Ale Verses 2017
Every year, on Shrove Tuesday, Brasenose College’s staff and students gather to celebrate a unique tradition: Ale Verses.
Professor Richard Kraut will give the 9th John Ackrill Memorial Lecture at 5.00 pm on Thursday, 9 March, in Brasenose College, Lecture Room XI.
Student Blog: CBBC Bop
Everyone knows that at Oxford academic work can be a challenge. To help deal with this, sometimes we need to put down our pens, close our laptops, and leave the library.
Access Half Term
This February Half Term week Brasenose College was delighted to be involved in two outreach projects aimed to encourage and excite students from backgrounds that tend to be underrepresented at the University of Oxford.
Student Blog: From Damascus to Oxford
Syrian Brasenose College student, Manar Marzouk shares her thoughts about life and study in Oxford.
Mrs Beeton and Pixar: Talking about English at Brasenose
Last month Brasenose English undergraduates gathered to take part in a Dissertation Symposium, where third year English students presented their research to an audience of fellow students and tutors.
Student Blog: Burns Night 2017
In January every year, Brasenose College celebrates the life and work of the famous 18th century Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Burns Night is a traditional annual celebration involving poetry, speeches and laughter.
Student Blog: More First Term Reflections
It feels like a lifetime since fresher’s week now and I have loved the experience so far.
From Brasenose College to Imperial College
This summer I followed the well-trodden footsteps of many past Brasenostrils and migrated from Oxford to the big lights of London. However, I was not stepping into the customary well-respected graduate job but embarking on another four whole years of university: this time as a post-graduate at Imperial College.
Getting Girls to Think Scientifically
Hunter Doughty, a Brasenose College doctoral student in the Department of Zoology and the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, has recently published a children’s book entitled Abigail Ann in the Bike Path Predicament.
Every few years, Brasenose College puts on display its silver collection, which is normally largely kept under lock and key. This event we dramatically label the “Silver Muster”.
Geoff Bird joins Brasenose College
Brasenose College is pleased to welcome a new tutor in Psychology, Professor Geoff Bird.
Student Blog: Interviewing Elspeth Garman
Biochemistry undergraduate Josie Pepper interviews eminent scientist, and Brasenose tutor, Professor Elspeth Garman.
Brasenose welcomes Julia Baldwin
Brasenose College is pleased to announce that the Reverend Julia Baldwin has been appointed as Chaplain, starting 1st September 2017.
Student Blog: Taking the Veggie Pledge
Meat. Cheese. Chocolate. Butter. Meat. Cheese! A year ago, these were all central—nay, essential—components of my daily diet.
Student Blog: Oxmas 2016 at Brasenose
Unfortunately, due to our first term term running from early October to early December, the Brasenose community aren’t together to celebrate Christmas!
Student Blog: Travels in the Greek Islands
Having spent our first year at Oxford learning about various aspects of the human condition, the three of us studying Experimental Psychology at Brasenose College (Beth, Elin and myself) were delighted to be given the chance to explore the social aspects of a different country, with the support of the Michael Woods Travel Grant.
A biography of John Idowu Conrad Taylor
John Idowu Conrad Taylor the renowned Nigerian lawyer is a seminal figure in Lagos.
Student Blog: First Term at Brasenose
As I write this review of my first term at Brasenose, I’m confused as to whether it has passed quickly or slowly.
A Reflection on Ten Years at Brasenose
The twinning of my fate with that of another Brasenose alumnus, David Cameron, is not something of which I suspect even those closest to me are anything more than dimly aware. And yet, and yet…