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Emerging markets drive growth for Oxford University Press

Emerging markets drive growth for Oxford University Press

03 July 2014

Oxford University Press (OUP) today reported another year of growth in its 2013/14 Annual Report.

John Simpson awarded OBE

John Simpson awarded OBE

13 June 2014

The former Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, John Simpson, has been awarded an OBE for his services to literature in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday honours list, published on Saturday 14 June.

Research reveals movies and gaming enhance UK children’s creativity, language, and literacy

Research reveals movies and gaming enhance UK children’s creativity, language, and literacy

27 May 2014

BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words competition and language analysis by OUP show that films, gaming, and current affairs are enriching British children’s vocabulary and inspiring creative, clever storytelling.

World Literacy Summit 2014 hosted in Oxford

World Literacy Summit 2014 hosted in Oxford

14 April 2014

An international summit designed to tackle global illiteracy is hosted in Oxford this week.

Professor Sir David Cannadine appointed new Editor of the ODNB

Professor Sir David Cannadine appointed new Editor of the ODNB

10 March 2014

The historian Professor Sir David Cannadine has been appointed as the new Editor of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (ODNB), and will take up the post on 1 October 2014.