Tuesday, January 11, 2022
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Seven Oxford University members awarded New Year’s Honours

Seven members of Oxford University have been recognised by the New Years’ Honours List 2022. The List recognises extraordinary contributions to fields ranging from health to education and aims to praise those who have had a significant positive impact on their community and the wider nation.

Oxford University received £70,000 from controversial mining company Rio Tinto

Oxford University received at least £70,000 from trans-national mining company Rio Tinto since 2013, Oxford Climate Justice Campaign have revealed. 
Somerville College Hall and Maitland Building

Patricia Kingori becomes youngest Black Oxbridge professor

Patricia Kingori, a research fellow at Somerville College, has become one of the youngest women to be awarded a full professorship in Oxford’s 925-year history, and she is the youngest ever Black professor at Oxford or Cambridge.
Lady Margaret Hall on a sunny day

Professor Stephen Blythe announced as new Principal of LMH

Harvard Professor Stephen Blythe has been announced as the new Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, starting in Michaelmas Term 2022.

Time to take responsibility: All Souls’ dirty legacies

"Out-of-date relics of elitism like All Souls hold a responsibility to do more than the bare minimum. But since pandemic rules paved the way for justifiable closing down, one cannot help but feel it is convenient for the College to keep these legacies hidden behind locked doors."

Oxford University and the alienation of working students

"Working a job during university, it’s easy to become dissociated from both: always slightly excluded from the freedoms of non-working students, but never able to fully relate to the lives of coworkers."

A leftist critique of Oxford teacher strikes

I hope that the teachers and other academic staff of this university will see this article as an olive branch. We can work together. We can share solidarity for the betterment of all. We can unite the disparate popular classes of the university for the common good.

What’s all the sub-fusc about?

Zara Arif explores whether Oxford students should continue to wear sub-fusc following a year of online exams.

Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative finds gender disparities in access...

Completed by the United Nations Development Program and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), the study found that one in six of the world’s poor live in households where no woman or girl has completed six years of education but at least one man or boy has.

Oxford’s economic impact: More than an academic cash cow?

"Initially it seems shockingly large how one single institution can contribute so much in one year. I could never imagine this amount of money, so much so that I had to double check the number of zeros you add on to a billion. It’s nine."