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Shoulder surgery no better than placebo

Kellogg Fellow, Professor David Beard has published a major new study in The Lancet

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Kellogg students playing in the annual Major Stanley’s Match

Kellogg student Dom Waldouk (MSc Sustainable Urban Development) makes a bid for an Oxford blue at Twickenham

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Lord Bilimoria CBE appointed as Bynum Tudor Fellow

Lord Bilimoria CBE, the Founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer and Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, has been elected as the Bynum Tudor Fellow

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Salters’ Centenary Award in Chemical Engineering

Congratulations to Bo Zhang, DPhil student in the Department of Engineering Science, for being awarded one of four Salters’ Centenary Awards in Chemical Engineering.

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Grace wins Gold at the Rowing World Championships

Congratulations to Kellogg student Grace Clough MBE for winning gold at the Rowing World Championships in Florida.

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Kellogg welcomes its first Naji Scholar

Kellogg College is delighted to welcome Georgia Richards as its first Naji Scholar from Michaelmas 2017.

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Kellogg student Grace Clough at the Rowing World Championships

On 30th September watch Grace compete for Britain in the PR3 mixed coxed four.

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Kellogg Hub shortlisted for Building Awards 2017

Known as 'the industry's Oscars', The Building Awards are the UK construction industry's longest running and most prestigious recognition of excellence.

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Meeting Minds: the 2017 Alumni Weekend

Every year Oxford welcomes its former students back for a weekend of stimulating talks and visits, fond reminiscences and fun. This year's busy programme of events runs from 15 to 17 September, and Kellogg holds its own special events on Saturday 16 September. We look forward to seeing you then!

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Mary-Jane Holmes wins Martin Starkie Prize for Poetry

The winning piece is part of a collection of response poems in dialogue with Alfonsina Storni, an Argentinian feminist and modernist poet who died in 1938.

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Library photo competition

The winning entries in the Kellogg Library's photo competition are announced.

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University Public Engagement Awards for two Kellogg Fellows

We are delighted to announce that two Kellogg Fellows - Professor Gary Lock and Dr Steven Parissien - have been recognised in this year's Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Awards.

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Carlos Vargas-Silva wins ESRC Award for Outstanding Impact in Society

Research Member of Common Room Carlos Vargas-Silva and his colleague Madeleine Sumption have jointly won an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize.

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College Library redecoration works

The College Library will be closed for redecoration and other work for three weeks from 26 June, re-opening on 17 July.

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Niki Trigoni and Andrew Markham win US funding for work on emergency response

Two Kellogg Fellows have been awarded $1,182,904 for a project researching ‘Pervasive, Accurate and Reliable Location Based Services for Emergency Responders’ by the US Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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The Vice-Chancellor opens the new College Hub

Professor Louise Richardson performed the official opening of the new Hub building at Kellogg College’s annual garden party on Saturday 17 June.

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Collaboration with Mastercard seeks to overcome biometric challenges

Ivan Martinovic co-authored a paper that looks at how biometrics, such as fingerprints, iris scans and 'selfies', can make mobile technology more secure and provides bank executives with the knowledge to implement it.

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Meet the new MCR President

Claire Macht has been elected to represent the Kellogg student body as the new President of the Middle Common Room, 2017-18.

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ChChellogg M1 go Head of the River!

ChChellogg M1 have achieved the ultimate accolade in Summer Eights: Head of the River. W1 weren't far behind, coming third overall.

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HRH the Prince of Wales visits Kellogg College

The Prince of Wales, Founder and President of The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community, visited Kellogg College to see work being done to address the challenges of global urbanisation.

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Teaching Awards for Kellogg Members

Congratulations to the nine Kellogg members whose excellent work was recognised in the 2017 Oxford University Students' Union Teaching Awards.

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Cyber Security Poster Competition

Can you create a poster on the theme: 'From codebreaking to cyber security'?

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Special offers to celebrate the opening of the Hub

This much-awaited new addition to College life opens its doors at 08:00 on Tuesday 2 May.

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VIDES articles by Kellogg Literature and Arts students

Read articles by Kellogg students taking the MSt in Literature and Arts.

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Kellogg Fellow Nominated for Outstanding Tutor Award

We are delighted that Official Fellow, Dr Sandie Byrne, has been nominated for the Outstanding Tutor Award in the OUSU Teaching Awards 2017.

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New Leisure Centre Scheme for Kellogg Students and Staff

Sign-up opens on Sunday 16 April for the pilot of a specially arranged discount scheme that provides access to pools, gyms, courts, classes and more at locations across Oxford.

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The Bynum Tudor Lecture

The transcript of the 2016 Bynum Tudor Lecture by Marcy McCall MacBain is now available.

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Overseas events for Kellogg alumni

All alumni of Kellogg College are welcome to join us at these events in Asia and America.

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Kellogg at the Oxford Literary Festival

Members of Kellogg College will be speaking at this year's Oxford Literary Festival.

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Andrew Martin appointed Bletchley Park Trustee

The appointment of a Kellogg Fellow marks the growing links between Kellogg College and the celebrated home of World War Two code-breaking.

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Professor Paul Smith awarded Polar Medal

Official Fellow Professor Paul Smith has been awarded the prestigious Polar Medal for contribution to Arctic science.

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Kellogg College Library Photographic Competition

College members are invited to enter a competition to create a number of photographs to be hung in the hall and stairway.

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MBEs for two Kellogg rowers

Alumnus Paul Bennett and current student Grace Clough have been awarded MBEs for services to rowing in the New Year's Honours list.

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In memory of Sir Ralph Kohn

Obituary for Sir Ralph Kohn, written by Michael Yudkin, an Emeritus Fellow of the College.

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Anna Beer speaks on BBC Radio 6 Music

Visiting Fellow Anna Beer was interviewed by Cerys Matthews on BBC Radio 6 Music on…

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Women in Oxford’s History podcast series

Olivia Robinson, a history DPhil student at Kellogg, has been involved in producing a series…

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Alumnus Prajwal Parajuly invited to judge the International Dylan Thomas Prize 2017

Prajwal Parajuly, who gained an MSt in Creative Writing at Kellogg College, has been invited…

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The class ceiling: why aren’t there more academics like me?

Geraldine Van Bueren argues in Times Higher Education that UUK must help advance equality at the front of the lecture hall through loan write-offs and conferences.

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Martin Ruhs’ work on migration and mobility in the EU wins major grant

Kellogg Fellow Martin Ruhs is part of an international research consortium that has been awarded…

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Matriculation 2016

On Saturday 15th October we matriculated over 300 students to the University of Oxford and formally welcomed them to the Kellogg community.

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The Michaelmas College Newsletter is here

Read all the Kellogg news and events as well as features, publications and much more.

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Understanding Freud

Kellogg Fellow and Dean Alistair Ross has published a book examining the work and influence of Sigmund Freud.

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Kellogg Research Fellow awarded British Academy/ Leverhulme Research Grant

Kellogg Research Fellow, Ruth Yeoman has been awarded a British Academy/ Leverhulme Research Grant for a project she will be leading for the Kellogg College Centre for Mutual and Employee-owned Business.

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Kellogg Olympians win medals at Rio

Kellogg's Olympic athletes have secured medals for their countries at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

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Kellogg at the Olympics

Three of our alumni are currently competing at the Olympic Games.

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Anne McLaren House naming ceremony in pictures

Fellows, students and friends gathered at Kellogg on Saturday 16th July 2016, to celebrate the renaming of the College’s student accommodation at 38 Norham Road.

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Rewarding excellence with Professorships for Kellogg

We are pleased to announce that Fellow Alis Oancea and Research Member of Common Room Lisa White have been awarded the title of 'Professor' in the latest 'Recognition of Distinction' exercise.

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Junior Research Fellow wins University teaching award

Our congratulations go to David Johnson, a Junior Research Fellow and Senior Research Associate at the Oxford e-Research Centre, who has won a significant award in the 2016 MPLS teaching awards

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Kellogg alumnus to represent Great Britain at the Olympics

Kellogg alumnus Paul Bennett (MSc Computer Science, 2013) will be rowing in the Men's Eight for Team GB at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Fellow wins Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement Award

Fellow David Griffiths has won a Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research Award for his project “Archeox: East Oxford, One History or Many?”

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Our community and the EU referendum result

Some useful information for College members following the results of the referendum on membership of the EU

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Summer Garden Party 2016: In Pictures

Over 300 members of our community came together on Saturday 25th June to celebrate 26 years of Kellogg College at the annual Summer Garden Party.

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Introducing our Junior Research Fellows

Kellogg College is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Junior Research Fellows.

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‘Leave’ Talk Prevailed on Facebook ‘Brexit’ Sites

An article published in the New York Times on the role of Facebook in the EU referendum mentions research published earlier this month by Vyacheslav Polonski, a Kellogg DPhil student.

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Alumni Weekend 2016

Our Alumni Weekend will take place on 17th and 18th September 2016.

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New President for MCR

Florian Klimm has been elected as the new President of Kellogg's Middle Common Room

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Our community in pictures

On Monday 20th June, Kellogg members took photos wherever they were to show the diversity of the international communities in which our members live, work and study.

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DPhil student wins Google Anita Borg Scholarship

Computer Science DPhil student Bushra AlAhmadi has been awarded a 2016 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.

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Donald Michie House naming ceremony in pictures

More than 60 Fellows, students and friends gathered at Kellogg to celebrate the renaming of the College's short-term accommodation at 12 Bradmore Road.

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Fellow awarded inaugural Fellowship at the Alan Turing Institute

Frank Wood, Fellow and Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Science, has been appointed as one of the inaugural Faculty Fellows at the Alan Turing Institute.

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Donate your unwanted books

The College is seeking to create a collection of books which are ‘good reads’ for use by all College members and visitors

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The Forgotten Women of Classical Music

Visiting Fellow Anna Beer's new book, Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music, has been published.

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Join us in New York City

Meet Kellogg alumni and friends in New York on Wednesday 1st June for an evening talk and reception at the University of Oxford North American Office.

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Students shortlist five Fellows for teaching awards

This year, five Fellows from Kellogg College are among the academics from across the University to make the shortlist.

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Challenging the grudging consensus behind the REF

In an article for Times Higher Education Supplement online Kellogg Fellow and recently admitted Pro-Proctor Alis Oancea, writes about research assessment exercises and the introduction of impact assessment.

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Kellogg student represents Oxford in Boat Race

Leo Carrington (MSc History of Science, Medicine and Technology) rowed in the number 5 seat for Oxford in this year's Boat Race which took place on Sunday 27th March.

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Proctors Admission Ceremony in pictures

More than 100 members of Kellogg came together to celebrate the admission of our first Proctor.

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Kellogg’s first Proctor is admitted

From left to right: Jeremy Gibbons, Elizabeth Gemmill, Alis Oancea and Jonathan Michie. Photo: John…

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Junior Research Fellow awarded a John Fell Fund award

Junior Research Fellow Jenny Chan has received an award from the John Fell OUP Research Fund for her project, 'Learning for Jobs: Internship, Vocational Education, and the Law in China'.

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Dying for an iPhone: The Lives of Chinese Workers

Junior Research Fellow Jenny Chan delivered the Social Sciences Seminar, Dying for an iPhone: The Lives of Chinese Workers; an in-depth study of the most powerful electronics contractor and the lives of its 1.4 million workers. Watch the seminar here.

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Kellogg Fellows appointed to Academy of Social Sciences

Two Kellogg Fellows have been awarded Academy of Social Sciences Fellowship status.

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Planning permission granted for new building

Kellogg has appointed the award-winning architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios for a new, ultra-low energy building in the heart of our grounds.

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Kate Walton wins the Critchley Prize

Kate Walton (MSc English Local History, 2015) has been awarded the Critchley Prize for the best MSc in English Local History dissertation by a Kellogg student

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Join us at the Alumni Weekend in North America

Join the President, Professor Jonathan Michie for a special Kellogg College celebration in Washington, DC during the 2016 Alumni Weekend in North America

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Honorary Fellow Umberto Eco dies

We are sorry to announce that our Honorary Fellow Umberto Eco has died aged 84.

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Medicine safety ‘needs international coordination’

How quickly should a drug be withdrawn from the market if it causes harm? It sounds like a simple question, but the answer depends on where you live.

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Flying the Rainbow flag for LGBT History Month

Kellogg College is joining the celebration of LGBT History Month by flying the Rainbow flag.

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British Council UK Alumni Awards – Kellogg Finalist

Kellogg alumnus shortlisted as a finalist in the Entrepreneurial Award category of The Education UK Alumni Awards

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Making headlines in architectural history magazine

A feature by Kellogg Fellow Steven Parissien  is the cover story in a new architectural…

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Kellogg Library Expansion

There have been significant developments in the Library since last term.

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Phase-one drug trials under scrutiny

Carl Heneghan, Senior Tutor and Professor of Evidence-based Medicine, has said phase-one trials posed “significant practical and ethical issues” in an article for the Financial Times.

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Fellow appointed to senior University post

Our congratulations go to Fellow Emma Potts, formerly Director of Student Administration and Services, who has been appointed as Academic Registrar.

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NHS challenged over new treatments

Carl Heneghan responds to new recommendations for the NHS

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Kellogg at the Varsity Match 2015

Kellogg players confirmed as Oxford University announces the Varsity Match squad

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“This is the nation’s art, let the nation see it”

Visiting Fellow Steven Parissien is calling on London's galleries and museums to share their art and artefacts with the rest of the country.

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Welsh hillforts reach the USA

Professor Gary Lock, Emeritus Fellow, has been excavating an Iron Age hillfort for the past five years.

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Fellow shortlisted for prestigious book prize

Fellow Yasmin Khan’s new book The Raj at War: A People’s History of India’s Second…

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Welcome to Kellogg

On Saturday 17th October we matriculated almost 300 students to the University of Oxford and formally welcomed them to the Kellogg community.

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Telethon 2015: Thank you!

Our first ever Telethon Campaign has been a great success with pledges totalling £29,100 from our generous alumni and friends.

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What is micro-history? An interview with Jonathan Healey

What is micro-history? Kellogg Fellow and University Lecturer in English Local and Social History Jonathan Healey,…

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Calling all alumni and friends

Help us reach the £20,000 target and provide one graduate scholarship for next year by Monday 5th October

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25 years on

More than 120 alumni from throughout the College's 25 years met for an enjoyable reunion on 19 September

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Kellogg student selected to participate at the World Economic Forum in China

Kellogg student Vyacheslav Polonski has been selected to participate in the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015.

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Sounds and Sweet Airs

Visiting Fellow Anna Beer joins a debate about why women in music are often overlooked.

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Financial help for graduate study

Kellogg is pleased to announce that it is offering a wide range of scholarships for students commencing their programme of study in 2016.

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Kellogg College on University Challenge

Tune in to University Challenge on BBC2 at 8pm on Monday 24th August to watch…

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Ruby Wax appointed Visiting Professor at the University of Surrey

The School of Health Sciences at the University of Surrey has appointed Kellogg alumna Ruby Wax as a Visiting Professor in Mental Health Nursing

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A new building for Kellogg College

Kellogg College has appointed the award-winning architectural practice Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios for a new building in the College grounds

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The Raj at War

Fellow Yasmin Khan presents the hidden and sometimes overlooked history of India at war.

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Alumni Weekend 2015

The Alumni Weekend will take place on 19th and 20th September 2015

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Fellows recognised with professorships

Two Kellogg Fellows, Cas Cremers and Niki Trigoni, have been conferred with the title Professor following the Recognition of Distinction process by the University of Oxford.

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Calling all students

The chance to earn money, network and help fellow students by taking part in Kellogg's first telethon campaign.

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10 years of Creative Writing at Oxford

On Saturday 4th July students and alumni of the Masters in Creative Writing and members of the Kellogg College Centre for Creative Writing came together to celebrate 10 years of Creative Writing at Oxford and Kellogg College.

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Carl Heneghan: Top 100 Clinical Leader

Kellogg Fellow and Senior Tutor Carl Heneghan judged to be Clinical Leader for 2015.

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Ian Berryman elected MCR President

Ian Berryman has been elected as the new President of our Middle Common Room, representing all Kellogg students.

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Celebrating 25 Years of Kellogg College

On Saturday 27th June members of Kellogg College came together to celebrate the College's 25th Anniversary.

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Jeremy Cresswell 1949-2015

We are very sad to report the death on 19th June 2015 of Kellogg Fellow Jeremy Cresswell.

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Oxford partnership with UN gender equality movement launches

Oxford has committed to strong, positive action to achieve gender equality at the University and across…

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Challenges facing women and girls globally

Visiting Fellow and United Nations Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka delivered the 25th Anniversary Bynum Tudor Lecture.

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Reading William Wilberforce’s diaries for the first time

Mark Smith, Fellow and Director of Studies in Local History has been awarded a John Fell Fund grant to produce a transcription of the diaries and journals of William Wilberforce.

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Introducing our new Junior Research Fellows

Kellogg College is pleased to announce that it has appointed four new Junior Research Fellows.

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Unpicking tricky terms to understand your health

Carl Heneghan, Senior Tutor and Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine, has recorded a series of terminology guides for a BBC Radio 4 programme.

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The Comfort of the Past

The Comfort of the Past:Building in Oxford and Beyond 1815 – 2015, a new book by Kellogg Fellow Steven Parissien, provides a new view on private architectural patronage in Britain during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Gateway to the Gods

An exhibition Gateway to the Gods: The Roman temple at Marcham at Abingdon County Hall Museum is the result of an archaeological study co-directed by Kellogg Fellow Gary Lock.

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The UN comes to Kellogg College

On Friday 12th June, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will be giving the 25th Anniversary Bynum Tudor Lecture.

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Alumna wins poetry prize

Our congratulations go to Kellogg alumna Maya Catherine Popa (MSt Creative Writing) who has won the…

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Cuts have holed part-time study

President Jonathan Michie has responded to a feature in Times Higher Education

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Award for museum directed by Kellogg Fellow

Our congratulations go to Paul Smith, Kellogg Fellow and Director of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

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Ruby Wax to be awarded OBE

Kellogg alumna Ruby Wax will be awarded an OBE for her services to mental health.

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Kellogg Fellows at Evidence Live 2015

Several Kellogg Fellows led by our Senior Tutor Carl Heneghan, and including Annette Plüddemann, Jeremy Howick,…

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Kellogg elects its first Proctor

Elizabeth Gemmill has been elected as Kellogg’s first Proctor. The Proctors make sure that the University operates…

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Kellogg at Compton Verney

Visitng Fellow and Director of Compton Verney, Steven Parissien has curated a major new exhibition…

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The new demography of death

In a blog post for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Senior Research Fellow…

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Awarding Excellence at Kellogg College

All members of College are encouraged to nominate students for the MCR Excellence Award. The…

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Delivering the Oxford Experience

In his latest blog post, our President Jonathan Michie writes a response to the recent…

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UK Immigration: Rise in poorest Europeans registering for work

Carlos Vargas-Silva, Research Member of Common Room and economist at Oxford’s Migration Observatory, comments in…

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Driverless cars: can they be hacked?

In an article for the Observer, Fellow and Professor of Systems Security Andrew Martin discusses…

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25th Anniversary College Ball 2015 – Tickets on Sale

Tickets for the 25th Anniversary College Ball are now on sale to all College members. This…

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Should We Allow Engineering to be Rebranded?

In an article for the Huffington Post, Kellogg student Yotunde Adediran (MSc Software Engineering) writes…

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Sexing up the human pheromone story: How a corporation started a scientific myth

Emeritus Fellow Tristram Wyatt, a zoologist, writes about the myths and the science behind the…

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George Leeson appointed Visiting Professor of Demography at the University of Guanajuato, Mexico

George Leeson, Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Population Ageing, has been…

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Why the social sciences matter

Jonathan Michie, President and Professor of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange, has edited Why the Social…

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More Farage, More Immigration

Senior Research Fellow Robin Cohen writes about UKIP’s controlled immigration policies on the Kellogg Blog.…

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Social innovation in contemporary urban change

Fellow, and University Lecturer in Sustainable Urban Development, David Howard was invited to speak at a…

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The largest graduate college at the University of Oxford

Kellogg College is now the largest graduate college within the University of Oxford, 25 years…

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A Celebration of Sport at Kellogg College

All College members and their guests are invited to join us for a special Guest…

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Our Silver Anniversary: 25 Years of Kellogg College

The College was founded on 1st March 1990, which means that this year we are…

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Kellogg Fellow awarded honorary Doctor of Letters degree

Kellogg Fellow and former editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, John Simpson, OBE, received an…

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Social scientists are as vital as engineers

In an article for The Guardian’s Higher Education Network Jonathan Michie, President of Kellogg College…

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Urgent review needed of use of antiviral flu drugs

GP authors of the Cochrane review on antivirals for flu have written to the National…

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Scandal of fruit netting ‘approved as surgical implant’

Carl Heneghan, Senior Tutor and Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine, joined an undercover investigation to expose…

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Payday lending; can the Church of England help reform payday lending?

Can the Church of England help payday loan customers? Our Bynum Tudor Fellow, Sir Hector Sants,…

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