TRIALS OF OXFORD CORONAVIRUS VACCINE BEGIN IN KENYA

Kenya has joined the global efforts in search of an effective vaccine for COVID-19 with the start of a trial evaluating the ChAdOx1...

OXFORD TO TRIAL NEW COVID-19 TEST FOR INDIVIDUALS WITHOUT SYMPTOMS

The University of Oxford will take part in a new pilot scheme to assess the use of Lateral Flow Tests , a new COVID-19 test designed...

 
 
 

POVERTY AND INEQUALITY SURGE ACROSS EUROPE IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19

Poverty and inequality will potentially increase right across Europe, with poor workers losing as much as 16% of income and social...

PROFESSOR NICK EYRE APPOINTED OXFORD CITY COUNCIL SCIENTIFIC ADVISER

Professor Nick Eyre , of Oxford University's Environmental Change Institute , has been appointed as Oxford City Council's first scientific...

 
 
 

OXFORD UNIVERSITY CREATES ITS 200TH SPINOUT COMPANY PHISHAR

Oxford University, through its research commercialisation arm Oxford University Innovation, has created its 200 th company based on...

PROJECT FOR WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING OF EXTINCT FLIGHTLESS BIRDS

The University of Oxford's Department of Zoology today announces it will begin whole genome sequencing of extinct flightless birds,...

 
 
 

GLOBAL CLINICAL TRIALS OF COVID-19 VACCINE RESUME

The Food and Drug Administration has today authorised a restart of clinical trials of the ChAdOx1 nCov-2019 Oxford coronavirus vaccine...

LARGE TIDES MAY HAVE BEEN A KEY FACTOR IN THE EVOLUTION OF BONY FISH AND TETRAPODS

Pioneering research, published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A , into ancient tides during the Late Silurian - Devonian periods...

 
 
 

OXFORD COVID-19 VACCINE FOLLOWS ITS PROGRAMMED GENETIC INSTRUCTIONS, INDEPENDENT ANALYSIS FINDS

A team at Bristol University has used recently developed techniques to validate that the vaccine accurately follows the genetic instructions...

BRITAIN'S MOST INFLUENTIAL HINDU TEMPLE SPREADS AWARENESS OF THE PRINCIPLE TRIAL AMONG INDIAN COMMUNITY

Europe's BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, the largest Hindu temple outside of India, is supporting their community during the coronavirus...

 
 
 

BAND OF MOTHERS: CHILDBIRTH AS A FEMALE BONDING EXPERIENCE - OXFORD RESEARCH

Camaraderie and social bonds among mothers are strengthened by common experiences of a difficult childbirth, according to a new study...

‘JUNK' DNA COULD BE REWIRING OUR BRAINS

A new study by neuroscientists at the University of Oxford shows that mobile genetic elements that were active in the genomes of our...

 
 
 

NEW FUNDING TO IMPROVE WATER SECURITY FOR 10 MILLION PEOPLE IN AFRICA AND ASIA

New funding from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office will support global research and practice to improve water security...

HIGH-FLYING OXFORD RESEARCHERS WIN £100K PHILIP LEVERHULME PRIZES

Four young professors at the University of Oxford have today been awarded £100k Philip Leverhulme prizes, for early career researchers,...

 
 
 

COOLING: HIDDEN THREAT FOR CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE GOALS

Past research suggests growing international demand for cooling has the potential to drive one of the most substantial increases in...

MEDIUM-TERM IMPACT OF COVID-19 REVEALED IN NEW STUDY

Initial findings from a study looking at the longer-term impact of COVID-19 has found that a large proportion COVID-19 patients discharged...

 
 
 

THREE OXFORD RESEARCHERS WIN TOP UKRI FUTURE LEADERS FELLOWSHIPS

Three Oxford academics have today been awarded major financial backing with UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships - for their ‘world-class...

OXFORD SCIENTISTS DEVELOP EXTREMELY RAPID DIAGNOSTIC TEST FOR COVID-19

Scientists from Oxford University's Department of Physics have developed an extremely rapid diagnostic test that detects and identifies...

 
 
 

COVID-19 INEQUALITY: POOREST WORKERS HIT BY WORSE OUTCOMES

We have not all been in this together, according to research from Oxford, which shows the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in aggravated...

TURNING PLASTIC WASTE INTO HYDROGEN AND HIGH-VALUE CARBONS

The ever-increasing production and use of plastics over the last half century has created a huge environmental problem for the world....

 
 
 



‘Nat van Dijk' & Jota makes his case. again - 5 talking points from...

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France v Ireland LIVE: Updates as Ireland seek six-point or bonus point win...

France v Ireland LIVE: Updates as Ireland seek six-point or bonus point win to secure Six Nations title in Super Saturday climax

It could be an historic night for Ireland as the Six Nations finally comes to a close in France. Read more ...

James Bond icon Sir Sean Connery has died age 90

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Furlough payments extended as Boris Johnson puts England in second lockdown

Furlough payments extended as Boris Johnson puts England in second lockdown

Payments to people whose employers have been shut down were expected to stop today - to be replaced by a less generous system. But those on furlough will continue to get 80% of... Read more ...

Hugh Jackman and Piers Morgan lead showbiz tributes as Sir Sean Connery dies...

Hugh Jackman and Piers Morgan lead showbiz tributes as Sir Sean Connery dies aged 90: ‘The best James Bond'

Sir Sean Connery has died, aged 90 Sir Sean Connery has died aged 90 . BBC states the iconic James Bond star's family confirmed the news of his death. Following the sad... Read more ...

France 35-27 Ireland: England win Six Nations after impressive French display

France 35-27 Ireland: England win Six Nations after impressive French display

England were handed the Six Nations title after France put in a scintillating display to overpower Ireland 35-20 at the Stade de France. Read more ...

Oleksandr Usyk gives himself just THREE out of ten for Derek Chisora...

Oleksandr Usyk gives himself just THREE out of ten for Derek Chisora performance at Wembley Arena

The undefeated Ukrainian boxer ranked his victorious performance against Derek Chisora as three out of ten and vows to improve in order to become 'undisputed world champion'. Read more ...

Hakim Ziyech ‘feels at home' after scoring first Premier League goal in...

Hakim Ziyech ‘feels at home' after scoring first Premier League goal in Chelsea's victory over Burnley

Hakim Ziyech scored his first Premier League goal as Chelsea beat Burnley Hakim Ziyech says he ‘feels at home' at Chelsea after scoring his first Premier League goal to help... Read more ...

What channel is Man Utd vs Arsenal on? TV, live stream, Premier League...

What channel is Man Utd vs Arsenal on? TV, live stream, Premier League kick-off time

Manchester United host Arsenal in the Premier League this weekend but what channel is the match on? Express Sport is on hand with all the TV and live stream information. Read more ...

Fred and Rose West's son, 40, 'found dead in hostel in suspected drug overdose'

Fred and Rose West's son, 40, 'found dead in hostel in suspected drug overdose'

Barry West, 40, had long battled drug addiction, nightmares and psychiatric problems, according to reports. He was found dead from a suspected overdose at a hostel in... Read more ...