News roundup – April, 2023
Each month we bring together all of the latest news from our extended Univ family. From Alumni and College news, to updates on Univ North and our Profile and Treasure features. We hope you enjoy this month’s news from Univ — all in one place…
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• Read now online: issue 15 of The Martlet.
• Dr Patrick Rebeschini, Tutorial Fellow and Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics, has been awarded a 2022 European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant.
• Read now online: UCBC HT23 newsletter.
• Showcasing images from Univ’s history contrasted to their modern photographic equivalents, we “uncover” a fresh view in Then and Now: An unobscured Library.
• Clodagh Holmes (2018, Medicine) was named Woman of the Match at this year’s Varsity rugby match.
• Read the Travel Fund Report by Philip Pearcy (2020, DPhil Theoretical and Physical Chemistry) on the NDMS All-Hands meeting.
• Alice Evans (2018, Biomedical Sciences) recently won the first award for the best talk at Oxford Immunology Symposium 2023.
• Read Nishta Vaishampayan’s (2019, BA Oriental Studies) travel report about volunteering with a Singaporean rescue dog shelter.
• For this month’s Treasure we meet one of Univ’s greatest tutors, Arthur Stanley, inside a Victorian lecture room.
• Around 450 early printed books have returned to College after 60+ years of long-term loan to the Museum of the History of Science.
• Old Members’ Trust Graduate Conference and Academic Travel Fund Report – Sameer Bhat (2020, DPhil Public Policy) – Travels Through Morocco.
• On 18 March, Max Bolton (2021, PPE), Alex Herd and Matt Coulson took home the gold in the BUCS Men’s 3-Up Team Time Trial Championships.
• Our Archivist, Dr Robin Darwall-Smith (1982, Classics), has co-edited a book of essays titled Music in Twentieth-Century Oxford: New Directions.
• Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted In Her Defence, a courtroom drama novel by Philippa Malicka (2007, English). Philly is a member of the Univ in the Arts Committee.
• Abi Karas (2012, BA Russian and Lingustics, DPhil Russian) was awarded the SHERA (The Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture) 2022 Emerging Scholar Prize.
• Dr Tamar Koplatadze (2016, DPhil Modern Languages), Associate Professor in Russian at Oxford appeared on BBC Radio’s Free Thinking episode “Sesame Street and Soviet Culture” – listen at bbc.co.uk
• Adam Smith, Edward Orsborn Professor of US Politics & Political History, saw his article “The US was a monarchy disguised as a republic until now” published in The Times.
• His Honour Judge David Hodge KC (1974, Law) is this year’s President of the Council of HM Circuit Judges.