Rewley House Research Seminars
By Oxford University
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The multi-disciplinary research seminars are held once a term at Rewley House, and are designed to highlight current and future research initiatives in the Department for Continuing Education.
||CleanImpact||What is the impact we create? How is it measured, justified, used? Three speakers from a social, historical and professional background examine what impact means in different scenarios, both for academics themselves, and the public at large.||3 12 2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDanger||Speakers for our seminar on the theme of Danger have Medical and Humanities backgrounds, and will consider the following: experimentation to diminish danger; the risks of ignoring danger, danger to the self and the ideal.||12 8 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTruth||The presentations invite us to consider what truth means to people in different circumstances, and how definitions of truth can affect decision-making, from literary risks to clinical trials.||12 8 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPatterns||Three speakers share their insights into pattern exploration and, in some cases, exploitation, in their fields of finance, mathematics and climate change.||12 8 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFuture||The presentations focus on the impact of the concept of future in changing debate, and how, in specific instances, concerns about the future affect behaviours in the present.||7 4 2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGender||Gender relations shape our everyday interactions at work, on the street and in the home. Our speakers cover a wide range of topics, from historical, legal and therapeutic perspectives.||12 6 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDecay||The presentations focus on the importance of disappearance as much as appearance, presence as well as absence, and growth in the guise of degeneration, arguing from difference perspectives for the importance of malaise or corrosion as a subject of study||22 5 2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEthics||Ethical decisions, and often dilemma, lie at the heart of all research methodologies and practice. Marianne Talbot, course director in Philosophy, chaired three presentations from across the disciplines.||20 6 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRevolution||Revolutionary concepts continually shape and uproot research agendas, and occasionally researchers themselves. This seminar examined the many ways revolution impacts on research.||20 6 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRisk||The inaugural research seminar invited three speakers to consider how the concept and experience of 'risk' influenced their current research.||20 6 2012||Free||View in iTunes|