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Merton student society hosts ‘genetic selection’ debate

The event was held just a week after a St Antony’s debate on eugenics was cancelled amid heavy backlash from students

Universities’ spending on staff reaches record low

While universities’ income increased from 2015/16, the proportion of expenditure on university staff dropped to a record low

Universities minister says student loan ‘got me through university’

Sam Gyimah told MPs that he could have been "thrown out of university" without the financial bailout he received from his college in Oxford

Forensic scans show Oxford dodo was shot

The findings surprised experts, who previously believed the dodo lived out its life as a show bird in London

Oxford sweet potato study unearths new discoveries

The study challenges the long-standing view that the sweet potato was transported around the globe by humans

Bodleian to exhibit unpublished JRR Tolkien artworks

The three works, which have never before been viewed by the public, date back to Tolkien’s early years in Oxford

Brexit update outlines Oxford’s research strategy

The University clarified it will keep its “desired outcomes from the Brexit negotiations unchanged.”

Oxford SU criticised by government freedom of speech inquiry

The Commission on Human Rights report criticised the SU for its role in shutting down a pro-life event last year

Feminist philosophy will revolutionise our worldview

The new course is a step towards diversifying philosophy at oxford

Oxford scientists receive £1m for heart defect research

Scientists awarded nearly £1m to determine the causes of congenital heart disease

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The Threepenny Opera Review – ‘both unsettling and wildly entertaining’

Faye Heron reviews this term's Playhouse show which she finds serves to bring up important social issues whilst simultaneously being vigorously entertaining

First CofE vicar to be in same-sex marriage becomes LMH chaplain

Foreshew-Cain quit as a vicar in 2017, citing the "institutional homophobia" of the Church of England

Plush faces imminent venue closure

The future is uncertain for the popular LGBTQ+ venue

SU welcomes students responding to Gender Recognition Act consultation

The SU also made its own submission to the consultation incorporating contributions from members

Anti-racist groups to protest AfD leader’s visit to the Union

Stand Up to Racism Oxford argues the party ‘built up its following by stoking up racism against migrants, Muslims and refugees’