Authors Posts by Izzy Westbury

Izzy Westbury


Periodically incorrect

Izzy Westbury argues that our perception of the role science plays in society desperately needs to improve.

5 Minute Tute: Philosophy

Rick Lewis is the founder and editor of Philosophy Now, which recently released its 21st anniversary edition, Nietzsche Reloaded

5 Minute Tute: The Italian Election

David Hine, Fellow and Tutor in Politics at Christ Church and a university lecturer, fills us in on the impending Italian election

Leveson’s Lieutenant

Robert Jay QC talks media moguls, ties and the value of evidence

Obama’s Election Victory: do we care?

Izzy Westbury and Sarika Sharma debate the significance of an Obama second term

‘In Time We Hate That Which We Fear’

Izzy Westbury explores the phenomenon of hatred in modern politics

5 Minute Tute: The Human Genome

Professor Andrew Wilkie, Professor of Pathology at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, answers Cherwell's questions

Interview: Will Hutton

Izzy Westbury talks to Will Hutton about the EU, economics and eating at Oxford

Party Conferences – Pointless?

Izzy Westbury and Patrick Kennedy debate whether party conferences still matter

Running for President? It’s the same everywhere…

An ex-Union President takes a look at the similarities between running for the Union...and running to be President of the United States


Letter To: My Incoming College Children

You will make friends, you will fit in. Plus, you always have our college family!

Uni ‘spends £108,000’ to recruit each additional low-income student

Recent analysis also suggests no connection between the proportion of students from poorer postcodes and final exam scores

India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...

The ‘Brideshead Revisited’ reputation haunting Oxford

Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?