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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 >


Templeton awards SCIO major grant for Oxford seminars - on 6th March 2014 in News, Research and Projects

We are pleased to announce that the Templeton Religion Trust has awarded SCIO a grant of about £1 million to carry out an enhanced set of summer seminars aimed at developing interdisciplinary skills among faculty in the disciplines of science... Read More >

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SCIO students visit London, Hilary term 2014 - on 3rd February 2014 in News, Student Programmes

All our new Hilary term 2014 SCIO students, as well as the year-long students from last term, have now arrived safely and are busy working on their weekly tutorial papers, attending lectures, and generally settling into the academic rhythm of... Read More >

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SCIO says farewell to Oxford students - on 17th December 2013 in News, Student Programmes

It was with a touch of sadness that all the SCIO staff said a final farewell last Friday to this term’s group of BestSemester students, all Registered Visiting Students at the University of Oxford.  While they were here, these Michaelmas... Read More >

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SCIO organizes Green Scholars Initiative Logos Conference in Oxford - on 12th December 2013 in News, Research and Projects

Drs Jonathan Kirkpatrick and Stan Rosenberg, who will be leading the Logos conferences. Green Scholars Initiative has asked SCIO the organize the annual Logos Conference in Oxford for the next five years.  This means that every summer for two weeks... Read More >