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#Oxford University

From TheJournal.ie Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college Oriel College

Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college

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.

From The42 'The American passport is like a golden ticket': Conor Kearns on life in the US and the complexities of identity California Love

'The American passport is like a golden ticket': Conor Kearns on life in the US and the complexities of identity

Born in San Francisco and raised in Limerick, the fullback – currently plying his trade in Major League Rugby – is on the periphery of the US squad.

From The42 English rugby player dies aged 27 after collapsing at training RIP

English rugby player dies aged 27 after collapsing at training

Ian Williams was a prop with Doncaster Knights in the RFU Championship.

From TheJournal.ie Seven UK police officers hospitalised after incident with chemical substance during routine arrest Oxford

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Armed and dangerous': Oxford University worker and US professor wanted over Chicago murder Murder Investigation

'Armed and dangerous': Oxford University worker and US professor wanted over Chicago murder

Police have alerted law enforcements around the US that the pair should be considered armed and dangerous.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists have discovered that this species of fish can recognise human faces Age Of Aquariums

Scientists have discovered that this species of fish can recognise human faces

Scientists made the discovery after teaching the fish to spit at pictures of human faces.

From TheJournal.ie Shia LaBeouf slaps fan in face as part of art project Elevate This post contains videos

Shia LaBeouf slaps fan in face as part of art project

But he said he really didn’t want to.

An Irish rugby side have already made it to a World Cup final this month

Trinity College went all the way to the final.

9 of the best quotes from Kanye West's Oxford University speech

Obama calls the home phone.

From TheJournal.ie Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out Space Is The Place

Is there life on Jupiter's moons? Ireland's helping to find out

A former NASA scientist will speak in Dublin tonight about the missions.

From TheJournal.ie Turns out videogames can benefit children (but only in short bursts) In Moderation

Turns out videogames can benefit children (but only in short bursts)

Researchers from Oxford University found that playing videogames for up to an hour a day had a small but positive impact on children.

From TheJournal.ie Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years - study Adverse Outcomes

Rise in crime and premature death among those with schizophrenia in past 30 years - study

Researchers have also highlighted a potential link between this rise in adverse outcomes and a fall in levels of inpatient care.

Short man syndrome DOES exist, Oxford University says so

Paranoid things come in small packages, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie How your knife and fork can affect how your food tastes Knifey Spooney

How your knife and fork can affect how your food tastes

The colour of glasses may also affect how refreshing a drink is.

From TheJournal.ie Oxford librarian 'sacked' for Harlem Shake video Harlem Shake

Oxford librarian 'sacked' for Harlem Shake video

A group of students are appealing to college officials who they say fired a librarian because she allowed about 30 students to film their version of the global YouTube sensation in the library.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Google Glass, Twitter torture and a beer-dispensing arcade game Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Google Glass, Twitter torture and a beer-dispensing arcade game

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby... Cry Baby

Why it's SO hard to ignore a crying baby...

It doesn’t matter if you don’t have kids of your own – the sound of an infant in distress provokes strong reaction in the human brain.

From TheJournal.ie Aspirin a day can help prevent and even treat cancer, study suggests Cancer

Aspirin a day can help prevent and even treat cancer, study suggests

Low doses of the common painkiller significantly reduced the risk of cancers developing and spreading in the body.

Common heart disease drug could 'combat racism'

Scientists believe the results can be explained by the fact that racism is based on fear.

From TheJournal.ie Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'? Oxford Comma

Will you miss the 'Oxford comma'?

Grammar fans react angrily to the scrapping of the Oxford comma – but what on earth is it?