University of Oxford

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Freedom of Oxford award

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Freedom of Oxford award

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Freedom of Oxford award

Oxford City Council said it is no longer appropriate to celebrate the work of Aung San Suu Kyi due to her response to the Rohingya crisis

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Myles Allen defended climate scientists on Julia Hartley-Brewer's show

Julia tells climate change author 'your figures have been totally debunked'

Julia tells climate change author 'your figures have been totally debunked'

Myles Allen faces grilling from our presenter after landmark study

Research suggests climate change is not as threatened as believed to be

Research suggests climate change not as threatening as previously thought

Research suggests climate change not as threatening as previously thought

The research was conducted by scientists at the University of Oxford

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

A-levels: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai accepted at Oxford University

A-levels: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai accepted at Oxford University

A-levels: Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai accepted at Oxford University

Malala Yousafzai has received her A-level results and is to study philosophy, politics and economics

Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

First piece of dinosaur brain tissue discovered in Sussex

First-ever piece of dinosaur brain tissue discovered in Sussex

First-ever piece of dinosaur brain tissue discovered in Sussex

The first ever piece of dinosaur brain tissue has been discovered and seems to be similar to that of birds and crocodiles

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

'Doctors prompting patients to tackle their weight can be the push they need', says University of Oxford

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital, says Oxford professor

Doctors telling patients they're obese isn't rude, it's vital - Oxford professor

GPs are being urged to let their patients know about the options available to them on the NHS to help them lose weight, to tackle the obesity crisis

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

Statins: 'We have an epidemic of misinformed doctors and misinformed patients' says leading cardiologist

Statins: 'We have an epidemic of misinformed doctors and patients' says leading cardiologist

Leading cardiologist claims patients and doctors are misinformed on Statins

A new report claims benefits of statins are underestimated and harmful side effects exaggerated, but not all doctors agree

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

'Education needs a system which is less selective', says researcher at Kings College London

Less selective education system 'would help resolve Oxbridge inequality'

Less selective education system would help resolve Oxbridge inequality'

Researcher Sol Gamsu gives talkRADIO his views on why the Oxbridge state school intake is so heavily concentrated in the south of England

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The intelligence of...ducks? Researcher tells Jonny and Ash about how they're more canny than meets the eye

Ducks: bird-brains or abstract geniuses? Researcher tells Jonny and Ash how the pond-dwellers are more canny than meets the eye

Ducks: bird-brains or abstract geniuses?

The pond-dwellers we feed in the park might be smarter than you think

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Laurent Orseau from Google DeepMind, and Stuart Armstrong from the Future of Humanity Institute at the university outlined how future intelligent machines could be prevented from learning to override human commands with specific coding.

'Robot uprising? It's miles off', says cybersecurity advisor of Google's kill-switch plans

Robot uprising 'miles off' despite Google kill-switch announcement

Cyber specialist Graeme Batsman insists that artificial intelligence won't be taking over the planet just yet