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Hunting species: not just a numbers game

In the race to describe all of Earth's species before they go extinct it has been suggested that one species that is thriving is taxonomists.

A night of Dido, drama, and dinner with a difference

The clocks will be turned back 430 years at Christ Church on Saturday.

A little-known but fascinating Elizabethan play, rustled up to entertain the Polish ambassador Albert Łaski on his visit to Oxford in 1583, was the inspiration for this weekend's special event.

Oxford's part in a new multiple sclerosis drug

A highly effective new treatment for multiple sclerosis was approved yesterday by the European Medicines Agency, the regulator for drugs in Europe.