ElspethAward.jpgFollowing news of her Mildred Dresselhaus Guest Professorship award, Professor Elspeth Garman was presented with her certificate at a ceremony at the Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging, in Germany last month.

Stocker Room Wall PaintingDuring the current project to expand the library space, long forgotten wall paintings from the 16th and 17th century have been discovered.

Burns Night 2014On the 30th of January Brasenose College came together for Burns Night, a night where we celebrate the life and works of the quintessential scot, the man who puts Nicola Sturgeon to shame, the immortal Robert Burns.

forbesBrasenose College was well represented in the 2016 EU Forbes 30 Under 30, with not one but two alumni named among the list of Europe’s best and brightest under the age of 30 in the Science & Healthcare and Finance categories.

 

WP 003678Are you thinking of applying to Oxford University and would like to have a look round a College during the February half-term week?

This term we embarked on a new initiative: The Library and Archives “In Conversation” Series, where a student or former student quizzes an “expert” in front of an audience. Discovering Traherne

chinesesEvery year, during the second term, there are a number of special dinners held in college. These include Ale Verses, Burns Night, Chinese New Year and many more.

The Oxford Seminar for the Caucasus and Central Asia (TOSCCA) has recently launched its brand new weekly meeting, which is being hosted at Brasenose.Thomas Wilde1

BopcostumesBrasenose is a warm, welcoming community, and undisputedly the happiest college in Oxford. However, the Oxford lifestyle can be stressful and intense at times. It wouldn’t be sustainable if we didn’t take the time to relax and enjoy ourselves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PaterEvel 2In November 2015, Brasenose’s Pater Society held its first meeting of the academic year, playing host to a fascinating talk from successful commercial author Chris Manby.

Brain imageOver the last few terms I have been working on my final year research project as part of my degree in Experimental Psychology. Finally, after having spent my first two years reading about the exciting research that goes on in the department, I was going to be able to become an active part of that research myself.

MiloskiteamStudents at Oxford are selected from the applicant field purely on academic merit, but once they are here there is the entirely optional opportunity to play sport, even to a very high standard. Milo Smith (3rd Year Chemist) tells us all about his experience racing for Oxford University, against Cambridge, in the annual Varsity Ski trip.

20151214 122129 copyJust before the Christmas vacation, Brasenose tutor Dr Liv Robinson presented a production of the medieval morality-play Everyman at the University Church.

oxmas1What was that, Oxmas? That’s right, folks, “Oxmas” is Oxford’s very own Christmas celebration. It takes place a month before Christmas, on the 25th Novermber, and it’s basically Christmas come early.

montageHickmanArriving at College on the first day of Fresher’s week has the potential to be a daunting and nerve wracking experience.

CoinsAs a first year historian at Oxford, I studied a wide variety of papers, from the Norman Conquest to the French Revolution, but never found my niche.

Slide2This Term’s Christmas Blurbs highlighted Neuroscience - a field that is strongly represented in Brasenose’s research community.

Oil palm groupThree Brasenose College tutors have won Oxford University awards.

PDJ1dAt the beginning of the summer term, after second year exams, medics swapped pens for pipettes as we began research projects in labs across Oxford.

009Over the summer renovation work was completed on the Muniment Room and Treasury, at the top of Old Quad Tower.