Alex Pryce

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Alex is Head of Student Recruitment and Widening Access and Participation Coordinator (Communications and Engagement)

Alex has worked in research communications, public engagement and PR for several years. She holds a DPhil in English from the University of Oxford and is a part-time HE tutor. Alex has also worked freelance in the arts, particularly for poetry organisations working on increasing their digital engagement.

Her role in Oxplore is leading marketing and dissemination activities including stakeholder engagement and social media.

Eylan Ezekiel 


Eylan is an Educational Technologist in the Widening Access and Participation team. Eylan has  been a teacher of children, a Bafta jury member, a trainer of teachers, a digital producer of successful products and services, a developer of national CPD programmes, a school governor, and an edtech founder.

His role is to develop ways to extend Oxplore for teachers.

Anna Caughey

Anna is the Outreach Content Development Coordinator at Oxplore. Since receiving her DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2010, she Anna headshot squarehas worked on research communication and public engagement initiatives ranging from organising community science fairs to compiling an online archive of early medieval resources — her favourite project so far involved introducing primary school children to samples of rock from the moon!

At Oxplore, she works to source and develop new content and coordinate the content review process to bring new Big Questions to life.

James Cairns

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James is the Oxplore Assistant within the Widening Access and Participation team at the University of Oxford.

Previously, he has worked within publishing, higher education, digital media, and social services. He is keen on supporting spaces for marginalised groups to be given an opportunity to share their voice.

His role is supporting the Oxplore team in accomplishing the goal of creating youth friendly content addressing as many of your big questions as we can.

Sarah Wilkin (on maternity leave)

profile-picSarah is Widening Access and Participation Coordinator (Content Development).

Initially, she trained and worked as an English secondary school teacher and sixth form tutor. In 2013 she completed her masters in Education (technology and learning) at the University of Oxford. Since she has been involved in multiple digital research and schools outreach projects including Poetry by Heart, Oxford on the Times Educational Supplement, and the Home Internet Access Initiative where she provided local young people with support as they went online.

Her role in Oxplore involves coordinating the content development and review process.