Professor Yadvinder Malhi, Director of the Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests, talks about climate change
A short interview with Professor Yadvinder Malhi about climate change, via Vimeo.
(Follow the external link to watch the interview.)
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! In this episode, Andrew Williams, a PhD student in the Department of Physics, tells us all about the...
Selection of podcasts about the Environmental Change Institute
The Environmental Change Institute is an interdisciplinary group of ecologists, geographers, environmentalists, physicists, economists, sociologists and various other researchers who tackle the problem of quantifying and responding to environmental change. As well as working with individual departments in the University, they also offer some...
I am an electronics engineer and scientist working on the improvement of solar energy generation. Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our time and I firmly believe that we must do everything possible to achieve a low-carbon future. This is why I am committed to working on materials and technologies that can result in better...
How fast is Greenland moving?
Greenland has some many fascinating facts like it’s the world's largest island, it belongs to Denmark, it actually isn’t that green but mostly covered in ice. But did you know that Greenland is actually on the move?
To walk us through how an ice sheet moves, we visited Professor Ian Hewitt from Mathematical Institute Oxford to ask the...
How do you make a reliable weather forecast?
Our latest podcast, as part of our Big Questions series, asks…How do you make a reliable weather forecast?
We visited Dr Hannah Christensen, postdoctoral researcher at Oxford University’s department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, who explains that predicting the weather is more than a weather presenter standing in front...
Ritwika (Ricky) Sengupta
Describe yourself in three words: Excitable, organized, slight-worrier.
Lectures from the Oxford Earth Sciences Department
Learn about the fascinating topics being studied in the Earth Sciences department - from meteor impacts, to climate change, to the formation of planetary systems. Click the link below to access a series of 9 lectures on diverse topics:
Electricity Access for All
How can we sustainably electrify parts of the world that don't currently have access to clean and reliable energy? How can we improve Sierra Leone's energy sector, so that its capital, Freetown, no longer has an average of 53 blackouts a day? These are just two of the important questions being tackled by Oxford researchers Dr Susann Stritzke...
Should I buy a real or a fake Christmas tree?
It's that time of year - the festive jumpers are going on, the lights are going up, and we're ready to decorate our Christmas trees. But when it comes to choosing your fir, what do you go for - real or fake? Perhaps you have a trusty old family-favourite that comes down from the attic each year? Or maybe going to choose a real tree gets you...