University of Oxford

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State-educated students driving up competition and diversity at Oxford, says outgoing VC
Louise Richardson is proud that state entrants are up to 68% – and that she is succeeded by a woman

Richard Adams Education editor

26, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Donald Perkins obituary
Physicist who played a key role from the birth of particle physics in the 1940s to the discovery of the Higgs boson

Frank Close

22, Nov, 2022 @6:37 PM

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Charity Commission criticises Oxford college over mismanagement
Christ Church college spent £6m in legal fees and PR costs in effort to oust its head

Harriet Sherwood

10, Nov, 2022 @2:58 PM

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Sir David Butler obituary
Influential psephologist, political scientist, author and expert member of the BBC’s election night coverage team for many years

David McKie

09, Nov, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Remains of 18 Indigenous people held by UK museums return to Australia
Return is part of painstaking effort to recover thousands of ancestors stolen from traditional lands who now lie in more than 20 countries

Tory Shepherd

09, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Small wonder: big DNA advances loom at university startup Oxford Nanopore
Company spun out of Oxford University makes DNA and RNA sequencing devices to identify viruses and variants

Julia Kollewe

31, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Tom Mason obituary
Other lives: English lecturer and author on poetry who spent his entire career at Bristol University

David Hopkins

28, Oct, 2022 @4:50 PM

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Rapper AJ Tracey launches fund to help Black students at Oxford University
The west London musician has followed in the footsteps of fellow artist Stormzy – but is braced for a negative response from some

Shanti Das

16, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Covid: hopes for Oxford nasal vaccine dealt blow after poor trial results
Scientists ditch plans to develop nasal spray version of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in its current form

Ian Sample Science editor

10, Oct, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Liz Truss meets European leaders in Prague as Irish deputy PM says NI protocol ‘a little too strict’ – as it happened
PM is attending European Political Community meeting amid hope over thawing in Northern Ireland standoff

Andrew Sparrow

06, Oct, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Derek Goldrei obituary
Other lives: Mathematician who had teaching and leadership positions at the Open University and several Oxford University colleges

Michael Goldrei

25, Sep, 2022 @5:07 PM

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Forget Oxbridge: St Andrews knocks top universities off perch
Latest Guardian University Guide shows leading trio are in league of their own for undergraduate courses

Richard Adams and Rachel Hall

24, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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