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Oxford ranked top in the UK for Geographical Studies in the THE World University Rankings 2013/14

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http://uk-universities.timeshighereducation.co.uk — The Times Higher Education World University Rankings offer performance information on teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. UK universities compared in partnership with FindTheBest. 03/10/13 3 October 2013 - Read More
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Prof. David Banister talks about Big Data in video made for the Saïd Business School

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Dr David Bonilla to give series of lectures on sustainable freight transport and natural resource economics in US

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http://www.tsu.ox.ac.uk — Dr David Bonilla will be giving a series of lectures on sustainable freight transport and natural resource economics at the University of Denver and Arizona State University. David will also be speaking at the Intermodal Transport Institute in Denver alongside U.S. based freight transport experts on the theme of Global Sustainability, Transportation and the Supply Chain. This event will be follow Read More
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'Ending songbird slaughter? There's an app for that' - Dr Paul Jepson writes for The Conversation

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http://theconversation.com — Dr Paul Jepson presents his vision of Opti-hunting and the opti-gun - a telescope-gun-app-phone hybrid that turns a hit into data and offers an enhanced socially-networked form of hunting without the killing. It is a thought-piece on positive environmentalism: where new technological forces are deployed to create incentives linked to green economy, life quality and environmental restoration. 11/ Read More
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Fresh view of pale blue dot - Dr Benjamin Hennig helps put the THE World University Rankings 2013/14 into human and economic perspective

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http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk — Phil Baty and Dr Benjamin Hennig, SoGE researcher, use gridded cartogram transformations (two heavily distorted world maps) to put the results of the THE World University Rankings 2013/14 into a clearer global context. 10/10/13 10 October 2013 - Read More
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Long-term global warming not driven naturally

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http://www.sciencedaily.com — By examining how Earth restores equilibrium after periods of natural warming, a new study reinforces that long-term global temperature does not evolve chaotically but remains stable unless pushed by external factors. Large, sustained changes in global temperature, like those observed over the last century, cannot occur without drivers such as increased greenhouse gas concentrations. Estimates of Read More
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Topography shapes biodiversity, and not only through temperature

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http://www.sciencedaily.com — A warming climate is likely to drive species to higher, cooler altitudes. A new study highlights a less obvious, yet crucial way in which their new habitat could differ from the one they leave behind. Read More
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Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright has been awarded a 2013 Philip Leverhulme Prize

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http://www.ox.ac.uk — 29/10/1329 October 2013 - Read More
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