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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 produce its very own ‘Physic Gin’. So what exactly is...
Issues in Bioethics podcasts
Should we pay people to be research pariticpants? How should we store sequenced human genomes? What counts as good research? Graple with these and other difficult but crucial bioethical questions with this podcast series from the Oxford Bioethical Network. To listen to experts discuss the ethical, legal and social aspects of biomedical research...
Brian D. Earp
I am a Research Fellow in the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford, and am currently finishing up my Ph.D. in psychology and philosophy at Yale. One way I bring these topics together is by studying issues in the philosophy of science as they relate to psychology as a discipline. In particular I focus on questions about...
Video slideshow on the 'John Aubrey and the Development of Experimental Science' exhibition
John Aubrey was an English antiques collector, natural philosopher, and writer who lived in the 17th century; around the time when the scientific method was first being developed.
He is best remembered for his documentation and drawing of English "megaliths" - structures like Stonehenge, and writing the...
Medical Innovation lectures
Hear experts discuss the challenges of medical innovation. How do we fund them? How do we bring them into practice globally? Find out more by following the link below to access a series of lectures:
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What's in the Indian Ocean?
Much less is known about the Indian Ocean than either the Atlantic or Pacific. It's also less protected. What secrets lie beneath the waves? What new species wait to be discovered…? Dr Paris Stefanoudis tells us all about the Nekton project, its past and planned missions, and the role it’s playing in helping us to find out “What’s in the Indian...
National Institute for Health Reasearch Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Public Talk
The NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre would like to invite you to attend their talk on Thursday 21 November 2013.
Dr Sophie Petit-Zeman, Director of Patient Involvement in Research will be giving an update on:
Title: Involving Patients in Medical Research
Why does my phone battery suck?
Most people use their phones every single day for communicating with others, using the Internet, playing games via apps. But there’s nothing worse than looking down at your phone and realising the battery is running out of juice—or worse yet, that it’s already completely dead.
One of the most common problems with smart phones is a...