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Highlights and articles of interest to alumni. Published annually. 


Optima 26 (2020)

Read the latest issue: Optima 26


Contents include: An interactive Optima - click the top left button to download, or the rectangle in the bottom right for full screen view - includes reports, interviews and videos, on an extraordinary year, affected by the coronavirus pandemic

Fitz's response to the pandemic - Andrew Powell, who retired as Bursar on 30 September, 2020, details how the College responded to COVID-19

Plus, student and alumni perspectives on lockdown, medics on the NHS frontline, Fellows Dr Jason Rentfrow, Professor Srinivasan Keshav and Professor Michael Kenny on the impact of coronavirus on Google search trends, virtual conferencing, and the political landscape across the United Kingdom - and more...

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Optima 25 (2019)

Read the latest issue: Optima 25

Contents include: Access and Widening Participation - reports from our conference

Meet the new Master - Sally Morgan talks education and her thoughts on the future

Plus 40 years: Women at Fitz, PhD student Prem Gill on his research on Antarctic seals and more...

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Optima 24 (2018)

Read last year's issue: Optima 24

Contents include: Seeking order in the Age of Disruption - Fellow Professor Michael Kenny introduces the new Bennett Institute for Public Policy

Boys to men - Visiting Fellow and alumna Professor Gill Plain (English 1984) studies the stories Britain told itself in the aftermath of the Second World War.

Plus, the year in pictures, art, Billy life and more…

Optima 23 (2017)
Optima 22 (2016)
Optima 21 (2015)