University of Oxford

University of Oxford

A collegiate public research university. It was founded in 1096 and is located in Oxford, England.

The University of Oxford is an England-based institute of education. The University’s academic departments, faculties and research centers are grouped into four divisions: Humanities; Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences; Medical Sciences; and Social Sciences. It has over 24,000 students and has one of the largest continuing education departments in the country.

COVID-19

The university set up a clinical trail program, called RECOVERY, which was designed to conduct tests on multiple possible COVID-19 vaccines. In March 2020, the university set up a clinical trial for a vaccine for COVID-19 that is based on an adenovirus vaccine vector.It also tested the HIV drugs lopinavir and ritonavir to determine their impact on COVID-19.

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Genocide Research Network Launched at Oxford University - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

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March 19, 2020

University of Oxford starts enrolment for Covid-19 vaccine trial

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March 30, 2020

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This is Oxford

October 5, 2017

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Elias Visontay
September 9, 2020
the Guardian
A promising Oxford University and AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial has been halted due to an adverse reaction in a trial participant although the pharmaceutical company said the pause was 'routine'. Analytical chemists at AstraZeneca's Sydney headquarters in August. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/EPA
Sky
August 31, 2020
Sky News
Professor Sarah Gilberts says human activity is driving the rising threat of viruses and that the risk is unlikely to diminish.
Hannah Ryan
August 19, 2020
the Guardian
Oxford University's research is one of the most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates to date and the team says they are 'really pleased' with the results. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/EPA
Sky
July 20, 2020
Sky News
A coronavirus vaccine being developed at the University of Oxford is safe and induces an immune response to the disease, the first phase of human trials has revealed.
Press Trust of India
July 16, 2020
@bsindia
Blood samples taken from a group of UK volunteers given a dose of the vaccine showed that it stimulated the body to produce both antibodies and killer T-cells
BS Web Team
June 29, 2020
@bsindia
Coronavirus vaccine latest update: Corona vaccine candidate developed by Beijing unit of China National Biotec Group has shown positive results in human trials. Catch latest updates on Covid vaccine
WION Web Team
June 25, 2020
WION
The Federal University of Sao Paulo in Brazil said that researchers had begun administering the vaccine developed by Oxford University to volunteers
Chris Ciaccia
June 16, 2020
Fox News
Researchers at Oxford University have discovered what is believed to be the first evidence of a drug that can reduce the risk of death from COVID-19 by up to one-third, a steroid known as dexamethasone.
BS Web Team
June 8, 2020
@bsindia
Coronavirus vaccine latest update: AstraZeneca has approached Gilead Sciences over a potential merger. It also says it is on track to roll out 2 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines in September
The Hans India
May 25, 2020
news.google.com
Due to a decline in infection rate, the team at Oxford University developing a Covid-19 vaccine...
IANS
May 25, 2020
@bsindia
The University of Oxford last week announced that the advance human trial of the vaccine will involve up to 10,260 volunteers across the UK
Suchitra Karthikeyan
May 24, 2020
Republic World
In a massive development, a vaccine developed by Pune's Serum institute is currently being tested at Pune's Naidu Hospital along with an Ayurvedic formula
Press Trust of India
May 22, 2020
@bsindia
The first phase of the trial began last month with 1,000 healthy adults aged 55 and under as volunteers.
By Luke Andrews For Mailonline
May 18, 2020
Mail Online
All six rhesus monkeys given the vaccine still caught the virus, and had so much in their lungs they may have still been able to pass the virus to others. Vaccine has entered human trials.
May 15, 2020
India Today
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Deepak Korgaonkar and Puneet Wadhwa
April 30, 2020
@bsindia
Analysts, however, do caution against the rich valuation the pharma index and the stocks are trading at
Thomas Moore
April 23, 2020
Sky News
Past success of the technology Oxford University is using for the COVID-19 vaccine is why they think it can be ready by September.
April 17, 2020
ARY NEWS
Britain launched a new coronavirus taskforce on Friday to support efforts to make a vaccine available to the public as quickly as possible
Press Trust of India
February 26, 2020
@bsindia
Thunberg is set to join a school strike in Bristol this week while Yousafzai is studying at the University of Oxford
Telegraph Reporters
September 11, 2019
The Telegraph
The UK is home to the best university in the world, but the nation is facing intense competition from overseas institutions, new rankings show.
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