Blogs on Plant Sciences at Oxford
The Department of Plant Sciences have set up a blog which is regularly updated by several PhD students, Professors, and authors. It's full of beautiful pictures and down-to-earth descriptions of their work - check it out!
There’s No Place Like Home 1 - Wytham Woods
Professor Ben Sheldon describes one of the World’s longest-running ecological studies, into birds in their natural environments.
Starting in 1947, the study of the Great Tit explores basic data including numbers, life spans and productivity from over 1,200 nest boxes.
Earthquakes, can we make smarter buildings?
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 we headed to the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford to...
Global Strategy for Plant Conservation lectures
The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) has set 16 targets for 2020 and is supported by the conservation work at the Oxford Botanic Garden. Learn more about it with this series of four lectures given to third year biology undergraduates by botanist Timothy Walker. The lecture series covers the creation of the GSPC, how threatened...
Information on what the Oxford University Museum of Natural History can offer to schools and teachers of AS and A levels
The Oxford University Museum of Natural History provides lots of activities appropriate for Key Stage 5 students and teachers. From regular educational sessions in the museum to summer placements, there are some...
Land, Sea and Air 2 - The state of the oceans
What's in the deep ocean? And how can we study these remote and extreme ecosystems? And how is climate change affecting ocean ecosystems?
Read about the Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project
The Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project, or OuTrop, was established in 1999 to understand and protect the ecosystems of the Borneo rainforest of Sabangu, home to many endangered species including the largest known population of Borneo orangutans....
Prof Gideon Henderson, Professor of Earth Sciences, discusses exploring the ocean iron and carbon cycles aboard the RRS discovery in the south atlantic
In this video, in his Durham Club 2011 talk Professor Henderson discusses exploring the ocean iron and carbon cycles aboard the RRS Discovery in the South Atlantic.
An Audience with Chris Packham
Join TV presenter and wildlife expert Chris Packham in discussion with Hugh Warwick, natural history writer and passionate ecologist, to hear Chris discussing his newly published memoir ‘Fingers in the Sparkle Jar’.
Environmental Change Institute: Introductions to Research
Listen to researchers at Oxford's Environmental Change Institute discuss their work on topics such as adaptation to climate change, ecosystem dynamics, and voluntary carbon offset programmes. Click the link below to find out more: