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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Elena Rotzokou

The life-sucking vampire: exams and the logic of capitalism

Elena Rotzokou makes the case against exams as a mode of assessment, pointing towards their arbitrariness as well as the negative impacts of their all-or-nothing nature. Rotzokou claims that the unhealthy logic of exams cannot be disentangled from capitalist and neoliberal thinking.

University launches graduate scholarship scheme for Ukrainian students

Oxford University is planning on offering a fully-funded scholarship scheme to refugees from Ukraine in the 2022-2023 academic year. The Graduate Scholarship Scheme for...

University College shortlisted for prestigious award

A university development has been shortlisted in the Project Category for the Housing Design Awards 2022. The Univ North development in North Oxford, an appendage...

A nuclear-fusion future looms closer than ever

In the wake of a series of recent experiments, European scientists are now closer than ever to recreating nuclear fusion, which powers the Sun...

What’s in a name? Buildings and the politics of nomenclature

Elena Rotzokou discusses the culture wars surrounding the naming (and renaming) of buildings in Oxford and beyond, and examines the meanings that these names carry.

Collective security and individual freedom in the Covid era: how clear-cut of a conflict is there?

"Genuine political savviness should complicate our outlook on the inveterate clash between universalism and particularism that the Covid era has brought into fresh attention."

Jesus and New College announce support for “Thinking Black” creative writing prize

Jesus College and New College have announced their intention to collaboratively support Thinking Black’s 2022 Creative Writing Prize.