Lecture3: the Gemini Telescopes
In the third in a series of lectures by senior astronomers about recent developments in telescopes, Professor Roger Davies talks about his work on the Gemini Telescopes. Professor Roger Davies is Philip Whetton Professor of Astrophysics and Chairman of Physics at the University of Oxford. In his lecture he touches on some of the practical, political, technical, financial and organisational challenges he and his team faced when building the Gemini telescopes in Hawaii and Chile.
017 Einstein-Podolski-Rosen Experiment and Bell's Inequality
Seventeenth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010
Lesson #038, Wednesday Il presidente dorme in chiesa? = Does the president sleep in church? (Voi) Partite per l'italia domani? = Do you leave for Italy tomorrow? (Tu) Apri la finestra. = You open the window. (Noi) Apriamo la lettera. = We open the letter. (Io) Parto domani. = I leave tomorrow. Il professore apre la porta. = The professor opens the door. (Voi) Dormite sempre in classe. = You (plural) always sleep in class. (Voi) Finite la lezione oggi. = You (plural)
Il presidente dorme in chiesa? = Does the president sleep in church?
(Voi) Partite per l'italia domani? = Do you leave for Italy tomorrow?
(Tu) Apri la finestra. = You open the window.
(Noi) Apriamo la lettera. = We open the letter.
(Io) Parto domani. = I leave tomorrow.
Il professore apre la porta. = The professor opens the door.
(Voi) Dormite sempre in classe. = You (plural) always sleep in class.
(Voi) Finite la lezione oggi. = You (plural)
Scientific and Commercial Issues of genetic testing
Professor Wilkie looks at the Commercial and Scientific aspects surrounding the direct to consumer Genetic Testing
Languages disorders in children: What can they tell us about genes and brains?
Recent studies have shown that genes are strongly implicated in determining if children will develop language disorders. In this talk, Professor Bishop examines the role genetics play in language development and language disorders.
Russia is Back: Jenifer Hart Memorial Lecture
Professor MacFarlane gives a talk about modern Russia; from the fall of the Berlin Wall to today; including the rise of Vladimir Putin, the conflict between Chechnya, alleged human rights violations and Russia's relationship with the rest of the world
The Kadoorie Study in China
Zhengming Chen, Professor of Epidemiology, gives a talk on the Kadoorie Biobank study, a joint Chinese and British study looking at the lifestyles of 500,000 people and presents some of the findings that can be used to influence public health policy.
Cradle of Western Civilization
Professor Griffin from the Oxford University Society Travel Programme gives a humourous talk about the ancient Aegean Islands; the founding Minoan and Greek civilizations where philosophy, science, and literature were born and first flourished.
The Vindolanda Tablets
Professor Alan Bowman gives a talk on the Roman fort of Vindolanda. Using the famous Vindolanda tablets and other written sources found at the site, he paints a vivid picture of life at the Roman fort and in Roman Britain during the reign of Hadrian.
Inside Innovation: The University–Business Interface
Tom Hockaday, Managing Director of Isis Innovations, talks about Oxford University’s Technology Transfer Office, helping to transfer products of university research to the business world
IPL: The Global Credit Crisis: "It's deja vu all over again"
Professor Robin Grieves, Department of Finance and Quantitative Analysis. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on September 3 2008.
ScienceCasts: Don't Judge a Moon by its Cover
Superficially, Saturn's moon Phoebe doesn't look much like a planet, but on the inside, the little gray moon has a lot in common with worlds like Earth. (03:49)
Sir Michael Rake: decisions need to be made on infrastructure
Chairman of CBI and BT Group PLC, Sir Michael Rake, shares his thoughts on the subject of the panel "The future of British business: practical priorities for practitioners and policy makers" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.
Jim McKenna - 60 seconds research
Jim McKenna, Professor of Physical Activity and Health at Leeds Metropolitan University has only 60 seconds to describe his research interests.
SFU's Innovation Boulevard research connections
SFU, a partner of Innovation Boulevard, integrating research into the community
Global Language: An Interview with Heidi Byrnes
German professor Heidi Byrnes discusses the ways in which learning global languages is relative to international communication; especially as it relates to diplomacy, economics, world trade, and the military.
The implications of globally ageing societies
Professor Sarah Harper, Oxford Institute of Ageing, on the implications of globally ageing societies
MA Globalisation Marketing video
IDS Fellow Neil McCulloch talks about the one-year MA Globalisation based at the Institute of Development Studies .
Play hard, work hard Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part three, Professor Stephen Schaefer
Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategic and International Management, examines innovation in the way we socialise...and work
Stephen Schaefer, Professor of Finance, explains that the narrow focus of the regulatory system on banks is partially responsible for the financial crisis
Second briefing of the 'crisis compendium' - Part three, Professor Stephen Schaefer