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.
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.
14 April 2014
An international summit designed to tackle global illiteracy is hosted in Oxford this week.
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.
26 February 2014
OUP today launched the only dictionary for learners of English to focus exclusively on academic English.
21 January 2014
Oxford University Press today announces the launch of 13 new iBooks Textbooks.
19 November 2013
Oxford Dictionaries today announced ‘Selfie’ as its International Word of the Year 2013.
24 September 2013
Nelson Thornes will formally integrate into Oxford University Press early next year, it was announced today.
20 September 2013
An OUP new report launched today has revealed that many parents stop reading with their children from the age of seven
07 August 2013
OUP India launched the Oxford English-English-Bengali Dictionary on 2 August, providing an important new tool for language learners.
31 July 2013
A foundation with close links to OUP in Southern Africa celebrated its tenth anniversary in July.
27 June 2013
Oxford University Press (OUP) reported another year of increased sales, strong growth in emerging markets, and further development of its digital business in its 2012/13 Annual Report.
24 May 2013
The Office of Fair Trading today cleared Oxford University Press (OUP)’s acquisition of Nelson Thornes.
26 April 2013
Oxford University Press announced that John Simpson, Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), will retire from his post in October 2013.
14 March 2013
Oxford University Press (OUP) was again named Publisher of the Year at a Booksellers Association award ceremony on Wednesday 13 March.
11 March 2013
Oxford University Press today announced that Adrian Mellor has been appointed as the new Managing Director for its Asia Education Division.
27 February 2013
OUP house composer Michael Berkeley was today appointed to the House of Lords, the upper house of the UK Parliament.
22 February 2013
OUP Pakistan hosted the fourth annual Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) from 15-17 February, helping to promote literacy in the country.
22 February 2013
OUP India boosted its important role in the country’s education sector with the launch of two new products at the New Delhi World Book Fair on 14 February.
15 February 2013
Oxford University Press announced today that it will support Poetry by Heart, a new national poetry competition for students in England.
21 January 2013
Oxford University Press (OUP) today announced it has acquired Nelson Thornes, extending OUP’s range of educational publishing.
11 December 2012
Oxford University Press and Eleutian Technology today announced plans to give students access to Oxford content through an innovative video conferencing platform.
15 November 2012
OUP celebrated 60 years of publishing in Pakistan today with a series of events at its head office in Karachi.
30 October 2012
As part of ongoing research into creating dictionaries for children, recent analysis carried out by OUP uncovered a wealth of surprising insights into the way that youngsters tackle spelling.
30 October 2012
Oxford University Press today announced the launch of iBooks textbooks for English language learners, available exclusively on the iBookstore in the UK, US, Canada, and Australia.
04 October 2012
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) has announced the launch of OED Appeals, a major online initiative set to involve the public in tracing the history of English words.
11 September 2012
Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press USA, and SAGE today announce our intention to appeal the May 11, 2012, decision in the copyright case with Georgia State University (GSU).
06 September 2012
Oxford University Press made its prestigious and world-renowned collection of scholarly editions available online for the first time today through Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (OSEO).
31 August 2012
OUP is saddened to announce the death of John Soars on Friday 24 August.
09 August 2012
Oxford University Press is partnering with University of Chicago Press to launch Chicago Scholarship Online on OUP’s University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO).
23 July 2012
Oxford University Press has enhanced access to its dictionary content with the addition of free bilingual dictionaries on Oxford Dictionaries Online.
19 July 2012
Increased investment in digital publishing and a growth in educational and academic services were just two of the key themes outlined in the OUP Annual Report, released today.
16 July 2012
On Friday 13th July 2012, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the enchanting and hugely popular character, Winnie the Witch.
10 July 2012
UNESCO has announced that the title of World Book Capital 2014 has been awarded to Port Harcourt in Nigeria.
05 July 2012
Oxford University Press will publish the inside story of the recent discovery of the Higgs boson particle, it announced today.
03 July 2012
Oxford University Press reaches agreed resolutions with the World Bank and the Serious Fraud Office concluding co-operative investigations into two of its East African subsidiaries with both ...
02 July 2012
Clinical and nursing staff now have improved access to OUP’s renowned range of medical titles thanks to the upgrade of a key online service.
21 June 2012
Some of OUP’s classic literature titles will be transformed into a series of engaging games for children following a collaboration with interactive world creators, SecretBuilders.
04 June 2012
OUP Pakistan today launched a new programme of activities designed to promote reading amongst children in Pakistan.
01 June 2012
Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and SAGE Publications Inc. have filed a proposed order ...
28 May 2012
Innovative use of language, a firm grasp of technology, and a thirst for unusual words are just some of the findings revealed about how children use language in new Oxford University Press research.
15 May 2012
Oxford University Press was named Academic, Educational, and Professional Publisher of the Year at The Bookseller Industry Awards yesterday.
14 May 2012
We are pleased that the District Court ruling recognized that Georgia State University’s flawed 2009 copyright policy resulted in infringement of our works.
11 May 2012
A title from OUP’s acclaimed scholarly range picked up a prestigious history award on May 8.
23 April 2012
Oxford has submitted its formal bid to become UNESCO World Book Capital city in 2014.
23 March 2012
Oxford University Press celebrated 100 years in India at an event in New Delhi on Wednesday.
16 March 2012
Oxford University Press (OUP) was again named Publisher and Distributor of the Year at a Booksellers Association award ceremony on Wednesday 14 March.
13 January 2012
Oxford Owl, a home learning website from Oxford University Press, won a major award for education in technology this week.
04 January 2012
Children’s illustrator Alex Brychta, and phonics expert Debbie Hepplewhite, were recognized in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list this year.
07 December 2011
OUP Pakistan helped stage the country’s first literature festival for children in November.
02 December 2011
Oxford University Press’s music publishing was recognized at a prestigious UK music industry awards ceremony on Wednesday.
27 October 2011
Oxford University Press celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Chinese operations yesterday with a series of events in Hong Kong.
14 October 2011
A library supported by Oxford University Press has opened in Papua New Guinea, providing local children with access to books for the first time.
13 October 2011
A free website designed to help parents with their children’s learning has been expanded to cover mathematics.
03 October 2011
Oxford University Press today launched an online platform that will house the monograph content of other university presses.
23 September 2011
Casper Grathwohl has been appointed into a newly-created strategic role at Oxford University Press, it was announced today.
21 September 2011
Oxford University Press’s full range of scholarly journal content can now be accessed from almost anywhere, thanks to new mobile-optimized websites for all Oxford journals.
15 September 2011
Oxford University Press has partnered with a UK literacy charity in a bid to help involve parents in their children’s reading.
06 September 2011
Teachers who won places at a University of Oxford backed training academy in July are set to bring Oxford knowledge back to classrooms across Europe this school year.
30 August 2011
Oxford University Press was named academic publisher of the year at an awards ceremony in South Africa on 16 August.
18 August 2011
OUP celebrated the centenary of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary today with the publication of the new 12th edition of the dictionary and a limited-edition facsimile of the original 1911 edition.
28 July 2011
Success in global academic and educational publishing, an increasing global reach, and an ambitious programme of investments are key themes outlined in the Annual Report of Oxford University Press.
19 April 2011
Composer Zhou Long has been awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his first opera, Madame White Snake, published by Oxford University Press.
07 April 2011
Oxford University Press has published a series of books for children affected by the recent floods in Pakistan. Over 300,000 copies have been distributed through UNICEF's Temporary Learning Centres.
16 March 2011
A new schools series launched in Australia today is set to provide indigenous perspectives for students in the country.
01 January 2011
Two Oxford University Press authors were awarded awarded MBEs in the Queen’s New Year Honours list today in recognition of the world-famous English language course which they created.
13 December 2010
Ten years after it first appeared online, the OED Online, is being relaunched.
30 November 2010
Oxford University Press is proud to announce a major new digital publishing initiative: an online collection of OUP’s scholarly editions in the humanities which will go live in spring 2012.