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MPLS WEBSITE CHANGES, JULY 2020

We have reorganised the website to try to make it easier to navigate. Most of the information for administrative staff, academics, researchers and DPhil students in MPLS can now be found under Divisional Services. Please contact communications@mpls.ox.ac.uk if you have any difficulty finding the information you need.

Upcoming events

Oxford Climate Research Network: Prof Richard Alley - Tipping Thwaites Glacier?

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 4pm to 5pm

OCRN's annual special lecture on ice sheets and the potential for rapid sea-level rise. Richard Alley is Evan Pugh Professor at Penn State University.

Black History Month lecture: Exploring the Data Visualizations of W.E.B. Du Bois (via Zoom)

Friday, 23 October 2020, 3.30pm to 4.45pm

At the 1900 Paris Exposition, an all African-American team lead by scholar and activist W.E.B. Du Bois sought to challenge and recontextualize the perception of African-Americans at the dawn of the 20th-century. In less than 5 months, his team conducted sociological research and hand-made more than 60 large data visualization posters for a massive European audience. With Jason Forrest, Director of Interactive Data Visualization, McKinsey & Co, New York.