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Oxford University's COVID-19 therapeutics trial goes global to get faster results

Peter Horby, professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health at Oxford, said he hoped that expanding the trial internationally would help researchers assess potential treatments faster

Published on 18th February 2021
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Serum Institute applies for trials of another COVID-19 vaccine, hopes to launch it by June 2021

The city-based firm has already produced Covishield vaccine, co-developed by the University of Oxford and British-Swedish company AstraZeneca

Published on 30th January 2021
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A novel study suggests teachers work harder than other professionals

The study was published in the peer-reviewed journal 'Oxford Review of Education', authored by researchers from UCL

Published on 24th January 2021
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18 book covers in Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize longlist

The Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize has announced its longlist for the sixth edition at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2021

Published on 24th January 2021
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Meet the first Kashmiri to be awarded the Kofi Annan scholarship and the Oxford-Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholarship

Mirza Bég is a lawyer from Kashmir, who is currently pursuing his master's in Public Policy from Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government

Published on 13th January 2021
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Serum Institute of India gets Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine purchase order from Centre 

The SII vaccine developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca was cleared for emergency use along with Bharat Biotech's indigenous "Covaxin" earlier this month

Published on 11th January 2021
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UK begins Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine rollout with dialysis patient 

Delivery of the Pfizer jab, the first vaccine to be approved, is therefore also now able to be accelerated

Published on 4th January 2021
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Was the Oxford Union Debating Society pressurised to cancel Mamata Banerjee's address?

The TMC leadership, infuriated over the development, claimed that "political pressure" might have forced the organisers to take such a call

Published on 2nd December 2020
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UK's Oxford vaccine Phase-2 trial indicates strong results in older adults, says Lancet study

The Oxford Covid-19 vaccine has collaborated with Indian drug maker--Serum Institute of India (SII) for which phase 2 clinical trials are being conducted in India also

Published on 19th November 2020
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Having private universities more important than reviving Nalanda: Manish Barriarr, Patna teacher and Oxford grad contesting Bihar Elections 2020

He is not the babu from Oxford but the Patna boy who connects to people on the ground level, says Manish Barriarr, a teacher-turned-politician

Published on 20th October 2020
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Manish Barriarr, an Oxford alumnus is all set to contest independently in the upcoming Bihar polls

The Oxford alumnus has quit his A-grade job in the Ministry of Commerce and is set to contest the elections from Bankipur constituency

Published on 14th October 2020
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Oxford University coronavirus vaccine could be rolled out within six months: Report

The vaccine candidate under trial by University of Oxford scientists in collaboration with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca is the furthest in the process of trials 

Published on 3rd October 2020
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COVID-19 cases haven't yet peaked or even plateaued: AIIMS Director

Three vaccine candidates are in different stages of human clinical trials in India — one developed by University of Oxford by Pune's Serum Institute of India, the other inactivated virus vaccine

Published on 12th August 2020
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Serum Institute gets DCGI nod for clinical trials of Oxford vaccine

The vaccine candidate is in the midst of Phase II and III clinical trials in the UK, Phase III trials in Brazil, and Phase I and II clinical trials in South Africa

Published on 3rd August 2020
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Confident that COVID-19 vaccine will be available by next year, says Harvard Professor

Three vaccines are showing promising results. These are from America, China and Oxford. For now, they all seem promising — may be one of them or all turn out to be effective, said the professor

Published on 27th May 2020

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