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100 YEARS OF THE DPhil
How research gained traction at Oxford
28 Nov 2017
A SURPRISE PUBLISHING HIT
Former Oxford Professor Xiang Biao has scored a massive publishing success with an unconventional book.
24 May 2023
Benedict Pollard recounts how he is harvesting specimen acorns from special oak trees, to turn them into great oak trees of the future.
1 Nov 2022
AFTER OXFORD, A CAREER: NEETU SINGH (PEMBROKE, 2018)
We talk to existing students and recent leavers about their career moves, and their advice to others
4 Mar 2022
ALUMNI STORIES: 'I REMEMBER REALLY WANTING TO FIND OUT WHAT IT MEANT'
Dr Franziska Kohlt (Brasnose, 2013) discusses how 19th c. science influenced children's literature like Lewis Carroll, and how she didn't think Oxford was 'a place for someone like me'
3 Feb 2021
ALUMNI STORIES: 'THERE'S NO ONE OXFORD STUDENT'
Greg Scannell (St Benet’s Hall, 2005) talks about coming to Oxford from a working class background
24 Sep 2018
ALUMNI STORIES: 'WHEN OLD BECOMES NEW'
Alumnus Brett Yuskiewicz (Brasenose, 2016) on returning to education aged 48, his time in Oxford studying for his MBA, and his plans for the future
15 Dec 2018
BOOKS OF THE YEAR, AND FOR CHRISTMAS…
Oxford people recommend their top book from the past year.
5 Dec 2022
BRITISH LIBERALISM ALIVE AGAIN
Two former Oxford students have greatly amplified our knowledge of the hey-day of British Liberalism through the little known diary of a Cabinet Minister
19 Sep 2023
CAN FINANCE HELP THE CLIMATE?
Dr Nicola Ranger is deputy director of the UK Centre for Greening Finance, a Government-backed organisation established to provide up-to-date analytics on the risks to the financial sector and investment of climate change
27 Sep 2021
CAN SOLAR SAVE US?
Developments in solar power are set to offer cheaper, better energy, reducing the impact of climate change
1 Nov 2021
CAN WE REMOVE CARBON FROM THE ATMOSPHERE?
There is no ‘magic’ technology to solve climate change
18 Oct 2021
CHARLOTTE M. YONGE AND OXFORD
The Victorian novelist’s books are still available and immensely readable, argues literary scholar Clemence Schultze, and are partly about Oxford
23 Feb 2023
COPPARD A LOAD OF THIS
Harcourt Arboretum hosted a coppicing course in late January, part of a program of alumni and public-facing outdoor adventures
1 Feb 2022
EVERYONE HAS A STORY TO TELL
QUAD visits the world’s leading life-writing centre, at Wolfson College
7 Nov 2018
HOW CAN WE EAT WITHOUT COOKING THE PLANET?
Oxford’s diet and population health expert, Professor Susan Jebb maintains that ‘we cannot meet Net Zero targets without changing our diet’
11 Oct 2021
HOW IS CLIMATE CHANGING OUR WEATHER?
Dr Friederike Otto explains the influence of climate change on extreme weather events
22 Sep 2021
HOW WILL WE LIVE IN THE FUTURE CLIMATE?
It is essential to accurately understand the threats; for governments, populations and for investors
3 Nov 2021
IS THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT ELECTRIC?
Transport is the third largest source of greenhouse gases in the world, says Professor Tim Schwanen, director of Oxford’s Transport Studies Unit, and there are no easy answers
27 Sep 2021
JOINING THE MAN WHO EXPLAINS EQUATIONS
An alumni group bursary helped Joe Double explore the further reaches of mathematics during the long vacation
5 Jun 2019
LABYRINTH: KNOSSOS, MYTH & REALITY
The Ashmolean’s first exhibition in 2023 runs 10 Feb to 30 July and is already a ‘must-visit’ in 2023
27 Mar 2023
MEET THE MINDS FOR SEPTEMBER
From sustainable futures to the Russo-Ukraine war, and alternative history to French drama – this autumn has something for everyone
31 Aug 2022
MEET THE MINDS OF OUR GLOBAL EVENT
From vegan cookery to galaxy evolution, and doodling for relaxation to the etymology of Oxford slang; Meeting Minds Global has something for everyone
1 Apr 2022
NEW £50m PHYSICS BUILDING OPENED BY SIR TIM BERNERS-LEE
The University of Oxford has marked the opening of the Beecroft Building, a new 8,950sqm building for experimental and theoretical physics
18 Sep 2018
OFF THE SHELF: MARCH 2023
This month, spying on Hitler, a tribute to the joy of mathematics and a heart-warming novel about the transformative effect of an Oxford education
1 Mar 2023
OXFORD HISTORIANS APPLY AI TO TRANSFORM STUDY OF ANCIENT TEXTS
Researchers from Oxford, Venice and Athens have teamed up with Google DeepMind
21 Mar 2022
SEA-CHANGE IN OXFORD ADMISSIONS
Oxford University has unveiled two new access schemes that will help under-represented students
6 Jun 2019
ST JOHN'S COLLEGE OPENS NEW LIBRARY
A magnificent library and study centre opens in October
3 Oct 2019
THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSITY BOTANIC GARDEN
25 July will see the start of many events connected to the 400 year anniversary of the Oxford Botanic Garden
14 Jul 2021
THE ASHMOLEAN'S WONDERFUL PISSARRO EXHIBITION
The Ashmolean has launched a fabulous exhibition honouring French artist Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)
17 Feb 2022
THE ERTEGUN FACTOR
QUAD interviews Edmund Herzig, Director of Oxford’s flourishing Ertegun Scholarship Programme
22 Oct 2018
THE STEPHEN A. SCHWARZMAN CENTRE FOR THE HUMANITIES
A new home for Oxford Humanities
19 Jun 2019
TREASURED JANE AUSTEN LETTERS DONATED TO THE BODLEIAN LIBRARIES
Continued public access to a collection of writings by Jane Austen has been secured following their donation to the Bodleian Libraries and Jane Austen’s House
20 Jan 2022
TRUE PLANET: COUNTDOWN TO COP26
Discover Oxford's research for a changing world in an exclusive new video series
29 Sep 2021
UNFAIR PRIVATE SCHOOLS
Two privately-educated alumni reject private schools
18 Feb 2019
UNIVERSITIES MINISTER SAM GYIMAH OPENS SCHRODINGER BUILDING IN OXFORD
The formal opening of a £13 million, 61,500 sq ft laboratory and office facility designed to promote collaboration and cross-fertilisation of ideas
9 Jul 2018
WHAT CAN NATURE OFFER FOR COP26, AND WHAT CAN COP26 OFFER FOR NATURE?
The effectiveness of nature in fighting the impacts and drivers of climate change
3 Nov 2021
WHAT DO COUNTRIES NEED TO AGREE AT COP26?
‘How can we meet our long-terms goals, when our short-term targets fall radically short of what is necessary?’ asks Professor Lavanya Rajamani
3 Nov 2021
WHY NET ZERO (AND WHAT IS IT)?
Investment is urgently needed into safer, permanent CO2 disposal, to reduce the burden of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and limit warming
25 Oct 2021
‘THE WORLD RUBBED ITS EYES WITH ASTONISHMENT’
The Ashmolean Museum sparks joy with its latest blockbuster exhibition about the Victorian revolution in colour.
21 Sep 2023
‘THIS WORLD HAS NEVER BEEN MY HOME’
Oxford novelist Beth Lewis discusses her latest unworldly novel based on memories of Shotover Park
25 Apr 2023
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