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Professor Tim Elliott and Lord Neil Mendoza in Oriel College's Front Quad
20 January, 2021

Professor Elliott, who joined the College in January, has taken up the new post of Kidani Chair of Immuno-Oncology.

Oriel College Senior Common Room by John Cairns
13 January, 2021

Following a generous gift from an Orielensis and his wife, Oriel College is offering a new scholarship to support one Home/ROI postgraduate student undertake a DPhil in any subject offered at the College.

Image of a statue of Lady Justice holding the scales of justice
8 January, 2021

Following a generous benefaction in honour of Emeritus Professor Keith Hawkins, Oriel College is offering a new scholarship to support one postgraduate student to undertake research into English or American legal history. It is hoped that the first scholar will join Oriel in October 2021.

Professor Yadvinder Malhi in Wytham Woods, surrounded by trees and bluebells
17 December, 2020

Jackson Senior Research Fellow in Biodiversity and Conservation Professor Yadvinder Malhi has been announced as the President-Elect of the British Ecological Society, following an online ballot of members.

A picture of Hertford College's Bridge of Sighs behind the All Innovate logo
16 December, 2020

Oriel is taking part in All-Innovate this academic year. When applications open in mid-January, students will have an opportunity to pitch entrepreneurial ideas or ventures to be in with a chance of winning £40,000 of funding.

An image of a silhouette of a human head with a computer microchip to signify artificial intelligence
7 December, 2020

Following a generous gift from an Orielensis, Oriel College is offering a new scholarship to support one postgraduate student focused on artificial intelligence research as part of a DPhil course in either Engineering Science or Computer Science. We look forward to welcoming the recipient of this scholarship in Michaelmas Term 2021.

Ten Top Tips on preparing for your Oxford Interview
26 November, 2020

With admissions interviews taking place online this year, we want to ensure that applicants feel prepared and confident going into their interview. Here are some words of advice from our Outreach Officer, India Collins-Davies, to bear in mind when preparing for your interview.

Professor Lynne Cox working in her lab
23 November, 2020

Fellow and Tutor in Biochemistry Professor Lynne Cox was interviewed about her research by Longevity Technology. She discusses a recent commentary she co-authored that was published in The Lancet Healthy Longevity, highlighting the challenges of finding ways to protect older people from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Professor Sarah Gilbert, Longevity Forum Person of the Year
23 November, 2020

Oriel's Provost Lord Mendoza introduced Professor Sarah Gilbert, the Oxford Project Leader for the Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, as she gave a lecture as the Longevity Forum's 'Person of the Year'.

Photo of Professor Ian Horrocks who has short grey hair
13 November, 2020

Fellow in Computer Science Professor Ian Horrocks has been awarded the BCS Lovelace Medal 2020: Reasoning Systems. The BCS Lovelace Medal recognises those who have made significant contributions to the advancement of information systems.

A screenshot of the BBC Radio 4 website
5 November, 2020

Fellow in Politics, Dr Teresa Bejan, featured on BBC Radio 4 today, talking about philosopher Mary Astell, sometimes referred to as "the first English feminist". The programme will be re-broadcast at 9.30pm on Thursday 5th November.

Wastewater treatment plant
29 October, 2020

Following a generous benefaction by an Orielensis and their family, we are pleased to announce that a new postgraduate scholarship in Engineering Science is now open for applications.