Somerville’s Lecturer in Music and Philosophy, Dr Toby Young, has been awarded a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) for his project titled Transforming the Operatic Voice.
Baroness Shriti Vadera (PPE, 1981), Chairman of Santander UK and Somerville alumna, is said to be leading the way in post Brexit Banking – the Financial Times labelling her ‘Baroness Brexit’ and ‘the queen of the City’s Brexit response effort.’
Somerville’s Professor of Conservation Biology and Director of the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, Alex Rogers, has received national media coverage for his most recent expeditions to deep-sea Burmuda and West Scotland.
Former Film4 head Tessa Ross, who read Chinese at Somerville in 1980, and ex-Working Title TV chief Juliette Howell have joined forces to launch TV and film production company, House Productions.
On Wednesday 10th August, Somerville College hosted a presentation evening to celebrate the success of, and bring to a close, the first residential of The Karta Initiative.
After months of fundraising, planning and a year of rehearsing, the Somerville College Choir will soon fly to New York to begin their tour of America.
Somerville student, Fergus Chadwick (Biological Sciences, 2012) will be working alongside the staff at Wytham Woods in a citizen science project initiated to survey bumblebees in different habitats throughout the woodland.
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