University of Oxford

University of Oxford  
History - Oct 15
A radical new approach combining archaeology, genetics and microscopy can reveal long-forgotten secrets of human diet, sanitation and movement from studying parasites in ancient poo. Researchers at the University of Oxford's Department of Zoology and School of Archaeology have applied genetic analysis to 700-year-old parasites found in archaeological stool samples to understand a variety of characteristics of a human population.
Administration - Oct 15

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria, has visited the African Studies Centre (the Centre), at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies , Oxford University.

Life Sciences - Oct 12

Oxford scientists report exciting new insights into the structure and function of the brain using genetic information and detailed brain images from UK Biobank.

Politics - Oct 11

The establishment of a world-leading Centre for Southeast Asia Studies at the University of Oxford moved closer today (October 10 2018) with a Royal launch for the campaign in support of the academic initiative.

Computer Science - Oct 11

English ability can directly influence the academic achievement of students' with English as an Additional Language (EAL), according to new Oxford University research.

Environment - Oct 12

Well-balanced and predominantly plant-based diets can lead to improved nutrient levels, reduce premature deaths from chronic diseases by more than 20%, and lower greenhouse gas emissions, fertilizer application, and cropland and freshwater use, globally and in most regions, a new study reports.

Administration - Oct 11

Dr Claire Craig CBE has been elected Provost of The Queen's College, Oxford.

Environment - Oct 11

A global shift towards healthy and more plant-based diets, halving food loss and waste, and improving farming practices and technologies are required to feed 10 billion people sustainably by 2050, a new study finds.

Administration - Oct 11

Dr Claire Craig CBE has been pre-elected Provost of The Queen's College, Oxford. She will be the first female Provost of the College, and her arrival coincides with the 40th anniversary of the admission of women to the College.

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