Authors Posts by Anthony Collins

Anthony Collins


Cherworld – Sharks and balls

Anthony and Anna plunge into the murky, shark-infested depths of animal rights protests

Cherworld – Margaret Thatcher and Oxford

Anthony is joined by new presenter Anna Leszkiewicz to discuss Oxford's famous snub to the Iron Lady

Cherworld: the gender gap

Recently released figures reveal that men still outperform women in finals. Sophie and Anthony ask why this discrepancy exists.

Cherworld – Examining the evidence

Sophie and Anthony discuss the dilution of Classics Mods, formerly known as the hardest exams in the world, and debate whether the exam is still the best means of testing intelligence

Cherworld: accommodating our needs

Sophie and Anthony are joined by guest presenter Anna Leszkiewicz to examine the spate of housing controversies which have sprung up at Oxford colleges

Cherworld: doing your research

Anthony and Sophie discuss the thorny issue of academic research: should it be accessible to all?

Cherworld: Observing the Formalities

Sophie and Anthony examine the curious Oxford tradition of Formal Hall

Cherworld: Oxford’s first world problem

This week, Sophie and Anthony are joined by guest presenter Tom Beardsworth. Does the increase in first class degrees dilute Oxford's prestige?

Cherworld: suing St Hugh’s

Sophie and Anthony discuss the case of Damien Shannon, the postgraduate applicant suing St Hugh's College

Cherworld: the admissions question

In the first episode of Hilary 2013, Sophie and Anthony put the Oxford interview under the microscope


Oxford bans donations from Chinese tech giant

Oxford suspended Huawei donations shortly after China was criticised as 'autocratic' by Chancellor Patten

Hard to Be-Leave – Brexit: The Uncivil War

If you're looking for a grown up perspective on Brexit, Channel 4's political docudrama leaves much to be desired
two hands holding a load of shopping bags

Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality

The psychology of an evil stepmother

Is this classic archetype a thing of the past?
A drawing which shows envy as a naked hag angrily soaring through the sky, by William Hamilton

The anxiety of envy

"Big names dominate the industry, and yet their fiction feels incredibly same-y."