keynote Panel - Investing for the Future, Research, and Industrial Competitiveness With changing international landscapes, now, more than ever, the interplay between government-funded research and industrial strategies is in sharp focus. Alison Campbell, Sir Mark Walport, Walt Copan 30 Jun 2019
44 Creative Commons The Connections and Disconnections in Teacher Education Policy, Research and Practice Future Research Directions This seminar examines the alignments and tensions between teacher education research, policy and practice. This is the sixth seminar in a series of eight public seminars on 'Future directions in teacher education research, practice and policy'. Diane Mayer 03 Jun 2019
45 What is Historically Informed Performance? In this introductory episode, postdoctoral researcher Marten Noorduin discusses amongst others the broad history of HIP, the authenticity debate, new sources for research, and what the TCHIP project aims to do. Marten Noorduin 11 Mar 2019
46 Robust Research - A practical guide A look at the Robust Research Initiative at the University of Oxford Verena Heise 16 Jan 2019
47 Smart People Work Everywhere - using your research skills outside academia A panel discuss using your research degree outside academia. Carole Souter, Philip Bullock, Kate Williams, Mark Byford 18 Dec 2018
48 Creative Commons The Future of the Monograph: An Open Access Forum Panel Discussion to debate the proposed changes to the policy on Open Access for monographs in the next REF after REF 2021 which will have profound implications for researchers in the humanities and social sciences. Richard Ovenden, Julia Smith, Helen Snaith, David Clark 16 Nov 2018
49 What is the future for subject-based education research? This seminar will provide an assessment of the development of research in subject-based education, and of its future prospects. Using geography education as an exemplar, it will offer a challenging critique of this field of research. Graham Butt 23 Oct 2018
50 Evidence-Informed Inspection? Research at Ofsted A look at the role of research in developing the work of Ofsted as 'an intelligent inspectorate'. Daniel Muijs 22 Oct 2018
51 How do you grow rice faster? 3 billion people depend on rice for survival & owing to predicted population increases, land that provided enough rice to feed 27 people in 2010 will need to support 43 by 2050. In this week's podcast episode we ask: how do you grow rice faster? Jane Langdale 11 Jul 2018
52 Is there a faster way to diagnose Tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is still one of the top ten causes of death worldwide, with 1.4 million people dying from TB in 2015. If your doctor suspects you have the disease it can take up to 6 weeks to get a diagnosis! Philip Fowler 26 Jun 2018
53 Influencing the Supreme Court to overturn Employment Tribunal fees Prof Abigail Adams, Department of Economics, University of Oxford gives a talk for the conference. Abigail Adams 12 Jun 2018
54 Closing Plenary Dr Caroline Kenny, UCL and Social Science Advisor at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and Alun Evans, Chief Executive of the British Academy to give keynote addresses to close the conference. Caroline Kenny, Alun Evans 12 Jun 2018
55 Research into Action: Improving Water Security in Developing Countries Dr Catherine Fallon Grasham and Dr Sara de Wit give talks for the session on research impact. Catherine Fallon Grasham, Sara de Wit 11 Jun 2018
56 Impact and Influence through the Media Professor Danny Dorling, Madeleine Sumption and Mikal Mast give talks on the subject of media influence and impact. Danny Dorling, Madeleine Sumption, Mikal Mast 11 Jun 2018
57 What is the future for Impact in the Social Sciences, beyond REF? Panel discussion opening the conference, with Dr Melanie Knetsch, Dr Julie Bayley, Professor Peter Kemp, chaired by Professor Mark Pollard. Julie Bayley, Peter Kemp, Mark Pollard, Melanie Knetsch 11 Jun 2018
58 Creative Commons Prostate cancer genomic surgery: A shifting paradigm In the first half, Dr Alastair Lamb discusses the problem with prostate cancer and what it is that needs to be addressed, his previous research and future plans for research. Alastair Lamb 30 Apr 2018
59 Creative Commons Oesophageal Cancer: Past, Present and the Future Professor Tim Underwood takes us through the history of oesophageal cancer, where we are now, and some of the science that is done to ask questions about where we might go with the treatment of oesophageal cancer. Tim Underwood 16 Apr 2018
60 A Founding Editors Perspective Professor Patricia Broadfoot, Emeritus Professor of Education, gives a presentation for the OUCEA conference. Patricia Broadfoot 19 Mar 2018
61 Creative Commons How to ask the right questions: Lessons learned in 30 years of research Professor Wytske Fokkens (Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam) talks about how to ask yourself the right questions, which is the most important thing that she has learned in her 30-year research career. Wytske Fokkens 05 Mar 2018
62 Lincoln Leads in Science This Lincoln Leads instalment asks the question: 'For the sake of knowledge: Why do scientific research?' Cigdem Issever, Peter Atkins, Max Jamilly, Prateek Katti 19 Dec 2017
63 Welcome to the Oxford Reproducibility School Dorothy Bishop (University of Oxford) gives a talk for the Oxford Reproducibility School, held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, in the Sherrington Lecture Theatre, University of Oxford. Dorothy Bishop 12 Dec 2017
64 Selfish reasons to work reproducibly Florian Markowetz, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, University of Cambridge, gives a talk for the Oxford Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience, held in 28th-29th September 2017, Sherrington Lecture Theatre, University of Oxford. Florian Markowetz 12 Dec 2017
65 Practical tools for open and reproducible neuroimaging Tom Nichols, Big Data Institute, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Oxford Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience, held in 28th-29th September 2017, Sherrington Lecture Theatre, University of Oxford. Tom Nichols 12 Dec 2017
66 Introduction to the morning: why and how of reproducible science Dorothy Bishop, Dept of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Oxford Autumn School in Cognitive Neuroscience, held in 28th-29th September 2017, Sherrington Lecture Theatre, University of Oxford. Dorothy Bishop 12 Dec 2017
67 Dilemmas of an early career researcher Ana Todorovic (University of Oxford) gives a talk for the Oxford Reproducibility School. Ana Todorovic 08 Dec 2017
68 The QUEST Center in Berlin: A structured approach to improve the value of academic biomedicine Ulrich Dirnagl ((Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin) gives a talk for the Oxford Reproducibility School. Ulrich Dirnagl 08 Dec 2017
69 Bayesian statistics without tears EJ Wagenmakers (University of Amsterdam) gives a talk for the Oxford Reproducibility School. EJ Wagenmakers 08 Dec 2017
70 Registered reports as a solution to bias in research and publishing Chris Chambers (Cardiff University) gives a talk for the Oxford Reproducibility School. Chris Chambers 08 Dec 2017
71 Importance of statistical power for cumulative science Richard Morey (Cardiff University) gives a talk for the Oxford Reproducibility School. Richard Morey 08 Dec 2017
72 Making student projects meaningful through collaboration Kate Button (University of Bath) gives a talk for the Oxford Reproducibility School. Kate Button 08 Dec 2017
73 Growing up as a Pharmacologist - during more than half a century in the Department David Smith, Professor of Pharmacology, looks back on over 50 years of research and work within the department of pharmacology. David Smith 20 Oct 2017
74 Creative Commons The Future of Publishing A talk that focuses on promoting and championing scientific literature. Ritu Dhand 19 Oct 2017
75 Creative Commons Exploring Sicilian Epigraphy Sicilian schools study and research epigraphy in their museums. Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Andrew Fairweather-Tall 23 Jun 2017
76 St Edmund Hall Research Expo 2017: Introduction A quick overview of the event, presented by Dr Linda Yueh. Linda Yueh 03 Apr 2017
77 Creative Commons Resuscitating poor quality research Healthcare research is all too often plagued by biases that are rooted in poor methods, leading to the wrong result and conclusions and preventing uptake into practice. Carl Heneghan 17 Jan 2017
78 A year in the Zoology Collection Mark Carnall, Collections Manager (Life Collections), Museum of Natural History gives a short talk for the Oxford University Museums Staff Conference. Mark Carnall 21 Oct 2016
79 'Light' Part 3 - How does sunlight damage DNA? Once we've received our genetic make-up from our parents our genomes are stable, right? What causes mutations in our DNA as we live and grow, and how do our cells repair damage? Catherine Green 03 Aug 2016
80 Big Data, Food Consumption and Food Policy Professor Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, City University London gives a talk on significance of the emergence of big data in the world of food. Tim Lang 28 Jul 2016
81 Twitter and Social Life: Tales from the Frontline of Social Media Research Professor Susan Halford, Director Web Science Institute, University of Southampton, gives a talk on using social social media for research. Susan Halford 28 Jul 2016
82 Creative Commons Evaluation of HIFU ablation for uterine fibroids A multicenter IDEAL study. Joey Kwong 07 Jul 2016
83 Creative Commons Perioperative Outcomes, Health Care Costs and Survival After Robotic-assisted Versus Open Radical Cystectomy A national comparative effectiveness study Bilal Chughtai 06 Jul 2016
84 Creative Commons IDEAL Framework and Recommendations A template for device evaluation? Christopher Pennell 06 Jul 2016
85 Creative Commons Applying IDEAL Early stage surgical innovation of a novel bio-wrap-assisted vasectomy reversal technique. Ahmet Gudeloglu 06 Jul 2016
86 Creative Commons Small Simple Trials A Strategy to Study Rare Surgical Conditions. James Wright 06 Jul 2016
87 Creative Commons Pilot and feasibility studies Methodological advances in evaluation. Gillian Lancaster 06 Jul 2016
88 Creative Commons An innovative view on surgical research Evaluation surgical innovation of international examples Maroeska Rovers 06 Jul 2016
89 Creative Commons Advancing the cause of Research Registration First 500 Registrations of the ResearchRegistry.com. Riaz Agha 06 Jul 2016
90 Creative Commons Bringing evidence to the orthopaedic implant market We describe the challenges faced in the assessment of a novel surgical device, the X-Bolt, for the treatment of hip fractures from IDEAL stage 2a to 3. xavier griffin 20 Jun 2016
91 Creative Commons Why data management matters Naomi’s work focuses on supporting researchers to collect, clean and store research data. Naomi Waithira 02 Jun 2016
92 Creative Commons Why data management matters Naomi’s work focuses on supporting researchers to collect, clean and store research data. Naomi Waithira 02 Jun 2016
93 Why on earth do we waste so much research? Dr Kamal Mahtani is an NHS GP, NIHR Clinical Lecturer and Deputy Director at the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine. His talk explores why so much research is wasted. Kamal Mahtani 01 Jun 2016
94 Promoting quality in education: A dynamic approach to school improvement Professor Leonidas Kyriakides, Department of Education, University of Cyprus, gives a talk for the Department of Education public seminar series. Leonidas Kyriakides 09 Mar 2016
95 Closing the Gap: Issues, challenges and impact of the implementation of a national experiment in educational research Dr Ann Childs, Dr Nigel Fancourt, Dr Roger Firth, Professor Ian Menter and Dr Ian Thompson, Department of Education, Oxford, give a talk for the Department of Education Public Seminar series. Ann Childs, Nigel Fancourt, Roger Firth, Ian Menter 04 Mar 2016
96 Social and emotional early development: A programme to develop children’s social skills and help prevent bullying Daniel Muijs, Professor of Education at the University of Southampton, gives a talk for the Department of Education public seminar series. Daniel Muijs 09 Feb 2016
97 Knowledge Machines How have digital technologies changed research practices in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities? Eric Meyer, Lucie Burgess, Kathryn Eccles, James Smithies 05 Feb 2016
98 Research into the links between language teacher development and working with children as co- researchers Dr Annamaria Pinter, Warwick University, gives a talk for the Department of Education public seminar series. Annamaria Pinter 21 Jan 2016
99 Impact What is the impact we create? How is it measured, justified, used? Three speakers from a social, historical and professional background examine what impact means in different scenarios, both for academics themselves, and the public at large. Gorgi Krlev, Matt Smart, Jonathan Healey 03 Dec 2015
100 What is e-Research? Introducing the Wolfson College Digital Research Cluster Introducing a new strategic collaboration between Wolfson College and the Oxford e-Research Centre. Christina Redfield, David De Roure, Andrew Richards, Wesley Armour 16 Nov 2015