University of Oxford

The University of Oxford or Oxford University is the oldest English-speaking institution of higher learning world-wide. Oxford University traces its roots to the 12th Century, but traces of it go back to the end of the 11th Century. Oxford University does not have a campus. It is located in the city of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England and is comprised of 38 independent and self-governing colleges and 6 permanent private halls speckled about the Oxford area. Oxford has more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and program students. Oxford is the home of the Rhodes Scholar offered to students around the world. Oxford is a member of the Russell Group o British Universities, the Coimbra Group, and other prestigious groups. Oxford University is rated at in the Top 10 of all universities world-wide. Their news sources and research is readily available on-line.

Address
University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD United Kingdom
Website
http://www.ox.ac.uk/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Oxford

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 lockdown data shows men travelled 48% more than women

Men have moved further than women before and during the UK's lockdown, according to data today from the Oxford COVID-19 Impact Monitor—potentially raising questions over whether this could have been a factor in the increased ...

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New weapon identified in arsenal against disease

Scientists at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences have discovered a new way for T cells to attack cells infected by viruses or deranged ...

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How and when to end the COVID-19 lockdown: An optimization approach

Countries around the world are in a state of lockdown to help limit the spread of SARS-CoV-2. However, as the number of new daily confirmed cases begins to decrease, governments must decide how to release their populations ...

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COVID-19 mortality highly influenced by age demographics

A study released today from the University of Oxford is the first to highlight the importance of age and demographic science in explaining the difference in fatalities across countries affected by the virus.

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Threat of COVID-19 to global poor

Three and a half billion people in the developing world live with a deprivation that could leave them vulnerable when exposed to SARS-CoV2—the virus that causes COVID-19.

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