Editathon Success

On the 15th October women in STEM from across the University came together to improve the coverage of women’s scientific achievements in one of the worlds most popular resource – Wikipedia. Opened by prominent astrophysicist and visiting professor Dame Jocelyn … Continue reading

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Grace Hopper – the lazy programmer who changed the world

 by Steven Albury As the father of a 4 year old girl fascinated by how things work (she likes ‘deconstructing’ her toys to work out how they go together) I wanted to contribute something as part of Ada Lovelace day. … Continue reading

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Tom Stoppard’s ‘Arcadia’ (Oxford Playhouse 16th – 19th October)

If Ada Lovelace Day grabs your interest, then book a ticket for the Oxford Student Company production of Arcadia at the Oxford Playhouse 16th – 19th October. First performed at the National Theatre, Arcadia is an Olivier Award winning masterpiece … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: A celebration of women in astronomy

On the evening of the 15th october, following Oxford’s Women in Science Wikipedia Editathon, attend Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell’s public lecture celebrating women in astronomy. Dame Jocelyn  discovered pulsars, the by-products of supernova explosions which make all life in … Continue reading

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