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Video feature: Endangered archaeology

The Middle East and North Africa has an incredible number of archaeological sites, reflecting its vibrant and complex history. But this region's archaeology faces huge risks from looting, population growth, agriculture and many other pressures. Academics from Oxford and Leicester explain how they are striving to rapidly record and evaluate the status of archaeological sites across the region in order to create an accessible body of data which can be used by national and international heritage professionals to target those sites most in danger to record, preserve and/or protect them.

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 the media's appetite for stories about Oxford undergraduate admissions: Inside the Oxford interview.  

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