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Congratulations to SCIO’s fall 2017 de Jager prizewinners - on 27th April 2018 in News, Student Programmes

SCIO is pleased to announce the fall 2017 de Jager prizewinners. Awarded at the close of each term, the de Jager prizes recognize outstanding scholarly work submitted by each awardee during the Scholars’ Semester in Oxford.  The de Jager prize... Read More >

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SCIO STEM student reflects on his time at Oxford - on 19th March 2018 in News, Student Programmes

SCIO is excited to be including STEM subjects formally in its programme from 2018 on. In previous years it has in some instances been possible to arrange STEM tutorials on a case-by-case basis.  In an interview for SCIO, one alumnus,... Read More >

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Group selected for SCIO Science and Religion project - on 9th March 2018 in News, Research and Projects

SCIO has selected the 24 participants for the Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities II project. The group of participants comes from a range of universities around the world, including institutions in Canada, India, Kenya, Mexico, the United States,... Read More >

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Special announcement: SCIO is now offering STEM studies - on 27th February 2018 in News, Student Programmes

SCIO is excited to announce that it is expanding its disciplinary offering to its Registered Visiting Students to include many STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) drawing on the high calibre teaching and research of the University of Oxford.... Read More >

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SCIO co-sponsors lecture on ‘Environmental issues as a new framework for Christian dialogue’ - on 15th February 2018 in News, Research and Projects

SCIO is pleased to co-sponsor a public lecture by Dr Lluís Oviedo Torró of the Pontifical University Antonianum of Rome titled ‘Environmental issues as a new framework for Christian dialogue’. Lluís Oviedo Torró’s particular interests focus on the relationship between... Read More >

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Elizabeth Baigent welcomes attenders to the 25th anniversary meeting of The Oxford Seminars in Cartography - on 5th December 2017 in News, Research and Projects

Selden map of China: detail Elizabeth Baigent, SCIO’s Academic Director, and Nick Millea, head of the Bodleian Library’s map collection organised an international conference at the Bodleian on 22 September 2017 to mark the 25th anniversary meeting of TOSCA, The... Read More >