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Shakespeare celebrations bow out next month

A FINALE of events to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death will take place next month.

8:13am Friday 28 October 2016

ROWING: Wallingford's Ellie Piggott and Brianna Stubbs hold on to national title

AMERICAN TRIUMPH: Wallingford’s Masters crew celebrate their success (from left): Mike Edge, Steve Pearson, Richard Smith, Pete King and Sara Ball (front) Picture: Helen Pearson

THERE was no stopping Wallingford’s lightweight GB scullers Ellie Piggott and Brianna Stubbs, who retained their national title in the British Senior Championships at Nottingham.

7:06am Friday 28 October 2016

Benefit sanctions show 'clear' link to foodbank usage

BENEFIT sanctions are leading to a clear increase in the number of people having to go to foodbanks for emergency supplies, an Oxford University study has found.

9:45am Friday 28 October 2016

Oxfordshire's brightest young minds galvanised at natural history museum awards night

A total of 94 students from 37 Oxfordshire schools attended the Young Scientists of the Year event at Oxford University Museum of Natural History on October 19.

SOME of Oxfordshire's most talented young scientists were celebrated in a ceremony at Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

3:03pm Friday 28 October 2016

World's first petrified dinosaur brain certified thanks to Oxford scientist

A petrified dionsaur brain discovered in Sussex by fossil hunter Jamie Hisocks. Picture: University of Cambridge

A "BROWN pebble" spotted by a fossil hunter has been confirmed as the first known example of petrified dinosaur brain with help from an Oxford scientist.

1:20pm Friday 28 October 2016

Film featuring insects from Oxford museum wins documentary award

A FILM featuring insect specimens taken from Oxford University Museum of National History was named best documentary at High Wycombe’s Fisheye Film Festival. 'Microsculpture' was made to accompany the exhibition of the same name, which is running…

9:12am Friday 28 October 2016

Guinea pigs wanted for flu vaccine pre-trial pilot

GUINEA pigs are wanted for a new flu vaccine trial at Oxford University.

11:43am Friday 28 October 2016

Oxford University named best in Europe - but misses out on world number one spot

Oxford University ranked top in the UK and 6th in world by American group

OXFORD University has been ranked the top institution of its kind in Europe and sixth in the world by an American media company. 

8:45am Tuesday 25 October 2016

Recognition for leading Oxford University social scientists

THREE leading social scientists from Oxford University have been made Fellows of The Academy of Social Sciences.

8:39am Wednesday 26 October 2016

'Pig's ear' of a design compromise marks end of the battle for Castle Mill flats campaigners

Castle Mill Pictures - AFTER (artists impression)....

FINAL designs for the controversial Castle Mill student flats have signified "the end of the road" for campaigners who conceded views of Port Meadow would be spoilt for years to come.

9:52am Saturday 22 October 2016
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