Covid vaccine: Prof Louise Richardson negotiated Oxford University’s partnership with AstraZeneca. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Prof Louise Richardson, the Irish vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, is to become president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the phi(...)

Michael Gove, who attended Oxford University, said in 2016 that people have ‘had enough of experts’. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Louise Richardson, the University of Oxford’s Irish vice-chancellor, has said she is “embarrassed” that Michael Gove studied at the institution follow(...)

Dublin-born Oxford professor, Adrian Hill. Photograph: John Cairns

Vaccinating the world out of a pandemic is a prodigious and unparalleled feat made possible by a small number of vaccinologists including Oxford-based(...)

Oxford professors Sarah Gilbert, Louise Richardson and Andy Pollard (bottom left) speak to Britain’s Prince Willam about their vaccine success.

It took Oxford University’s brightest minds decades of work to give them the expertise to develop a Covid-19 vaccine. In the end, it was a momentary e(...)

Dr Tess Lambe: ‘Normally it takes up to 10 years for a vaccine to be developed.’ Photograph: John Cairns

When Irish scientist Prof Tess (Teresa) Lambe heard the interim results of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine trials at the weekend, she almost b(...)

The  statue of Oliver Cromwell at the Houses of Parliament in London. Photograph: EPA/NEIL HALL

Oxford’s vice-chancellor has invoked the name of Oliver Cromwell in an attempt to retain the controversial Cecil Rhodes statue at the college. Prof (...)

Dubliner Fergus Linehan, director of the Edinburgh International Festival. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Rachel O’Riordan from Cork is just about to take up the job of artistic director of one of London’s major theatres, the Lyric Hammersmith, having prev(...)

Brexit costs: the effect of the UK’s departure from the EU is an issue for Irish students contemplating submitting Ucas applications. Photograph: iStock

I’m hoping to study a course in the UK next year. Given the growing uncertainty over Brexit, and the potential impact on course fees, I’m not sure whe(...)

Key questions over our post-Brexit relationship with the UK regarding education and research remain unanswered. Photograph: iStock

Big intractable political and economic issues continue to dominate Brexit negotiations. Almost everything else is relegated to a “it will be all righ(...)

Piers Morgan, Susanna Reid, Josh Parry and Dr Michael Davidson on ‘Good Morning Britain’

So-called “gay cure therapy” isn’t medicine, science, or indeed therapy: it’s abuse. Medical professionals regard the practice, which sees homosexuali(...)

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