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    Oxford academics awarded prominent EU research grants

    The four Oxford winners are among 51 UK grant recipients, a total surpassing that of any other country. UK researchers qualify for the grants because the UK is an “associated country” to the ERC under the Horizon Europe scheme. Writing on their website, the ERC describes the research as “for the benefit of all EU citizens”. The ERC further noted the importance of strong UK-EU ties, and told Cherwell “up to half” of those ERC Starting Grants in the UK are EU nationals.

    The Conservatives’ attack on the ECHR: A Long Time Coming

    "Scrapping the ECHR and starting afresh with a ‘British Bill of Rights’ would embolden the government with both symbolic and literal power." Ciara Garcha investigates the history of the 'British Bill of Rights' and considers how it would impact the UK's relationship with the European Union.

    EU countries resume administering Oxford vaccine with EMA backing

    The EMA concluded that the vaccine was not associated with an increased risk of blood clots. They added they would continue to investigate whether the vaccine was associated with CVST caused by low platelet counts.

    74% of Europeans think EU is not worth having without free...

    The results of the poll come amidst EU freedom of movement restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic and as a result of Brexit. The UK left the EU on the 1st January 2021 and also signed the Immigration Act on the 11th November 2020, ending freedom of movement for EU citizens within the UK from the 31st December 2020.

    EU regulator approves Oxford vaccine

    The European Medicines Agency has approved the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for use in adults. The vaccine is the third to be given approval from the regulator.

    The limits of liberté: France’s ‘global security law’

    At the end of November, returning to the UK on my way back from the first part of my year abroad, I passed through...

    EU students lose ‘Home’ status from 2021

    EU, EEA, and Swiss national students will be classified as 'International' and will no longer qualify for 'Home' fee status and associated loans and...

    Long Read – The EU Betrays Solidarity

    When the European Economic Community (EEC) shifted to the European Union in 1993, Maastricht Treaty emphasised ‘solidarity’ as its founding tenet. In the Treaty, member states...

    The new commission is a betrayal of European democracy – but...

    Tough compromises are required to save the dream of a strong, free, and democratic Europe.

    Do the EU elections matter?

    Dominic Brind and Luke Dunne on whether we should care about the EU election results.