Latest Podcasts
Scientists in the spotlight
Computer Scientist
Clinical Researcher in Infectious Diseases, particularly HIV
Evolutionary Anthropologist
Clinical Trials Manager in Dementia Research
Computational Scientist

Latest News and Articles

One dose of aspirin doesn’t fit all
Daily aspirin reduces blood clots by inhibiting platelets, but yields only modest long-term reductions in heart attacks and strokes, although it remains the...
Image credit:OU
The awards, which will be held on an annual basis, seek to recognise and celebrate exceptional research-led innovations and products at all University levels...
MeerKAT antenna
MeerKAT consists of 64 interconnected dishes, each 13.5m in diameter, that together form a single radio telescope. MeerKAT is an impressive South African...
Image credit: Shutterstock
Though the use of Internet filtering tools is widespread, there has been no conclusive evidence on their effectiveness until now. 'It’s important to consider...
Oxford skyline.png
Professor Harrell-Bond OBE was best known as a legal anthropologist and active humanitarian, who founded the RSC, part of Oxford’s Department of International...
Virtual reality used to treat fear of heights
Fear of heights is a significant problem for one in five people at some point in their lives, and most never receive treatment. Although VR has been used in...

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...



Saturday 18 August, 2–4pm

Learn Morse code, experiment with the Museum’s telegraphic apparatus, and unravel the mystery message.

Drop-in, ages 7+