Professor Mark Wynn, the new Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion, was admitted to Oriel's Governing Body in a small socially-distanced ceremony in the College Chapel on 14th October 2020.
Jackson Senior Research Fellow in Biodiversity and Conservation Professor Yadvinder Malhi has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, announced on 10th October, for services to Ecosystem Science.
Following a generous benefaction from Orielensis David N. Lyon, Oriel College is offering a new scholarship to support one postgraduate student to undertake research into the politics of sex and gender equality in diverse societies. It is hoped that the first scholar will join the college in October 2021.
In yet another event to 'go virtual', our Development and Alumni Engagement team delivered Oriel's first-ever Virtual Alumni Weekend on Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th September, in place of the event that usually takes place in College to coincide with the University's Alumni Weekend celebrations.
Tutorial Fellow in English, Dr Kathryn Murphy, has edited a new book, On Essays: Montaigne to the Present, published by Oxford University Press, with Dr Thomas Karshan of the University of East Anglia.
As part of a new multi-year partnership between Lombard Odier and the University of Oxford, Oriel’s Supernumerary Fellow Dr Ben Caldecott has been appointed as Lombard Odier Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow of Sustainable Finance at the University of Oxford.
Associate Professor of Political Theory and Tutorial Fellow in Politics, Dr Teresa Bejan, has been announced as an Early-Career Prize winner by the Britain and Ireland Association for Political Thought (APT).
Oriel College is pleased to congratulate an extraordinary number of our undergraduate offer holders who successfully met their offer conditions this year, enough to fill our normal annual intake of students. The 2020 intake includes the overwhelming majority of offer-holders who were identified as potentially disadvantaged.