Oxford

Attention and memory deficits persist for months after recovery from mild Covid

Previous studies have shown that after acute Covid-19 infection some people can continue to suffer from cognitive symptoms such as difficulties in concentrating, colloquially referred to as brain fog.

published on : 19th January 2022

Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine behind lower COVID deaths in UK, says expert

According to Our World in Data, a website run by the University of Oxford, the UK has 1.7 daily deaths from COVID per million people.

published on : 27th December 2021

Oxford University to get Poonawala vaccine research facility; to get GBP 50 million funding

The facility will be established at the university's Old Road Campus, and will house over 300 research scientists.

published on : 16th December 2021

Next virus could be more lethal, warns Oxford University COVID vaccine creator

Gilbert, who was made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II for her pivotal role in developing the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, said there needed to be more funding for pandemic preparedness.

published on : 7th December 2021

The ways of leather and lace

Tarun, who owns over 20 pairs of self-crafted leather shoes, does not use flip flops or sandals.

published on : 28th September 2021

Not many places left for COVID to evade immunity: UK vaccine creator

The expert said that such viruses, by their very nature tend to become less virulent over time, but there is no set timeframe for how long that would take.

published on : 24th September 2021

Jharkhand rolls out scholarships for tribal students to pursue higher studies abroad

Under this scheme, 10 students will be selected every year from the Scheduled Tribes category residing in Jharkhand.

published on : 21st September 2021

UK government's mass booster doses not needed: Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine creator

Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert said that the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may well require the boosters.

published on : 10th September 2021

Dukaan raises $11 million in funding from 640 Oxford Ventures, others 

Suumit Shah, CEO and co-founder of Dukaan, said the post-money valuation of the company after this round would be USD 71 million.

published on : 6th September 2021

COVID vaccines effective against Delta variant, UK study finds 

In other findings, the study reveals that a single dose of the Moderna vaccine has similar or greater effectiveness against the Delta variant as single doses of the other vaccines.

published on : 19th August 2021

Bengaluru girl invents portable battery that resembles power bank, wins accolade from Oxford University

This B’ luru girl has received the Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Award at the University of Oxford, for inventing a solar chargeable lithium ion portable battery useful for pushcart vendors

published on : 4th August 2021

'Super-seeding' drove UK spread of Alpha variant: Study

According to the study, people travelled from London and the South East to other areas of the UK they 'seeded' new transmission chains of the coronavirus variant.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Trust in news has grown amid pandemic, but it is below average in India: Report

Finland has topped the charts with overall trust of 65 per cent, while the US is placed at the bottom with 29 per cent score.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Sri Lanka gets second COVID-19 vaccine donation from China

The vaccine stock that arrived early Wednesday is the second donation from China, following a shipment of 600,000 doses in March.

published on : 26th May 2021

Oxford University student union president-elect Anvee Bhutani 'humbled' by win

The vice-president elect in the team for the 2021-22 academic year is also of Indian-origin, Devika, as is trustee-elect Dhitee Goel.

published on : 21st May 2021
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