Peter Beinart and I know each other from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes scholar and I was Rabbi to the students, founder of the Oxford L'Chaim Society, and personal emissary of the Lubavitcher Rebbe.
University of Mississippi athletic director Ross Bjork says the second-year coach is building a foundation for the future in Oxford. University of Mississippi athletic director Ross Bjork says football coach Hugh Freeze is building a foundation for the future in Oxford.
Cupid’s arrow might just come in the form of a nasal spray. That’s the idea that researchers from the University of Oxford are exploring in a review of research that suggests a spray containing the hormone oxytocin may be the answer to living happily ever...
Evidence for Cnidaria-like behavior in ca. 560 Ma Ediacaran AspidellaAuthors:1. Latha R. Menon (a)2. Duncan McIlroy (b)3. Martin D. Brasier (a,b)Affiliations:a. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN, UKb. Show More Summary
Oxford PV have announced that they have achieved a new efficiency high-watermark for their new photovoltaic technology of 15.4%, continuing the march towards scale-up and commercialisation. Spun off from Oxford University in an attempt to put all of founder Dr. Show More Summary
Some of the folk at the University of Oxford Future of Humanity Institute recently engineered a little publicity for cryonics. It's always pleasing to see good press for the cryonics industry, especially when those interviewed take the...Show More Summary
The old adage “there are no atheists in fox holes” may be true for the more religiously inclined, but much less so for the more rational or scientific-minded amongst us. A recent study by psychologist at University of Oxford, in theShow More Summary
A faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety, a study by Oxford University psychologists suggests. The researchers argue that a 'belief in science' may help non-religious people deal with adversity by offering comfort and reassurance, as has been reported previously for religious belief. Show More Summary
The British Society for the Philosophy of Religion Tenth Conference: Atheisms 11th-13th September 2013 Oriel College, University of Oxford Registration Information: In order to secure your place at the conference please submit your booking...Show More Summary
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, the University of Oxford, NIMR Tanzania and Retrogenix LTD, have identified how malaria parasites growing inside red blood cells stick to the sides of blood vessels in severe cases of malaria. Show More Summary
H ere are photographs of the Blessed Sacrament Procession in Oxford last Sunday. The Blessed Sacrament was carried by Bishop William Kenney CP, V. Rev. John O'Connor OP (Prior of Blackfriars) and Fr Simon Bishop SJ (University Chaplain). Show More Summary
A faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety, a study by Oxford University psychologists suggests. The researchers argue that a 'belief in science' may help non-religious people deal with adversity by offering comfort and reassurance, as has been reported previously for religious belief. read more
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, the University of Oxford, NIMR Tanzania and Retrogenix LTD, have identified how malaria parasites growing inside red blood cells...Show More Summary
Our writer lets 80,000 Hours, a student-run organization at Oxford University that guides people toward ethical jobs, plot his future career path. Could it work for you? If you need help choosing a career, there are aptitude tests, counselors and shelves full of best-sellers to help. Show More Summary
In late May, mathematician Eric Weinstein gave a talk at Oxford University about his ideas about “Geometric Unity,” a mathematical theory that purports to explain why the universe works the way it does. Weinstein He earned a 1992 Ph.D [in...
Bianca Jagger, persistent activist and former wife of Mick Jagger, will be using her opportunity as this year’s Longford Lecturer to speak out against Oxford University, one of the most venerated institutions of higher learning, for not taking its female students seriously when they make rape and sexual assault allegations. Read more...
Oxford, Harvard, and... Nalanda? In the annals of history, Nalanda University endures as one of the world's preeminent learning institutions, and one that came centuries before its more recognizable counterparts. If a group of officials and scholars have their way, that will soon change. The northern India university was undone...
A leading neurologist at the University of Oxford said this week that recent developments meant that science may one day be able to identify religious fundamentalism as a "mental illness" and a cure it. During a talk at the Hay Literary...Show More Summary
University of Virginia astronomer John Hawley, and Steven Balbus, a former U-Va. colleague who is now at the University of Oxford, are co-winners of the Shaw Prize, which is commonly known as the “Nobels of the East.” Hawley and Balbus … Continue reading ?
She teaches at the University of Oxford. During a talk at the Hay Literary Festival in Wales on Wednesday, Kathleen Taylor was asked what positive developments she anticipated in neuroscience in the next 60 years. “One of the surprises may be to see people with certain beliefs as people who can be treated,” she explained, [...]