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Oxford City Council awarded funding to decarbonise public buildings

Oxford City Council (OCC) has been awarded £10.9m in funding to reduce carbon emissions in key sites across the city owned by the Council, including the Hinksey Outdoor Swimming Pool. The funding, awarded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) Public Sector Decarbonisation Fund, will enable the Council to explore the usage Read More…

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Oxford academic joins politicians criticising use of ‘Queen’s Consent’ powers by monarch

Politicians and academics, including at Oxford University, have heavily criticised the widespread use of the constitutional process known as Queen’s Consent which has been exposed in The Guardian this week.

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St Peter’s JCR passes motion condemning Loach event and pledging support for Jewish students

St Peter’s College JCR last night passed a motion condemning the college’s decision to continue with an event with the filmmaker Ken Loach, despite Jewish students raising concerns about Loach’s history of antisemitism.

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Oxford JSoc condemns St Peter’s College event over Ken Loach’s history of antisemitism

Professor Judith Buchanan, Master of St Peter’s College, has decided to proceed with an event with the filmmaker Ken Loach at the college tonight, despite Oxford University Jewish Society (JSoc) raising concerns about Loach’s anti-Semitic beliefs and history of anti-Semitic comments.

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Shouting doesn’t make you right: how the media misreport Covid

“The intersection of science and ideology engendered by the pandemic has presented novel (dare I say unprecedented) challenges for journalism; challenges which have arguably not been handled particularly well.”

Amy Sankey explores Covid misinformation and disinformation in the media.