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Foundation Dinner

200 GTC members and guests gathered for the annual Foundation Dinner last Saturday to toast the Founders of the College, to hear of successes and achievements over the past year and to be enthralled by a fascinating speech from Dame Margaret Hodge on her tireless work as the former Chair of the Public Accounts Committee in calling the powerful to account for their responsibilities to society.

Oxford HalfAs the Oxford Half Marathon draws closer, we’re excited to see what our GTC team has in store. We have quite a few College members running on Sunday, five of whom will be representing GTC in the Oxford Half Marathon’s ‘University Challenge’. The University Challenge is a new category for the Oxford Half. All of the Oxford colleges are allowed to register college staff, students and fellows to represent the college. The four fastest times from the team are added together and the quickest time scoops the University Challenge prize! 

MirjamHow does a conference centred around informal interactions rather than formal presentations help the exchange of exciting ideas and new collaborations between participants?                    

The Oxford Residence Week for Entrepreneurship Scholars - a yearly gathering of leading figures in the field of entrepreneurship research – does conferences differently.               

It is with great sadness that Green Templeton College has learned of the death of Emeritus Fellow Dr Wattie Fletcher who passed away on 17 September at the age 82 after a period of ill health.

D3S 8140The third weekend of September saw 29 alumni and their guests returning to College from as far afield as Australia to renew old friendships and make new friends at the annual Alumni Reunion. 


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Aase VilladsenGreen Templeton is saying a big 'thank you' to Aase Villadsen (DPhil Social Intervention) who has stepped down from her role as Junior Dean after almost three years.

It is with sadness that Green Templeton College has learned of the death of Associate Fellow Professor Paul Robertson on 26 July 2016 at the age of 63 after a period of ill health.

beingabeastA best-selling book by Green Templeton College Associate Fellow Dr Charles Foster is set to be adapted for the big screen, as the global film rights have been acquired by Sovereign Films.

Being A Beast - published earlier this year to rave reviews - details Charles Foster's brave and attempt to find out what is was really like to be a beast and to explore the life of animals in order to better understand their world and also our own.

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Green Templeton College Clinical Medicine students have won more than half of this year’s eight Hobson Mann Lovel Scholarships. 

Fellows at Green Templeton College shared their latest ideas and research focus at the most recent GTC symposium.

Fifteen fellows in all came together to present on a variety of topics, demonstrating the breadth of GTC's academic interests, from management studies, to medicine and healthcare, and social sciences.

NdukanaGreen Templeton student Ndakuna Fonso Amidou has been named the UK's top black student in the Rare Rising Star awards 2016.

Professor Mark GrahamGreen Templeton warmly congratulates Research Fellow Mark Graham who has been conferred the title of Professor of Internet Geography at the University of Oxford following the University's recent recognition of distinction exercise.

As Andy Murray celebrates his second Wimbledon singles title, a Green Templeton alumnus is hoping that the allure of the world-famous grass court tournament will help boost sales of his invention that aims to teach the perfect topspin, one of the most difficult but most effective shots in tennis.

The shock decision to leave the EU following the UK referendum last month means that Brexit has provided one certainty - and that is uncertainty.

Green Templeton Research Fellow Professor Alexander Betts is one of the winners of the first University of Oxford Vice Chancellor's Awards for Public Engagement with Research.

Gary FordGreen Templeton College has elected a number of academics and experts to the ranks of its fellowship.

The College's academic mission focuses on understanding and enhancing human welfare in the contemporary world, with core scholarly strengths based in medicine and healthcare, management and a range of social sciences.

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