petersinclairIt is with immense sadness that we report that Professor Peter Sinclair has passed away on Tuesday 31st March 2020, having contracted coronavirus several weeks ago.

jamesnevitt2020aUpon arriving in East Ham on Wednesday, Rev’d Sue gave me a ‘low down’ of the condition of East Ham which was helpful in not only getting straight to the point but giving me a lens with which to think about the rest of my visit

bryandcat1 copyI grew up in an ex-mining town near Nottingham and went to a very standard state school. I always wanted to go to university, but coming from an area with little to no Oxbridge progression, I assumed it would be a local uni and I’d end up staying at home.

FranT2020Sitting here and reflecting on my first term I can’t help but feel utterly overwhelmed by the many beautiful experiences, amazing lessons and valuable changes I had within the short eight weeks of term!

Theo C copyThe summer of 2018 marked the end of my time at Brasenose, where I spent three of the happiest years of my life studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

perlaProfessor Perla Maiolino has received support from Brasenose College for establishing her new Soft Robotics Lab at Oxford Robotics Institute and to pursue research related to providing robots with a “Sense of Touch”.

oxmas20191As Oxford begins adorning its buildings with lights, and the Christmas markets start to line Broad Street, the colleges also begin to take advantage of the budding festive atmosphere.

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It is with great sadness that we report that alumnus and Honorary Fellow Sir Hans Kornberg (Biochemistry, 1956) died on Monday 16th December 2019.

Brasenose College Library 05The Centre for Criminology in association with Brasenose College has launched a new graduate scholarship for UK BME students. The scholarship will provide full fees and maintenance support for a maximum of four years.

Lloyds Bank 2018 Ryan Cowan for Kingerlee 1In December 2018, the College purchased the Lloyds Bank building at Carfax, on the corner of High Street and Cornmarket. (Photo Cowan and Kingerlee Ltd)

Fergus Millar

Professor Sir Fergus Millar, Emeritus Fellow of Brasenose, sadly passed away in July. Sir Fergus was Camden Professor of Ancient History and Fellow of Brasenose from 1984-2002, and a much-loved member of the BNC community. It is acknowledged that Fergus numbers among the most influential ancient historians of the 20th century and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

A memorial event will be held in the Sheldonian Theatre on Sunday 1 December at 2.30pm.

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