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Ingrid Lun and Mary dalyProfessor Ingrid Lunt has been awarded the Principal's Prize 2015 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Green Templeton College.

Nautilus 2015Twenty Green Templeton College students, whose exceptional achievements and contribution to the vibrant life of the College over the last academic year, have been celebrated in the 2015 Nautilus Awards.

basten esrcCongratulations to GTC Governing Body Fellow, Stuart Basten, who has won an OxTALENT award along with his colleague Francesco Billari for the blogging website openpop.org

Nicholas John WhiteProfessor Nicholas J White delivered this year’s Archie Cochrane Lecture, ‘Malaria control: past, present and future’ to a packed house. Professor White is one of the world’s foremost experts on malaria control and is passionate about raising awareness of the complacency in current malaria treatment and the implications that that complacency may have in the future.

Dr Rosemary Stewart

It is with sadness that Green Templeton College has learned of the death of Dr Rosemary Stewart, an Honorary Fellow of the College, on Monday 15 June.

Dr Stewart was one of the early fellows of the Oxford Centre for Management Studies, whose work shaped the development of the discipline of management studies at the University.

Turner CycleGTC Senior Doll Fellow, Martin Turner and three other members of the Oxford Motor Neurone Disease Centre clinical team will embark on a 150 mile journey around the country to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease (MND), also known as ALS.

Thanks to the support from a Green Templeton College Academic Grant, the inaugural Oxford Green Templeton Film Festival Film Festival will kick off on 26 June, 2015 at 6pm. The festival is designed to showcase the rich academic research, documentary, and artistic films of Green Templeton and Oxford students, alumni, staff, and affiliates. The aim is to celebrate the power of film to move us and shape how we view our world and how we can be a positive change for the future through our art and research in tackling the most pressing problems of our time.

Doll blue plaqueThe former north Oxford home of Professor Sir Richard Doll (1912-2005), the Founder Warden of Green College and world-renowned epidemiologist, has been recognised by the unveiling of a blue plaque.

Cedric Tan's new dance videoA new video by Green Templeton alumnus and current College advisor Cedric Tan (PhD Zoology 2009) uses rap and dance to highlight the results of his scientific research that same-sex behaviour occurs in over five hundred species.

OCMS royal openingGreen Templeton College, with colleagues from the Saïd Business School, is marking the 50th anniversary of Business and Management Studies at Oxford by hosting a stimulus conference, Management - Where Next? on Friday 5 June.

Faraz Shibli's winning photographFaraz Shibli's winning photographFaraz Shibli (MSc Migration Studies) has scooped the 2015 Green Templeton Photography Prize with his atmospheric black and white shot of a snow covered tree in the McAlpine Quad.

Dr Jack Templeton opens the Judith Folk Templeton Room at GTC in 2013

It is with great sadness that Green Templeton College has learned of the death of Dr John Templeton Jr at his home in Pennsylvania, USA, on Saturday 16 May 2015 at the age of 75.

Dr Templeton - known as Jack and pictured centre above with his wife Pina and the late Professor Sir David Watson in 2013 - was a Radcliffe Fellow of Green Templeton (elected in 2012), a former GTC Barclay Fellow and Chairman and President of the John Templeton Foundation.

weather station 200 anniversary

Oxford University's Radcliffe Meteorological Station - based in the gardens at Green Templeton College - is the longest running continuous weather station in the UK.

The Station, which is maintained by the University's School of Geography and the Environment, holds the longest series of temperature and rainfall records for one site in Britain, with daily full records from 1815, and less frequent observations dating as far back as 1767.

Nepal Tents 3GTC Associate Fellow with Unicef in Nepal earthquake relief effort

Douglas Noble, GTC alum and Associate Fellow and the UNICEF Regional Health Advisor for south Asia based in Kathmandu, is on the ground in Nepal helping to co-ordinate the relief effort after the earthquake which devastated the country last week.

Thankfully, Doug and his family were walking in the hills outside Kathmandu when the earthquake struck and none of them were injured, although their home, like many others, has been destroyed.

Hug2Large3Richard Branson and Virgin Media are holding a competition to help grow starting businesses. The ‘Grow’ winner will receive a £250,000 marketing campaign and two runners-up will receive a £100,000 marketing campaign.

Sumit has an interesting and revolutionary brand called ‘DADn.ME’. The brand is about changing perceptions – getting dads more involved with their children’s lives and bringing to light the magic that is parenting. At the centre of the brand is a free weekly comic strip that is designed to be funny, light, and emotional. The website, www.DADn.ME, is launching its new line of comics on 15 May 2015.

Dr Rebeccah SlaterA pioneering Oxford University research study, led by GTC Research Fellow Dr Rebeccah Slater of the Department of Paediatrics (pictured right), suggests that babies experience pain much like adults.

The brains of babies 'light up' in a very similar way to adults when exposed to the same painful stimulus.

Professor Sheila KitzingerGreen Templeton College is sad to learn of the death of Professor Sheila Kitzinger, the well-known author and advocate for home and natural childbirth, who died at her home in Oxfordshire on Saturday 11 April after a short illness.

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