16 May 2019
On 15 May we championed the National Numeracy Challenge in support of National Numeracy Day and our commitment to dispelling negative associations with maths.
10 May 2019
Hannah is a Senior Marketing Manager for Oxford Dictionaries, and is based at our Oxford office.
17 April 2019
We are delighted that the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Biography has been awarded to OUP author Jeffrey C. Stewart, for his Oxford title The New Negro.
21 March 2019
We have released our UK Gender Pay Gap Report for the financial year ending March 2018, in line with UK government regulations.
07 March 2019
We have collated the cheekiest words used by the world’s number one storyteller and published them in Roald Dahl’s Rotsome & Repulsant Words.
01 February 2019
We recently published The role of the first language in English Medium Instruction, which highlights future directions for teaching English in countries where it is not the first language.
29 January 2019
We have joined forces with BBC Radio 2, to launch the 500 Words children’s short-story writing competition for 2019.
27 January 2019
Oxford Dictionaries has announced Hindi Word of the Year 2019 as ‘Nari Shakti’, a term used to symbolize women taking charge of their own lives.
24 January 2019
We are delighted to announce that we have entered into an agreement with MXR International, who specialize in augmented reality solutions for education.
18 December 2018
Daisy is our Marketing & Communications Manager at OUP East Africa (OUPEA), and represented Kenya in the Global Youth Leaders (GYL) program in Canada.
10 December 2018
A translation deal of one of our titles will facilitate the training of healthcare specialists in Puerto Rico, to tackle the emotional effects of Hurricane María in 2017.
30 November 2018
Fabiana, a Sales Support & Control Analyst for our English Language Teaching division in Brazil, shares what it’s like to work in her role.
22 November 2018
We have announced ‘Creativity’ as Australian Children’s Word of the Year 2018, following a national writing competition.
15 November 2018
We have announced ‘toxic’ as our Word of the Year 2018—a word or expression chosen to reflect the passing year in language.
11 November 2018
Our teams in Africa have collaborated to donate a hand-painted sea container filled with more than 700 donated books, to a primary school in Cape Town.
05 November 2018
We have collaborated with education expert Susan Taylor on new white paper Reading for Meaning: A guide to the research on best-practice teaching of comprehension in today’s world.
30 October 2018
We collaborated with UK TV show Blue Peter and the National Literacy Trust to explore why children still love to write letters despite so many digital alternatives.
19 October 2018
We are sad to announce that Lieze Kotze, Regional Director of OUP in Africa, passed away peacefully last night, following a diagnosis of cancer earlier this year.
18 October 2018
We have collaborated with VictoryVR on a new virtual reality product for Mandarin speakers looking to learn English in a real-world setting.
15 October 2018
On World Mental Health Day employees at our Melbourne office in Australia held events to raise funds for ReachOut Australia.
12 October 2018
Martin, Reprints Team Leader in our English Language Teaching (ELT) division, just celebrated a milestone at OUP.
09 October 2018
We are delighted that OUP China-Hong Kong has been recognized for fostering a good employer-employee relationship and culture.
02 October 2018
We are pleased to announce that we have entered into a global agreement with Viacom/Nickelodeon Consumer Products.
27 September 2018
We are delighted to have retained our title of Secondary Publisher of the Year at this year’s Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAAs).
18 September 2018
We are pleased to announce that Sadie Visick has been appointed as Managing Director of Oxford International AQA Examinations (OxfordAQA).
14 September 2018
Last month, our Cary team in North Carolina spent a day volunteering for local literacy charity Read and Feed.
11 September 2018
On 5 September, teachers and students from around Karachi came together to attend a joint awards ceremony at our office there, as part of Oxford Teachers’ Academy (OTA) and Oxford Big Read (OBR).
20 August 2018
We are happy to announce that we have entered into an agreement with Auckland based Educational Publishing and Distribution Company Edify.
20 July 2018
Last month saw the final of the OUP and ICCA National Mooting Competition 2017-18.
05 July 2018
We have released our 2017/18 Annual Report, showing that we came close to equalling the strong trading performance of last year.
04 July 2018
We are pleased to announce we have appointed Fathima Dada as the new Managing Director of Oxford Education.
27 June 2018
Lydia Bleasdale of the University of Leeds has been named Law Teacher of the Year at our Celebrating Excellence in Law Teaching conference.
20 June 2018
We are pleased to have established a new partnership with Soutien Belge Overseas (SBO).
06 June 2018
After analysing 134,790 short stories submitted since January, we have announced ‘plastic’ as Children’s Word of the year 2018.
03 June 2018
We are pleased to have collaborated with Google Expeditions to provide content for their new augmented reality app that launched this month.
07 May 2018
We are happy to announce that OUP India launched a new assessment solution, Oxford STAR, at an event in Chennai.
30 April 2018
We are delighted to announce we have appointed Lesley Sommerville, Global HR Director at Informa Plc, as our new Group HR Director.
26 April 2018
BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans Show has launched the Oxford English Dictionary’s (OED) 90th birthday celebrations.
19 April 2018
Ameena Saiyid OBE, Chair of OUP Pakistan, has been awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Distinction) .
18 April 2018
Today we announce the findings of our recent educational research into the vocabulary levels of primary and secondary school children around the UK.
29 March 2018
We have released our UK gender pay gap report, revealing a median pay gap of 12.6 per cent, and a mean pay gap of 24.1 per cent.
13 March 2018
Book Aid International has announced that more than 7,000 brand new books donated by UK publishers, including OUP, have arrived in Mosul, Iraq.
06 March 2018
Homelessness charity Crisis visited our Oxford office to talk to OUP employees about their work helping the homeless.
01 February 2018
We are delighted to have been able to support SEQIP—the Kenyan government’s plan to improve the country’s educational outcomes.
30 January 2018
In November 2017, we announced our search for a Hindi Word of The Year, calling on speakers of the language to help choose a word that captures the prevailing ideas, attitudes, and concerns of 2017.
23 January 2018
We are pleased to announce that we have joined the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC).
18 January 2018
We are happy to announce that we are the new publishing partner for the Nuffield Foundation’s Nuffield Early Language Intervention.
15 January 2018
We have teamed up with BBC Radio 2's 500 WORDS story competition for a seventh year.
15 December 2017
Oxford Dictionaries has announced ‘youthquake’ as its Word of the Year 2017
13 December 2017
In November, a team from our OUP China-Hong Kong office participated in a local storytelling workshop.
24 October 2017
Arthur Baker, Vice President of the Schools Division of Pearson Australia, has been appointed the new Managing Director of Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand.
16 October 2017
To celebrate Teacher’s Day in India, on 5 September OUP employees visited children at Literacy India.
06 September 2017
Oxford University Press (OUP) has collaborated with the Rotary Club to donate KShs10 million worth of textbooks to primary schools across Kenya with the aim of improving literacy levels.
04 September 2017
Oxford University Press (OUP) has entered into an agreement with Malvern House International Limited (MHIL) to develop mobile app games for the learning of English.
20 August 2017
We are transforming The Oxford Classical Dictionary into a premier suite for online research-one that is digitally integrative and reflects the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of Classics.
17 August 2017
Richard Dawkins’ The Selfish Gene has been voted the most influential science book of all time in a public poll held by the Royal Society, to celebrate 30 years of its book awards.
08 August 2017
OUP has appointed David Clark, Senior Vice President for Health and Medical Sciences at Elsevier, as the new Managing Director of its Academic Division.
27 July 2017
It all started with British lexicographer A.S. Hornby, a teacher with a passion for the English language.
10 July 2017
Nick Clapham, University of Surrey, was announced as Law Teacher of the Year at the Celebrating Excellence in Law Teaching conference.
05 July 2017
Our Place of the Year for 2017 is Puerto Rico.
05 July 2017
Oxford University Press reports headline growth of 11% in its 2016/17 Annual Report.
05 July 2017
We have collaborated with IndoMobil and TeachCast to bring digital learning to parts of Indonesia where connectivity is poor, using trucks as mobile classrooms.
27 June 2017
The OED has announced its latest update, which includes more than 50 tennis-related words.
22 June 2017
Oxford University Press has announced ‘trump’ as Children’s Word of the Year due to a significant increase in use since 2016.
25 May 2017
Following ongoing speculation around the identity of Leonardo da Vinci’s mother, an OUP identifies her as 15-year-old orphan Caterina di Meo Lippi.
22 May 2017
OUP has been crowned Publisher of the Year by the UK Booksellers' Association.
05 April 2017
This year marked OUP’s eighth annual Karachi Literature Festival.
08 March 2017
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we explore women’s journey into the Press and their changing roles.
01 March 2017
OUP East Africa ran a campaign in northern Kenya, aiming to reach teachers and students in areas that previously experienced security concerns.
22 February 2017
OUP recently collaborated with The Milele Foundation to provide English language textbooks and teacher training in Zanzibar.
08 February 2017
At Oxford University Press we take pride in our mission: to support the University of Oxford’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education.
06 February 2017
For many years we have produced high quality education materials digitally, working closely with teachers to ensure our resources help improve outcomes in the classroom.
25 November 2016
OUP identifies Christopher Marlowe as co-author of Shakespeare's Henry VI parts one, two, and three.
25 November 2016
Oxford Dictionaries have announced ‘post-truth’ as international Word of the Year 2016 following results of language research.
06 October 2016
Oxford International AQA Examinations (Oxford AQA Exams) launched qualifications in South East Asia, hosting an educational forum at the British High Commissioner's Residence in Kuala Lumpur.
12 September 2016
This month the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) announced its latest update, including more than 1,000 updated entries and 1,200 new senses.
08 September 2016
More than 6,000 new Australian words and phrases have been added to the Australian National Dictionary.
29 July 2016
In July, the OED was approached by the producers of UK television show ‘QI’.
28 July 2016
On Friday 1 July, OUP's higher education law team hosted the inaugural Celebrating Excellence in Law Teaching Conference.
25 July 2016
Nigel Portwood talks to The Bookseller following the release of OUP's Annual Report 2015/2016.
21 July 2016
Four inspirational teachers from around the world have been awarded a scholarship at Oxford University for the impact their English teaching has made on their students’ lives.
06 July 2016
OUP's Annual Report 2015/16 confirms strong performances despite challenging market conditions.
17 June 2016
OUP research highlights more than half of UK primary school teachers say they don’t have enough time to share and talk about books in the classroom.
16 June 2016
OUP announces changes to its technology operations including a strategic relationship with Cognizant Technology Solutions.
15 June 2016
The new online edition of the ODNB published in May, added biographies of 93 people active between the fourteenth and twentieth century.
10 June 2016
OUP announces minority investment in Emerge Venture Lab Ltd, the company behind Emerge Education.
08 June 2016
OUP has released the first ever Roald Dahl dictionary to mark the centenary of the author's birth.
08 June 2016
From 1 June 2016 the US rights to John Rutter’s music have been transferred to OUP.
06 June 2016
Oxford University Press reveals ‘Refugee’ as Children’s Word of the Year for Radio 2’s 500 WORDS writing competition
26 April 2016
OUP has released its first app that is compatible with Apple Watch.
18 March 2016
OUP was named Publisher of the Year last night (17 March) at the annual APS (Academic, Professional and Specialist) Awards, held at Wotton House in Surrey.
04 February 2016
Oxford University Press appoints new Chief Technology Officer, Simon Peachey
21 January 2016
Double digital awards for OUP’s educational resources
18 December 2015
Oxford University Press offers free online access to Oxford Arabic Dictionary for refugees and migrants arriving in Europe
08 December 2015
South African learner wins Oxford University Press centenary stamp competition
18 November 2015
OUP titles win the Samuel Pepys and Cundill Prizes
17 November 2015
Announcing the Oxford Dictionaries “Word” of the Year 2015
05 November 2015
Oxford University Press India announces the appointment of V. Sivaramakrishnan as Managing Director
04 November 2015
Oxford International AQA Examinations launches first qualifications in the Middle East
03 November 2015
OUP supports first ever bilingual English-Azerbaijani children’s dictionary
17 October 2015
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23 September 2015
To assist the Class of 2015 achieve a higher pass rate, Oxford University Press has developed a new mobile app
21 September 2015
Christine Ozden appointed as Managing Director of the new joint venture between Oxford University Press and AQA
18 September 2015
OUP is saddened by the death of Sir David Willcocks
04 September 2015
New app offers English language students their own personalized language tutor
03 September 2015
isiZulu and Northern Sotho among first beneficiaries of global language initiative
02 September 2015
OUP sponsors African literacy conference to ignite imagination and learning
02 July 2015
Innovation investment bears fruit for Oxford University Press
28 May 2015
OUP report reveals insights into children’s language use
06 May 2015
Two leading education organisations announced today that they will join forces to help improve young people's education around the world.
20 April 2015
Oxford Dictionaries Acquires Multilingual Online Language Portal bab.la
25 March 2015
OUP Southern Africa celebrates centenary with ‘Every child deserves a dictionary’ campaign.
18 March 2015
Oxford University Press wins Publisher of the Year Award 2015 from UK Booksellers’ Association
13 March 2015
The Holberg Prize names OUP author Marina Warner as 2015 Laureate
03 March 2015
Oxford University Press to sponsor major African Literacy Conference
19 January 2015
BBC Radio 2’s 500 WORDS 2015
15 January 2015
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14 January 2015
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01 December 2014
OUP South Africa competes in alternative boat race
17 November 2014
Oxford University Press (OUP) today announced a partnership with Emerge Education; confirming its commitment to supporting education technology (ed-tech) start-ups.
22 September 2014
Oxford University Press Southern Africa (OUPSA) launched the first bilingual isiXhosa dictionary in almost 30 years on Friday 19 September.
18 September 2014
OUP India wins two awards at the IDA Awards 2014
12 September 2014
Oxford University Press Southern Africa (OUPSA) won the Sefika Academic Publisher of the Year award 2014 on 26 August.
10 September 2014
On Thursday 28 August 2014, Oxford University Press celebrated the print and digital publication of the Oxford Arabic Dictionary.
03 July 2014
Oxford University Press (OUP) today reported another year of growth in its 2013/14 Annual Report.
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.
12 November 2013
Google’s Giles Spackman has been appointed Group Finance Director at Oxford University Press (OUP).
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.