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The funding round was led by RA Capital Management with participation from Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), the company’s original seed investor, University of Oxford and CureDuchenne.
European Research Council (ERC) grants, worth more than €16.3 million, have been awarded to eight University of Oxford researchers for a range of cutting-edge projects.
Based in a new building at the centre of Oxford’s Science Area site, it will house more than 40 faculty and 400 students, postdocs and research staff.
Oxford Brookes University and the University of Oxford are offering students free and fast COVID-19 tests so that they can travel home safely this Christmas to friends, families and the community.
The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine ChAdOx1 nCoV-2019 is up to 90% effective at preventing COVID-19 and will be sold at cost to developing nations in perpetuity.
The University of Oxford has secured a critical professorship in vaccinology for the future following a gift of £3.33 million from the Saïd family.
Oxford University is launching a lecture series on LGBT+ achievements and discussion featuring distinguished guest speakers from the LGBT+ community to challenge and inspire the entire Oxford community and beyond.
Oxford University, through its research commercialisation arm Oxford University Innovation, has created PhishAR, its 200th spinout company.
Legal & General has announced that it will fund and deliver the new £200m life and mind sciences building with the University of Oxford.
Oxford University’s testing service has confirmed 61 positive tests for COVID-19 in Freshers’ Week bringing the total number to 91 since 30 August.
Oxford University has launched a free game that allows players role-play virtual vaccination to halt the global spread of a viral pandemic.