Marie Tidball: Oxford West’s Labour candidate on disability, representation, and making change happen

Two days after interviewing Marie, it was announced that she’s Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Oxford West and Abingdon. Having spent an hour talking to her, it’s not hard to see why. When we meet at the Story Museum café, she’s fresh from a busy morning of canvassing, supporting her Labour colleagues in the run up […]

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Profile: OxStu meets the 2017 University Challenge winners

Oxford’s Balliol college team (Freddy Potts, Jacob Lloyd, Joey Goldman and Benjamin Pope) stormed to win this year’s University Challenge and take home the coveted trophy, presented by none other than Stephen Hawking. With a stylish 50 point win against the Wolfson College Cambridge team, led by the popular Eric Monkman, the team smashed a […]

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Mars by 2021? Thoughts from the author of ‘The Martian’ and the former NASA Chief Scientist

President Donald Trump is, perhaps unsurprisingly, a little fuzzy on the specifics of the Mars mission. Two weeks ago, he instructed NASA to get astronauts to Mars within his first term, approximately before 2021. In a recent livestream with astronaut Peggy Wilson, Trump rallied: “We want to do it during my first term and at […]

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Profile: Christopher Bateman reflects on his Oxford experience 60 years on

As a long retired alumnus of Oxford, Christopher Bateman has borne witness to decades-worth of change at this university, the world of medicine and British society as a whole. After studying medicine at University College from 1955 and clinical training at St Thomas Hospital, London from 1959, Christopher qualified as a doctor in 1962. Generously […]

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