In a series of heartfelt videos compiled online by healthtalkonline.org alongside research conducted by the University of Nottingham and Oxford University, 30 individuals share that antidepressant medications are not a ‘quick fix.’ Contrary...Show More Summary
See the Oxford University Women's Rugby Team Bare Their Butts for Charity They take their team motto, "Back Yourself,"…
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford and the Vatican Library have some of the richest collections of ancient biblical texts, but most of them are inaccessible to the general public. Now, through a collaborative project, 1.5 million manuscript pages are being digitized for public access online.
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Thanks to the Polonsky Foundation, some of the Vatican’s old manuscripts are now available online. The website went live this week and includes manuscripts from both the Vatican and the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
by Phillip Luke SinitiereToday is the second part of a 2-part interview with Dr. Kate Bowler about Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel, published earlier this year with Oxford University Press. +++++++++++++++++++++++++ PLS: Pardon the pun, but some of the richest interpretive elements of Blessed are the 8 network diagrams (pp. Show More Summary
Access to the Gutenberg Bible and other ancient manuscripts has just gotten easier.The Vatican Library and Oxford University's Bodleian Library put the first of 1.5 million pages of their precious manuscripts online Tuesday, bringing...Show More Summary
It finally happened. Two years and several million excruciatingly annoying photos later, “selfie” finally made the dictionary. Britain’s Oxford University Press, which publishes the popular Oxford English Dictionary, chose “selfie” as 2013?s word of the year after a rapid spike in online usage. For now, the popular term for a camera phone self-portrait will only [...]
Posted with permission: The Invention of Greek Ethnography: from Homer to Herodotus. By Joseph E. Skinner. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. vii + 343. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-19-979360-0. Reviewed by Sandra Blakely, Emory University The Invention of Greek Ethnography is a welcome addition to studies of identity in the ancient Mediterranean. Ambitious […]
Constructed between 1855-1860 to house the University's growing collection of natural history specimens, the Oxford Natural History Museum is one of the finest examples of a temple to the natural sciences. The cathedral like building...Show More Summary
I don't think we really needed an academic from Oxford University to tell us something we already know - that the majority of voters support the Scottish Parliament having more powers. But the political establishment has contrived to...Show More Summary
Depression medicines are not 'happy pills' or 'a quick fix' people who use antidepressants have said in a series of frank, heartfelt video interviews. The videos form part of a piece of research by Oxford University and the University of Nottingham that has been made into an information resource for the public, published on Healthtalkonline.org. Show More Summary
This week, Lonely Planet is hiring a destination editor, while SAGE Publications needs an acquisitions editor. Assouline Publishing is seeking an associate editor, and Oxford University Press is on the hunt for a digital publishing analyst/editor. Show More Summary
Oxford University academic Dr Stephanie Dalley believes she has identified the precise location of the fabled Hanging Gardens of Bablyon: near Nineveh, hundreds of miles north.
(Reuters) - Thirty-two Americans have been selected to head to Britain's Oxford University next year as Rhodes scholars, joining a prestigious list of past recipients of one of the most coveted awards in academia.
(WASHINGTON) — The Rhodes Trust says 32 U.S. men and women have been named Rhodes Scholars and will enter Oxford University next October. The winners were selected from 857 applicants endorsed by 327 different colleges and universities. Show More Summary
A month ago the Oxford University political scientist, Dr Stephen Fish, produced his first projection for GE2015 in which he suggested that the Tories had a 57% chance of an overall majority. He’s now produced a follow-up that has a slightly reduced chance of a CON majority – 48%. In terms of seats the Fisher […]
According to Britain’s Oxford University Press (which is really fancy and therefore right about everything), “selfie” is officially the word of 2013, and personally, I could not agree more. I am a self proclaimed selife and Instagram...Show More Summary
Designer Roberto Cavalli, lover of exotic birds and double denim, gave a talk at Oxford University last night about how unfashionably boring most designers are. Some choice quotes about the current state of celebrity fashion, via British Vogue: It's not fair... Big companies pay stars to wear their clothes... More »