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Mansfield College creates Oxford’s first LGBTQ+ History professorship

Oxford University’s first professorship in LGBTQ+ History will be created at Mansfield College following an endowment of £4.9m.

OULC invites MP with links to Chinese spy

The release of the Oxford University Labour Club term card has revealed the inclusion of Barry Gardiner, an MP with close connections to Chinese spy Christine Ching Kui Lee.

Paxlovid: How a new oral drug against COVID-19 was designed

Despite progress with vaccinations, the highly contagious Omicron variant has caused cases to surge. Along with other UK approved drugs such as Merck’s Molnupiravir, Pfizer’s oral treatment, Paxlovid, could be a useful tool for doctors to treat patients.

70% of 2022 offers made to state-educated students

The University has announced that for the 2022 incoming class of students more than 69% of offers to UK applicants were made to students educated in the state sector.

‘Oxford’s lost college’ revealed by Brasenose accommodation extension

The construction of additional undergraduate accommodation in Brasenose College’s Frewin Annexe has yielded a wealth of archaeological finds, some of which are helping to improve our understanding of the former St Mary’s College.

Transforming Silence: The group reinvigorating change to University sexual assault policy

Led by (ex-)Oxford undergraduates and current graduate students across six faculties and sixteen colleges, the new collective aims to both be a space to support survivors and a movement that prevents further sexual violence.

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.