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It is with great sadness that Green Templeton has learned of the death of Lord Walton of Detchant, Warden of the former Green College 1983-1989, on 21 April 2016 at the age of 93.

A free-thinking medical pioneer, who made major contributions to the medicine of his day and clocked up a number of 'firsts' in a remarkable career, is the subject of a new biography by Green Templeton alumnus and Common Room Member Professor Max Blythe.

Pioneering Physician: The Life of Charles Fletcher 1911-1995 (Words by Design, 2016) is based on a series of recorded interviews by Max in the early 1980s in which Fletcher recounted his life in detail.

Charles HandyThis year’s Rosemary Stewart Memorial Lecture is now available to watch on YouTube.

The lecture was held on 17 March at the Said Business School to honour of the late Rosemary Stewart, who was an avid researcher, writer, professor and a Green Templeton Honorary Fellow. The lecture was presented by Charles Handy, an old friend of Rosemary Stewart.

Michael SmetsDr Michael Smets has been included in a list of the world's most outstanding 40 MBA professors under the age of 40.

The annual '40 under 40' list of rising stars at business schools from around the world is published by Poets and Quants, a website that monitors the business school market and aims to help students find their way through the MBA 'jungle'.

Radcliffe Observatory reflected in an eyeBhagya Sivaraman (MSc Social Intervention) has won the Green Templeton College photography competition 2015-2016 with a stunning photograph that creatively interpreted the competition theme.

The theme of this year's competition was 'Green Templeton Looking Out' and entrants were asked to submit original and interesting photographs that capture the essence of the College's outward-looking stance.

The Sheila Kitzinger symposium at Green Templeton College

There is compelling evidence that women and babies benefit from maternity care provided by a single midwife, or a small group of midwives, through pregnancy, birth and the post-natal period. However, few women in England currently experience this type of continuity in midwife care, where they get to know their midwife.

A new report, produced jointly by Green Templeton College and King's College London and published today (Wednesday 13 April 2016), provides a comprehensive review of the current evidence of the benefits to women, their families and the National Health Service, of continuity of midwife care.

LIFE crowdfundingA crowdfunding campaign to develop a project led by Green Templeton Associate Fellow Professor Mike English which will have a lifesaving impact in Africa is nearing its fundraising goal.

The campaign closes on Saturday 9 April with donations just £5,000 short of the £60,000 minimum target.

Green Templeton Research Fellows and Research Associates shared ideas and latest updates on their research at a dedicated research symposium at the College at the end of February.

Organised by Research Fellow Lindy Castell, and following on from previous successful symposiums in 2013, 2014 and 2015, 14 speakers presented a wide variety of topics.  

hwj logo finalThe Human Welfare Jornal (HWJ) is now accepting submissions from graduate students worldwide

Human Welfare: An International Journal of Graduate Research (ISSN 2048-9080), based at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford is a multidisciplinary journal with a vibrant international readership.

Tong WuTong Wu (DPhil Management Studies) has been awarded the prestigious Worshipful Company of Marketors Award for her DPhil thesis, ‘Customer engagement with microblogs – The role of the social CEO’.

IMG 4476Earlier this year, GTC student Jack O’Sullivan, and St Antony’s students Alethea Osborne and Jack Clift set a date to travel to ‘The Jungle’ in Calais to offer free medical treatment to the refugees living in the squalid conditions. They made their plans and sent an open invitation to Oxford students, expecting to take an additional 22.

Little did they know that by two weeks before their planned leaving date on Easter weekend, they would have had to double available slots and the team of 25 would become a team of 50. 

Podcasts and a briefing note of the Green Templeton Lectures 2016, Living by Numbers: Big Data and Society, are now available to download from the Green Templeton website.

Oxford Lightweight Women's crewTwo Green Templeton rowers competed against Cambridge in the Women's Oxford and Cambridge Lightweight Boat Race on Saturday 19 March.

hwc2015 blueRegistration has opened today (Monday 21 March) for the Green Templeton College Human Welfare Conference (HWC) 2016.

The theme for the ninth annual Conference on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 May is Inequalities and Human Welfare.

Professor Denise Lievesley plants one of the birch treesGreen Templeton Principal Professor Denise Lievesley and her partner Professor Roland Rosner planted two birch trees in front of the 18th century Radcliffe Observatory earlier today (Thursday 17 March).

Musical eveningA concert by members of Green Templeton's multi-talented community was given in the Radcliffe Observatory Common Room on Sunday 6 March.

MBA healthcare competition successGreen Templeton MBA student is a member of a Saïd Business School team which has won a healthcare competition, beating 107 other teams globally.

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