Bats and Pangolins not sold at Wuhan markets, says Oxford research

Image Description: Yellow flowers with the Radcliffe Camera in the background. Research by Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Fellow, Professor David Macdonald, has shown that neither bats nor pangolins were sold at Wuhan’s wet markets between May 2017 and November 2019. Until now the leading hypothesis for the origins of COVID-19, the disease responsible for the ongoing […]

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Prince Charles visits Oxford

Image Description: Prince Charles joins EU leaders at Low Carbon Prosperity Summit. On the 8th of June, Tuesday, the Prince of Wales visited Somerville College as it celebrates its 140th anniversary and marks 100 years of Oxford degrees for women. Prince Charles was greeted on arrival by Somerville’s Principal, Baroness Janet Royall. Baroness Royall accompanied […]

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Apology and retraction of article published 5th June

On 5th June, one of our editors published a piece which contained plagiarised passages from an existing article written by Nylah Burton, available here: https://www.vice.com/en/article/v7e4wx/learning-indigenous-languages-climate-crisis The Oxford Student takes plagiarism very seriously, and pulled the article in question immediately once we were made aware of it. We have retracted the article, and have withdrawn it from […]

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