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


Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.