The Research Clusters epitomize the interdisciplinary, egalitarian community that can be found at Wolfson. The Clusters, the first of which was founded in 2010, offer spaces for members working in related areas of research in different disciplines to collaborate, debate issues, and discuss mutual interests.
Cluster members organize events from small discussion groups up to international conferences, and all members at whatever stage in their careers are encouraged to be involved. Some Clusters offer grants, others support workshop proposals, and a number of studentships are also sponsored. Follow the links below to find out more.
We organise events, offer grants, and provide further opportunities for researchers to explore ancient civilisations from all around the globe.
We focus on work across a variety of disciplines in which the web is the platform, and where sharing of ideas and methodologies could bring mutual benefit.
We aim to make research on issues of contemporary interest and importance accessible to a wide audience.
OCLW is a research centre which is designed to support those who write auto/biography and those who undertake research on different forms of life narratives.
A centre for scholars to discuss the cultural, social, political, economic, and religious diversity and importance of South Asia.
Tibetan and Himalayan Studies engages with the culture, languages, and literature of the Tibetan speaking areas of Asia, spanning more than 2500km from west to east.
The quest for understanding the quantum world remains one of the greatest challenges on the scientific agenda.
The Quantum Hub intends to establish a world-class research hub that will take the lead in this ambitious unifying project.
21 January 2019Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer to deliver Annual London Lecture at Lincoln's Inn
Wolfson College is privileged to have Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer deliver the Annual London Lecture.18 January 2019Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2019 Winner Announced
Wolfson College is honoured to announce that the winner of this year's competition was Andrew Wynn Owen for Lines of Decline.17 January 2019The Academics at Risk campaign
Last term the College raised almost £25,000 to place an academic at risk and their family at Wolfson.
Lectures and Seminars22 - 22Jan JanWeinrebe Lecture 1, Notes from the Silence: writing the lives of women composersTuesday 22 January - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Due to the tireless work of musicologists such as Anna Beer, a rich legacy of music by women has been, and continues to be, unearthed. The tide is, however, beginning to turn and we are hearing more female composers. But how can we, indeed how should we, write these composers' lives? In the first Weinrebe Lecture of 2019, Anna will share her insights into gender, creativity and life-writing.Networking23 - 23Jan JanDigital Research Cluster LunchWednesday 23 January - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Do you use, or are you interested in using, digital technologies for research in any discipline? The lunch is an opportunity to meet and discuss your work with technology specialists and other academics, and to explore further opportunities in the College and Oxford. Contact David Robey (email@example.com) for further information.Lectures and Seminars23 - 23Jan JanAWRC Lunch Table and Talk - Dr Elise MoreroWednesday 23 January - 1:15pm to 2:00pm
Lunch Table in Hall from 12:30, followed by a talk in the Florey Room at 13:15 delivered by Dr Elise Morero (Postdoc researcher at the Khalili Research Centre) on The contribution of ancient technology analysis to the history and history of art: the study of relief-carving on medieval Islamic rock crystal vessels (9-12th c.). Coffee and cakes will be served.
Lunch Table open to Cluster members.
Talk open to ALL.