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COVID-19 Is Changing the Way We Socialise

'I can hardly offer them a virtual cup of tea when the conversation runs dry.' As our online interactions proliferate, Janae Byrne discusses the pitfalls of communicating via social media.

Oxford company to screen 15,000 drugs for COVID-19 cure

The Oxford-based company Exscientia will use artificial intelligence to evaluate over 15,000 drugs in order to test them for effectiveness in curing...

LIVEBLOG: Covid-19 Updates

Latest Updates The University has announced that all university libraries and museums will be shut until further noticeTrinity...

University releases Trinity examination arrangements

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Martin Williams, has today released information on Trinity Term examinations. The changes are as follows:

Satire: The Guide to Isolation

Everything is terrible right now. There seems little point in pretending otherwise. If you watch the news, you’re immediately sent into a...

Don’t be fooled – in Lockdown Britain, the working class will...

‘The burden of keeping our society running has been placed on those least respected by it.’ Lauren Shirreff discusses the vulnerable position of Britain's poorest.

Oxford City Council promises hotel rooms to homeless amid coronavirus outbreak

Oxford City Council has pledged additional support for rough sleepers amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. The City Council announced on Wednesday...

Are Celebrities Useless?

‘The rich and powerful are living through a crisis of personality rather than of public health.’ Lauren Shirreff assesses the contribution of celebrities in times of global crisis.

Government funds three Oxford COVID-19 projects

Three University of Oxford research projects will receive shares of a £20million government investment to combat coronavirus. Six UK projects will benefit...

Music: In Isolation but not Isolated

Anna Gunstone reflects on how listening to music can remain a communal experience even in isolation.