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07 June 2019

The Rhodes Trust announces Sir John Bell as new Chair of the Rhodes Trustees

The Rhodes Trust announced today that Professor Sir John Bell GBE will become the new Chair of the Rhodes Trustees, starting 1 July 2019. Sir John is Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford and an internationally renowned scientist and clinician. He will take on the role as Chair after serving as a Rhodes Trustee for over a decade. During his time as Trustee, Sir John has convened several Rhodes Healthcare Forums on health innovation and equity, mentored numerous Rhodes Scholars, and championed the Trust’s efforts to promote Scholar well-being and mental health.

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29 March 2019

Cherry Blossoms & Cultural Exchange: Rhodes Trust China Trip 2019

Dr Elizabeth Kiss, Warden and CEO of the Rhodes Trust and Mr Alasdair Maclay, Director of Strategy & Development travelled to Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing from 17 -22 March to meet with long-standing supporters of the Rhodes Trust, potential investors, media, academics and other stakeholders. At the same time, 17 Rhode Scholars also travelled to China in order to spend two weeks in Shanghai and Beijing meeting with leaders in academic, civil society, business, finance and more. Countless ideas were shared and many friends were made. The Rhodes Trust looks forward to receiving many more applications from Chinese Scholars in the future.