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#Oxford University

# oxford-university - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Survivors and politicians express anger over Mother and Baby Home event
# Oxford University
# Oxford University

Survivors and politicians express anger over Mother and Baby Home event

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 3:30 PM 25,123 Views 12 Comments

Members of the Oireachtas Children’s Committee have criticised the fact that Professor Mary Daly will appear “behind closed doors”.

# oxford-university - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge

Nov 26th 2020, 5:03 PM 33,677 Views 20 Comments

CEO Pascal Soriot said more studies may be needed to provide clarity on its data.

# oxford-university - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Oxford vaccine trial paused after UK volunteer falls ill
# Vaccine Trials
# Vaccine Trials

Oxford vaccine trial paused after UK volunteer falls ill

Sep 9th 2020, 7:10 AM 45,881 Views 43 Comments

The Mexican government is working with the company AstraZeneca to carry out trials of the Oxford vaccine.

# oxford-university - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college
# Oriel College
# Oriel College

Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college

Jun 18th 2020, 7:05 AM 20,750 Views 68 Comments

A statement by Oriel College yesterday said the governing body had voted in favour of launching an independent inquiry into controversy surrounding the monument of the British imperialist.

# oxford-university - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'The American passport is like a golden ticket': Conor Kearns on life in the US and the complexities of identity
# California Love
From The42
# California Love

'The American passport is like a golden ticket': Conor Kearns on life in the US and the complexities of identity

Jan 30th 2019, 9:44 PM 22,528 Views 5 Comments

Born in San Francisco and raised in Limerick, the fullback – currently plying his trade in Major League Rugby – is on the periphery of the US squad.

# oxford-university - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

English rugby player dies aged 27 after collapsing at training
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

English rugby player dies aged 27 after collapsing at training

Feb 20th 2018, 5:52 PM 65,460 Views 20 Comments

Ian Williams was a prop with Doncaster Knights in the RFU Championship.

# oxford-university - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Seven UK police officers hospitalised after incident with chemical substance during routine arrest
# Oxford
# Oxford

Seven UK police officers hospitalised after incident with chemical substance during routine arrest

Nov 9th 2017, 12:48 PM 12,213 Views 9 Comments

Officers were conducting an arrest when they became aware of a chemical hazard in the building.

# oxford-university - Thursday 3 August, 2017

'Armed and dangerous': Oxford University worker and US professor wanted over Chicago murder
# Murder Investigation
# Murder Investigation

'Armed and dangerous': Oxford University worker and US professor wanted over Chicago murder

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:52 AM 22,957 Views 4 Comments

Police have alerted law enforcements around the US that the pair should be considered armed and dangerous.

# oxford-university - Saturday 11 June, 2016

Scientists have discovered that this species of fish can recognise human faces
# Age Of Aquariums
# Age Of Aquariums

Scientists have discovered that this species of fish can recognise human faces

Jun 11th 2016, 8:30 PM 16,184 Views 21 Comments

Scientists made the discovery after teaching the fish to spit at pictures of human faces.

# oxford-university - Monday 22 February, 2016

Shia LaBeouf slaps fan in face as part of art project
# Elevate
# Elevate

Shia LaBeouf slaps fan in face as part of art project

Feb 22nd 2016, 12:29 PM 11,623 Views 19 Comments

But he said he really didn’t want to.

# oxford-university - Sunday 27 September, 2015

An Irish rugby side have already made it to a World Cup final this month
# Trinners For Winners
From The42
# Trinners For Winners

An Irish rugby side have already made it to a World Cup final this month

Sep 27th 2015, 3:35 PM 7,583 Views 4 Comments

Trinity College went all the way to the final.

# oxford-university - Monday 2 March, 2015

9 of the best quotes from Kanye West's Oxford University speech
# Yeezus Talks
From The Daily Edge
# Yeezus Talks

9 of the best quotes from Kanye West's Oxford University speech

Mar 2nd 2015, 7:18 PM 6,175 Views 3 Comments

Obama calls the home phone.

# oxford-university - Monday 9 February, 2015

Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out
# Space Is The Place
# Space Is The Place

Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out

Feb 9th 2015, 4:00 PM 11,996 Views 19 Comments

A former NASA scientist will speak in Dublin tonight about the missions.

# oxford-university - Monday 4 August, 2014

Turns out videogames can benefit children (but only in short bursts)
# In Moderation
# In Moderation

Turns out videogames can benefit children (but only in short bursts)

Aug 4th 2014, 10:50 AM 6,462 Views 30 Comments

Researchers from Oxford University found that playing videogames for up to an hour a day had a small but positive impact on children.

# oxford-university - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years - study
# Adverse Outcomes
# Adverse Outcomes

Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years - study

Jun 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,301 Views 4 Comments

Researchers have also highlighted a potential link between this rise in adverse outcomes and a fall in levels of inpatient care.

# oxford-university - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Short man syndrome DOES exist, Oxford University says so
# Size Matters
From The Daily Edge
# Size Matters

Short man syndrome DOES exist, Oxford University says so

Jan 29th 2014, 11:18 AM 3,209 Views 5 Comments

Paranoid things come in small packages, apparently.

# oxford-university - Friday 28 June, 2013

How your knife and fork can affect how your food tastes
# Knifey Spooney
# Knifey Spooney

How your knife and fork can affect how your food tastes

Jun 28th 2013, 8:30 PM 10,029 Views 11 Comments

The colour of glasses may also affect how refreshing a drink is.

# oxford-university - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Oxford librarian 'sacked' for Harlem Shake video
# Harlem Shake
# Harlem Shake

Oxford librarian 'sacked' for Harlem Shake video

Mar 20th 2013, 6:36 PM 15,855 Views 30 Comments

A group of students are appealing to college officials who they say fired a librarian because she allowed about 30 students to film their version of the global YouTube sensation in the library.

# oxford-university - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Google Glass, Twitter torture and a beer-dispensing arcade game
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Google Glass, Twitter torture and a beer-dispensing arcade game

Feb 24th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,949 Views 8 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# oxford-university - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby...
# Cry Baby
# Cry Baby

Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby...

Oct 18th 2012, 10:23 AM 7,828 Views 32 Comments

It doesn’t matter if you don’t have kids of your own – the sound of an infant in distress provokes strong reaction in the human brain.

# oxford-university - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Aspirin a day can help prevent and even treat cancer, study suggests
# Cancer
# Cancer

Aspirin a day can help prevent and even treat cancer, study suggests

Mar 21st 2012, 10:05 AM 3,167 Views 18 Comments

Low doses of the common painkiller significantly reduced the risk of cancers developing and spreading in the body.

# oxford-university - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism'
# Chill Pill
From The Daily Edge
# Chill Pill

Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism'

Mar 8th 2012, 10:34 AM 2,750 Views 15 Comments

Scientists believe the results can be explained by the fact that racism is based on fear.

# oxford-university - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?
# Oxford Comma
# Oxford Comma

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?

Jun 30th 2011, 8:31 PM 3,471 Views 31 Comments

Grammar fans react angrily to the scrapping of the Oxford comma – but what on earth is it?