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About the series


  • Two slots per week will be available for seminars. Rooms will be pre-booked for these slots.
  • A maximum of one slot per week will involve an external speaker.
  • Each week will have one seminar slot on Monday or Tuesday at noon or 2pm, and one on Wednesday or Thursday at 10.30am. In general, seminar days/times will alternate by week.

Alternate timings

  • Where possible, seminars should be booked within the scheduled times above.
  • Any alternate timings should replace one of the scheduled times
  • All seminars must start and finish within “core hours” (10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday).

Seminar series - who to contact 

Booking a seminar

  • Contact the organiser of the relevant series (main series if no other applies)
  • Contact Jessy if you need to cancel – give as much notice as possible so that the slot can be filled
  • If you need to rebook, contact the relevant organiser, giving as much notice as possible

Seminar organisers

  • Book seminars into your slots on the shared excel spreadsheet (co-ordinate with other organisers if you need to swap slots)
  • Make a note of the number of attendees on the spreadsheet.  If possible, note the number of internal and external attendees. 

Admin support

  • Publicising on Oxtalks / website  / weekly email
  • Room booking
  • Reminder emails (typically on the day of the seminar)
  • Paper timetables on noticeboards (approx. every month).

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