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 Warden's welcome


Nuffield College is dedicated to the pursuit of the social sciences. We seek to provide outstanding facilities for students and academic staff to study and to conduct research, and to be a place that acts as a bridge between the academic and public worlds. We hope this website gives a flavour of our work.

Sir Andrew Dilnot


 Annual report





  • Oxford Open Doors
    From 12 – 5pm (Final entry at 4.30pm) on Saturday 12th September we will be opening the entrance into the College to allow you to take a walk around our beautiful lower quad pond and upper quad fountain. The Library will be open to help celebrate the theme ‘Books, Libraries and Printing’, they will have an exhibition on our founder, Lord Nuffield, and his relationship to the College and Oxford, to include items such as his donation book, honours and photographs, and we will the Tower Room to experience incredible views of Oxford’s dreaming spires. National Trust will also join us to display information and artefacts from Lord Nuffield’s home ‘Nuffield Place’, from 1933 until his death in 1963. There will be guided tours of the College’s exceptional modern and British contemporary art collection throughout the day. Booking is essential, and for more information regarding the tours, and in general, please contact / 01865 278527). The Chapel will now be open all-day to all visitors due to popular demand. There will be no refreshments available this year as we have an event taking place in the Dining Hall at the same time.
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