Lab photoEvevAs a Chemistry student in my final year, I am undertaking my “Part II”. I have no lectures, exams or tutorials this year and have been able to specialise in what I find most interesting.

Burns Night2018On Saturday January 27th, Brasenose continued its great tradition of hosting Burns Night.

PretHomelesscampaignLast term, the post-graduate community came together to brainstorm ideas to try to help the homeless community of Oxford in small, tangible ways.

EleanorDodd1 copyAfter a term at Oxford, travelling down to start university seems like a lifetime ago. To think that in October, I didn’t know all the people I have met since is unbelievable, and testament to the immersive and inclusive nature of life at Brasenose and Oxford in general.

The High Court has dismissed the claim by Faiz Siddiqui against the University. Mr Siddiqui studied History at Brasenose in 1997-2000.

The University comment on the case is at

MMMcCabeProfessor Mary Margaret McCabe will give the 10th John Ackrill Memorial Lecture at 5.00 pm on Tuesday, 24th April, in Brasenose College, Lecture Room 11. The title of her lecture will be ‘Glaucon, Gyges and the Good’. A drinks reception in the Medieval Kitchen will follow the talk.

Dr F RauschCongratulations to Dr Ferdinand Rauch who has won the Excellence Award in Global Economic Affairs from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

BowlerRebecca largeDr Rebecca Bowler, Nicholas Kurti Junior Research Fellow, Brasenose College, has won the 2018 Winton Award for Astronomy.

IanKiaerCongratulations to Ian Kiaer, tutor in Fine Art at Brasenose College, who is presenting his first solo museum exhibition in Paris, at the Musée d’Art Moderne.

AngharadAs I look back on my first term at Brasenose, I can’t believe freshers’ week was only a few months ago. It feels like I’ve been at Brasenose forever, but in the best possible way – it’s amazing how quickly college began to feel like home.

Screen Shot 2017 12 25 at 6.49.58 PMNearing the end of our autumn term, as things around College began to slow down, I noticed an increase in activity in our college Buy/Sell group Brasenose What I Have.

23795214 10214755215693221 3172580490614965889 nIt’s Sunday 10th December and I’ve just sat down on the sofa having put up the family Christmas tree. At the age of 21 the festive season seems to have lost some of the magic it once held for me, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t get excited when I start to hear the Christmas classics on the radio. Today’s unusual blanketing of snow also helped to somewhat reignite the spark.

SayerathensAfter leaving for the airport at 2.45am, the five of us emerged from the plane at Athens airport rubbing the sleep from our eyes, and heartily prepared to take a nap as soon as we arrived at our accommodation.

IMG 0768The Oxford open day I attended was quite a blur. It was my first time in Oxford and wherever I walked I was given brochures, pens and was told how great each college was. I don’t really remember which colleges I walked around in. All colleges melted into one. All except Brasenose.

Olivia Gordon from Oxford Today spoke to Simon Palfrey, BNC’s Professor of English Literature, on his imaginative reinvention of literary criticisSimon Palfrey High Res

dan balloon 2I think it’s impossible for someone to mention Brasenose or Oxford without my breaking into a smile.

resizednewquadThinking of Applying to Brasenose? Here's some thoughts and stats to help you decide.

IMG 0127Brasenose, like most colleges, has a student committee member (or two) in charge of organising fun college events for students to enjoy when they are not studying. These students are called Entz (entertainment) reps and this year they are Joey Fisher (2nd year Biochem) and Maria Ryan (2nd year Chemistry).

The latest in our series interviews with academic staff sees us speak to Dr Geoff Bird, Professor of Experimental Psychology at Brasenose.bird geoff

paulF copyThis summer I completed my final year exams in Law. Summing up three years at Brasenose is pretty difficult; Brasenose has been my home for what feels like a lifetime.