It's not often you see an eminent professor reduced to zero on stage and then stuffed into a bag; but this is exactly what happens to Marcus du Sautoy, our Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science, in the play he co-authored and stars in at the Oxford Playhouse on 14 April 2016.
Students and visitors to Rewley House will have noticed renovations taking place in our Common Room, Dining Rooms and kitchen. The work - which began shortly before Christmas and will be completed in March - represents a significant improvement to our facilities.
A new scholarship benefitting students on our Master's in Sustainable Urban Development will provide a fully funded place on the course for a student with an interest in undertaking research in the area of recycled aggregates. The Sheehan Scholarship is sponsored by the Sheehan Group, an Oxford based haulage and plant hire company.
The Department's fourth annual Open Day event took place on Friday and Saturday. 25-6 September. We welcomed approximately 500 people to Rewley House to enjoy walking tours, short lectures, creative writing workshops and more, and were joined online by viewers from the United Kingdom, the United States, Italy, Japan, Greece and elsewhere.
Victorian Britain is often described as an age of dawning democracy and as an exemplar of the modern Liberal state; yet a hereditary monarchy, a hereditary House of Lords, and an established Anglican Church survived as influential aspects of national public life with traditional elites assuming redefined roles.
Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA) Johann-Dietrich Woerner gave a presentation and joined the evening drinks reception during the Department for Continuing Education's new 'Satellite Communications: Markets, Business and Technology' course, held 8 - 10 July 2015.