We are delighted to announce that Dr Stephan Uphoff, Hugh Price Fellow and Group Leader in Biochemistry, has been awarded a Research Prize by the Lister Institute for Preventative Medicine. Every year the Lister Institute awards a handful of high value, prestigious research prizes to early-career biomedical scientists who have demonstrated outstanding performance and potential.
Stefan Dercon, Professorial Fellow at Jesus College, has been appointed Policy Advisor to the newly created Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).
A photographic portrait of Professor Patricia Clavin, taken by celebrated photographer and Jesus alumnus Ander McIntyre, has gone on display at Chatham House and forms part of McIntyre’s long-term artistic collaboration with the institute – Portraits of an establishment - to capture images of over 500 world leaders and thinkers during their visits.
We have produced a new film – Northgate: Shaping the Future of Learning and Interdisciplinary Research - about our ambitious Northgate development in Oxford city centre, to mark the first twelve months of the building’s construction.
The current pandemic has highlighted the valuable role that online technologies can play in enriching learning for young people of all ages. Felicity Brown, a second-year DPhil student, reports on her role in the creation of an innovative and award-winning AI-based learning tool called WillPlay, which aims to engage more young people with the work of Shakespeare – and all via their mobile phones.
We are now able to announce that we have confirmed places for all our 2020 offer-holders for this year.
Professor Marion Turner has been awarded The British Academy’s Rose Mary Crawshay Prize 2020 for her recent book Chaucer: A European Life. The Rose Mary Crawshay Prize is awarded annually for a work in the field of English Literature by a woman.
We are delighted to announce that the eagerly-anticipated official history of Jesus College, edited by Emeritus Fellow Dr Felicity Heal, is now available to pre-order online.
The winners of the 2020 Jesus College Essay Competition, which is open to all Welsh state school students in years 8-11, have been announced.
We are delighted to announce that Kathy Sylva, Emeritus Fellow of Jesus College and Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology at the University of Oxford, has been elected to the British Academy.
We run a wide-reaching Access & Outreach programme for school students that engages over nine-thousand young people every year - many of whom come from our link regions of Wales and South London. The programme is led by Dr Matthew Williams, our Access Fellow and Tutor in Politics. He describes an average day in his working life while in lockdown.
In three upcoming exclusive Zoom workshops, members of our Jesus Entrepreneur Network (JEN) will be lending their expertise and support to Jesus students and young alumni to help them prepare to enter the challenging post-COVID-19 job market.