Authors Posts by Patrick Beardmore

Patrick Beardmore


"I interned at NASA"

VIDEO: A fresher at Oriel interned on NASA's open innovation programme this summer. He explains what good hacking is all about

Gail Trimble reminisces on her University Challenge fame

Five years on, Patrick Beardmore catches up with the Trinity Fellow and Tutor

Julius Tomin protests in Oxford

A 74-year-old Czech philosopher, who left the former Czechoslovakia with assistance from Oxford academics in 1980, staged a protest in front of Balliol on Monday

OUSU Presidential Debate as polls open

Watch our 7 minute hust to help you decide who should be OUSU President 2013-14. Filmed on the eve of the election

Two cars catch fire on the Iffley Road

A car engine fire this afternoon caused the Iffley Road to close and destroyed a Jeep parked in the next space

Univ 24 hour Ergathon

University College Boat Club honour Acer Nethercott and Captain James Townley with a 24 hour rowing machine 'ergathon' - raising £4,070

Vice-Chancellor reopens debate over tuition fees

Andrew Hamilton draws attention to a £7,000 tuition shortfall per undergraduate each year

Facebook sets the terms

The new T&Cs are very expansive but, as Patrick Beardmore argues, you have little choice but to play along

Gift Cannon: “Closed For Business — Sorry!”

It looks easy on Dragons' Den — the rise and fall of a good idea

Scandals: which colleges have the most?

Patrick Beardmore examines Cherwell's online archive to find out which colleges attract the most controversy


Union prepares for Bannon protests

Hundreds are expected to protest at the Union, after yesterday's tense vote sees the Bannon event go ahead

Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups