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Oxford University selects Indian professor as First Global South Fellow

Professor Rosinka Chaudhuri has become the first Global South Professor at Oxford, after the Oxford University made an announcement regarding the same.Director of Torch, Professor Elleke Boehmer said, “The Global South Fellowships have been set up at TORCH in collaboration with host departments and colleges to deepen and widen our understanding of the world beyond what used to be called ... Read More »

Oxford University students unhappy with the elite scholar gowns, vote against it

An online poll was carried out by the Oxford University students’ union in which students had to express their opinions regarding undergraduates with scholarships or better scores wearing scholars’ gowns during examinations. Representative image – Image source: brookes.ac.uk An online poll was carried out by the Oxford University students’ union in which students had to express their opinions regarding undergraduates ... Read More »

Oxford Uni boffins say internet filters probably won’t protect teens

Researchers from the University of Oxford have suggested that, instead of rolling out internet filters, those who are concerned about what teenagers encounter online should spend some time helping their parents parent them. The research paper, “Internet Filtering Technology and Aversive Online Experiences in Adolescents”, was published today in The Journal of Pediatrics, and says the effectiveness of internet filters ... Read More »

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Oxford University Press (OUP), the world’s largest university press, will participate at the New Delhi World Book Fair to be held from January 7 to 15. Visitors to the OUP stall at the World Book Fair will have a chance to look at OUP’s education, reference and academic titles covering a wide range of subjects and domains, including children’s books ... Read More »

He or She: Oxford tells students to use gender neutral ‘Ze’

Last month, Oxford University set a benchmark by issuing this directive to make sure transgender students were not offended. Oxford University tells its students to use gender neutral “Ze” instead of “he” or she” RELATED STORIES National Education Policy: Government to announce committee in 10 days, says Javadekar #DemonetisationEffect: CBSE schools to go cashless from January UP Board Exams 2017: ... Read More »

First online ‘MOOC’ course to be launched at Oxford University

Oxford has now announced that it will be enrolling students for a course called “From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development” from February 2017 Oxford has now announced that it will begin enrolling students for a course called “From Poverty to Prosperity: Understanding Economic Development” from February 2017 (Image source: http://www.oxfordmindfulness.org/omc-newsletter-summer-2015/) RELATED STORIES IIM-C student to get Rs 4.5 lakh ... Read More »