A study by the University of Oxford has suggested people who develop COVID-19 antibodies are unlikely to get the virus again for at least six months after their first infection. More than 12,000 frontline healthcare workers were tested for antibodies and examined over a 30-week period as part of the […]
Early trial results published in The Lancet suggest the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine produces an immune response and is safe in older adults. This is important because older adults are more likely to develop severe cases of infection from the virus, and some vaccines aren’t as effective […]
AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine triggers an immune response in elderly people as well as young adults, the drugmaker said Monday. “Immunogenicity responses were similar between older and younger adults,” an AstraZeneca spokesperson said. The vaccine, being developed with the University of Oxford, is one of the world’s leading COVID-19 vaccine candidates. […]
A volunteer in AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine trial in Brazil has died. The man, 28, died from complications of COVID-19, Brazil’s O Globo newspaper and CNN Brasil reported. He was the first person to die during any company’s COVID-19 vaccine trial. According to O Globo, he was in the control group […]
The UK government is hoping to roll out a coronavirus vaccine at the end of this year. England’s deputy chief medical officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam reportedly told MPs that the vaccine being developed at Oxford University could be ready by the Christmas period. This would allow vaccination of the elderly, […]
Clinical trials for the coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford have resumed in the United Kingdom after the process was recently halted over a participant’s adverse reaction. The company said Saturday in a press release that a review board “has concluded its investigations and recommended […]
President Donald Trump reportedly wants to bypass health regulations to approve a coronavirus vaccine before the US election. He wants to give a vaccine being developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca emergency use authorization, allowing it to be rolled out in the US without meeting full regulatory approval, according to […]
The head of the Oxford Vaccine Group, Andrew Pollard, said on Friday that clinical trials of its coronavirus vaccine candidate were “progressing very well.” More than 1,000 people in the UK been inoculated. In the next phase of the trial, about 10,000 more people will be given the vaccine in […]
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mike Mulvaney shared his views on President Donald Trump administration in a speech at Oxford University on Wednesday night. At one point Mulvaney vented his anger at a so-called deep state of partisan officials he claims is out to unseat Trump, an attendee told […]
University of Oxford professor Dirk Obbink is accused of stealing ancient Bible fragments and selling them to the Green Family, who own the craft company Hobby Lobby and the Museum of the Bible, a charitable organisation and museum based in Washington, D.C., which they founded. The Egypt Exploration Society, a […]
Huawei has acquired a 0.7% stake in OSI, a research fund that helps commercialise cutting-edge research coming out the prestigious Oxford University, The Financial Times first reported. Oxford University publicly cut ties with Huawei early this year, suspending research grants and other funding connections. While OSI is not directly affiliated […]
Bankers are rushing to take Oxford University’s courses on fintech, blockchain strategy, AI, and other futuristic subjects before robots take their jobs. More than 9,000 people, aged 39 on average and predominantly working in financial services, have taken Saïd Business School’s online open courses in less than two years. AI […]
Thirty-two American students have been offered the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University in the fall of 2019. This year’s group includes 21 women, which is the most ever in a single Rhodes class; almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans. Find out more […]
Scientific studies have found a link between happiness and productivity. People tend to be happier when they have more time to do the things they enjoy. This bolsters an argument for a four-day workweek and three-day weekend, as it could give people more free time to do just that. But […]
Malala Yousafzai is currently in her first year at Oxford University. One of her best friends wrote about how they relax together listening to Beyoncé and eating takeout. Varaidzo Khativu said the two went on a friend-date on Valentine’s Day. Malala Yousafzai may be a Nobel Prize-winner who survived an […]
Oxford University added 15 extra minutes to maths and computer science exams. Adjudicators thought female students were “more likely to be adversely affected by time pressure,” according to The Daily Telegraph. The university said women have performed better since the change last year. The University of Oxford has added extra […]
Faiz Siddiqui got a 2:1 from Oxford in 2000, which he claims is too low. Siddiqui said the grade amounts to a failure and harmed his career. He is suing Oxford in the High Court for £1 million in damages. A lawyer who says his career failed to live up […]
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VIDEO: Driverless cars have arrived in the UK.
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Jobs to do.
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One of the most famous and important books in human history is now available for viewing online in high-resolution thanks to archivists at Oxford University and the Vatican Library. The “Gutenberg Bible” was printed by Johan Gutenberg in the 15th Century and is thought to be the first book printed […]
A “fancy dress” costume party at Oxford University got shut down this weekend after one student showed up with a homemade flamethrower that he proceeded to demonstrate for party-goers. Inigo Lapwood — a second year student studying Philosophy and Psychology — told The Telegraph that his contraption posed no danger […]
We’re just about six weeks away from the beginning of a new year, but Oxford Dictionaries has already called it: Selfie was the word of 2013. We saw a lot of selfie news in the last 11 months. From “Selfies at Funerals” to selfies with Beyonce, selfies of breasts to […]
Recruiters and senior executives say that the University of Oxford produces the most employable graduates, according to a new survey. The “Global Employability Survey” — conducted by French education consulting firm Emerging and German market research firm Trendence — asks employers to describe their ideal university graduate and what schools […]
One of every four words you say or write is probably one of these: “the,” “be,” “to,” “of,” “and,” “a,” “in,” “that,” “have,” and “I.” Those 10 words, listed in order of frequency, comprise around 25% of the recorded English language, according to an ambitious project at Oxford University. The […]
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Selfie is now an official word.
Defined as "dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance."
[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tom_Quad,_Christ_Church_2004-01-21.jpg”] 30-two Americans were offered a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship on Sunday, joining alumni including Bill Clinton, Bobby Jindal, Cory Booker, Naomi Wolf, Wesley Clark, and Rachel Maddow.Scholars go off to the University of Oxford for a postgraduate program.
Gangnam Style-star and Korean pop sensation PSY was recently at Oxford Union, where he gave a talk about his success. The Union uploaded it to YouTube on Friday, and it really is worth watching.
[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Caltech_Entrance.jpg”] There’s another university ranking out, and it has a surprising winner.The Times of London partnered with Thomson Reuters to “judge world class universities across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.”
[credit provider=”Flickr/Ulrick” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ulrick/3495294010/”] The top three spots on the QS World University Rankings changed this year, with MIT taking the top spot for 2012. MIT overtook the University of Cambridge, which took second place ahead of Harvard, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.British schools took four of the top six spots, but […]
[credit provider=”Helga Esteb/Shutterstock” url=”http://www.shutterstock.com/gallery-564025p1.html”] The prestigious Oxford University has been teaching students since 1096—and it’s produced some of the greatest minds and successful people in the world.You’ve seen the famous alumni from Yale, Harvard, Stanford and Princeton. But even these prestigious schools don’t come close to the pedigree of England’s top school.
[credit provider=”YouTube Screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upKr7zRunFI&feature=fvst”] The Bo Xilai scandal is ongoing, and a new figure has caught the public’s imagination — his 24-year-old son, Bo Guagua.It’s an easy leap to make, given that Neil Heywood, the U.K. man who is thought to have been murdered due to his links to the […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oxford_University,_Radcliffe_Camara,_a_Reading_room_of_Bodleian_library.jpg”] Oxford University Professor Steve Rawlings has been found dead at a rival professor’s home, the Daily Mail reports.It is believed that Rawlings died of a heart attack after being assaulted by the owner of the home, Dr Devinder Sivia, over an academic matter.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oxford_University,_Radcliffe_Camara,_a_Reading_room_of_Bodleian_library.jpg”] A “drinking society” from Lady Margaret Hall, one of the colleges that makes up Oxford University, has come under fire after discussing a “fit list” of attractive girls via email, reports the Telegraph. The controversial emails exchanged between members of the “Honey Badgers” drinking society — which […]
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