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Book launch at Linacre

Thursday 11th January 2018

Kate Flint's latest book Flash!: photography, writing, and surprising illumination was launched at Linacre College at a drinks reception on 30th November.  Kate is a Supernumerary Fellow at Linacre and also Provost Professor of Art History and English at the University of Southern California.

A link to Kate's talk is available here.

New Piano

Thursday 4th January 2018

Linacre has been given a beautiful Yamaha piano by a generous Old Member. Current student Boyoung Lee plays the Prélude from the Suite bergamasque by Debussy on the new piano here.

Professor Dan Awrey

Professor Dan Awrey

Thursday 4th January 2018

Congratulations to Linacre Fellow Dan Awrey, who is now Professor of Financial Regulation. His teaching and research interests focus on the regulation of banks, investment funds, derivatives markets, and financial market infrastructure. Dan has undertaken research and provided advice at the request of organizations including the Bank for International Settlements, HM Treasury, UK Financial Conduct Authority, Commonwealth Secretariat, and European Securities and Markets Authority. He is also a founding co-managing editor of the Journal of Financial Regulation published by OUP. 

Diane and students

Happy Retirement, Diane!

Thursday 21st December 2017

College staff, students, Fellows and Old Members feted Diane Morgan on her retirement and celebrated her tenure of over 38 years at Linacre on December 20th. Diane, who has a remarkable memory for names and faces, has long been a welcoming presence for Linacre students and Old Members, who remember her with great affection. Diane will be greatly missed, and we all wish her a very happy retirement.

Football Success

Friday 8th December 2017

Sherona Forrester (MSc Evidence-Based Social Policy) is playing for the OUWAFC Blues Football team. On the 17th November she played a significant role in Oxford University beating Brookes University 3-2 in a nail biting match. OUWAFC came from behind twice to beat Brookes – who are a dominant side in University women’s football.

African Students at Oxford

Friday 1st December 2017

Linacre's own Paul Amayo encourages students from Africa to apply for scholarships at Oxford.  Share the message!

Watch the video here.

Dr Man Yee Kan

Five-year ERC Research Grant

Tuesday 28th November 2017

Congratulations to Dr Man Yee Kan, Linacre Fellow, who has been awarded a coveted 2017 ERC (European Research Council) consolidator grant of 2 million euros for a 5-year research project on ‘temporal structures of gender inequalities in Asian and Western welfare regimes’.

Full house for Equality & Diversity training for Linacre staff

Monday 27th November 2017

Every single member of Linacre staff, from the kitchen and housekeeping staff to the Principal, has successfully completed the University's Equality and Diversity briefing. Linacre doesn't just talk the equality and diversity talk - we walk the walk.  

Priest of Nature - Book published by Linacre Fellow

Sunday 26th November 2017

Priest of Nature: The Religious Worlds of Isaac Newton by Linacre Fellow Professor Robert Iliffe: Times Higher Education article.

Alumna wins Business and Community Award

Tuesday 24th October 2017

Linacre alumna Jennifer Star (MSc Education, 2011) has recently been recognised in the annual India Australia Business & Community Awards . IABCA celebrates the Australia India relationship while honouring migrant entrepreneurship and community leadership.