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Find out about exciting research taking place at the University in these short videos

Friday 9th Apr 2021, 10.30am

Lockdown Walks - Walk Your Worries Away!

It's no surprise that walking is good for us physically, but did you know that walking can actually make us worry less? Taking a stroll has a positive effect on our mental wellbeing - particularly if you can get out into nature.

Friday 26th Mar 2021, 11.30am

Lockdown Walks - Disappearing Bugs

During Barley Rose's lifetime, about 75% of the world's flying insects have disappeared. Join us for this episode of 'Lockdown Walks' where she explains some of the reasons behind this loss, and shows you some of the native UK insects that are under threat.

Monday 8th Mar 2021, 10.00am

Lockdown Walks - 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!

Which bird is known for its distinctive 'teacher teacher' call? Which bird stays in the UK all year round, bringing us beautiful birdsong even in the...

Friday 5th Mar 2021, 10.00am

Lockdown Walks - Spring Plants

"Spring has sprung, the flowers are here, but how do they know it's the right time of year?"

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Explore The Big Questions with experts from around the University

Is a snack tax on the horizon?
Tuesday 8th Jun 2021, 03.45pm

Is a snack tax on the horizon?

Do you remember when the price of fizzy drinks in the UK went up slightly a few years ago? Soda fans, perhaps you remember all too clearly...!

What's an arboretum anyway?
Wednesday 26th May 2021, 12.30pm

What's an arboretum anyway?

An arboretum could be described as a "living library". A beautifully curated collection of woody plants (trees and shrubs) from across the globe, each one carefully labelled and managed.