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

Friday 12th Feb 2021, 10.30am

Lockdown Walks - The Mysteries of Ice

"On Earth when it snows, it snows crystallised water lava."
 
Um, what? 
 
Friday 23rd Oct 2020, 11.00am

Lockdown Walks - What's that solar panel doing?

Have you ever walked down the street and seen a rooftop covered in black shiny panels? Ever wondered exactly what they are and what they're doing? In this episode of 'Lockdown Walks' we're talking SOLAR PANELS. Sit back, relax, and let Sebastian Bonilla tell you all about them...Then why not see...

Wednesday 16th Sep 2020, 12.15pm

Lockdown Walks - What's up with those clouds?

If you don't think there's much left to discover on a local walk, think again! In our 'Lockdown Walks' video series, researchers at the University of Oxford share some of the fascinating science that can be found right outside your front door!

Tuesday 11th Feb 2020, 09.00am

Using your science to understand volcanic eruptions

Volcanoes are present across the Earth, from the barren wastes of Antarctica to densely populated regions in Europe, Asia and the Americas, and are both spectacular and deadly. But what makes a volcano erupt, and how...

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Explore The Big Questions with experts from around the University

Why are we searching for water on the moon?
Wednesday 31st Mar 2021, 12.30pm

Why are we searching for water on the moon?

The moon may be the closest planetary body to us, but we still have a lot to learn about it. For example, what is the water-cycle like on an airless body such as the moon? How much water can be found there, and could we one day utilise this water for space exploration?

Why is Oxford's Botanic Garden Making Gin?
Wednesday 17th Jun 2020, 12.30pm

Why is Oxford's Botanic Garden making gin?

Established in 1621, the Oxford Botanic Garden was the first botanic garden in the UK. It has been - and remains – an invaluable resource for education, scientific research, and conservation. But recently it’s added another feather to its cap, teaming up with The Oxford Artisan Distillery to...