16 January 2018
Global information analytics business Elsevier is donating £1 million to Oxford Mathematics, in support of fellowships, research meetings and workshops.
8 January 2018
An international team of astronomers has revealed an 'astonishing' overabundance of massive stars in a neighbouring galaxy.
4 December 2017
Researchers at Oxford University have discovered that peregrine falcons steer their attacks using the same control strategies as guided missiles.
4 December 2017
An international collaboration has for the first time revealed the key drivers of seabird migration. The new study suggests that puffin colonies that travel great distances during the winter often find it more difficult to breed than others, and that escaping your habitat with far-flung migration therefore carries a cost.
1 November 2017
Hollywood films and science fiction literature fuel the belief that aliens are monster-like beings, who are very different to humans. But new research suggests that we could have more in common with our extra-terrestrial neighbours, than initially thought.
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.
21 September 2017
Oxford University has entered into a partnership with the Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute (JITRI), which will support a number of science research developments.
18 September 2017
Experiments carried out at Oxford University have revealed that tectonic plates are weaker than previously thought.