Christ Church in early photographic postcards
Last month the Christ Church Picture Gallery unveiled its latest exhibition: "Wish you were here!" The attraction of Christ Church in early photographic postcards, 1 July 2023 – 30 October 2023. The collection’s more than 70 postcards focus on Christ Church, with many mailed between 1899 and 1955.
Professor Yuji Nakatsukasa receives Frontiers of Science Award
The inaugural International Congress of Basic Science (ICBS) kicked off last month in Beijing, launched with the mission of promoting and celebrating groundbreaking research in fundamental science and applied mathematics. Among the research celebrated this year was that of Yuji Nakatsukasa, member of Christ Church and Associate Professor in the Oxford University Mathematical Institute.
Professor Parkinson named Emotion Review co-editor
Professor Brian Parkinson has been named one of a team of three new co-editors of the academic journal Emotion Review. He will be joined in his new role by Giovanna Colombetti (Professor of Philosophy, University of Exeter) and Bradley J. Irish (Associate Professor of English, Arizona State University).
Two Christ Church Official Students Elected to Fellowship of the British Academy
Professor Jonathan Cross, Official Student in Music, and Professor Mark Edwards, Official Student in Theology and Religion, have been elected as Fellows of the British Academy in recognition of their distinguished contribution to research.
Cardinal Wolsey's Hat in Ipswich
Christ Church is delighted to have lent the red galero, said to have belonged to Cardinal Thomas Wolsey (1473-1550) to ‘Wolsey's Ipswich’ at The Hold in Ipswich. The exhibition runs until the end of October 2023 and explores Wolsey’s legacy, re-connecting him with his hometown and examining his position on the world stage.
Getting children interested in, and curious about, the fascinating concept of “our place in space”
World class experimental physicist, Professor Stephen Smartt, and renowned children’s author and illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, worked together on a fun and interactive experience for primary and early secondary school children.
Professor Richard Barker launches first two international standards for sustainability reporting
Professor Richard Barker, who is currently taking leave from his position as Tutor in Management at Christ Church, has launched the first two international standards for corporate reporting at the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
Winners of the 2023 Christopher Tower Poetry Competition announced
Christ Church, University of Oxford is delighted to announce the winners of the 2023 Christopher Tower Poetry Competition, the most lucrative prize for young British poets. This year’s theme, ‘The Planets’ inspired more than 1700 poems.