• How the English became

    Professor Keith Davies ponders the tortuous, violent process that led to the emergence of a people.
  • Isis: a name with a problem?

    Is the time-honoured name of the Thames at Oxford now tainted by its use for the extreme jihadist group?
  • Cover story

    Oxonian artist Jenny Urquhart explores the creative process that led to the current Oxford Today cover painting.
  • In touch through TORCH

    A new Oxford initiative aims to encourage joined-up thinking through interdisciplinary projects. We quiz the director.
  • HIV’s ground zero

    The HIV pandemic exploded worldwide from a single infection in 1920s central Africa, Oxford scientists say.
  • What Oxford has done for the internet

    Dr Victoria Nash of the Oxford Internet Institute explores how the University has helped shape the wired world.
  • The pit and the pendulum

    DH Lawrence swings in and out of favour, but his play about a mining family is a masterpiece, writes Barney Norris.
  • The Goldie variations

    The DJ has collaborated with an Oxford academic to turn rediscovered medieval music into a thoroughly modern composition.
  • Reel Appeal

    A new University project seeks to unearth film footage of Oxford's past and transfer it from attic to archive.
  • Dramatic lessons of Versailles

    An examination of the 1919 peace negotiations gave UK-wide audiences a long-overdue chance to hear a distinctive voice in theatre.