Arzucan Nur Askin, a Biodiversity, Conservation and Management MSc student at Jesus College and the University of Oxford School of Geography and Environment, is to lead a new expedition that will examine human connections to the sea, and highlight the global marine issues facing our local UK coastlines.
Dr Peter Sutton, Alumni Engagement Manager, talks about the ups and downs of managing alumni events during the pandemic, all things ‘450' and finding novel ways to maintain a sense of community while we’re apart in this week's College Coffee Break.
We are delighted to announce that Standa Zivny, Ana Leaf Foundation Fellow and Tutor in Computer Science at Jesus College has been awarded a full Professorship by the University of Oxford.
Astrophysicist Dr Sarah Rugheimer, Hugh Price Fellow at Jesus College, tells us about her new Audible lecture series that explores the possibilities of searching for life on other planets.
Jesus College is to donate funds from the sale of its newly-launched 450th Anniversary clothing range to city-based charity Oxford Mutual Aid (OMA), as part of an ongoing drive to support local communities and businesses during the pandemic.
A new set of essays, edited by Jesus College Fellow Professor Paulina Kewes, and published in a special issue of the Huntington Library Quarterly, reconsiders how the Roman heritage shaped the assumptions and attitudes of rulers and the ruled from the late sixteenth century to the mid-seventeenth.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Talita de Souza Dias as the next Shaw Foundation Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in Law at Jesus College.
Archaeology meets digital technology in a new project being developed by Christopher Lyes, DPhil Candidate in Classical Archaeology. He's developing an online Marble Identification Workshop, using the collections at the University of Oxford Museum of Natural History. This novel digital tool will enable archaeology students to identify the range of marbles that they might encounter in their travels around the classical world. In this week’s College Coffee Break, Christopher explains what inspired him to create the Marble Identification Workshop, how his collaboration with OUMNH came about and how the pandemic has influenced the development of the project.
We’re halfway through February, and over halfway through the construction of our new Northgate development. Stonework, glazing and roofing are all underway as the building comes to life.
Today Jesus College begins a major new access and outreach initiative for British Bangladeshi and Pakistani students in Year 12. This innovative online programme, applications to which were over-subscribed by four times the anticipated 100 originally planned, aims to help improve representation of British Bangladeshi and Pakistani students at top universities, by supporting them in making competitive applications.
On the 25th anniversary of the publication of the Scott Report into defence exports to Iraq, alumnus Christopher Muttukumaru CB (1970, Jurisprudence) looks back at the 1996 Inquiry report that made front-page headlines.
We are delighted to announce that we are now recruiting for a Career Development Fellow to take a leading role in the programming of activities in the College’s Digital Hub, currently being developed within our stunning new Northgate building.