16 October 2017
Oxford scientists have provided important insights into the latest discovery of gravitational waves.
11 October 2017
Scientists from the University of Oxford are to play a key role in new missions that will help to both better monitor the effects of climate change on space and understand the origin of the stars and planets.
2 October 2017
Thousands of people turned out for Oxford’s largest ever public engagement event on Friday (29 September)...
25 September 2017
The University of Oxford’s Department of Physics will play a pivotal role in a flagship global science facility that could change our understanding of the universe.
20 September 2017
An unusual collaboration between engineers at Oxford, the Zooniverse citizen science platform and international disaster response organisation Rescue Global is enabling a rapid and effective response to Hurricane Irma.
18 September 2017
Experiments carried out at Oxford University have revealed that tectonic plates are weaker than previously thought.
30 August 2017
Armchair astronomers have helped Oxford University scientists discover landforms known as ‘spiders’ on parts of Mars where they were previously thought not to exist.
6 March 2017
Oxfordshire’s international strength in applied superconductivity technology has been boosted by a major new Oxford University research centre.
3 February 2017
Not so long ago, observing fundamental particles was reserved for scientists with complex equipment. Now technological progress means that anyone can explore the world of particles using the new VENu smartphone app.
31 January 2017
Incredibly rapid gas flares have been detected coming from a white dwarf binary star system for the first time by Oxford University scientists. It suggests that our current understanding of star habits and their capabilities is incomplete.
9 November 2016
The iGem competition – ‘international genetically engineered machine’ – has been taking place every year in Boston since 2004.
21 October 2016
Research led by Professor Subir Sarkar of the Department of Physics finds that evidence that the universe's expansion is speeding up is flimsier than previously thought.
7 September 2016
A pioneering new centre for the study of nanoscale materials involving University of Oxford researchers has opened near the city, giving a boost to the UK's world-leading science and technology infrastructure.