When people think of conservation, they often think that it is about saving species. Whilst this is partly true, conservation is actually much more than that...
In the latest edition of the Oxford Sparks Big Questions podcast, we visit Conservation Ecologist Dr Tom Moorhouse to ask: should I take a selfie with a wild animal?
We went and interviewed Chris Thorogood from the University of Oxford Botanical Gardens to talk all things carnivorous plants...
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In today’s political climate, science’s value to society is under threat and consistently questioned. Yet in our everyday lives we reap the rewards of...
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Marieke Oudelaar from the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine explains how complex folding structures formed by DNA enable genetically identical cells...
Xanda, Cecil the lion’s oldest surviving son, has been shot and killed by hunters in Zimbabwe two years after his father’s death...
Eight Oxford academics have been made Fellows of the British Academy today (21 July).
A new research collaboration could significantly increase the quality and economic productivity of one of the UK’s largest crop...
Badgers are more sociable than often thought, with implications for how they transmit disease according to Oxford University...

Brain Diaries

Event cost Free Disabled access? Yes Booking required Not required Further information can be found here.

An exhibition and series of events revealing how the latest neuroscience is transforming what we know about the lifelong development of our brains, from birth to the end of...


Board Games and Medieval Medicine

The Museum is helping to develop new board games about medieval Islamic medicine. Help test our board games and give us your feedback.Drop-in, ages 7+. This event is running regularly on the last Sunday of every month.