Look up at the sky

On a chilly autumn evening of clear skies, Science Oxford’s “Space Supremo” Ian Griffin guided a keen audience to some of the wonders found in Oxford’s night sky. The evening started with a skygazing crash course, where Ian used photographs from his Oxfordshire backyard to show that basic skygazing is easy and available to anyone. […]

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How are you made you?

In 2009, the BBC Lab UK launched The Big Personality Test to learn if our personalities shape our lives, or if our lives form us – and now the results are in. Over a quarter of a million people responded to the test on BBC’s website, making it Britain’s biggest ever scientific personality study, and […]

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Which came first, the chicken or the Clegg?

Nick Clegg was due to speak at The Oxford Union yesterday, but like Vince Cable before him, he cancelled his visit. Jim Cranshaw from Oxford community group Save Our Services organised a lunchtime protest in association with Oxford Education Campaign and No Cuts Oxford outside the Lib Dem offices. Protestors dressed in yellow or as […]

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Christ Church Opposes OUSU and Backs Browne

On Sunday 7th November members of Christ Church JCR voted in favour of a motion supporting the government’s proposals for increased tuition fees and a graduate tax, rejecting OUSU’s anti-fee- increase stance. However, the motion also condemned the planned 79% cuts to government funding of universities. Negative national press coverage this week has provoked an […]

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