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Opening the gates of the University's libraries, museums and collections

Opening the gates of the University's libraries, museums and collections

In 2009, the Queen's Anniversary Prize was awarded to the University of Oxford's Bodleian Library and University Library Services for their outstanding quality and high level of public benefit.

Grandparents contribute to children's wellbeing

Grandparents contribute to children's wellbeing

Research at the University of Oxford has shown how grandparents play a vital role in children's wellbeing and the results have been informing UK family policy.

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Making Britain

Challenging perceptions of India immigration and helping those of British-Indian descent understand and celebrate their heritage.

Making learning available for everyone

Making learning available for everyone

The University of Oxford’s iTunes U site goes from strength to strength, making sure that learning has a real impact in society

Understanding oil-rich strata

Understanding oil-rich strata

For more than thirty years Oxford geologist Dr Hugh Jenkyns has been researching what rock formations are likely to have produced oil and why.

coastal flooding and cliff erosion

Calculating the risks of coastal flooding and cliff erosion

Scientists at the University of Oxford are developing yet further a computer model that will forecast the environmental risks to Britain’s coastline for decades ahead. This will be of immense value to local authority planning departments.

Researchers map overlapping deprivations to better tackle poverty

Mapping deprivation to better tackle poverty

Researchers from the University of Oxford have developed a method for identifying areas of social deprivation and their results have been used to better inform the allocation of resources to tackle poverty in the UK and beyond.

Who needs migrant workers

Who needs migrant workers

A definitive piece of work about migrant labour in the UK by researchers at the ESRC Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford, is being used to inform government policy on labour immigration.

Reconnecting indigenous nations with their heritage

Reconnecting indigenous nations with their material heritage

The Blackfoot people of Northern America have reconnected with a key element of their heritage thanks to a unique relationship between the Blackfoot Confederacy and the Pitt Rivers Museum at the University of Oxford.

Particle accelerator physics for the masses

Particle accelerator physics for the masses

A University of Oxford outreach project about accelerator physics was conceived to inspire young minds in Oxfordshire but has gone much further than anyone could have hoped.

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