Colombia’s diverse, colourful culture is an amalgamation of several influences, from a rich and fascinating pre-colonial history to the Spanish conquest and subsequent battles for independence. On this tour Dr Alexander Herrera will bring the ancient and modern cultures of this friendly and welcoming country to life. Admire Lake Guatavita, setting of the El Dorado ceremony of the pre-Columbian Muisca people. Tour a coffee plantation near Popayán, an old religious centre and colonial hub linking the viceroyalty of New Granada to Lima and Quito.
The Naked Mathematician shares his love of Maths and how he's persuading teenagers to like it.
Dr Tom Crawford, also known as the Naked Mathematician, shares his love of Maths and describes how he is dispelling stereotypes to explain Maths to teenagers. He speaks about his new Naked Maths video series, in which he explores mathematical patterns in an entertaining and hands-on way, from the formation of ocean waves to hexagonal honeycombs.
Morland's new book, Metamorphosis, offers an intimate view of how, why and when we change.
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Alumni came together in the Australian capital to mark the coming of spring at OUS Canberra’s May morning celebrations.
Around 70 Oxonians and performers sipped champagne and tucked into croissants as they watched the spectacle.
Canberra’s equivalent to Magdalen Tower and the River Cherwell is the Carillon on Aspen Island on Lake Burley Griffin, where alumni gathered to take part in celebrations.
The event featured a wonderful juxtaposition of the choir followed by the enthusiastic Morris dancing of the Surly Griffins.
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