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Influencing contemporary theatre practice

Influencing contemporary theatre practice

Research on Greek and Roman drama has offered theatre professionals new skills and insights.

Digitising Jane Austen's fiction manuscripts

Digitising Jane Austen's fiction manuscripts

For the first time since 1845, Austen's handwritten manuscripts have been reunited, thanks to digital technology.

From flies to fetal viability

From flies to fetal viability

Research by zoologists at the University of Oxford into how hoverflies achieve their exquisite control has led, rather unexpectedly, to a means of improving IVF techniques.

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.

Electric motor

Electric motors fit for racing cars

Think of electric vehicles and you probably picture sluggish hybrid cars -- but University of Oxford engineers are developing electric motors that power the world’s fastest sports cars.

Impact case studies

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

Professor Rana Mitter.

Helping the UK understand China

Professor Rana Mitter from the University of Oxford is using his expert knowledge of Chinese history to help the government, businesses and the public to understand and engage with contemporary Chinese politics.

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.

The past in our own backyards

The past in our own backyards

East Oxford has always been a place of migration: even in Roman times there were waves of new arrivals settling in the area.

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