Authors Posts by Stephen Hawes

Stephen Hawes


Building projects not worth it

A new study says large building projects don't improve education

Patten scrutinised for comment on quotas

The Chancellor’s comments on BME quotas sparked anger

Oxford research attacks evidence behind ‘weekend effect’ in NHS

Research suggests NHS surgeries at the weekend are not riskier, contradicting Jeremy Hunt’s claims

Record crowds attend May Day celebrations

Oxford's annual may day celebrations took place last weekend, with record numbers of students, visitors and Oxford residents taking advantage of May 1 falling on Sunday. The...

Oxford finishes second in CUG university rankings

For the sixth year, Oxford finds itself behind rival Cambridge


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off