1 December 2021
DeepMind, the leading British artificial intelligence company, has renewed its commitment to supporting students at the University of Oxford following the success of its scholarship programme for under-represented groups in AI.
18 November 2021
A set of major collaborations between science, mathematics and history staff and students at the University of Oxford - seeking to diversify the curriculum in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines - was launched last week.
20 October 2021
The University’s Race Equality Task Force has outlined a set of proposed measures aiming to address the under-representation of racial minorities at all levels across the University.
15 July 2021
Oxford University is to collaborate with Formula 1 on a new scholarship to support talented undergraduate engineers from under-represented backgrounds into careers in the motorsports industry.
6 May 2021
A recent article published in the journal Nature Geoscience has highlighted the shocking under-representation of students from ethnic minority backgrounds in the Geosciences. Ben Fernando writes about a new paper that lays out steps to address this diversity crisis and make the discipline more equitable.
Winners announced for Oxford’s Beyond Boundaries art competition to encourage inclusion in STEM sciences
24 February 2021
Oxford University has today announced the winners of its science-inspired schools’ art competition Beyond Boundaries which was launched to encourage inclusion in science research
10 December 2020
Four more DeepMind graduate scholarships for students wishing to pursue a master’s degree in Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science will be made available for students commencing courses in 2021–22.
2 October 2020
Dr Mbogo got onto the Masters in Computer Science programme at Oxford with a full scholarship through the Shell Centenary Foundation, and is now Dean of the School of Science and Technology at the Kenya Methodist University and the first ever Kenyan to receive the prestigious OWSD-Elsevier Foundation Award earlier this year.
15 October 2019
Tanesha Allen discusses her research studying the behaviours of European badgers, transatlantic culture shock and how her experience as a black female scientist compares to others in her field.
Oxford scientists in community-led call for Government inquiry into funding policy impact on diversity in STEMM
28 February 2019
Do science funding policies and cultures prevent UK science from attracting a diverse community of people? This important proposal was put to the Science and Technology Select Committee by over 200 UK scientists, including 15 from Oxford, and will be taken forward by the Government in 2019-20.