Innovation at Oxford

June 13, 2022 PR Team

Helping you to change the world: Oxford’s innovators are saving lives and safeguarding our future. They’re uncovering the hidden histories of our national treasures and keeping safe the data we depend on. They’re working with global leaders and local communities,…

The last two years have been incredibly difficult– whether due to home-schooling children, suffering loneliness during lockdown, or rapidly adapting to remote work and study. However, the University community has shown remarkable resilience, and responded positively in the face of…

Oxford is a truly international university, bringing together the best and brightest minds from around the world. Our 13,000 staff and 22,000 students come from a wide range of backgrounds and over 140 countries and territories, making Oxford a diverse…

75 Years of the Wytham Tit Study

April 27, 2022 PR Team

2022 marks 75 years of (probably) the longest-running animal study anywhere in the world! Meet some of the people working on this incredible project. #WythamTits75 Learn more: https://www.wythamwoods.ox.ac.uk/wytham-tit-project Support the work: https://www.development.ox.ac.uk/wytham-tit-study On 27 April 1947, the first Great Tit…

Last year, Oxford’s R21 malaria vaccine was the first in the world to demonstrate potential to meet and even exceed the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s 75% efficacy goal. On #WorldMalariaDay, the Jenner Institute’s Prof Katie Ewer reveals the progress made…

Oxford is a leading city for culture. It is home to some of the world’s most important collections of art, printed materials and specimens. These resources provide opportunities for academics and students to study diverse cultures, memories and heritage, as…

‘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…