Authors Posts by Greg Ritchie

Greg Ritchie


Research team uncover the mystery of sleep

The group of Oxford scientists used fruit flies to examine how our minds pass a "tipping point" into sleep

Oxford hosts leadership programme to tackle Brexit effects

Thirty postgraduates from European universities have gathered at Balliol to address Europe's social issues.

Balliol accused of bowing to “anti-colonial” pressure by moving Viceroy’s portrait

After taking it down for repairs, the college have not replaced the portrait of George Curzon to its hall.

Oxford academics condemn “polemical and simplistic” research

The professor described their actions as "collective online bullying"

Oxford defends don accused of “whitewashing” the British empire

Nigel Biggar had argued we should “moderate our post-imperial guilt”

Empty Lush shop to become homeless shelter

The retailer was previously criticised for boarding up the entrance

Oxford Council orders emergency shelter for the homeless

The temporary move was triggered by sub-zero weather forecasts

Union election winner disqualified

An electoral tribunal found Musty Kamal guilty of electoral malpractice

Heretical text of Jesus’ brother found in Oxford

The original manuscript was found in the Sackler Library

Oxford Union under scrutiny for extravagant spending

The Standing Committee spent nearly £300,000 last year, but the Society refused to let members view the detailed records of these expenses


Don’t delete Facebook – wise up

We should bring a healthy dose of scepticism to what we encounter online

Oxford beats Cambridge for data security

A cybersecurity firm found that Cambridge had its email addresses stolen more than twice as often as Oxford

Preview: Oxford favourites ahead of Varsity double-header

The Dark Blues are looking for a third consecutive double victory

Vice chancellor calls for calm as new pensions deal proposed

Under the proposed agreement, the current defined benefit pension scheme will remain until at least April 2019

Letter to: My Ex

"Why would I want to forget?" You'll be in my memories forever.