No. 4515 Thursday 10 June 1999 Vol. 129

Programme set out to boost access : The Report of the Vice-Chancellor's Working Party on Access, published today, recommends a series of practical steps to help ensure that Oxford continues to attract applications from students from diverse backgrounds.

Euro is no `trial marriage' says Bundesbank chief : A strong assertion that the Euro has `great potential', despite recent exchange rate falls, was made by the President of the Bundesbank, Professor Hans Tietmeyer, at a lecture in Oxford.

President of Brazil set for University honour : President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil, has been proposed for the degree of Doctor of Civil Law by Diploma, subject to the approval of Congregation on Tuesday, 29 June.

Salute for American Institute : More than 100 scholars, policy-makers, and benefactors of the University's Rothermere American Institute were saluted by the Ambassador of the United States of America, The Hon.

Search on to contain dengue fever : Oxford scientists have made significant discoveries about dengue fever, which presently affects 100 million people each year and is poised to spread further afield.

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