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Saturday, June 25, 2022

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Department of Chemistry Professor Kylie Vincent appointed first Academic Champion for Women in Entrepreneurship

"The Professor will work in her role with IDEA (Increasing Diversity in Enterprising Activities), a new initiative set up by the University which aims to reduce the barriers faced by underrepresented groups in enterprise and industry. "

Oxford LGBTQ+ society responds to OxMatch ‘homophobic’ question controversy

“In response to backlash regarding this, OxMatch released two public statements (that have since been deleted) where they attempted to justify the inclusion of the question."

Oxford study finds minimal link between social media use and adolescent life satisfaction

Researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) have revealed their findings from an eight-year study of 12,000 British teenagers into the impacts of social...

Oxford professor joins group accused of climate change denial

Oxford Professor Peter Edwards has joined the Global Warming Policy Foundation, a group accused of climate change denial. Peter Edwards is a Professor of...

In-Person Fundraiser held by Oxford Students for COVID Relief in India

"Last Sunday afternoon, Indian students gathered at Bonn Square to raise funds for the Oxbridge Student Action for COVID Relief in India. After three hours the fundraiser raised £580 in cash donations and £1000 through online donations."

OxMatch criticised for ‘homophobic’ question

OxMatch has received criticism for a ‘homophobic’ question used in its matchmaking form. The form asked users to rate on a scale of one...

Protesters act as ‘human bollards’ on Oriel Square

The Oxford Pedestrians Association (OXPA) has recently carried out a protest on Oxford’s Oriel Square to highlight the lack of operational bollards in the...

Microsoft Power Apps popular in Oxford

The University is now one of the biggest users of ‘Power Apps’ in the UK. The apps, designed by Microsoft, can be crafted into...

Student societies’ links to BP revealed

Following on from the recent report published by the Oxford Climate Justice Campaign uncovering the links between Oxford and the fossil fuel industry, Cherwell...

EXCLUSIVE: Oxbridge societies launch joint fundraiser for COVID-19 relief in India after raising initial £10,000 in under 72 hours

The Oxford India Society, Oxford Hindu Society, and Oxford South Asian Society’s fundraiser has reached its target of £10,000 less than 72 hours after...

EXCLUSIVE: Oxford India, Hindu, and South Asian Societies Launch Fundraiser for COVID-19 Relief in India

Three Oxford societies have launched a fundraiser in response to the worsening COVID-19 crisis in India. The Oxford India Society, Oxford Hindu Society, and...

Cyclists and Liberal Democrats protest against closure of cycle route on Parks Road

A protest was held on Tuesday, 20th April by a group of local cyclists and Liberal Democrat activists to oppose the temporary closure of...

Protestors gather in support of traveller communities in Oxford city centre

A protest was held in Oxford City Centre on International Romani Day, on the 8th of April, to highlight the impact of the Police,...

Oxford records its wettest October in 145 years

Oxford recorded its wettest October in 145 years last month, according to data collected at the Radcliffe Observatory. 185.3mm of rain was recorded, making...