Danish drug behemoth to make huge investment in Oxford

The Danish drug company Novo Nordisk will invest £115 million over the next ten years in a new science research centre to be based in Oxford. The facility, which will work on new treatments for type 2 diabetes will employ roughly 100 academics and scientists. David Gauke, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, described the decision […]

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The Clothes Horse: blurring the lines between fashion and the body

    At last month’s New York Fashion Week young women wearing Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi and Adam Selman shimmered their way down the catwalk in mirage effect, high shine dresses. Velvet fabrics shaped plush, flowing silhouettes in the Alberta Ferretti and Giorgio Armani shows. Extra-long sleeves defined the movement and motion of the clothes […]

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Number of Oxford places given to state school pupils rises to all time high

This year 59.2 per cent of offers from the University of Oxford went to state school pupils. This is the highest percentage for forty years and an increase of over 3 per cent compared to last year. Whilst final entrant figures remain unconfirmed it is expected that they will mirror the increase in offers. These […]

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Uber loses bid for licence to operate in Oxford

Uber’s application for a licence to operate in Oxford has been rejected after more than a year of resistance from local taxi firms. Oxford City Council have emphasised that they did not ban the company, but Uber instead failed to submit necessary application details in time. Uber have, however, promised to try to launch in […]

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