How can you communicate complex scientific ideas and data effectively? What are the techniques and challenges of science communication in a globalised, polarised and rapidly changing world? The MSc in Communicating Science and Technology offers you a solid grounding in…

‘Most evolutionary theory concentrates on the second “survival of the fittest” step. But what if the first “arrival of variation” step is highly biased towards phenotypes high in symmetry or modularity. Could that lead to the bias towards these traits…

Can solar save us?

November 2, 2021 PR Team

Developments in solar power are set to offer cheaper, better energy, reducing the impact of climate change, says Oxford solar expert, Professor Henry Snaith. The Binks Professor of Renewable Energy, who specialises in photovoltaic research, maintains that the move to…

With uncertainty over the impacts of climate change – and the need to prepare – it is essential to accurately understand the threats; for governments, populations and for investors. At the centre of this research is Jim Hall, Oxford Professor…

‘How can we meet our long-terms goals, when our short-term targets fall radically short of what is necessary?’ asks Professor Lavanya Rajamani, the international legal expert with first-hand experience of the complicated world of international climate negotiations. Oxford Professor Rajamani…

On Sept. 5, 2021, for the first time, a large high-temperature superconducting electromagnet was ramped up to a field strength of 20 tesla, the most powerful magnetic field of its kind ever created on Earth. That successful demonstration helps resolve…