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Video feature: cockatoos make tools from different materials

Researchers from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna and the University of Oxford report that Goffin cockatoos can make and use elongated- tools of appropriate shape and length out of amorphous materials, suggesting that the birds can anticipate how the tools will be used.

Oxford and the media

Laws, sausages and newspaper articles...

...three things that some feel the public should never see being manufactured. However, we believe there is wide interest in journalism, public relations and the interaction between the two. This occasional series offers a behind-the-scenes view of how Oxford's News and Information Office works with the media to secure high-profile, accurate coverage of the University and also how things can (sometimes) go wrong. Continue reading here...

In our latest Medium article, we reflect on Oxford's part in a news programme about the barriers facing black Britons in achieving positions of power and influence: Openness, admissions and a black Prime Minister  

Open Days UnivStudent helper showing prospective undergraduates around her college on an Open Day.

Imaged credit: Rob Judges Photography