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Who would have guessed this? Study finds vacations can lead to weight gains!

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http://www.enn.com — A week's vacation may leave many adults with a heavier midsection--extra weight that can hang around even six weeks post-vacation.A faculty member in the University of Georgia's College of Family and Consumer Sciences found that adults going on a one- to three-week vacation gained an average of nearly 1 pound during their trips. With the average American reportedly gaining 1-2 pounds a ye Read More
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Prize winning author speaks out on the world of Russian penal colonies

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http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk — Professor Judith Pallot has received recognition for her 2012 book 'Gender, Geography, and Punishment: The experience of women in carceral Russia', with the award of the 2013 Heldt Prize. 29/11/1329 November 2013 - Read More
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The Geography of Social Inequality: are the young in Britain being taken for a ride?

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http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk — "For the first time ever, a grandmother in her eighties can expect to enjoy higher living standards than someone in their twenties who is in work". Writing for the New Statesman earlier this term Danny Dorling presents ideas around the age/housing/wealth-inequality crisis in Britain. 28/11/1328 November 2013 - Read More
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SoGE Alumni Update: Michaelmas Term 2013

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http://www.geog.ox.ac.uk — Dr Christine Baro recently joined the School as the first ever Alumni Relations Officer. In addition to plenty of online and social media interaction - she has already had three opportunities to meet our alumni in person - at the ECI Alumni Dinner, the Herbertson Lunch and the 10th Anniversary of the MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management. 02/12/132 December 2013 - Read More
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Welcome to 200 new students in Geography and the Environment

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Pam Berry leads chapter on impacts of climate change on agriculture in new plant genetics book

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Dr Bradley Garrett's new book 'Explore everything: Place hacking the city' has been included in The Observer's Architecture books of the year

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Energy researchers present research at the Tyndall Radical Emission Reduction Conference at the Royal Society in London