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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.
The challenge addresses two objectives: Be sustainable through green financing and investment, and Be mindful through products and services that raise awareness about our impact on the environment.
The £10m government funded research centre will advise lenders, investors and insurers, enabling them to make better decisions to support a greener global economy.
The group of 21 leaders from the city’s universities, institutions and large businesses gave support to the aspiration of achieving net zero carbon emissions as a city by 2040.
Designed by internationally renowned architect practice NBBJ, the building will house the Departments of Experimental Psychology and Biology, including Plant Sciences and Zoology.