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Philosophy and Psychiatry Summer School and Conference

Two linked events in mind, value and mental health featuring sessions on addiction, the ancients and mental health, embodiment, hallucination,...more

The Medicinal Properties of Plants

Why do plants have names such as all-heal, woundwort and eyebright? The use of plants in both herbal and main-stream medicine will be followed by a...more

Using Mathematics to cure diseases - the 2nd annual Mathematics and Biology Day

Leading researchers at the University of Oxford will explain how they use mathematics in their research, including in bio-imaging, sequencing of DNA...more

Exploring Indian Textiles

Discover the regional variations of Indian textiles from the Punjab and Gujarat to Bengal and the Coromandel Coast. Understand and appreciate the...more


Martin Ruhs wins book award, for 'The Price of Rights'

Martin Ruhs' book, 'The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labour Migration', has won the...more

Rare Runic Stone Discovery

A newly uncovered runic stone-carving was brought to light by Jane Harrison (Senior Associate Tutor...more

Courses and Workshops in the Historic Environment

In 2014-15 the Department is launching a new programme of courses and workshops in the Historic...more

red box iconOpen Day 2014

This year's open day will be held 4 November in Rewley House. Please save the date, and register your interest to receive advance notification when the schedule is set!

Digital Expertise

Our e-learning research and development team specialises in the development of high quality online courses for the Higher Education sector. More...

Mature Students' Guide

Over 21 years old and not sure where to start at Oxford? The University's new Mature Students' Guide (pdf) offers advice on points of entry. (Hint: most points of entry are here with us!) More...

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