Authors Posts by James Marriott

James Marriott


Spring school on Tolkein

An Oxford professor is setting up a Tolein Spring School with a series of introductory lectures on the author.

Carbon Rod runs for NUS President

Inspired by an episode of The Simpsons, an inanimate carbon rod is running for NUS Presidency

New research centre to be built on hospital demolition site

The University plans to demolish hospital buildings in Headington to build a new research facility

Wadham shells out on new tortoise

Wadham students vote unanimously to purchase a new SU tortoise

Bill Bailey to host ‘Orange Tie’ ball

Charity ball to be held at Oxford Castle Quarter for Sumatran primates

Bo Guagua threatened by Neil Heywood

Details have come to light during the trial of Guagua's mother over Neil Heywood's murder.

Merton JCR to adopt tapir

Merton College pass JCR motion in favour of adopting 'exotic pig' instead of tortoise

Oxford investor criticises private equity

Private Equity 'can't pretend to be exceptional anymore'

Two new cancer research centres to open in Oxford

At least £170m will be invested in the two new University-affiliated research centres which funders hope will help develop 'personalised cancer treatments.'

Mark Thompson takes up professorship at Oxford

Mark Thompson, the former director general of the BBC, is to be Humanitas Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford this term.


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?

Oxford grad launches new access initiative

The new organisation aims to connect disadvantaged students with Oxbridge mentors

Which TV show has the best intro music?

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but what about a show by its intro?