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Oxford interdisciplinary seminars in science and religion: application process now open - on 1st August 2014 in News, Research and Projects

We are pleased to announce that the application process for the science and religion seminars, Bridging Two Cultures, funded by the Templeton Religion Trust, is now open. Alister McGrath has joined this project as its academic director and we will... Read More >


Oxford tutor and SCIO alumna is awarded Chancellor’s Fellowship at the University of Edinburgh - on 27th June 2014 in Life after SCIO, News

Dr Lydia Schumacher, currently a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the University of Oxford’s Faculty of Theology and Religion and Tutor in Doctrine at Wycliffe Hall, will take up a Chancellor’s Fellowship in the School of Divinity at the University of... Read More >

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SCIO announces Balancing Perspectives report release - on 12th June 2014 in News, Research and Projects

  SCIO is pleased to announce the public release of a substantial research report that was written for the John Templeton Foundation (JTF) by the CCCU, as part of the Balancing Perspectives research project. This report gives a sector-wide analysis... Read More >

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SCIO alumna graduates PhD from the University of Edinburgh - on 3rd June 2014 in Life after SCIO, News

Lauren Ware (née Hosty) who attended the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford in Michaelmas Term (fall semester) 2005, has recently graduated her PhD from the University of Edinburgh with a thesis entitled ‘Plato’s bond of love: eros as participation in beauty’. She is one of... Read More >

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SCIO staff at VIP event at Vatican opening of Verbum Domini II exhibition - on 9th May 2014 in News, Research and Projects

Jonathan Kirkpatrick (2nd from left) with catalogue co-authors, Jennifer Atwood and Rory Crowley (David Trobisch not pictured), the Most Rev. Jean-Louis Bruguès, OP, Librarian and Archivist of the Holy Roman Church (who has oversight of the Vatican Library) and Dr... Read More >

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SCIO announces latest Oxford student prize winners - on 26th March 2014 in News, Student Programmes

SCIO is delighted to announce the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford de Jager prize winners for fall 2013. These students showed exceptional academic performance in the following aspects of the programme British landscape course Integrative seminar Kelsey Chase Seattle Pacific University Sally Eaves... Read More >