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Professor Obbink's Ancient Lives

Professor Dirk ObbinkChrist Church's Professor Dirk Obbink is Director of The Ancient Lives project, through which internet users are helping scholars at Oxford University to transcribe 2,000-year-old documents.

Music Study Day at Christ Church

Music Study Day at Christ Church, a symposium celebrating the completion of the online Catalogue of the Music collection (http://library.chch.ox.ac.uk/music/), took place on Friday 2 November 2012.

Tower Poetry Prize 2013

Christ Church, University of Oxford announces the 2013 Christopher Tower Poetry Competition on Friday 9 November at The Marlborough C of E School, Woodstock, Oxfordshire.

Sir John Gurdon Nobel prize

Sir John Gurdon, who was educated at Christ Church, has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for his pioneering work in cloning and stem cells...

Cathedral Choir Tour to China - UPDATED

At the end of the July 2012, the Cathedral Choir  undertook its first tour to China.  The Choir performed at the most impressive new concert halls in the country, starting in the magnificent National Centre for  the Performing Arts in Beijing on 2 August.  The concert programme took delighted audiences from the 14th to the 21st century, featuring works by Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Brahms, Gershwin, McCartney and Lennon.

Alice Day Flotilla

Liddell Sisters 150 years ago Lewis Carroll and his friend Robinson Duckworth, together with Alice Liddell and her two sisters, walked down to the river at Folly Bridge and set off on the legendary boating picnic that gave life to the enduring story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. This year on Alice's Day, Saturday 7 July, a colourful flotilla of boats traced the party's original journey up the River Thames towards Godstow in honour of that momentous river trip

Flourishing of Universities Conference

RWAt the end of May the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics and Public Life (a research instritute based at Christ Church in the University of Oxford) hosted one of its most exciting events, and welcomed eleven leading scholars from top universities in the US and UK to study the recent plight of universities.

Summer Eights 2012

RWSummer Eights took place on the Isis last week, May 23 - 26th 2012, and culminated in a tremendous day down at the river on Saturday, with record numbers of supporters outside the boathouses, encouraged by the wonderful weather. 

Pre-Eights Week Report 2012

Torpids tooks place in February 2012. Please click through for a full report and standings.

Tower Poetry Prize 2012

Tower Poetry prize Winners 2012The winners of the 2012 Tower Poetry Competition were announced at a reception at Christ Church...  

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