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Professional Achievement Award

Thursday 22nd September 2016

Congratulations to Linacre Old Member, Dr Hani Choudhry (2010), who is the winner of the British Council Professional Achievement Award, 2016. These awards recognise ‘leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries.’ 

New Senior Tutor

Friday 16th September 2016

Dr Jane Chanaa has been appointed as Linacre Senior Tutor with effect from September 2016.  Jane will work for 50% of her time as Senior Tutor and 50% as the Careers Team Leader at the University Careers Service.

Professor Myles Allen

Climate Change Forum - 20 Sept

Thursday 15th September 2016

Linacre Fellow Myles Allen, Professor of Geosystem Science at the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute, will join other key figures behind the Paris climate deal at a Public Launch in Oxford Town Hall (5pm, Tuesday 20 September)

Catherine Walter with Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement

Wednesday 7th September 2016

Congratulations to Linacre Emeritus Fellow Dr Catherine Walter, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to English language learning and teaching at the British Council's annual international English Language Teaching Awards ceremony in June, (Photo by David Lake)

Professor Pietro Corsi

History of Science Medal for Corsi

Tuesday 6th September 2016

Warmest congratulations to Professor Pietro Corsi, Linacre Emeritus Fellow, who has been chosen by the Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle (SPHN) de Genève as the 2016 recipient of the Marc-Auguste Pictet Medal in the History of Science.

The award is made in recognition of his “exceptional contribution to the history of the Philosophy of Science, and the relationships between science, religion and society from the eighteenth to twenty-first centuries”. The Medal will be presented at a ceremony in Geneva this autumn.

Italian Knighthood for Old Member

Friday 26th August 2016

Professor Marco Trombetta (1993) who did an MPhil in Economics as a Linacre student was awarded the title of "Cavaliere dell' Ordine della Stella d'Italia" (Knight of the Order of the Italian Star).

2016 Domus Prize Finalists by Abdossalam Madkhali

2016 Domus Prizes

Tuesday 12th July 2016

Congratulations to the 2016 Domus Prize Finalists who presented their research during this year’s Domus Prize event on Saturday, July 2nd

Heath Rose

OxTalent Award for Linacre Fellow

Thursday 16th June 2016

Congratulations to Dr Heath Rose, Linacre Fellow and Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics has won a prestigious OxTalent Award for using the University’s Virtual Learning Environment (Weblearn) to deliver a part-time, distance online course.

2016 Tanner Lecture on Human Values

Friday 10th June 2016

The Right Honourable Shirley Williams gave the 2016 Tanner Lecture on Human Values entitled “The value of Europe and European values” on Thursday 9th June.

Tanner Lecture in Tokyo

Special Tanner Lecture in Tokyo

Thursday 26th May 2016

Meeting with Her Imperial Highness, Empress Michiko, Dr Nick Brown and Dr Heath Rose attended a Special Tanner Lecture at Ochanomizu University in Japan.