Pitt Rivers receives £75,000 grant

Oxford University’s Pitt Rivers Museum has received a grant of £76,654 to document some of its founder’s earliest archaeological collections. The grant, awarded by the Arts Council England’s Designation Development Fund, will mean that roughly 7,500 prehistoric artefacts from General Pitt-Rivers’ collections can be studied for the first time. The artefacts come from sites across the UK, including […]

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Creative fresher wins chemistry award

Jessica Ham, a fresher studying Chemistry at St Anne’s College, has been awarded the 2012 Bill Bryson Prize by the Royal Society of Chemistry for her ‘Flask in a Mask’ comic strip. The competition was created as a way to encourage and recognize clear science communication in primary and secondary school students in both the UK and […]

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Fuzzy Ducks moving to Wahoo

Despite reports to the contrary, Fuzzy Ducks, the notorious Oxford club night is not finishing. It had previously been rumored that the club night, once voted by FHM as the “easiest place to pull in Europe” was closing down due to declining popularity and local resident complaints. However Sam Zappi, owner of the Fuzzy Ducks brand […]

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