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Research Talks

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 13:10
    Amanda Roig-Marín, Darwin College
    Alliteration, rhyme, and sound symbolism (i.e., the systematic connection between meaning and sound, also known as iconicity) have been widely studied as literary devices heightening the auditory and more
  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 13:10
    Jennifer Harris, MRC Cancer Unit
    For decades, our approach to curing cancer has been to define the precise molecular changes undergone by tumour cells. With an applied understanding of environmental and genetic factors and the more
  • Friday, February 24, 2017 - 17:30
    Professor Matthew Goodwin, University of Kent
    Political extremism appears to be all around us. Populists, xenophobes and, some might argue, fascists seem to be on the rise. Many trace the current challenge to liberal representative democracy to more
  • Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 13:10
    Ben Raynor, Darwin College
    Recent work on the formation of regional identity in the ancient world has focused on the importance of 'bottom-up' factors, such as long-term collaboration and interchange between more
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:30
    Speaker to be confirmed
    Do you want to start a family but unsure if it will adversely affect your career? Or you already have children and have tips to share? Join us for the informal panel discussion, where you can ask more
  • Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 13:10
    Dr Anna V. Protasio
    Parasites have co-evolved with their hosts through millions of years are arguably provide some of the finest examples of adaptability to a ever changing environment. One particular flatworm parasite more
  • Friday, March 3, 2017 - 17:30
    Professor Sarah Harper, University of Oxford
    Biography Sarah is Professor of Gerontology at the University of Oxford and Director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing which she founded in 1997 with funding from the NIA. Sarah currently more
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 13:00
    Dr Nick Hardy, University Library
    Few things seem more quintessentially English than the most widely read vernacular translation of the Bible, the ‘King James’ or ‘Authorized’ Version of 1611. But new sources for the making of the more
  • Friday, March 10, 2017 - 17:30
    Lyse Doucet, BBC
    Abstract not available
  • Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 13:10
    Michael David Clark, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
    The Islamic State (ISIS) has usurped the government in swathes of eastern Syria and western Iraq. It is engaged in a brutal war against an array of state and non-state actors, many of which are also more

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