• Recovering Hydra

    Recovering Hydra

    John Garth recounts how he tracked down long lost issues of a Great War magazine once edited by war poet Wilfred Owen.
  • Ashmolean's new treasure

    Ashmolean’s new treasure

    A historic £500,000 embroidery collection has been given to the Ashmolean in honour of its outgoing director.
  • Oxonian lives - Norman Willis

    Oxonian lives

    The latest obituaries of notable University alumni, prepared by Oxford Dictionary of National Biography research editor Dr Alex May.
  • Wired World

    Wired world

    A biennial survey from Oxford reveals exactly who is going online and why, as Jamie Condliffe reports.
  • Amazeballs to Zonkey

    Amazeballs to zonkey

    How does the Oxford Dictionaries team track down new words – and decide which to preserve?
  • Bridge to Bridge cycle ride

    Venice or bust

    Cyclists rode from Hertford's Bridge of Sighs to its Venice namesake, raising £300,000 to boost student access to Oxford.
  • Tree

    Farewell, Tolkien's Tree

    Oxford University’s Botanic Garden is planning a send-off for the writer’s favourite black pine.
  • Flare pan

    Cooking Better on Gas

    Oxford jet-engine research has led to a new design of cooking pan that uses 40 percent less energy.
  • Nano-pixels

    Shrinking Pixels

    A new breed of nano-pixels from the University promise thin, flexible high-resolution displays.
  • BBC

    Beating the BBC at Grammar

    John Humphrys can strike fear into the prime ministers, but he was no match for Oxford University classicist Cressida Ryan.

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