8 July 2020
Covid-19 pandemic demands availability of highly accessible and rapid testing around the world to enable countries to emerge from lockdown with confidence.
6 July 2020
Infertility is one of the most striking effects of ageing. The impact of ageing on females’ fertility is more severe and much better understood, but it also affects males.
2 July 2020
New for 2020, the Vice-Chancellor’s Education Awards celebrate high-quality education across the collegiate University - recognising new and innovative approaches to teaching, and the steps being taken to further students' educational experience at Oxford.
30 June 2020
Britain is proving reluctant to start moving, despite the Government’s relaxation of a series of lockdown measures, according to data from the Oxford COVID-19 Impact Monitor.
29 June 2020
The project, led by Oxford Earth Sciences Associate Professor Helen Johnson, will provide new knowledge of this critical region, which will help to improve predictions of ocean and climate variability in the North Atlantic and beyond.
26 June 2020
The botanical world – which drives the planet’s ecosystems – is the Cinderella science, struggling for resources and recognition, struggling even to keep up with the rate of extinction.
24 June 2020
The outstanding work of Oxford chemists has been recognised in this year's prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry awards, announced today.
22 June 2020
For thirty years Oxford Mathematician Roger Penrose has challenged one of the key planks of Cosmology, namely the concept of Inflation, now over 40 years old, according to which our universe expanded at an enormous rate immediately after the Big Bang.
15 June 2020
Researchers at the Universities of Oxford, Yale, Harvard, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and at the Diamond Light Source in the UK, have discovered that kaolinite, a mineral found in certain fine-grained rocks around the world, is a key ingredient for preserving some of the earliest forms of complex life.
12 June 2020
Dr Simon Calcutt from Oxford’s Department of Physics along with Professor Tom Pike from Imperial College London are leading on a new research project to improve the precision of maritime navigation.
11 June 2020
Scientists at the Universities of Oxford, Exeter, Yunnan and Bristol and have discovered the oldest fossil of the group of animals that contains earthworms, leeches, ragworms and lugworms.
11 June 2020
Oxford University has received a landmark £80 million donation from the Reuben Foundation that will transform Oxford’s newest college and establish a major new scholarship programme for graduate and undergraduate students.
8 June 2020
A new study from researchers at Oxford University’s Departments of Zoology and Biochemistry shows that warring bacteria will engage in suicidal attacks in vast numbers to take down competitors.
1 June 2020
Professor Yee Whye Teh, from the Department of Statistics, joined a panel briefing at the Science Media Centre to discuss some of the work of The Royal Society’s DELVE group (Data Evaluation and Learning for Viral Epidemics) who are reviewing Test, Trace, Isolate evidence from around the world.
1 June 2020
Data from a BBC citizen science experiment has helped predict how different strategies could control the spread of Covid-19, according to new preliminary research from Oxford University, University of East Anglia, and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
26 May 2020
The University Of Oxford Department Of Earth Sciences are delighted to announce the establishment of The Brewer-Loughman Awards for final year Earth Sciences Undergraduates.