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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...

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...

A Reflection on Social Media in Lockdown

While isolated in college, scrolling through social media and endless FaceTime calls became my lifeline. But social media also became an addictive...

Oxford Expands Coronavirus Trial to Brazil and South Africa

Having already undergone Phase I/II of clinical trials that began in April, Oxford's experimental vaccine is set to be trialled in Brazil...

Chemical Contrast

It is effectively government policy that the science student is fundamentally more socially valuable than the artist. Resistance to this mode of thinking...

Sensational: The Power of Synesthesia

Synesthesia is a hugely rare cross-sensory condition - and yet features in some of our most famous canonical works. How can we ever understand the experience of a synesthete?

Leonardo da Vinci: a Mind in Motion

Welcome to the British Library’s new exhibition, which will certainly put your mind in motion, as its title suggests, thanks to its atypical depiction of the genius we think we know.

Interview: Jocelyn Bell Burnell

On astrophysics, unconscious bias, and women in science

Would you risk your life on God? Reflections on Professor John...

Prompted by Professor John Lennox's new book, Jack Sagar grapples with questions about science, God, and the faith that binds us all together.

Oxford academic forced to leave after Home Office dispute

Dr Fengying Liu's departure has raised concerns over Oxford's ability to recruit academics from around the world after Brexit