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Age cap in Oxford vaccine trials casts doubt over results
British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca
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Age cap in Oxford vaccine trials casts doubt over results

AstraZeneca failed to disclose that under-55s made up test group in which jab was most effective
26 Nov 2020
Inside the ‘ten-month marathon’ to produce Oxford vaccine
Vials of the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine in front of a sign for Oxford University
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Inside the ‘ten-month marathon’ to produce Oxford vaccine

Team behind university’s Covid jab admit the 90% effective dosage was discovered by mistake
24 Nov 2020
Will the Oxford Covid vaccine be the true game-changer?
An Oxford scientist working on vaccine development.
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Will the Oxford Covid vaccine be the true game-changer?

Latest trial results show the university’s jab is up to 90% effective
23 Nov 2020
Coronavirus: Oxford vaccine shows ‘encouraging’ results
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Coronavirus: Oxford vaccine shows ‘encouraging’ results

UK-made vaccine joins list of potential pandemic-ending vaccines
19 Nov 2020
How the pharma industry is changing to produce a vaccine
Woman receives an injection of a Covid vaccine during a clinical trial.
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How the pharma industry is changing to produce a vaccine

Vaccine experts explain how big pharma is adapting to the pandemic
1 Oct 2020
20th-century pandemics show the road to a vaccine is bumpy
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20th-century pandemics show the road to a vaccine is bumpy

Oxford University expert explains the highs and lows of vaccination development
24 Sep 2020
Oxford Covid-19 vaccine paused over ‘spinal disease’ fears
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Oxford Covid-19 vaccine paused over ‘spinal disease’ fears

Leaked report says volunteer in UK was left unable to walk after receiving two doses
21 Sep 2020

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Oxford scientists: ‘what we’re doing to get a Covid vaccine’
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Oxford scientists: ‘what we’re doing to get a Covid vaccine’

Researchers working to develop the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine explain how it is being done
10 Sep 2020
Who will make money from the Oxford coronavirus vaccine?
Oxford University
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Who will make money from the Oxford coronavirus vaccine?

Layers of private investors in line to profit from university’s Covid drug
4 Aug 2020
Oxford students’ ‘sexist’ and ‘patronising’ exam answers
Oxford University
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Oxford students’ ‘sexist’ and ‘patronising’ exam answers

Irish described as ‘tribal’ in exam answers written by Oxford history students
27 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson should ‘learn lesson’ of first year
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Johnson should ‘learn lesson’ of first year

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 24 July
24 Jul 2020
Reaction: Covid vaccine hopes raised by Oxford trial results
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Reaction: Covid vaccine hopes raised by Oxford trial results

Scientists from university-led team say their jab may offer ‘double defence’ against coronavirus
16 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: llama blood could save seriously ill patients
Llama
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Coronavirus: llama blood could save seriously ill patients

Tests show that antibodies from the South American camelids can prevent the virus from entering human cells
14 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: the world is ‘laughing’ at Britain
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: the world is ‘laughing’ at Britain

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 18 June
18 Jun 2020
How a 50p steroid saves one in three coronavirus patients
Dexamethasone will be used to treat Covid-19
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How a 50p steroid saves one in three coronavirus patients

The 60-year-old arthritis drug has been described as a ‘breakthrough’ treatment for Covid-19
17 Jun 2020
Left-wing voters lead collapse in trust in media
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Left-wing voters lead collapse in trust in media

Research highlights growing fears that UK news outlets are ‘pushing or suppressing agendas’
16 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: no nuance in the ‘age of identity politics’
JK Rowling
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Instant Opinion: no nuance in the ‘age of identity politics’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 12 June
12 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: the UK institutions facing financial ruin
Oxford University
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Coronavirus: the UK institutions facing financial ruin

World-renowned universities and historic football clubs among those threatened
11 Jun 2020
Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?
The statue of Cecil Rhodes at Oriel College, Oxford
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Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?

Cecil Rhodes and even William Gladstone may share Edward Colston’s fate
10 Jun 2020
Why are UK universities falling in the global rankings?
Cambridge University
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Why are UK universities falling in the global rankings?

‘Triple threat’ of Brexit, tightening budgets and unchecked expansion may be to blame
10 Jun 2020
How coronavirus broke Britain’s universities
Students sit university exams in Hong Kong
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How coronavirus broke Britain’s universities

Price of survival may be more state control and less focus on the arts
22 May 2020
Oxford University refuses to remove ‘harmful’ course reading
Oxford University
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Oxford University refuses to remove ‘harmful’ course reading

Professors given go-ahead to include ‘hateful material’ in lessons
5 May 2020
Oxford professor arrested for theft of ancient Bible shards
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Oxford professor arrested for theft of ancient Bible shards

Academic has described the allegations as a ‘malicious attempt’ to harm his career
17 Apr 2020
Why Oxford students have banned clapping
Oxford University
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Why Oxford students have banned clapping

Motion to replace applause with jazz hands has faced condemnation and mockery
25 Oct 2019
How easy is it to meddle in a general election?
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How easy is it to meddle in a general election?

Urgent action is needed to protect UK voters from ‘deception’, says new report
16 Oct 2019
Top 20 universities in the UK
University students return for the spring term at Cambridge University
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Top 20 universities in the UK

Two-thirds of British institutions have dropped in global higher education ranking
19 Jun 2019
2019 Boat Race: course map, times, where and how to watch
The Cambridge boat crew celebrate their 2018 victory over Oxford
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2019 Boat Race: course map, times, where and how to watch

Oxford and Cambridge will battle for victory on the gruelling 4.2-mile course
4 Apr 2019
What is Malala Yousafzai up to now?
Malala Yousafzai
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What is Malala Yousafzai up to now?

Youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner shines light on plight of refugees in new book
22 Jan 2019
Love Island is more lucrative than a degree from Oxbridge
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Love Island is more lucrative than a degree from Oxbridge

Economists find that appearing on hit ITV show boosts your lifetime earnings more than attending Oxford or Cambridge
26 Jul 2018
Should Oxbridge open new colleges to reduce inequality?
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Should Oxbridge open new colleges to reduce inequality?

Think tank says that expanding intake would increase proportion of students from disadvantaged backgrounds
10 May 2018
Why Theresa May’s picture was removed from her university
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Why Theresa May’s picture was removed from her university

Students protest over PM’s inclusion in geography department ‘wall of women’ exhibition
9 May 2018
Ten worst UK universities for class equality
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Ten worst UK universities for class equality

Oxbridge fares badly in new ‘fair access’ ranking
5 Apr 2018
Oxford University extends exam time to boost female students
Oxford University
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Oxford University extends exam time to boost female students

Maths and computer science tests made 15 minutes longer to combat effects of time pressure on female candidates
23 Jan 2018
Are Oxford and Cambridge committing ‘social apartheid’?
Oxford University
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Are Oxford and Cambridge committing ‘social apartheid’?

Labour MP attacks universities over failure to admit black students
20 Oct 2017
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