Student Spotlight: People for Womxn* in Philosophy & Oxford Public Philosophy

We spoke to Susmita Dave of People for Womxn* in Philosophy (pwip) and Alicehank Winham of Oxford Public Philosophy (opp) about how their organisations are challenging and changing ideas of how philosophy should be studied at Oxford. Note regarding capitalisation: we use capital letters strategically (who controls and monitors the form of YOUR language?) What […]

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Cooking Sustainably: Interview with Sean Ducie, Head Chef at Queen’s College

Since Sean Ducie took up the position of Head Chef at Queen’s College in the summer, his cooking style has made itself felt through gradual changes towards sustainability. I sat down with Sean to discuss his approach to plant-based cooking and his plans for taking environmentally-friendly practices in the kitchen further at Queen’s. When did […]

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Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trials paused after participant illness

The clinical trials of the joint Oxford University and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (AZD1222) have been halted after a participant suffered a ‘potentially unexplained illness.’ A statement released on 8 September 2020, stated that a participant in the Oxford-based trials had a suspected serious adverse reaction, resulting in a pause in testing, though it is not […]

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