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Book published by SCIO staff member, Dr Michael Burdett - on 8th December 2014 in News, Research and Projects

Dr Michael Burdett. Image source emmaus.org SCIO is delighted to announce the publication of Dr Michael Burdett’s book, Eschatology and the Technological Future (Routledge, 2015). Michael has been involved with the work of SCIO since 2008. He was a Junior Dean... Read More >

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Rev Prof Alister McGrath gives inaugural professorial lecture at Oxford University - on 24th October 2014 in News, Research and Projects

The Rev Professor Alister McGrath, Academic Director of SCIO’s Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities project (which is funded by Templeton Religion Trust), recently took up the Andreas Idreos Professorship of Science and Religion at Oxford University and became Director of... Read More >


SCIO lecturer appointed as researcher at the University of York - on 2nd October 2014 in News, Research and Projects

John has been appointed as a researcher on the ‘Pilgrimage and England’s Cathedrals’ project at the University of York. The project, co-sponsored by the Church of England and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, takes an interdisciplinary approach... Read More >


SCIO announces prize winners of the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford spring term 2014 - on 26th August 2014 in News, Student Programmes

SCIO is delighted to announce the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford de Jager prize winners for spring 2014. The de Jager prizes are funded by a generous donation to SCIO from Geoffrey and Caroline de Jager who have a long standing commitment to encouraging excellence in education and scholarship.... Read More >

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Research published by SCIO’s senior tutor, Dr Elizabeth Baigent - on 20th August 2014 in News, Research and Projects

Dr Elizabeth Baigent Kate Marsden (1892) Two recent publications by Elizabeth Baigent, SCIO’s senior tutor, bring to a close her long-running research interest in a famous—or infamous—Victorian woman traveller.  Kate Marsden was a nurse who in the 1890s travelled to the... Read More >

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SCIO staff member appointed Lecturer in Twentieth-century British and European History - on 8th August 2014 in News, Research and Projects

SCIO is delighted to announce that Dr Sam Brewitt-Taylor, a longstanding member of the SCIO team, has been appointed Lecturer in Twentieth-century British and European History at Plymouth University. Sam served SCIO first as junior dean and latterly as lecturer in history, and so... Read More >