She has had death threats and been followed home, but the local police are unresponsive. The following is an excerpt fromLiving in the Crosshairs; The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism(Oxford University Press, 2015): After medical school, Inez Navarro completed a fellowship in obstetricsin a West Midwest state. Show More Summary
A British man who was obsessed with knives and comic books allegedly slaughtered his family Saturday, and was found dead today in a wooded area near Oxford University Parks. The… READ ON
Oxford University announced last week its intentions to divest from coal and oil sands companies, however, almost 70 Oxford alumni have criticized the lackluster decision, “symbolically” handing in their degrees in protest. Oxford University...Show More Summary
Professor Linda Scott is DP World Chair for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Oxford's Said Business School. Chosen as one of the top 25 World Thinkers of 2015 by the UK's Prospect magazine, Scott originated the concept of "The Double X Economy" to encompass the full range of women's impact as economic participants. Show More Summary
Bent Flyvbjerg of Oxford University speaks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the political economy of megaprojects--massive investments of a billion dollars or more in infrastructure or technology. Flyvbjerg argues that such projects...Show More Summary
Elizabeth Chorvat (Illinois) presents Expectations and Expatriations: A Long-Run Event Study at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation today as part of its Research Seminar Series: This paper represents the first event study of corporate expatriations since Desai and Hines (2002), and is the first study to link corporate...
There is great potential for significantly improving the solar conversion efficiency of perovskite solar cells, according to new research from the University of Washington and Oxford University — owing to the fact that there are microscopic...Show More Summary
Ruth Mason (Virginia) presents Citizenship Taxation, 88 S. Cal. L. Rev. ___ (2015), at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation today as part of its Research Seminar Series: The United States is the only country that taxes its citizens’ worldwide income, even when those citizens live indefinitely abroad. This...
University reaffirms investment halt on coal, tar sands.
I must say, if Terry Eagleton wants to make the case and elicit sympathy for the Oxford of his youth as it exists in his imagination, this is not at all the way to go about it: Terry Eagleton: [The Slow Death of the University](http://chronicle.com/article/The-Slow-Death-of-the/228991/):...Show More Summary
While mortar boards, gowns, and bow ties have been a centuries-old tradition at auspicious British universities like Oxford, a new initiative is set to ban them, as they have been deemed to be “elitist.” A referendum being held at the...Show More Summary
Paul Krugman's latest rant at Oxford University tells you more about him than about Britain's economic policy
Ron Dermer is Israel’s ambassador to the United States. Born in Miami and educated at Oxford and the University of Pennsylvania, he immigrated to...
The University of Oxford has a new £300 million ($475 million) fund to develop and commercialize the institution's scientific research.
A new £300 million U.K. fund has been set up to support high tech startups looking to spin out of the University of Oxford. The fund is being raised by Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), a newly formed company that is working in partnership with Oxford University and its commercialization arm, Isis Innovation. Read More
His appearance earned the hashtag #TurnDownForOx
None of the rugby clubs at Oxford has been implicated in any crimes. But the university administration has nonetheless decided to make all of them sit through one-hour "anti-misogyny classes" in an attempt to "combat sexism on campus."...Show More Summary
This week, HarperCollins is hiring an editorial director, as well as a web designer. Meanwhile, Skyhorse Publishing is seeking a production editor, and Oxford University Press is on the hunt for a publicity assistant. Get the scoop on...Show More Summary
I recently had the privilege to be with 50 Fulbright Master’s and Ph.D. students from Afghanistan gathered in Oxford, Ohio, for the Fulbright Afghanistan Re-Entry and Social Entrepreneurship Seminar, hosted by Miami University.
In the UK Daily Mail Christopher Gyngell, a research fellow in neuroethics at Oxford University, argues that we are morally obligated to use new DNA editing techniques like CRISPR, which can precisely edit the human genome, to cure genetic disease. He asserts that we must test the technique in human embryos with the hope of […]