Oxfordshire buildings wanted for the Building Beauty Awards 2022

Oxfordshire buildings wanted for the Building Beauty Awards 2022

Now is the perfect time to submit an entry on behalf of your favourite regional building for the recently launched Building Beauty Awards.
Oxford University develops test that can identify cancer and if it has spread

Oxford Uni develops test that can identify cancer and if it has spread

The study analysed samples from 300 patients with non-specific but concerning symptoms of cancer, and their results show that cancer was correctly detected in 19 out of every 20 patients with cancer using this test.
Oxford team publish blueprint for making millions of doses of a new vaccine within 100 days

Oxford team publish blueprint for making millions of doses of new vaccine

The researchers believe their work could help compress vaccine development timelines to 100 days from pathogen identification to mass production and distribution.
UK’s Defence Academy in Oxfordshire hit by damaging cyber attack

UK’s Defence Academy in Oxfordshire hit by damaging cyber attack

The cyber attack – possibly by Russia or China – caused “significant” damage to the academic arm of the UK’s Ministry of Defence, according to a retired high-ranking officer.
Grafton Land & Property sells key site in Burford to Porthaven Care Homes

Grafton Land & Property sells key site in Burford to Porthaven Care Homes

The site in Burford, which has planning permission for a 60-bed care home, will be the latest addition to the growing Porthaven Care Home portfolio.
Owen Mumford investing £14m in new state-of-the-art facility in Witney

Owen Mumford investing £14m in new state-of-the-art facility in Witney

The new building is commissioned to align with the company’s strong sustainability agenda, and is designed in accordance with the latest environmental standards to obtain BREEAM certification.
Simon Hegele expanding and relocating from Milton Park to Didcot Quarter

Simon Hegele expanding and relocating from Milton Park to Didcot Quarter

The logistics and supply chain company has acquired DQ120 Didcot Quarter comprising 121,464 sq ft of newbuild warehouse/logistics space on a 10-year lease.
Affordable business space at Standingford House in Oxford

City Council to create affordable business space in East Oxford

The £9.7m plans will see Standingford House in Cave Street off St Clements demolished and the site redeveloped to create a flexible and accessible new workspace.
Design competition launched for £1bn Innovation District at Begbroke

Design competition launched for £1bn innovation district at Begbroke

The winning design team will set the bold ambition and design intent for a project that will transform the area around the university’s Begbroke Science Park to the north of Oxford.
Johnson Matthey announces intention to exit battery materials business

Johnson Matthey to exit battery materials business

The company has been looking to commercialise its range of high nickel cathode materials and has been exploring strategic partnerships for the battery division it set up in 2012.