2 October 2017
Thousands of people turned out for Oxford’s largest ever public engagement event on Friday (29 September)...
18 September 2017
It lived well over 550 million years ago, is known only through fossils and has variously been described as looking a bit like a jellyfish, a worm, a fungus and lichen. But was the 'mysterious' Dickinsonia an animal, or was it something else?
31 March 2017
A consortium of eight UK universities, led by the University of Oxford, has been awarded £3 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to establish a national high-performance computing facility to support machine learning.
7 June 2016
The Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford has been awarded a new Regius Professorship as part of the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations.
1 June 2016
Professor Nigel Hitchin FRS, Savilian Professor of Geometry in the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford has won the prestigious Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences for, in the words of the Prize Foundation "his far-reaching contributions to geometry, representation theory and theoretical physics.
24 May 2016
The work of Oxford University Professor Sir Andrew Wiles was celebrated as having 'heralded a new era in number theory' as he received the top international prize for mathematics.
15 March 2016
The solution to a 300-year-old mystery has landed Oxford University Professor Sir Andrew Wiles the top international prize for mathematics.
18 November 2015
Bipolar disorder – formerly known as manic depression – is a chronic, recurrent mental illness characterised by extreme swings in mood. The condition is thought to affect at least one in every 100 adults worldwide and has the highest rate of suicide among psychiatric disorders.
21 July 2015
A new approach to exploring the spread of contagious diseases or the latest celebrity gossip has been tested using London’s street and underground networks.