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Professor Irene Tracey, CBE, FMedSci, became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford on 1 January 2023. She was previously Warden of Merton College, Oxford, her alma mater. She is also Professor of Anaesthetic Neuroscience in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

Professor Irene Tracey

At her Admission on Tuesday 10 January 2023 in the Sheldonian Theatre, Vice-Chancellor Professor Irene Tracey gave her inaugural address to a meeting of the University's Congregation.

You can also view a transcript of her speech, as well as the Chancellor's speech, from the Admissions Ceremony.