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Created by the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute (ECI), the report challenges Oxfordshire’s key decision-makers to embrace several new recommendations.
All students, including postgraduates, can receive a vaccine from the centre at the University Club on Mansfield Road seven days a week until at least Sunday 04 July.
June 2021 marks the 150th anniversary of the passing of the Universities Tests Act, which removed the last religious restrictions for scholars attending the University of Oxford.
The proposed designs for the new Oxford University building are being presented as part of the second public consultation which launched on 17 June.
The announcement comes amidst concerns about the rising rate of COVID-19 cases in the UK, and ahead of the university’s virtual open day on 30 June and 01 July.
The 2021 G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting will be held in person in Oxford on 03 and 04 June and will bring together health leaders from the world’s leading democracies.
The Governing Body of Oriel College has decided not to begin the process of removing the statue despite an Independent Commission backing the College’s original wish to remove it.
Weighing 25,000kg, the new 38mm gun fires a 100g projectile, which can reach a maximum velocity of 6.5km/s or 14,500mph – 20 times the speed of sound.
The Oxford-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that co-invented a COVID-19 vaccine is a spin-out from Oxford University’s Jenner Institute.
Eco-friendly Fiquetex will produce 100% sustainable, biodegradable, and renewable fabric and leather from the Colombian Fique plant and natural rubber latex.
The new easy-to-produce Oxford University COVID-19 antibody test detects coronavirus spike-protein binding antibodies in people who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Students on practical courses who need to access specialist facilities and equipment will be returning to campus in March and April, in line with the Government’s latest guidance.