20 October 2017
Scientists have taken an important step in a long-term project aimed at improving photosynthesis in rice to increase crop yields and help meet the food needs of billions of people around the world.
17 October 2017
Stereotypes suggest that women love to talk, with some studies even finding that women say three times as much as men. But, new research from a team from the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, shows there is an exception to this rule: professional STEM events, which could be indicative of the wider problem of gender inequality in the field.
16 October 2017
Oxford scientists have provided important insights into the latest discovery of gravitational waves.
16 October 2017
A new Oxford University collaboration will support understanding and action around one of the world’s biggest health threats, drug-resistant infections...
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.
4 October 2017
Migratory birds are both attracted to and influenced by light. As a result, their behaviours alter drastically in the presence of artificial light at night, according to a new Oxford University collaboration, that was conducted at a unique landmark: the 'Tribute in Light' in New York.
2 October 2017
Thousands of people turned out for Oxford’s largest ever public engagement event on Friday (29 September)...
28 September 2017
Scientists have made a crucial step towards unlocking the 'holy grail' of computing – microchips that mimic the way the human brain works to store and process information.
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.