The team at the University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute has been celebrated for their global pandemic work by The Oxford Trust’s Covid Innovation Heroes Award 2021.
Her Majesty The Queen has approved the award of The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes to twenty-one higher and further education institutions, including Oxford University, in the most recent round of the independently reviewed scheme. This prestigious award is the highest national honour available to universities and FE colleges across the UK.
Established in 1892, the Romanes Lecture is the annual public lecture of Oxford University. Previous speakers include Baroness Hale of Richmond, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Gordon Brown.
The Universities of Oxford and Cambridge have been awarded OfS/Research England funding to improve Black, Asian and minority ethnic students’ access to postgraduate research. They will collaborate on a pioneering project to re-evaluate admissions practices, developing and testing new models of selection to better identify academic potential in graduate research applicants.
Islands are biodiversity hotspots yet, paradoxically, are also extinction hotspots.
The full week of bite-sized webinars covering research across the space domain will take place from Monday 22 November – Friday 26 November 2021.
The Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research (OSCAR) celebrated its third anniversary on Wednesday 17 November.
Professor Louise Richardson will continue as Vice-Chancellor at Oxford until the end of her seven- year term.
The planning application outlines how the Centre has ambitious sustainability objectives and would benefit the city of Oxford as well as transform the work of our scholars.
Mars explorers searching for signs of ancient life could be fooled by fossil-like specimens created by chemical processes, research suggests.
Scientists have shed light on an important stage of early embryonic development that has never been fully mapped out in humans before.
Science has never been more in the spotlight than over the last two years. From the pandemic to climate change, scientists are being called on for their expertise and to provide solutions to the world’s biggest and most urgent problems.
Scientists at the University of Oxford have developed new artificial intelligence (AI) models to recognise behaviours of chimpanzees in the wild.
The challenges and opportunities of human mobility in the Global South are the focus of a new project just launched by the University of Oxford and the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, in an innovative joint partnership.
When the history of COP26 and the battle to reduce emissions is written, last minute manoeuvrings in Glasgow will be a feature. But the very real successes of this year's Conference of the Parties will also be writ large: years of negotiations over core issues resolved and the completion of the Paris rule book as well as a substantial package on mitigation.
The University of Oxford is to benefit from $2 million (£1.49 million) in funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) to investigate how our ancestry and diversity influence the way that vaccines work in our cells.
Antibiotic consumption rates grew by 46 percent after 2000, according to findings which also suggest lack of treatment access in some areas.