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# oxford - Last year 2021

'I was certainly quite a rare item in Japan at 6ft 5ins with red hair'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I was certainly quite a rare item in Japan at 6ft 5ins with red hair'

Nov 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 36,787 Views 4 Comments

Irishman Mark Egan had great success as a rugby player in Japan and now works for the JRFU.

Survivors and politicians express anger over Mother and Baby Home event
# Oxford University
# Oxford University

Survivors and politicians express anger over Mother and Baby Home event

Updated Jun 2nd 2021, 3:30 PM 25,151 Views 12 Comments

Members of the Oireachtas Children’s Committee have criticised the fact that Professor Mary Daly will appear “behind closed doors”.

South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations amid concern over efficacy
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

South Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations amid concern over efficacy

Feb 8th 2021, 2:40 PM 53,001 Views 40 Comments

Researchers are working to update the vaccine to deal with the South African variant.

AstraZeneca vaccine is less effective against South African variant, research says
# Oxford
# Oxford

AstraZeneca vaccine is less effective against South African variant, research says

Feb 7th 2021, 9:22 AM 27,017 Views 42 Comments

The company believes the jab is still effective against severe disease caused by the South African variant.

Oxford to run trial alternating Covid-19 vaccines
# AstraZenenca
# AstraZenenca

Oxford to run trial alternating Covid-19 vaccines

Feb 4th 2021, 8:35 AM 13,050 Views 2 Comments

The trial will show whether different Covid doses can be used interchangeably to allow greater flexibility in pressured vaccine delivery schedules.

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to be used for over 70s 'where practicable and timely'
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to be used for over 70s 'where practicable and timely'

Updated Feb 3rd 2021, 7:12 PM 44,919 Views 43 Comments

This follows a recommendation from the National Immunisation Advisory Committee.

A single dose of Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine may reduce transmission by two thirds, study says
# Covid Jab
# Covid Jab

A single dose of Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine may reduce transmission by two thirds, study says

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:28 AM 22,882 Views 30 Comments

Ireland expects to receive its first shipment of the newly-approved vaccine next week.

Amid a deepening row, the [heavily redacted] EU-AstraZeneca contract has been published
# Oxford Vaccine
# Oxford Vaccine

Amid a deepening row, the [heavily redacted] EU-AstraZeneca contract has been published

Jan 29th 2021, 12:11 PM 47,663 Views 78 Comments
  • There are numerous references to AstraZeneca making its 'Best Reasonable Efforts' to deliver the vaccine amounts promised.
  • There is no reference to the UK factories being used only for the British market; but this could be in the UK contract with AstraZeneca.
  • The head of Ireland's vaccine taskforce said it's possible that the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine could be administered by GPs if the AstraZeneca delivery is delayed.
Germany joins AstraZeneca in rejecting 'completely incorrect' reports on Covid vaccine efficacy in elderly
# Over 65s
# Over 65s

Germany joins AstraZeneca in rejecting 'completely incorrect' reports on Covid vaccine efficacy in elderly

Updated Jan 26th 2021, 11:33 AM 76,708 Views 41 Comments

Two German newspaper reports cast doubt on the effectiveness of the Oxford vaccine among older age groups.

# oxford - All time

Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines
# Sputnik V
# Sputnik V

Scientists to trial combination of Oxford-AstraZeneca and Russian vaccines

Dec 11th 2020, 8:12 PM 11,773 Views 6 Comments

Sputnik V is currently being made available to Russians in high-risk groups.

UK government asks regulator to assess AstraZeneca vaccine in 'first step' towards roll-out
# Oxford
# Oxford

UK government asks regulator to assess AstraZeneca vaccine in 'first step' towards roll-out

Nov 27th 2020, 7:30 AM 9,571 Views 6 Comments

The UK government has pre-ordered 100 million doses of the vaccine.

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge
# Covid Vaccine
# Covid Vaccine

Astrazeneca says it may need to conduct 'additional study' of its Covid vaccine after questions emerge

Nov 26th 2020, 5:03 PM 33,686 Views 20 Comments

CEO Pascal Soriot said more studies may be needed to provide clarity on its data.

Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine can prevent 70% of people from developing virus, data shows
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Oxford and AstraZeneca vaccine can prevent 70% of people from developing virus, data shows

Updated Nov 23rd 2020, 8:54 AM 38,919 Views 115 Comments

The vaccine has been developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University.

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in older adults, study finds
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine produces strong immune response in older adults, study finds

Nov 19th 2020, 7:24 AM 19,699 Views 33 Comments

According to researchers, volunteers in the trial demonstrated similar immune responses across all age groups.

Trials of Oxford's Covid-19 vaccine showed 'strong immune responses' in adults, researchers say
# AstraZeneca
# AstraZeneca

Trials of Oxford's Covid-19 vaccine showed 'strong immune responses' in adults, researchers say

Oct 27th 2020, 7:20 AM 61,481 Views 61 Comments

This vaccine from Astrazeneca and Oxford University is being tested in various locations around the world.

Oxford researchers say new artificial intelligence test could identify coronavirus within one hour
# Covid19
# Covid19

Oxford researchers say new artificial intelligence test could identify coronavirus within one hour

Jul 31st 2020, 12:54 PM 23,054 Views 21 Comments

Researchers said the tool accurately predicted a patient’s Covid-19 status in more than 90% of cases.

Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college
# Oriel College
# Oriel College

Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college

Jun 18th 2020, 7:05 AM 20,759 Views 68 Comments

A statement by Oriel College yesterday said the governing body had voted in favour of launching an independent inquiry into controversy surrounding the monument of the British imperialist.

Covid-19: Pharma giant on board to manufacture as yet unproven Oxford vaccine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Pharma giant on board to manufacture as yet unproven Oxford vaccine

Apr 30th 2020, 9:10 AM 41,961 Views 89 Comments

Human trials of the vaccine began last week.

Candidates receive first injections in coronavirus vaccine trial
# Oxford
# Oxford

Candidates receive first injections in coronavirus vaccine trial

Apr 23rd 2020, 9:09 PM 51,129 Views 54 Comments

Researchers from the University of Oxford administered the first doses today.

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in September, Oxford professor claims

Apr 11th 2020, 1:56 PM 64,282 Views 51 Comments

The World Health Organization previously said it could take 12 to 18 months for a vaccine to be developed.

Police in Oxford open fire on gunman after person shot on street
# Negotiating
# Negotiating

Police in Oxford open fire on gunman after person shot on street

May 7th 2018, 7:19 PM 21,624 Views 45 Comments

The situation is not being treated as a terrorist incident.

Seven UK police officers hospitalised after incident with chemical substance during routine arrest
# Oxford
# Oxford

Seven UK police officers hospitalised after incident with chemical substance during routine arrest

Nov 9th 2017, 12:48 PM 12,220 Views 9 Comments

Officers were conducting an arrest when they became aware of a chemical hazard in the building.

Murder investigation launched after child found dead near Oxford
# England
# England

Murder investigation launched after child found dead near Oxford

Mar 15th 2017, 7:44 AM 16,587 Views 1 Comment

A woman in her 40s, who is from the area, has been arrested.

Several injured after explosion and major blaze at Oxford flats
# Building Collapse
# Building Collapse

Several injured after explosion and major blaze at Oxford flats

Feb 15th 2017, 8:43 AM 9,974 Views 2 Comments

Up to 40 firefighters responded to the blaze, which broke out yesterday evening.

Oxford Dictionaries name "post-truth" its word of 2016
# Trump
# Trump

Oxford Dictionaries name "post-truth" its word of 2016

Nov 16th 2016, 7:44 AM 11,854 Views 36 Comments

The compound word relates to a situation where objective facts are less influential on public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.

Shia LaBeouf slaps fan in face as part of art project
# Elevate
# Elevate

Shia LaBeouf slaps fan in face as part of art project

Feb 22nd 2016, 12:29 PM 11,633 Views 19 Comments

But he said he really didn’t want to.

You shouldn't be afraid to speak out after being sexually assaulted. I know, because I did
# Opinion
# Opinion

You shouldn't be afraid to speak out after being sexually assaulted. I know, because I did

Aug 19th 2015, 7:00 PM 233 Views 12 Comments

Ione Wells launched the #NotGuilty campaign in May 2015 in the wake of the publication of her open letter to the 17-year-old who sexually assaulted her.

Irish professor to become the first woman to run Oxford University in 785 years
# Success Story
# Success Story

Irish professor to become the first woman to run Oxford University in 785 years

May 28th 2015, 9:27 PM 35,057 Views 27 Comments

Didn’t she do well?

Body found in manhunt for 21 year old suspected of stabbing three relatives
# Stabbing
# Stabbing

Body found in manhunt for 21 year old suspected of stabbing three relatives

May 25th 2015, 6:27 PM 41,557 Views 22 Comments

Police believe the incident was a domestic one.

Six girls were raped for five years because authorities didn't believe them
# Oxford
# Oxford

Six girls were raped for five years because authorities didn't believe them

Mar 3rd 2015, 2:45 PM 22,186 Views 68 Comments

“I turned up at the police station at 2/3am, blood all over me, soaked through my trousers to the crotch. They dismissed it as me being naughty, a nuisance.”

University Challenge contestant amazes Paxman with ridiculously fast answer
# Go Binnie
From The Daily Edge
# Go Binnie

University Challenge contestant amazes Paxman with ridiculously fast answer

Feb 11th 2015, 10:14 AM 14,004 Views 5 Comments

It’s simple modular arithmetic, actually.

Crime writer PD James has died at the age of 94
# RIP
# RIP

Crime writer PD James has died at the age of 94

Nov 27th 2014, 2:34 PM 7,624 Views 8 Comments

Her books, many of which featured detective Adam Dalgliesh, sold millions of copies around the world.

Well, this council sign made an absolute balls of spelling 'September'
# Ermahgerd
From The Daily Edge
# Ermahgerd

Well, this council sign made an absolute balls of spelling 'September'

Aug 26th 2014, 3:10 PM 4,457 Views 0 Comments

Seriously. A total balls.

Passion Of The Christ cancelled because city authorities 'thought it was a sex show'
# Careful Now
From The Daily Edge
# Careful Now

Passion Of The Christ cancelled because city authorities 'thought it was a sex show'

Apr 18th 2014, 12:31 PM 3,279 Views 4 Comments

Oxford council has apologised for the blunder.

Forget boats, two GOATS are racing for Oxford and Cambridge glory
# Goat Race
From The Daily Edge
# Goat Race

Forget boats, two GOATS are racing for Oxford and Cambridge glory

Apr 6th 2014, 12:30 PM 3,979 Views 0 Comments

Goats, not boats.

Man dies as storms batter UK
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Man dies as storms batter UK

Jan 5th 2014, 6:45 PM 18,738 Views 12 Comments

The 47-year-old’s mobility scooter fell into the River Thames.

Omnishambles, twerk and dad dancing make the Oxford dictionary
# Twerk
# Twerk

Omnishambles, twerk and dad dancing make the Oxford dictionary

Aug 28th 2013, 9:16 AM 10,445 Views 18 Comments

They join fauxhawk, FOMO and emoji as new words in the online dictionary.

Five members of British paedophile gang jailed for life
# Paedophiles
# Paedophiles

Five members of British paedophile gang jailed for life

Jun 27th 2013, 9:42 PM 12,051 Views 36 Comments

The men were found guilty of grooming vulnerable underage girls for sex.

Oxford win controversy-free Boat Race
# Success
From The42
# Success

Oxford win controversy-free Boat Race

Mar 31st 2013, 5:28 PM 1,116 Views 0 Comments

There were no problems this time, after last year’s race had been controversially disrupted by a protester.

Boats, breathlessness and and eh, goats: 7 reasons we secretly love The Boat Race
# Putney To Mortlake
From The42
# Putney To Mortlake

Boats, breathlessness and and eh, goats: 7 reasons we secretly love The Boat Race

Mar 31st 2013, 8:50 AM 901 Views 2 Comments

It’s terrific, Trenton.

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