Alumni

Daniel’s ever-expanding horizons

On the homepage of his website, Daniel Baker ’97 describes himself as a “photographer, geek and more”. The word “more” is an understatement. The Applied Physics graduate is also a computer programmer for NASA, occasional actor, volunteer for MDUK and …

Artist, activist and teacher

Lois Muddiman had a degree in History and Politics (from the University of Kent) and several years of teaching experience – but when the opportunity came to return to university and study the one subject she really loved, she took …

University

The Promised Land 2.0

When the Oxford College of Technology moved to Headington in 1955, Vice-Principal John Henry Brookes described it as “setting foot in The Promised Land.” The new campus was purpose-built for a 20th-century education and as the College became Oxford Polytechnic …

Research

Urgent action needed to protect world’s primates

Anna Nekaris, Professor in Anthropology and Primate Conservation, Vincent Nijman, Professor in Anthropology and Dr Susan Cheyne, Associate Lecturer in Anthropology and Primate Conservation joined other internationally recognised experts in highlighting the need to protect the world’s rapidly vanishing primate …

Can sharing photographs online help tackle loneliness in older people?

Senior Lecturer in Marketing Dr Sarah Quinton is co-leading a research project investigating whether sharing photographs via social media can enhance the wellbeing of older people, and reduce loneliness. The project, which is being run by Sarah alongside Professor Shailey …