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# oxford-university - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Oxford vaccine trial paused after UK volunteer falls ill

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

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

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

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

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

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

English rugby player dies aged 27 after collapsing at training

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Shia LaBeouf slaps fan in face as part of art project

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

Trinity College went all the way to the final.

# oxford-university - Monday 2 March, 2015

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

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

Obama calls the home phone.

# oxford-university - Monday 9 February, 2015

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

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)

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

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

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

Short man syndrome DOES exist, Oxford University says so

Paranoid things come in small packages, apparently.

# oxford-university - Friday 28 June, 2013

How your knife and fork can affect how your food tastes

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

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

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...

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

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

# oxford-university - Thursday 8 March, 2012

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

Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism'

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'?

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