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University Lecturer in Social Anthropology
My research focus is on gene environment interactions in human disease.
Ebers and J Knight Groups Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
DPhil student in Archaeological Science, based at RLAHA.
My current research interests consist of scientific techniques in archaeology, including residue analysis and particularly that of plant resin, the archaeology of Oceania including Australia, and also South-East Asia, and prehistoric technologies and human adaptation across the world.
Though formally retired from Oxford after 30 years at OUCS where I established and ran many projects and services in Humanities Computing, not least the British National Corpus, the Oxford Text Archive, the Text Encoding Initiative and others, I am still active in this area as a consultant. At present, I am providing the French Digital Humanities infrastructure initiative called TGE ADONIS with a service promoting better understanding and take up of standard text encoding techniques. I am also working with a European project called AGORA, coordinated by Manuel Dries.
History Faculty: digital life writing, historiography, narrative, games and visualisation.
DPhil student in the Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Healthcare Innovation in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Research Fellow on Oxford Roman Econony Project
I work in an interdisciplinary area of research as I am working on e-Government technologies. My affiliation is with the Dept. of Politics and International Relations, however my research is supervised by the Oxford Internet Institute and my PhD is in Computer Science. Currently my research is focused on citizens' engagement with e-Government, while my PhD is focused on transnational e-Government systems.
MPhil in European Politics and Society
DPhil student in archaeology
Librarian for History of Art, and Italian Literature and Language
My interests are on the knowledge commons and inclusion/exclusion of scholars in global scholarship.
MPhil student in Development Studies at QEH
Research and development work with the Image Bioinformatics Group
Beazley Archivist and Professor of Classical Art
13thC Tibetan development of the tradition of succession through 'reincarnation' by religious professionals. Somewhat like magical thinking and power structures/networks...
Head of Information and Support Group, OUCS
Dave de Roure
Professor of e-Research, OERC
I am currently working on an Electronic Database of Poetic Form, which will encode texts currently available on Early English Books Online in order to provide searchable data on form, eg. metre, rhyme scheme, generic title for (initally Renaissance) English poetry. I have a methodology article here http://appositions.blogspot.com/2010/05/ben-burton-elizabeth-scott-bauma... in case you are interested in reading more! I am working on this with a colleague at St Cat's and we have just won initial funding from the John Fell fund and undergone text encoding training in order to begin the pilot phase of the project. I'd be interested in all kinds of discussion about digital research, but perhaps especially its use in the arts, funding opportunities, and sharing wisdom on these.
Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature
University Reader in Image Bioinformatics
Duncan Williams, Music
RTS, OUCS; OERC
I'm interested in dealing with large image archives and with conceptual problems of heterogeneous data collections. Also with network analsysis and visualisations.
Professor of Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
19 October 2018The College Record 201816 October 2018College Nurse
We are delighted to welcome Helen Thornton to Wolfson as our new College Nurse. Helen is a registered nurse who will work together with the...15 October 2018The Academics At-Risk Fellowship Campaign
The Wolfson Alumni Office are launching a campaign with The Council of At-Risk Academics (CARA) to accommodate an academic and their family at...
Lectures and Seminars22 - 22Oct OctPresident's Seminar: 'Gravity and Levity'Monday 22 October - 5:30pm
The President’s Seminar series provides a platform for the presentation and discussion of some of the fascinating and ground-breaking research that is carried out by Wolfsonians at all career stages.
In this term's seminar Prof Wolfgang de Melo will talk about gravity and levity in Varro, the Roman Grammarian; Dr Felix Tennie will speak on gravity and what we believe to know about it; Mr Alexander Hardie-Forsyth will focus on Laurence Sterne's line of gravitation.Clubs & Societies22 - 22Oct OctItalian language course by OUISMonday 22 October - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Oxford University Italian Society (OUIS) organises weekly classes open to all those interested in learning Italian. The beginners course is in Wolfson (seminar room 3, but check at the lodge) on Mondays at 19:30. Italian classes at other levels are also organised in different locations.Lectures and Seminars24 - 24Oct OctThe Kitchen Cabinet, BBC recordingWednesday 24 October - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
BBC radio's long-running panel show, "The Kitchen Cabinet" comes to Wolfson for recording. TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED via http://www.bbc.co.uk/showsandtours/shows/the_kitchen_cabinet_2018 PHOTOGRAPHIC ID MUST BE SHOWN FOR ENTRY