No. 4472 Thursday 30 April 1998 Vol. 128

Alzheimer's link with diet under investigation : Scientists at the Universities of Oxford and Bergen, in Norway, have found new evidence which could link the development of Alzheimer's disease to deficiencies in certain vitamins.

Staff urged to join `car-free' week : The University is encouraging all its staff to participate in Oxford `Car-Free Week', which starts on Monday, 11 May.

Spotlight on science in new publication : Two research projects, featured in a new publication released last week demonstrating the dynamism, diversity, and excellence of the range of its current scientific research, have already generated fresh headlines.

Historic double for Magdalen College students : Television history was made last week when Magdalen College became the first institution since University Challenge began 36 years ago to take the champions' title for the second year running.

New Warden for Rhodes House : Dr John Rowett, Fellow and Tutor of Brasenose College, has been appointed as Secretary of the Rhodes Trust and Warden of Rhodes House from 1 September, 1999.

Gummer backs ECU on ways to save energy : The world's environment will not improve unless we each play our part, and that means not wasting energy, John Gummer, MP, told an audience at Rhodes House last term.

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