HIMALAYAN WOLF DISCOVERED TO BE A UNIQUE WOLF ADAPTED TO HARSH HIGH ALTITUDE LIFE

Researchers from the University of Oxford have discovered that the Himalayan wolf is a unique wolf characteristically adapted to the...

OXFORD INTERVIEWS EXPLAINED

Over the next two weeks Oxford will welcome thousands of prospective undergraduate students as they take part in the University's annual...

 
 
 

THE ARCTIC'S CHANGING LANDSCAPE: IMPACT ON PLANTS, ANIMALS, LIVELIHOODS AND GLOBAL TEMPERATURES

With 2019 on track to be one of the warmest years on record, a major new study reveals the impact of warming temperatures on Arctic...

UBER LINKED TO A REDUCTION IN SERIOUS ROAD TRAFFIC INJURIES IN THE UK

A study by University of Oxford researchers, published today in Social Science & Medicine , has found that ride-hailing provider, Uber,...

 
 
 

THE ‘NOCEBO' EFFECT: HOW INFORMED CONSENT CAN CAUSE UNNECESSARY HARM IN TRIALS

Research published today in the Journal of Medical Ethics found that the way informed consent is currently taken causes unnecessary...

OXFORD STUDENTS GIVEN ACCESS TO EMPLOYERS' GREEN CREDENTIALS

Oxford students will soon have access to potential employers' sustainability credentials thanks to a new initiative by the University's...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS CLOSER TO FINDING THE CELL OF ORIGIN FOR OVARIAN CANCER

Researchers have used a new technique to identify six previously unknown cell types in human Fallopian tubes, paving the way for faster...

ARCHITECT APPOINTED FOR SCHWARZMAN CENTRE FOR THE HUMANITIES

Oxford University has appointed Hopkins Architects to design the Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities.

 
 
 

SIR MICHAEL DIXON ELECTED NEXT PRINCIPAL OF GREEN TEMPLETON COLLEGE

Sir Michael Dixon has been elected as the next Principal of Green Templeton College, Oxford University. He will take up

USING THE POWER OF POP TO CHANGE MINDS OVER SEA TURTLE MEAT CONSUMPTION

Researchers at the University of Oxford and Programa Tatô have developed a catchy way to reach communities on the island of São Tomé,...

 
 
 

OXFORD PLACES ON 100 BEST LGBT INCLUSIVE WORKPLACES TWO YEARS IN A ROW

For the second year in a row, Oxford University has been named as one of the UK's most inclusive employers for lesbian, bisexual, gay...

YORKSHIRE FARMER ARGUES HOMOSEXUALITY IS NATURAL IN 1810 DIARY DISCOVERY

In a newly-discovered passage from a private diary, a Yorkshire farmer argues in 1810 that homosexuality is innate and should not be...

 
 
 

TREATING DEPRESSION IMPORTANT AFTER STROKE, BUT CAUTION MAY BE NEEDED

Recognising and managing depression is an important part of post-stroke treatment, but some treatments should be used with caution...

OXFORD SCIENTISTS UNCOVER MOLECULAR ‘FIRST RESPONDER' THAT TRIGGERS HEART-ATTACKING CAUSING PLAQUES

Oxford University scientist have discovered the molecular ‘first responder' which detects disturbances in the flow of blood through...

 
 
 

BRANCHING OUT FOR A NEW GREEN REVOLUTION

Researchers at the University of Oxford and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have discovered a new gene that improves the yield and...

OXFORD TEAM TO BEGIN NOVEL CORONAVIRUS VACCINE RESEARCH

A research team at Oxford University's Jenner Institute is preparing to begin clinical testing of a novel coronavirus vaccine candidate.

 
 
 

BRITAIN IN 2019 FACES MAJOR SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES

One hundred years since the Ministry of Reconstruction's adult education committee published its Report on Adult Education , a new...

NEW TARGET IDENTIFIED FOR REPAIRING THE HEART AFTER HEART ATTACK

An immune cell is shown for the first time to be involved in creating the scar that repairs the heart after damage

 
 
 

GUT BACTERIA LINKED TO PERSONALITY

Sociable people have a higher abundance of certain types of gut bacteria and also more diverse bacteria, an Oxford University study...

REWILDING THE ARCTIC COULD STOP PERMAFROST THAW AND REDUCE CLIMATE CHANGE RISKS

The wide-scale introduction of large herbivores to the Arctic tundra to restore the ‘mammoth steppe' grassland ecosystem and mitigate...

 
 
 



Liverpool stumble to West Ham win but Jurgen Klopp will have worries ahead...

Liverpool stumble to West Ham win but Jurgen Klopp will have worries ahead of Atletico Madrid second leg

The Reds came from behind to beat West Ham 3-2 at Anfield but it was a far from perfect performance from the champions elect Read more ...

West Ham 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

West Ham 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

West Ham are struggling to make the most of their talented squad of individuals and find themselves looking down, not up, in the 2019/20 campaign. Premier League 2019/20... Read more ...

Love Island winners Finn and Paige's plans to move to Manchester 'in jeopardy'

Love Island winners Finn and Paige's plans to move to Manchester 'in jeopardy'

Love Island winners Paige and Finn laid out how they plan to spend the £50,000 after being voted the best couple in the villa Read more ...

Vanessa Bryant breaks down on stage during speech in tribute to husband Kobe...

Vanessa Bryant breaks down on stage during speech in tribute to husband Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna

Vanessa Bryant paid tribute to Kobe Bryant and their daughter Gianna Bryant Vanessa Bryant struggled to get through her speech in tribute to husband Kobe Bryant and their... Read more ...

Deontay Wilder breaks silence after Tyson Fury defeat to confirm trilogy fight

Deontay Wilder breaks silence after Tyson Fury defeat to confirm trilogy fight

Wilder had the right to a third fight having lost his world title to Fury with the trilogy clash set to be held this summer Read more ...

'She was so full of life': Vanessa Bryant laments not being able to watch...

'She was so full of life': Vanessa Bryant laments not being able to watch her daughter grow up at the memorial for Gianna and Kobe

Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa Bryant delivered a tearful eulogy for her daughter Gianna "Gigi" Bryant during a memorial held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Monday. Vanessa... Read more ...

‘Hidden figures' math genius Katherine Johnson who helped get NASA into...

‘Hidden figures' math genius Katherine Johnson who helped get NASA into space dies at 101

Katherine Johnson, the NASA math genius who inspired the movie ‘Hidden Figures' died at age 101 on Monday. A groundbreaking African-American NASA math genius whose life formed... Read more ...

Liverpool 3-2 West Ham: 5 talking points as Reds fight back to win Anfield...

Liverpool 3-2 West Ham: 5 talking points as Reds fight back to win Anfield thriller

Sadio Mane scored the winner after David Moyes' Hammers gave Jurgen Klopp's champions-elect a fright, and threatened their long, unbeaten Premier League run Read more ...

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reveals what is 'special' about West Ham Premier...

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reveals what is 'special' about West Ham Premier League win

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has opened up on his side's Premier League win over West Ham. Read more ...

New Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 release date, price, spec and latest rumours

New Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 release date, price, spec and latest rumours

Samsung was way ahead of the game when they announced the market's first foldable phone in February 2019, following years of speculation, rumours and excitement. However when... Read more ...