The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography has been named as the winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize, it was announced on Thursday.
The Dictionary, which is the largest published work in the English language, is a collaborative effort between the History Faculty and Oxford University Press. The work compiles more than 56,000 biographies of men and women who have shaped British history from the 4th century BC to the present day.
This is the sixth time the university has won the prize since the awards were begun in 1994. The Prizes are awarded biennially, recognizing excellence among higher and further education institutions for work of exceptional quality.