PODCAST: Will climate change kill off the great tits?
Our springs are getting warmer, and are arriving earlier. Why is this a problem for great tits? We chat to Dr Charlotte Regan, an ecologist who monitors the Wytham Woods great tit population, to find out.
VIDEO: Walk Your Worries Away!
Did you know that walking can actually make you worry less? Join Dr Jen Wild as she tells us about some of the amazing mental health benefits that walking can bring.
ANIMATION: Seabird monitoring - witnesses in the wild
Penguins and other seabirds are under threat. But how can you successfully monitor their populations when they live in hard-to-reach places, such as Antarctica? Watch the animation, and find out how YOU can get involved in this research!
PODCAST: Can we build an eco-friendly aeroplane?
Flying isn't a 'green' thing to do, but are there ways that we could make aircraft more efficient, sustainable, and better for the planet? We chat to jet engine specialist Dr Chiara Falsetti to find out.
VIDEO: Disappearing Bugs
In this episode of LOCKDOWN WALKS meet some of the local bugs that sadly might not be here for much longer...
ANIMATION: Coping with voices: Being with people
Our hope is that this animation inspires more conversations about hearing voices, because nobody should be hearing nasty voices alone.
PODCAST: Why are we searching for water on the moon?
It may be the closest planetary body to the Earth, but we still have a lot to learn about the Moon...Dr Katherine Shirley tells us why she's part of a space mission that's looking for lunar water.
VIDEO: Meet Your Bird Neighbours
How well do you know your bird neighbours? Become better acquainted in this episode of 'Lockdown Walks', with Oxford biologist Joe Woodman!
ANIMATION: Understanding COVID-19 transmission, informing control
Tackling a previously unseen pathogen - like the one that causes COVID-19 - is like piecing together a puzzle. So how do scientists go about solving the puzzle, and why are data analysis and modelling so important?
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Monday 10 May
RT @UniofOxford: 🆕 | The Cell Factory: Viruses and Vaccines In this animation, we explain: 🕵️ How #COVID19 infects your body 💪 How… https://t.co/aKgD7gYXrP
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It's #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek and the theme this year is #Nature 🍃 Did you know that a walk - particularly a wa… https://t.co/VxDlrWNcJI
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