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News summary – 1st week

The first instalment in our new series in which we summarise the most important news in Oxford each week. It has never been so...

Mortarboards deemed too dangerous to throw

Mortarboards to be photoshopped in at UEA after injury concerns

Qatar funds new scholarship

High level dignitaries from Qatar visited Somerville College to sign a Memorandum of Understanding to provide funding for at least four new Qatar Thatcher Scholarships.The guests were greeted...

Oxford researchers look into cure for blindness

Clinical trials of gene therapy for inherited blindness have shown promising results. Research from the Oxford University, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, has shown promising results...

Oxford researchers warn against new power stations

Energy companies can only go on building new coal and gas power stations for one more year if the world is to meet its...

2016 in technology: what will be the next big thing?

Philip Pope predicts the exciting changes in the world of technology that this year will bring.

The Cherwell Encyclical: HT16 0th Week

Wild boar runs away from Corbyn cabinet offer

The Cherwell Encyclical: opportunities of the new year

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Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote

App launched to help new students navigate Oxford

The app features the presidents of Oxford SU, the African and Caribbean Society (ACS) and the Dramatic Society, as well as the Bodleian librarian

Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds