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Oxford resumes COVID-19 vaccine trials after pause

Clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University are set to resume, after they were halted on September 6th...

An organist’s view on a crisis in church music

Over the last ten years of my life, I’ve been fortunate enough to work in the music department of a small parish church in...

Speed or Safety? Science publishing in the time of COVID-19

Global pandemics demand fast, evidence-based responses. This poses a conundrum. Communication of scientific research is deliberately and excruciatingly slow. After an article...

Oxford study finds immune memory of coronavirus in patient T cells

Oxford University researchers have found that infection with coronavirus leads to a significant T cell response. This includes T cell ‘memory’ to...

Social distancing patrols in Oxford after rise in coronavirus cases

Oxford City Council is enforcing local patrols and inspections to ensure residents adhere to social distancing rules. A spike in cases has...

Self-isolation for international students: How has your college responded?

Government guidance means that students travelling from certain countries overseas will have to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival in the UK....

Creativity and Covid-19: How social interaction fuels the creative industries

"Social interaction is fundamental for the financial wellbeing of creative industries, to provide a stimulus for new art, to exhibit art and also to remunerate those who devote their time to create it." George Newton discusses the impact of lockdown on artistic creativity and stimulus.

Literature festivals of the future

"As idyllic as it sounds to vanish for a few days to the literary haven of Hay-on-Wye, for many, financial and geographic constraints curtail the prospect of reaching the so-called ‘Woodstock of the mind’."

Oxford may face local controls after “unsettling” rise in COVID cases

Oxford could face local lockdown measures after a surge in coronavirus cases. Oxfordshire County Council said “measures that would slam the brakes...

Hajj during a pandemic

"The restricted Hajj has led to the devastation of many Muslims globally, as the chance to embark on the pilgrimage is hard to come by."