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Friday, December 04, 2020



Oxford scientists develop five-minute Covid-19 antigen test

October 15, 2020 4:55 pm

The university said it hoped to start product development of the testing device in early 2021 and have an approved device available six months afterwards.

COVID-19 vaccine roll-out expected in less than 3 months in UK: Report

October 03, 2020 8:44 am

A full COVID-19 immunization programme, which would exclude children, could be quicker than experts predicted, the Times said, adding that health officials estimate that every adult could receive a dose of the vaccine within six months.

Days after halt, AstraZeneca says UK trials for Covid-19 vaccine to resume

September 12, 2020 10:00 pm

The company said it will continue to work with health authorities “across the world” and “be guided” as to when other clinical trials can resume.

‘Samvidhaan' is Oxford's Hindi word of 2019

January 28, 2020 4:57 pm

It said the word was chosen as 2019 saw the values of democracy, secularism, justice, liberty, equality and fraternity being tested on the touchstone of the Constitution or ‘Samvidhaan'.

BJP, Congress share more 'junk news' on WhatsApp than BSP-SP, says Oxford study

May 14, 2019 11:00 am

With a dearth of academic research regarding WhatsApp, the researchers analysed 27,000 posts from 130 public Facebook pages and over 200 public WhatsApp groups between February 14 and April 10.

Asia debt binge to dampen growth but not derail it, Oxford says

February 20, 2018 9:57 am

Oxford forecasts that in the long run, the debt of households and non-financial companies will remain above 100 percent of gross domestic product in most Asian economies, excluding Japan.

Rohingya violence: Oxford removes Suu Kyi portrait after criticism

September 30, 2017 4:30 pm

While the exact reasons for the portrait's removal, remain unclear, there is a general view that the allegations of ethnic cleansing as a result of Mynamar's Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes to Bangladesh is likely to be behind the move.

Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbing

August 06, 2017 8:12 am

Lathem, 42, was being held without bail in Alameda County and faced a court appearance in the city of Pleasanton.

'Oxford A Real' app launched to help students access textbooks online

January 29, 2016 9:18 am

These books have been introduced in a Panchkula school, The Gurukul in Sector 20, where the app scans a particular topic and show it on screen, in real.

Oxford University nominates 1st female vice-chancellor

May 29, 2015 2:04 pm

The university appointed its first vice-chancellor in 1230, and until now all of them have been men. There has also never been a female chancellor, the top job.