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Philip Pope


News summary – 1st week

The first instalment in our new series in which we summarise the most important news in Oxford each week. It has never been so...

Mortarboards deemed too dangerous to throw

Mortarboards to be photoshopped in at UEA after injury concerns

Qatar funds new scholarship

High level dignitaries from Qatar visited Somerville College to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to provide funding for at least four new Qatar Thatcher Scholarships.The guests were greeted...

Oxford researchers look into cure for blindness

Clinical trials of gene therapy for inherited blindness have shown promising results. Research from the Oxford University, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown promising results...

Oxford researchers warn against new power stations

Energy companies can only go on building new coal and gas power stations for one more year if the world is to meet its...

2016 in technology: what will be the next big thing?

Philip Pope predicts the exciting changes in the world of technology that this year will bring.

The Cherwell Encyclical: HT16 0th Week

Wild boar runs away from Corbyn cabinet offer

The Cherwell Encyclical: opportunities of the new year

I would make a philosophy pun, but I Kant


Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday

Mojo Preview – ‘gloriously worded script but male dominated’

Cesca Echlin finds this rendition of Jez Butterworth's play hits comic targets, but also reflects on its male-dominated narrative.

Merlin: The magic of kindness

Exploring the continuing relevance of BBC's Merlin

Bake-sale held in protest against Oxford’s gender pay gap

Due to the gender wage discrepancies at the university, from today onwards women in the university are ‘effectively unpaid’ until the end of the year. 

NI abortion rights must be a UK policy

Lobbying your MP could help change the lives of thousands of women