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Video feature: The Paternal Age Effect – Identifying reproductive risks

Research from the University of Oxford's Clinical Genetics Laboratory initiated the introduction of an upper age limit of 40 years for sperm donors in the UK and internationally, and led to increased public awareness of the effect of paternal age in the transmission of inherited disease. 

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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