One thing that makes Oxford University what it is is its professors. Yes, you heard right, the lecturers of Oxford both from the past and present have brilliant minds and are experts in their field of teaching.
In this article, we will take a look at the top 10 famous professors at Oxford both past and present lecturers who have made a greater impact on the lives of their students.
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Who is the Current Vice Chancellor of Oxford
On January 1, 2016, Professor Louise Richardson was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. The Vice Chancellor of Oxford is an Alumna of Trinity College, Dublin, University of California, Los Angeles Harvard University
Oxford university acceptance rate
As of 2015, the acceptance rate for admission to Oxford University was around 17.5 percent.
Oxford University Rankings
In the Times Higher Education Rankings 2022 World Universities Rankings, the University of Oxford is ranked first. Following Oxford University in the ranking table were Cambridge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton, Yale, UC Berkley, University of Chicago, Ivy league School Columbia University, SNHU, Purdue, Portsmouth, University of Toronto, Eth Zurich, and others.
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|Name of Professor||Field of Teaching|
|Thomas Willis (1621-1675)||Medicine|
|Ida Mann (1893-1983)||Ophthalmology|
|Isaiah Berlin (1907-1997)||Political Studies|
|Iris Murdoch (1919-1999)||Philosophy|
|Mary Warnock (1924-)||Philosophy|
|Tim Berners-Lee||Computer Science|
|Jocelyn Bell Burnell||Astrophysics|
|Professor Louise Richardson|
Let’s dive deeper into these famous professors:
Ever heard of World Wide Web(WWW)? Tim Berners-Lee is the father of the internet. He discovered you can use the internet to share information between researchers during his time at CERN. He shaped the modern world more than any other individual alive today.
Although most of the pattern, Lee used to create the internet was already there but it was his determination to create a system that connects billions of people today and his insistence on making it free for everyone. He is now a professor at Oxford University in the Department of Computer Science.
Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Jocelyn Bell Burnell is a known astrophysicist known for co-discovering the first radio pulsars in 1967 while a post-graduate student. She has worked in different universities. She is now a Visiting Professor of Astrophysics at Oxford University.
He was the founding member of the Royal Society and contributed immensely to the understanding of multiple areas of medicine. Thomas Willis was known as the “father of neurology” He practiced medicine at the highest levels as the royal physician. He was also a professor at Oxford in the Department of Medicine.
UK High Schools and Oxford
The majority of Stowe School, Sevenoaks School, Gordonstoun School, Reading School, St Paul’s Girls’ School, Harrow School, Eton College, Westminster School, Ampleforth Abbey and College, Kendrick School, and King’s School Canterbury graduates went on to study at Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial College London, or Harvard University.
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