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Univ clinical medical student Holly Digne-Malcolm has worked with her Univ tutor Keith Dorrington (and another doctor in the John Radcliffe Hospital, Matthew Frise) to extend her work on a finals essay to bring it to a substantial publication in the leading online physiology journal Frontiers in Physiology.
Univ Foundation Fellow Edward W Scott, JR has been awarded the BNP Paribas Wealth Management Grand Prize 2016. Mr Scott was recognised for his ‘…effective policy-led and campaigning work in areas such as poverty relief, third-world debt reduction, the fight against AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis as well as autism research and treatment.’
Scientists from the University of Oxford, including Univ Junior Dean Antone Martinho, have shown that newly hatched ducklings can readily acquire the concepts of ‘same’ and ‘different’ – an ability previously known only in highly intelligent animals such as apes, crows and parrots.