In July, Dr Francis Szele in Hong Kong speaks about stem cells and what they can tell us about an individual's insanity while Professor Victoria Murphy sheds light on the development of literacy skills in children learning English as an additional language.
This edition also features Dr. Bronwyn Tarr on her study about the positive impact of group movement like Tai Chi. Professor Barend J. ter Haar reflects on his study of Chinese culture and religion, and Oxford alumna and independent curator, art consultant and writer Olivia Wang talks about her time at and after Oxford.
Lastly, discover how students and researchers in Oxford are gaining novel insights into China with the help of a new speaker series.
NEWS & EVENTS
THE LATEST ROUNDUP FOR CHINA ALUMNI AND FRIENDS
Oxonians and friends are invited to join Professor Louise Richardson at alumni receptions in Beijing on Tuesday 30 August and in Hong Kong on Thursday 1 September, during her first visit to China as Vice-Chancellor. REGISTER NOW!
Applications for the Rhodes Scholarships for 2017 are now open. For more information on these life-changing opportunities, click here for the Rhodes Scholarships for Hong Kong and here for the Rhodes Scholarships for China.
Applications for some scholarships will open in the fall.
What can stem cells tell us about an individual's insanity? Find out when Dr Francis Szele, St Anne's Fellow in Medicine and Tutor in Developmental Neurobiology, speaks in Hong Kong on Tuesday 19 July. MORE
What do we know about the development of literacy skills in children learning English as an additional language? Learn more when Professor Victoria Murphy, Professor of Applied Linguistics, Department of Education, speaks in Hong Kong on Friday 22 July 2016. MORE
Tai Chi has been recommended as a beneficial mind-body practice in treating or preventing health problems for centuries. Now, growing research on the positive impact of group movement could offer insights into how and why other movement practices like Tai Chi are good for us. MORE
Professor Barend J. ter Haar reflects on his study of Chinese culture and how the seemingly straightforward topic of religion in China has led him to look at a surprising variety of issues, from rumours and violence to witchcraft, during the course of his career. MORE
Olivia Wang is an independent curator, art consultant and writer with over 10 years of industry experience. She speaks about how Oxford nurtured her interests and talents. MORE
Students and researchers in Oxford are gaining novel insights into China with the help of a new speaker series. MORE
Do you know someone who studied in the UK and has gone on to achieve amazing things? Get ready to apply or nominate your friend for the Alumni Awards 2017 from 7 September 2016. MORE