Speaker Event cancelled after safety fears

Yiftah Curiel, chief Spokesperson and Press Officer of the Israeli Embassy, cancelled his speaking engagement with the Oxford International Relations Society on Tuesday of this week due to heightened threats of security. Curiel, whose previous position with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem saw him dealing with issues such as the Iranian nuclear programme […]

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Oxford University researchers working on new childhood vaccine

The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG), a research group within the Department of Paediatrics at Oxford University, is developing an immunisation against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). RSV, a cause of viral chest infections, is the second most dangerous global health hazard in infants after malaria. The trial of a first RSV vaccine candidate was successfully conducted […]

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Students wear red in matriculation protest

Students wore red as they matriculated on Saturday in protest at what they say is the University’s continued celebration of colonialism and lack of diversity. The protest, organized by Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford, was said by the group to have included around 1000 people, who protested by incorporating red into their sub-fusc for matriculation […]

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Over 7000 conquer the cobbles in Oxford

The Vitality Half Marathon has run annually since 2011 and this year the race drew together large crowds and an impressive number of participants. Fortunately for the runners, the weather was a pleasant 10°C and bright, affording them not unpleasant running conditions and picturesque views of the host city. The start of the event did […]

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