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Oxford student wins 'Dance you PhD' award

Oxford student wins 'Dance you PhD' award

28th Nov 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Oxford's Dr Cedric Tan has won the award with a video showing animal reproduction
Alcohol stolen from Hugh's charity event

Alcohol stolen from Hugh's charity event

7th Nov 2013 by Emma Cookson and Darcey Murphy
Eight bottles taken from JCR committee room, and College bans BYOB at formal hall
IT services cut back at OUCS help centre

IT services cut back at OUCS help centre

7th Nov 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Year's worth of data shows money brought in by some services is less than maintenance charges
#cherwellgreatstorm hits Oxford

#cherwellgreatstorm hits Oxford

31st Oct 2013 by Darcey Murphy
This weekend saw Oxford hit by the biggest storm of the year
Sub-par reaction to All Souls golf course

Sub-par reaction to All Souls golf course

24th Oct 2013 by Darcey Murphy
All Souls College has come under fire for its plans to build a golf course on green belt land
Oxford at number two in world rankings

Oxford at number two in world rankings

8th Oct 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Oxford University is ranked at number two in the Times Higher Education Rankings
Sex hormones linked to breast cancer, new research shows

Sex hormones linked to breast cancer, new research shows

29th Jul 2013 by Darcey Murphy
An Oxford University study has found that premenopausal women with high levels of sex hormones may be more likely to...
Boat race protester told to leave UK

Boat race protester told to leave UK

27th Jun 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Trenton Oldfield, who disrupted last year's Oxford-Cambridge boat race, has been ordered out of Britain by the Home...
Oxford research claims money wasted on psychology experiment

Oxford research claims money wasted on psychology experiment

6th Jun 2013 by Darcey Murphy
New study claims important details aren't reported in studies, meaning policymakers can't make informed decisions
Blues teams bare all for charity

Blues teams bare all for charity

30th May 2013 by Darcey Murphy
RAG producing a naked calendar of University sport teams
Brasenose sports and arts dinners under threat

Brasenose sports and arts dinners under threat

24th May 2013 by Darcey Murphy, Lise McNally, Max Long
Dean calls for “radical alterations” to dinners that cost £4,000 a year
Balliol veggie motion meats approval

Balliol veggie motion meats approval

16th May 2013 by Darcey Murphy
University-wide campaign launched for 'Less Meat, More Veg'
Alpaca and “excessive” garden party discussed at Magdalen

Alpaca and “excessive” garden party discussed at Magdalen

9th May 2013 by Ella Richards, Darcey Murphy
Motion to spend £2,500 passes unanimously, though later criticised, while pet motion fails due to concerns over...
Students pounded by charity challenge

Students pounded by charity challenge

2nd May 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Oxford students live off £1 a day to raise awareness of world poverty
JCR motion throne out

JCR motion throne out

26th Apr 2013 by Darcey Murphy
The 'boring and sensible' 'kill' Balliol JCR motion
Cancer fought by superglue

Cancer fought by superglue

18th Apr 2013 by Darcey Murphy
New Oxford research relies flesh-eating bacteria
Oxford Care Services face spending cuts

Oxford Care Services face spending cuts

11th Apr 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Care workers in Oxfordshire may face unemployment due to budget cuts.
OUSU rejects boycott of Israel

OUSU rejects boycott of Israel

28th Feb 2013 by Jacob Cassani, Darcey Murphy
Motion to boycott Israel is rejected by JCR and MCR representatives after vote was delayed by two weeks
Student assaulted in Jericho

Student assaulted in Jericho

28th Feb 2013 by Darcey Murphy
21-year-old female Oxford student assaulted and dragged into nearby alleyway by attacker
St John's strip Obama of honorary JCR member status

St John's strip Obama of honorary JCR member status

14th Feb 2013 by Darcey Murphy
The College's JCR has voted to remove Obama from its list of honorary members to adopt a neutral political stance
Academics concerned by online access to research papers

Academics concerned by online access to research papers

7th Feb 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Oxford academic groups are worried by government plans to make all publicly funded research available online by 2014
Magdalen rent increase prompts promotion of support fund

Magdalen rent increase prompts promotion of support fund

31st Jan 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Student confusion over access to Magdalen College’s Student Support Fund prompts JCR campaign to publicise the fund
Postgraduate funding crisis worsens

Postgraduate funding crisis worsens

18th Jan 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Rising postgraduate fees increases concerns over access and funding across British universities, including Oxford,...
Meat-free Mondays battle ongoing at Somerville

Meat-free Mondays battle ongoing at Somerville

10th Jan 2013 by Darcey Murphy
Somerville JCR votes in favour of only serving vegetarian options in hall on Mondays
Oxford University helps take a "snapshot" of Serengeti life

Oxford University helps take a "snapshot" of Serengeti life

29th Dec 2012 by Darcey Murphy
Zooniverse's latest project, 'Snapshot Serengeti', sees the Serengeti wildlife photographed via camera traps for...
Rowing suspended with multiple collisions

Rowing suspended with multiple collisions

25th Nov 2012 by Darcey Murphy
The Christ Church Regatta, the annual rowing competition for novices, had to be suspended on Wednesday and Thursday...