News roundup – November, 2022
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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• Our latest Treasure Feature explores some of the letters of early 20th century Univ Bursar AB Poynton; read A Bursar’s wartime in-tray.
• Becca Tanner (2019, Earth Sciences), UCBC Women’s Captain, reports on the Upper Thames Autumn Head.
• Read the Old Members’ Trust Graduate Conference and Academic Travel Fund Report by Claas Mertens (2020, DPhil International Relations) on the PEIO conference 2022.
• Find out more about sustainability at Univ and the University’s “Be energy friendly” campaign.
• Our latest “Global Conversation” features Baroness Amos in conversation with António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations; listen to the podcast.
• Univ is proud to showcase a small selection of recent examples of academic excellence.
• Showcasing material at the Weston Library from the archive of the Griffith Institute, whose director is Dr Maren Schentuleit, Univ’s Supernumerary Fellow in Egyptology and Coptic Studies, is “Tutankhamun: Excavating the Archive”.
• On 4 November, Dr Robin Darwall-Smith (1982, Classics), Univ’s Archivist, spoke at an event at Jesus College called Archives of the Future.
• Read the Univ Old Members’ Trust Graduate Travel Report by Andrew Bridger (2020, DPhil Inorganic Chemistry) on Microscopy and Microanalysis 2022.
• Sustainable Students Oxford (SSO) currently has three upcoming opportunities for student leadership and project management.
• In our latest in a series of features contrasting images from Univ’s history to their modern equivalents, we look at bringing to life one of van Linge’s glorious Chapel windows.
• Our latest Keasbey Travel Grants Report, by Ping-Luen (Baron) Ho (2018, DPhil Inorganic Chemistry), is on the Microscopy and Microanalysis conference.
• Paula Domingo Pasarín’s (2021, MPhil Slavonic Studies) Roger Short Memorial Fund Travel Diary explores the Russian Modernists & the Eastern Orthodox Church.
• This week we are incredibly proud to have published our 150th profile on Univ’s website.
• Combining the musical forces of The Chapel Choir, Martlet Voices & guest instrumentalist, Richard Tunnicliffe, find out more about Songs of Hope in Times of Oppression.
• We’re putting out a call for information about a mysterious recipe written in a 16th century hand in this month’s Treasure feature.
• Thanks to our new Student Ambassadors we have added even more reviews to our Staircase12 Reading Bank.
• Our latest travel report is by Chia-Hsin (Wendy) Tsai (2018, DPhil Earth Sciences) on the 2022 PATA Days meeting.
• Flora Waller (2021, MPhil Greek and/or Roman History) reports on research in Athens.
• Univ is proud to showcase a small selection of 2022 publications from our College academic family.
• On Saturday 22 October a group of Univ Boat Club Old Members gathered together for the Leander Lunch 2022.
• The final two events organised by Dr Jennifer Wong (1998, English), Visiting Fellow at TORCH Oxford for 2022-23, take place on 29 November at Holywell Music Room.
• We take a look back through the year in books to discover our alumni publications 2022.
Read all of Univ’s Alumni news.
• Professor Ben Jackson, Leslie Mitchell Tutorial Fellow in Modern History and Professor of Modern History, has published a review of Hayek: A Life, 1899–1950 by Bruce Caldwell & Hansjörg Klausinger in the latest edition of Prospect.