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Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright has been awarded a 2013 Philip Leverhulme Prize

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School to benefit from NERC doctoral training for next 5 years

Posted by External 11 hours ago General — Oxford University has been awarded Doctoral Training Partnership funds from NERC to support 24 doctoral students in environmental research for the next five years. 27/11/13 27 November 2013 - Read More
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Dr Ben Hennig delivers a talk on 'Breaking the Walls of World Views' at the Falling Walls conference in Berlin on the 9th of November.

Posted by External 11 hours ago General — Dr Ben Hennig, a finalist in the Falling Walls Lab, was awarded an A.T. Kearney Scholarship for the conference. A short clip of his talk about his work on gridded cartograms is available in the conference highlights video: 18/11/1318 November 2013 - Read More
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Dr Ben Hennig's electoral map analysis of the 2013 Bundestagswahl in Germany has been promoted by the Koerber-Foundation

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Professor David Thomas has been appointed Chair of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Benchmarking Review Group for Geography

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Dr David Bonilla speaks to Al Gore (U.S. ex-presidential candidate and ex-Vice President of the U.S) on carbon mitigation strategies

Posted by External 11 hours ago General — Al Gore was recently invited to Oxford under the initiative of the Oxford Martin School. Al Gore gave a speech on "The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change", in which he identified 6 megatrends of the future. After the talk, along with other senior staff members of the Oxford Martin School, David met with Al Gore and exchanged points of view on carbon mitigation strategies of transport and other Read More
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Boost for training tomorrow's scientists and engineers

Posted by External 11 hours ago General — Universities and Science Minister David Willetts announced today that the Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA) is amongst over 70 successful bids for EPSRC funding. A joint venture between UCL, University of Oxford and University of Brighton, SEAHA will train 60 plus heritage scientists and engineers over the next 8 years. Prof. Heather Read More
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'For urban explorers, the Underground revolution is a bitter blow' - Dr Bradley Garrett writes for the Financial Times