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Oxford team developing rapidly-deployable ventilator

Engineers and medics from University of Oxford and King’s College London are building and testing prototypes for rapidly-deployable ventilators for use on COVID-19 patients.  OxVent is a multidisciplinary team of engineers, anaesthetists and surgeons at Oxford and King’s who are building and testing prototypes for such ventilators. The aim is that the ventilators can be Read More…

Current Affairs

India executes infamous Delhi gang rapists

Four men were hanged last week for the rape and murder of a student on a New Delhi bus in 2012. The executions marked the end of a landmark case which gained international attention and prompted rapid reforms of sexual abuse legislation in India. In 2012, six men attacked a 23 year old physiotherapy student Read More…

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University accused of neglecting student welfare in Amber Rudd no-platforming controversy

Oxford University has been accused of neglecting student welfare in its response to the controversial cancellation of UN Women Oxford’s ‘Amber Rudd: In Conversation’ event for International Women’s Week. The Presidents Committee released on Wednesday an open letter to the Vice-Chancellor. The University chose this week to deregister United Women from its affiliated societies and Read More…

Sport

Podcasts play on after coronavirus football ban

Just as shocking as the thought that the footballing globe might stop spinning due to the recent Covid-19 outbreak is the idea that the media satellites that orbit it might simultaneously come crashing down. The age of social media has only multiplied the number of pre-existing sources of dissection of the minutiae of footballers’ performances, Read More…