Series One

Series One of Women in Oxford’s History was produced and edited by the podcast’s founders, Olivia Robinson and Alison Moulds, and launched in October 2016.

There are six episodes, each one exploring the life of a different woman who contributed to Oxford’s past. Visit the series page on iTunes and find out more below.


Episode 1: C. Violet Butler, early social researcher and educator

Read about C. Violet Butler and listen to the episode on iTunes.


Episode 2: Kofoworola Moore, first African woman to graduate from Oxford University

Read about Kofoworola Moore and listen to the episode on iTunes.


Episode 3: Ida Busbridge, mathematician and supporter of women’s education

Read about Ida Busbridge and listen to the episode on iTunes.


Episode 4: Maria Czaplicka, Polish anthropologist and Siberian traveller

Read about Maria Czaplicka and listen to the episode on iTunes.


Episode 5: Elizabeth Wordsworth, pioneering academic at Oxford University

Read about Elizabeth Wordsworth and listen to the episode on iTunes.


Episode 6: Rose Clarribut, dedicated matron of the Radcliffe infirmary

Read about Rose Clarribut and listen to the episode on iTunes.


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