He may have been quick around the track but it took until he was 84 to get an honorary degree.
But it is only fitting the man who made Iffley Road Sports Ground a record-breaking spot, Sir Roger Bannister, was recognised.
His accomplishments are a great inspiration to the latest graduates at the university. And his words to health and life sciences students held extra poignancy as he has dedicated his life to understand neurological disorders and is himself a Parkinson’s sufferer.
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9:41am Wednesday 29th July 2015
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10:00pm Tuesday 28th July 2015
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6:30am Wednesday 29th July 2015
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9:00am Wednesday 29th July 2015
POLICE chief Francis Habgood has said “difficult choices” will have to be made about policing across the Thames Valley.
9:31am Wednesday 29th July 2015
A NEIGHBOUR helped an elderly couple to safety after their home was filled with smoke from a burnt-out boiler, the fire service said.
7:00am Wednesday 29th July 2015
A WARD of 30 beds at Witney Community Hospital will shut for seven months to send staff elsewhere in the county and save money, it was announced yesterday.