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Professor Paul Riley pictured in his laboratory

Professor Paul Riley is mending broken hearts

Alasdair de Voil dressed as the Mad Hatter at a tea party held at Christ Church during last year’s Alice’s Day

Alice in Wonderland: Marking the birth of a classic

Ian Wheeler stands outside the Victorian frontage at Fair Mile Hospital

Asylum at a village’s heart

Dwina Gibb at her home in Thame

Robin Gibb’s unknown brilliance

Entry author Dr Vivienne Larminie at the Town Hall in front of painting of former Oxford Mayor John Nixon

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Volume people die to be in

Mary Berry the flour show queen

Mary Berry the flour show queen

Neurosurgeon Tipu Aziz pictured in his office in the John Radcliffe Hospital

From hate figure to a hero

Some people took the news about Dominic worse than others

Off The Rails - Last stop on a wonderful journey

Professor Alistair Fitt outside the new John Henry Brookes Building at Headington

The new man at the helm

Boys ice skating on Port Meadow in 1940

School fondly remembered

Bryan Brown has written a new book on Henry Brookes, founder of the university

An unsung education hero

Frankie graduate:  Tim Driesen, front, with co-stars Sam Ferriday, Stephen Webb and Lewis Griffiths  Picture: Helen Maybanks

Behind the scenes at Jersey Boys

Keeping open spaces open

Keeping open spaces open

Balliol librarian Naomi Tiley in the college’s historic collections building in St Cross Road

Novelist’s bonds explored

Historic: Dr Paul Collins in front of 9th century BC stone reliefs depicting a winged genie from Nineveh and Nimrud in Iraq

Ashmolean’s reminder of Iraq’s shattered treasures

Since his retirement as a BBC weather broadcaster in 2000, Bill Giles has lived in Chinnor, near Thame

Global warming ‘is a threat’

Let’s boost links with Bard

Let’s boost links with Bard

Ian Goldin: Aiming to help find solutions to a number of the critical challenges of the 21st century

Ian Goldin is improving all of our futures

Painstaking research: Anthony Sattin, author of Young Lawrence

Lawrence’s origins revealed by biographer

Francis Hamel hits the circus

Francis Hamel hits the circus

The smart glasses fire out beams of infrared light in front of the wearer and a tiny camera builds up a 3D image which is shone into the eyes

Here’s a sight for poor eyes

John Lloyd survived German U-Boats and bombers and is now writing his autobiography at the age of 100

Centenarian remembers Arctic convoys

The sense of space inside the refurbished Weston Library is striking

New chapter opens at Bodleian as the Weston Library prepares to throw its doors open to the public

Catherine Chanter wrote her debut novel while working full time and studying creative writing at Brookes

An overnight success at 56

Dr Alexander Sturgis takes a stroll around the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, where he is the 19th director in the museum’s 332-year history

‘We must be an open door’ says Ashmolean director Alexander Sturgis

Bishop Bill at his home in Witney

Bishop Bill’s mission at sea

Stylish true Blue gladiator

Dan Topolski: A stylish true Blue gladiator

Helping the environment, naturally. Robin Buxton is stepping down as head of the Wild Oxfordshire organisation

Robin Buxton is leaving a legacy for nature

Treasures and sights from the sunken city of Heracleion off the coast of Egypt

Sunken city of Egypt found

Tony Berridge with his father’s medals, which are at the centre of an extraordinary dispute

Bizarre twist in medals tale

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a funny man with X Factor

Martin Gilbert in his 60ft long study on Harcourt Hill in 1981

Telling the Churchill story

Flavio's back in the saddle

Flavio's back in the saddle

Dr Kate Tiller at Ewelme School, which still uses its original building as part of a complex

Nowhere more old school

Healthy tips for a better life from Sir Muir Gray

Healthy tips for a better life from Sir Muir Gray

Clay Wesenberg, left, and study leader Dr Tamar Makin at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Secrets of a changing brain

Interview: Ursula Corcoran - Lighting up theatre of war

Interview: Ursula Corcoran - Lighting up theatre of war

Interview: Mark and Vanessa Woodward - Making music everywhere

Chris Farman and Valery Rose, co-authors of No Other Way along with Liz Woolley (not present) in Bonn Square, Oxford

Monumental battle ensues

Interview: David Mitchell - 'School? You're having a laugh'

Interview: David Mitchell - 'School? You're having a laugh'

Author Malcolm Graham outside Examination Schools in Oxford with his book.

A fitting commemoration

Cynthia Morey

Cynthia Morey is still on song in her eighties

Profile: David Fickling - 'Going it alone was gripping'

Profile: David Fickling - 'Going it alone was gripping'

Profile: Ross King - Probing art's great wonders

Profile: Ross King - Probing art's great wonders

The author with Alfred Russel Wallace, the co-discoverer of natural selection, at London’s Natural History Museum

Doing right by the also-rans

Bill Bryson speaks at last week's celebration dinner

First of the real Oxford colleges

Malcolm X with Union president Eric Abrahams

One of Malcolm X's final gospels

Philip Baldwin at Oriel College

Philip Baldwin is taking care of his legacy

David Rudlin set out to show that the population of Oxford could rise to 400,000

Meet the garden city guru

Philip Kirk, right, says farewell to the Oxford Bus Company. He is pictured with his successor Phil Southall

Passion for public transport

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