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Sustainable heritage

Sustainable heritage

An Oxford academic helps reveal the hidden stories of Britain’s country houses.

Professor Jonathan Michie

The value of mutuality

Lord Byron once said he detested everything that wasn’t perfectly mutual. Research by the University of Oxford suggests that his words have added resonance in the wake of the global financial crisis.

Making and breaking barriers

Making and breaking barriers

Conceived in late 2012, the mounted policing project Making and Breaking Barriers was set up with the aim of determining whether or not mounted police could be said to have value for UK public policing.

Medieval plainsong

Medieval plainsong gets a contemporary makeover

An Oxford academic helps bring holy music of the middle ages to life.

Composing Opera for Children

Composing Opera for Children

When the operas for children that Oxford University lecturer in Music Prof. Martyn Harry composes tour Britain’s toughest regions, his work is often the first classical music his audiences have ever heard.

Urban hotspots

Getting critical

Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute analyses the risks to the nation’s infrastructure.

Bethecar Moor

The value of a green and pleasant land

Oxford research work helps to highlight the value of the natural world.

Dülük Baba Tepesi

Smartphones become Smart Stones

Research at Oxford is demonstrating how ordinary smartphones can be turned into cheap, simple devices to monitor climate and environment.

Peter Tufano

Making winners out of savers

Oxford research leads to new legislation in the United States to improve financial planning among ordinary Americans.

Managing the risk of surface water flooding

Managing the risk of surface water flooding

Research by the University of Oxford, in conjunction with the London School of Economics, is playing a key role in combating one of Britain’s most persistent natural hazards.

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