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Transport infrastructure
The report, 'Infrastructure: Underpinning Sustainable Development', is the result of extensive research into the influence that both ‘networked infrastructure...
Europe’s first farmers travelled with their dogs
The international collaboration conducted by researchers at École Normale Supérieure of Lyon, the University of Oxford, the National History Museum and the...
Students watching a practical experiment, University of Oxford, UK
The iSkills series includes sessions on finding relevant material for your research, getting relevant information to come to you, research data management,...
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Propose your ideas for a new ‘Big Question’ for Oxplore with some recommended reading resources. The ideal Big Question will fascinate young people whilst...
The earth from above
 The questions have been released just after of the deadline day for students to apply to study at Oxford University next year (15 October). Students applying...
Symbol of sustainability
The British Institute of Facilities Management held its annual awards ceremony this week, and the University won one of five Impact Awards for our 'Impact on...

WOMEN IN SCIENCE: Portraits, Archive Material, Trails and Talks

Basement Gallery, Museum of the History of Science Broad Street Oxford OX1 3AZ

March – December 2018

100 years ago, the first group of women won the right to vote in the UK. In this centenary year, there is widespread recognition of the political role women have played in society. But what...


Bacterial World

A new exhibition is aiming to show the positive impact of bacteria.

Bacteria World at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History has 55 exhibits, including a 92ft (28m) long inflatable E.coli sculpture.

Director Paul Smith promised the exhibition would explore "our very intimate relationships with bacteria".