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Sunday, June 26, 2022

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Oxford Half Marathon returns this weekend

Last year, the event had to be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oxford academics awarded Turing Fellowships

Researchers from over 14 departments were recognised by the programme, including the Social Sciences, Medical Sciences and Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS) divisions. Many of those selected have been involved with the Alan Turing Institute since its creation in 2015.

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OPINION: Another BBC Controversy, Maitlis Under the Spotlight

If you thought a steadily rising death toll, a crisis in our care homes, and growing calls for the PM to sack his chief aide might...

Oxford Professor awarded Royal Geographical Society medal

Oxford University Professor Heather Viles has been awarded the Royal Geographical Society’s 2020 Founder’s Medal for her work in the field of biogeomorphology. The Royal...

Oxford student launches app to help social distancing

An Oxford doctoral student has co-designed an app to help users practise social distancing by locating crowded areas in their neighbourhood, which can then...

Trinity College chef shares recipes for students on Instagram

Trinity College’s Head Chef, Julian Smith, is helping students recreate their favourite college meals at home by uploading detailed recipes online. So far, eight...

Review: Laura Marling’s ‘Song For Our Daughter’

Laura Marling’s seventh album, Song For Our Daughter, was scheduled for release later this year. But, like many other artists and entertainers, the likes of Dua Lipa...

Big White Wall to give students 24/7 mental health support

Oxford University has signed up to Big White Wall, an online community offering 24/7 mental health support for issues such as exam stress, depression,...

Friday Favourite: The Neapolitan Quartet

In a rare interview with LA Times in 2018, Elena Ferrante, universally-celebrated, elusive (the name is a pseudonym) author of the Neapolitan novels, was...

May Morning will be celebrated virtually

This year’s May Morning celebrations will be held online - they will be live-streamed on Facebook and broadcast in part by the BBC. Following...

Government pledges £20 million towards Oxford coronavirus vaccine

Matt Hancock announced this afternoon during the government’s daily Coronavirus press conference that £20 million in funding will be allocated towards a vaccine research...

Vice-Chancellor criticises global COVID-19 response

The Vice-Chancellor has criticised the response to the COVID-19 pandemic from the international community. In a post uploaded to the University’s "Coronavirus Research" page,...

Fashion’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic

In times of crisis, fashion is rarely at the forefront of people’s minds. As the world attempts to navigate daily life in the midst...