University of Oxford
02/26/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
Major earthquakes across the world have damaged or destroyed numerous buildings, bridges, and other structures. But is there a way of monitoring the building structures to see if it is at risk of falling after an earthquake has struck?
To find the answers Oxford Sparks headed to the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford to speak with Orfeas Kypris from the Sensor Networks group...
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yesterday at 16:01. Facebook
Can you spot where these short clips of Oxford's buildings were filmed? Media credit: [ Link ]
University of Oxford
02/24/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Female scientists in Oxford say gender equality is still an issue in science, but there are many who are pushing to change this. The Athena SWAN programme at the University of Oxford aims to support women in science to help them progress further into leading roles.
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Speakers: Sonia Muliyil, Department of Pathology
Jessica Phillips, DPhil student, Department of Zoology
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University of Oxford
02/24/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Researchers say 'benevolent bots', otherwise known as software robots, that are designed to make articles on Wikipedia better often end up having online fights lasting years over changes in content. [ Link ]
University of Oxford
02/23/2017 at 15:59. Facebook
What is #OxfordThinking? Watch this animation to find out why Oxford Thinking - The Campaign for the University of Oxford is raising funds in support of students, teaching and research. [ Link ]
University of Oxford
02/22/2017 at 16:53. Facebook
'The global refugee crisis and what to do about it' with Rt Hon David Miliband: At a time of heightened political tension and policy confusion about the refugee crisis, this lecture will explore why record numbers of people are fleeing their homes; what conditions they are living in; and what should be done to help them.
Rt Hon David Miliband will make the case that support for refugees is a...
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University of Oxford
02/22/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
How to make a transitional Brexit - insights from Pavlos Eleftheriadis, fellow of Mansfield College [ Link ]
University of Oxford
02/21/2017 at 16:05. Facebook
We will be live streaming David Miliband's lecture speaking about the refugee crisis from the Oxford Martin School tomorrow via Facebook Live.

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'The global refugee crisis and what to do about it' with Rt Hon David Miliband by Oxford University Podcasts
University of Oxford
02/21/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Do you have a choice about who you're attracted to?
To what extent can you define your sexual identity?
Discussing these questions in this 'philosophy bites' podcast is Brian Earp, Research Associate in Science and Ethics at Oxford. [ Link ] #LGBTHM17
University of Oxford
02/20/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
As part of LGBT history month, here's a fascinating podcast on the life of Alan Turing, a brilliant mathematician, founder of computer science and gay. The oppression he faced for his sexuality is a reminder of the discrimination of his era. [ Link ]
University of Oxford
02/20/2017 at 11:24. Facebook
The 2017 Graduate Photography Competition is now OPEN! Show us Oxford the way you see it to inspire future graduates and win £200. Head to Graduate Study at Oxford for all the competition details.

Graduate Study at Oxford
University of Oxford
02/19/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Do we know more now about the likely shape of the future Brexit deal? Kalypso Nicolaïdis, Professor of International Relations writes that the fundamentals are arguably simple enough to be described in three short equations, each of which gives us a clue about an eventual deal for the UK. [ Link ]
There's lots of #Mindgrowing going on around here... Why not come and see for yourselves? [ Link ]

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Is there a genetic component to reproductive outcomes? The Sociogenome Project is a comprehensive study which brings together sociologists and molecular scientists to examine whether there is a genetic component to reproductive outcomes, including age at first birth, number of children and infertility and their interaction with the social environment.
Can studying engineering at university really change someone's life? Gabby, our Engineering Access Officer, believes so.

Changing lives with Engineering Science
Olympic silver medallist Zoe de Toledo (St Catherine's College, Oxford, 2010) shares her extraordinary experiences of coxing at the highest levels, and her love of studying at Oxford in the latest Alumni Voices podcast.

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Marin Alsop, Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO), and Music Director of the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra will give the next Women of Achievement Lecture - Leading by example: My path to the podium.
This event is now fully booked. To join the waitlist please email
The rainbow flags are flying high throughout Oxford's historic spires for #LGBTHM17 [ Link ]