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Beijing, China's capital city stated its plans to build a world-class AI-park that would cost the government over 13.8 billion yuan, a while ago, with this and other massive AI-related projects – supported actively by the state, the hype has been that China is leading everyone including the U.S., in machine ...
A MEMBER of staff at Oxford University got £90,000 compensation for tripping, figures reveal. The case — which racked up £33,700 in legal fees ... received £27,719 for “occupational asthma.” An Oxford University spokesman said: “We're confident that the compensation paid is proportionate to the injury.” ...

Quakers caught in Terf war with Oxford University protesters after hosting 'transphobic' feminist meeting. Protesters of WPUK ... The meeting organised by A Woman's Place UK (WPUK), which was met by protesters from Oxford University, has prompted a wave of criticism towards the Quakers. The Student's ...
A new portrait of the first person of African-Caribbean descent to be elected president of the Oxford Union in 1942 has been unveiled at Keble College. Sir James Cameron Tudor subsequently became one of the Caribbean's most influential diplomats and politicians. Born and educated in Barbados, Sir ...
Sharing the same pitch and facilities, both teams now sit under the former men's club crown, Oxford University Rugby FC, and women are now allowed to play Varsity matches at Twickenham, just like the men, which finally helps legitimise the women's team in the eyes of the university. Dombrowski tells me ...
Fresh-faced students have traversed the corridors of Oxford University since 1249, but how will the institution take to the class of 1971 and, more importantly, how will they take to Oxford? The Observer Magazine finds out. The young adolescent who has not been prepped his whole life (for it is inevitably a ...

A student has praised "lovely people" who helped after her notes were stolen six weeks before her final exams. A bag containing Anne-Marie Downes' work and a laptop was stolen from a car parked in Durham. The Oxford University student believed the notes may have been dumped, and tweeted ...
Oxford University has come under fire after a department invited alumni to a dinner, with the invitation stating “partners and wives” were welcome. Sent from the Department of Materials Alumni Association, the message asked if graduates would like to attend a dinner event at Oxford's St Edmund Hall.
A University of Oxford department has been criticised for a "sexist" alumni invitation by former and current students after saying "partners and wives" were welcome to attend an event. The Department of Materials issued an email advertising an alumni dinner, adding: "partners and wives are very welcome.".
Oxford University accepted fewer applicants from poor neighbourhoods than any other mainstream institution, according to official statistics. Only 2.8 per cent of its new intake were from families in areas classified as the most difficult to engage in higher education. Cambridge was just above Oxford with 3 ...
An Oxford University expert says Australia would be $90 billion better off if it adopted European-style resource tax policies and argues the Turnbull government has given up on collecting a meaningful amount of revenue from some of its most valuable resources. In one of a suite of new submissions to a ...
Oxford University says it is "deeply sorry" for asking a female cleaner to remove graffiti saying "Happy International Women's Day" on International Women's Day. Sophie Smith, an associate professor of political theory at the University, tweeted a picture of the cleaner standing on the steps of the Clarendon ...
Oxford University has apologized for asking a female cleaner to remove graffiti stating "Happy International Women's Day," from one of its colleges. On Thursday, an image posted on Twitter by a professor at the United Kingdom-based university showed a woman cleaning the steps of Clarendon College.
Oxford University has said it is “deeply sorry” after a female cleaner was pictured removing chalk graffiti saying “Happy International Women's Day”. Sophie Smith, the associate professor of political theory at University College, shared a picture of the scene on Twitter, writing: “What an image for #IWD.”.
The hunt is on to find up to seven Emperor's statue heads that once stood in front of an Oxford landmark, one of which could be in your back garden. The stone figurines, known as the Emperor Heads, stand outside the Sheldonian Theatre and were first commissioned by Sir Christopher Wren in the 1660s.
VeChain (VEN) — a blockchain-based supply chain enhancement platform — announced its new collaboration with the world-renowned Oxford University. The team up comes as part of VeResearch, which is an initiative designed to assist with the technological development of VeChain's rebranded Thor ...
OXFORD: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V was yesterday conferred an honorary fellowship by his alma mater, St Cross College, University of Oxford, in a brief ceremony held at the college on Wednesday. His Majesty received the certificate and a college medal from Master of the College ...

German car manufacturer BMW has become the latest notable company to partner with a blockchain firm. VeChain, the notable blockchain-based supply chain enhancement platform has announced a partnership deal with BMW. The announcement was made by Sunny Lu, the CEO of VeChain on Monday, ...
A budding astrophysicist has seen his future in the stars after being ranked among the brightest prospects in the country. Richmond School and Sixth Form College student Harold Raven was chosen from 41,372 nationally to take part in the junior Bebras Computation Challenge, run by Oxford University ...
Chadwick Boseman has revealed that his career received a huge boost from Denzel Washington, after the Oscar winner paid for him to attend a theatre program at Oxford University. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the Black Panther star revealed that he previously attended an acting class hosted by ...
Aung San Suu Kyi when she was a Burmese pro-democracy campaigner walking with Andrew Dilnot, the Principal of St Hugh's College of the Oxford University, at a reception in Oxford in June 2012. Lefteris Pitarakis/Press Association. All rights reserved. When reality goes off the chart of what is thinkable, ...
Professor Simon Hiscock, the director of the Oxford Botanic Garden, with a bottle of Physic Gin. Photograph: Claire Williams. The University of Oxford's famous Botanic Garden is to produce its own brand of gin. Distilled from barley grains grown by medieval farmers, “Physic Gin” is flavoured with 25 different ...
An Oxford graduate has lost his High Court claim against the university over its failure to award him a first class degree. Faiz Siddiqui attempted to claim damages by arguing that "negligently inadequate teaching" during his History degree between 1999 and 2000 affected his overall grade and had a ...
Crash diets may stop the heart pumping properly, a new study by Oxford University has found. Researchers at Oxford University said people suffering from heart problems should seek medical advice before adopting a low calorie diet. The new study used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to investigate ...
Oxford University has called in the police in an attempt to end the “inconsiderate and entitled” tradition of “trashing”. The practise sees students spray each other with champagne, confetti and foam to celebrate finishing their exams in the summer term. In some of the more extreme cases, students can be ...
Plans to redevelop an Oxford University college have been approved despite another college criticising the "bulky" and "inelegant" design. The building at St Hilda's College includes a tower, as well as 59 student rooms, a common room and offices. Nearby Christ Church college formally objected to the ...
It is the latest in a series of overtures by Oxford University to female students, which have included the introduction of a “take home” History finals paper and lengthening maths and computer science exams by 15 minutes. The move also comes amid campaigns by students at a number of universities for ...
London-based AL_A, spearheaded by Amanda Levete, have revealed their design for two new buildings at the Wadham College site of the historic Oxford University in England. The Dr. Lee Shau Kee Building and William Doo Undergraduate Centre will provide much-needed space for undergraduate ...
The Oxford University Press (OUP) has been publishing books for hundreds of years. A department of the University of Oxford, the OUP is the world's biggest university press and publishes works in more than 40 languages. While the organization has been around for centuries, it is not averse to embracing ...
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - State Senator Rick Jones will be speaking at the University of Oxford in England. He has been invited to speak on Michigan's efforts to stop female genital mutilation (FGM). “I'm honored to speak at Oxford University on such an important topic,” said Jones, R-Grand Ledge.
There were boos at the Sheldonian theatre from hundreds of staff are efforts to force a resolution on the proposals were thwarted. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo. The University of Oxford has blocked attempts by staff to debate pension proposals that have sparked industrial action on campuses across the ...
A protest in London last month against university tuition fees, pay restraint for further education staff and pensions cuts. Photograph: Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Images. The dispute between universities and their staff may be closer to a resolution after the University of Oxford said it would seek to reverse ...
Arshad Saeed Husain has joined the Oxford University Press Pakistan (OUP-Pakistan) as the new managing director. This was announced by Adrian Mellor, managing director of the Asia Education division of the OUP, said a press release issued the OUP-Pakistan. Prior to joining the OUP-Pakistan, ...
A TALENTED art student is celebrating after winning a place at Oxford University's Ruskin School of Art to study a degree in Fine Art. Fiona Cameron, 19, from Wolviston, near Stockton, has been offered the opportunity at the top university while studying for a UAL foundation diploma in art and design at ...
Yes, it's cheeky to sue Oxford University for not giving you a first – but with skyrocketing student fees, it also makes sense ... Last week Siddiqui attempted to take Oxford University to the High Court for failing to award him a first class honours degree and therefore ruining his chances of automatically being ...
Exam times for selected courses were increased in order to help women achieve higher scores during the 2017 summer assessment period. According to the Telegraph article, only half of women achieve first class degrees compared to their male counterparts. This has prompted dons to take measures in ...
Professor Simon Hiscock, the director of the Oxford Botanic Garden, with a bottle of Physic Gin. Photograph: Claire Williams. The University of Oxford's famous Botanic Garden is to produce its own brand of gin. Guardian Today: the headlines, the analysis, the debate - sent direct to you. Read more. Distilled ...
Oxford might be thought of as one of the best unis in the country for most of us, but former student Faiz Siddiqui clearly doesn't agree. In fact, Faiz was so unimpressed with the prestigious university, that he wanted £1million in damages after he failed to bag a first class degree almost 20 years ago.
The 39-year-old, from London, was eventually awarded a 2:1 degree from Brasenose College and worked for a series of law firms after university. Oxford University admitted that there had been fewer teaching staff available in the Michaelmas (Autumn) term due to staff being granted leave of absence, but ...
Oxford University not at fault for graduate's 2:1 as he may have 'simply coasted', judge rules. The judge added that it was possible that Mr Siddiqui "simply gets over-anxious during the examination process and does not do himself justice on occasions". Credit: Yui Mok /PA. Olivia Rudgard, Social Affairs ...
Oxford University it would continue to “monitor exam data carefully”, but noted female exam students did show an imporvaement with the extra time. An Oxford University spokesman told Business Insider: "As part of an ongoing review of our examination process, the Mathematical Institute in Oxford decided ...
Steven Grahl is the new Organist at Christ Church Cathedral, succeeding Stephen Darlington, who has served for 32 years. Grahl also joins the Faculty of Music in the University in 'significant roles'. Steven Grahl has been Director of Music at Peterborough Cathedral since 2014. He is also Conductor of ...
AN OXFORD professor of contemporary Islamic studies will face a judge over allegations of rape. Swiss academic Tariq Ramadan is being investigated charges of rape and 'rape of a vulnerable person' after two women accused him of violently assaulting them in hotel rooms in Lyon and Paris in 2009 and ...
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUHFT) is to pilot a system for compliance with the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD). The pilot, due to begin in early 2018, will involve pharmacists and pharmacy technicians testing OPTEL Group's Certa system — a combination of software and ...
AN Oxford GP is campaigning on behalf of rough sleepers who seek comfort on freezing nights from an air vent thought to be owned by an Oxford college. Andrew Moscrop, 41, who works at Jericho Health Centre, said he had seen the homeless on a number of occasions keeping warm on the grate from ...
It has been recently revealed that last summer, Oxford University added 15 minutes to their maths and computer science final exams in the hopes that the increased time limit would help female students to obtain higher results. This meant increasing the duration of exams from 90 minutes to 105. Although ...
OXFORD University has paid up to £850,000 from a “poor” fund to rich students including children of TV stars. Sons and daughters of financiers and executives are also among those given grants of up to £27,000. Oxford University has lost its shine after the discovery of rich students receiving thousands of ...
Crash diets may stop the heart pumping properly, a new study by Oxford University has found. Researchers at Oxford University said people suffering from heart problems should seek medical advice before adopting a low calorie diet. The new study used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to investigate ...
Creating a shared narrative induces mutual obligations on the part of the public to contribute towards economic development while introducing constraints on rulers at the same time. Central banks as a constitutionally independent institution, can do a lot to create this shared narrative. This was stated by Sir ...
Three faculty members at the University of Arkansas are authors of Very Short Introductions, a series of texts published by Oxford University Press. According to the Oxford University Press website, "Oxford's Very Short Introductions offers concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects — from ...


 

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