Colourful Awards Dinner
A happy bunch of 18 Members accompanied the Master and Dean of Students to the University's recent College Colours Awards Dinner for the Inter-College Sporting, Cultural and Gaming Competitions.
Prof Russells fascinating work on malaria - one of the major killers of humans world-wide - came as an addendum to his most serious concern, climate change (and a liberal sprinkling of engrossing anecdotes), then the two topics came together at the end with the case of the yellow-eyed penguin.
Voted Top Tutor in Health Sciences in the 2017 OUSA Teaching Excellence Awards, Paul Pearce is highly regarded by students, and in giving some insights to his personal story, he gave us a liberal sprinkling of fascinating - sometimes somewhat frightening - anecdotes, as well as his prediction for the Rugby World Cup result.
After dispelling some of the misconceptions about coroners and outlining the work that they do, Coroner Robinson discussed some of the factors that affect society adversely, with some suggestions about how members could be involved in alleviating the situation of the less advantaged.
Originally on an athletic scholarship in Canada, Dr Cop became interested in literature and the English language at university, and, in a refreshingly interactive session, talked of research which aims to help improve teaching practice.
Professor Peart outlined her experiences with law in three countries before giving some advice applicable to all students - dont be tied to your initial career choice and actively seek to broaden your horizons outside your main subject area.