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University of Oxford appoints neuroscientist Irene Tracey as new vice-chancellor

Prof Irene Tracey will be the next Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University

Prof Irene Tracey will be the next Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
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Professor Irene Tracey, Warden of Merton College, Oxford, has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford

News from Mar 09, 2022

Professor of Anaesthetic Neuroscience Irene Tracey has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. Professor Irene Tracey has been the Warden of Merton College since 2019. She will succeed outgoing vice chancellor Professor Dame Louise Richardson and will become Oxford University’s 273rd vice-chancellor.

The Vice-Chancellor holds office for seven years and is the senior officer of the University of Oxford.

Professor Irene Tracey said of her nomination: 'I am honoured to be nominated as the University of Oxford's next Vice-Chancellor. She thanked colleagues for "entrusting me to lead such a magnificent and world-leading academic institution".

Read more on: Press release of the University of Oxford on Irene Tracey’s nomination as vice-chancellor

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