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Congratulations to SCIO’s fall 2016 de Jager prizewinners - on 5th May 2017 in News, Student Programmes

SCIO is pleased to announce the fall 2016 de Jager prizewinners. The de Jager prizes are awarded each term on the basis of academic merit to a selection of students attending the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford. These awards are made... Read More >

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SCIO Receives Nearly $2 Million for Additional Science and Religion Seminars - on 25th April 2017 in News, Research and Projects

Bridging the Two Cultures 2016   Thanks to the unequivocal success of the 2014-2016 Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and Religion seminar, the Templeton Religion Trust and the Blankemeyer Foundation have awarded nearly $2 million in grant funding to... Read More >

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Congratulations to SCIO’s 2016 spring semester prizewinners - on 1st August 2016 in News, Student Programmes

SCIO is delighted to announce the winners of the spring 2016 de Jager prizes offered by the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford.  The de Jager prizes are funded by a generous donation to SCIO from Geoffrey and Caroline de Jager who have... Read More >

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SCIO Alumni scholarship awarded to Olivia Anderson - on 10th June 2016 in Life after SCIO, News, Research and Projects

Oliva Anderson, who attended the Scholar’s Semester in Oxford in Michaelmas Term 13 and Hilary 14 is the first student to be awarded a SCIO Alumni scholarship towards her doctoral studies at the University of Oxford, beginning in Michaelmas Term... Read More >


SCIO Junior Dean wins Oxford University Student Union award - on 13th May 2016 in News, Student Programmes

Thiago Alves Pinto, SCIO’s Junior Dean for the academic year 2015–16 and a doctoral student at the University of Oxford, was presented with the prize for ‘Best support staff’ in Oxford University Student Union 2016 Teaching awards ceremony at Oxford Town Hall... Read More >


SCIO student accepted onto prestigious leadership programme - on 8th April 2016 in Life after SCIO, News, Student Programmes

SCIO  congratulates Isaiah Whitten, a Northwest University student currently studying on the Scholar’s semester in Oxford (SSO), who has been chosen for the Washington programme of the Institute for Responsible Citizenship. The programme, which gives African American men the chance... Read More >