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Eco-sanitary products offer sustainable solutions to keeping African girls in school, says new study
A new study - led by GTC Fellows Professor Linda Scott of the Saïd Business School and Professor Paul Montgomery of the Department of Social Policy and Intervention and part funded by Green Templeton College - has shown that African school girls will accept eco-friendly sanitary technologies, pointing to sustainable solutions that help keep girls in school in developing countries.
Tuesday, 26 November 2013
Dance film by GTC alum scoops international science prize
The top prize in the international 'Dance your PhD' competition has been awarded to a Green Templeton alumnus whose entertaining and humorous film illustrates the chicken mating process using a range of styles, from swing and water ballet, to modern jazz.
Monday, 25 November 2013
'Brighter Later' lights up GTC
A light installation inspired by the Radcliffe Observatory's prominent role in the history of astronomy and meteorological recording is turning the observing tower of the historic Grade II-listed building into a lantern visible across Oxford, as part of the celebrations for the Oxford Christmas Light Festival 2013.
Friday, 22 November 2013
Could credit accumulation unlock the potential of lifelong learning in the UK?
The UK has the potential to become a world leader in lifelong and flexible learning, and credit accumulation and transfer (CATS) could play a key role in achieving that.
Friday, 22 November 2013
Derrick Gosselin to head board of governors of Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
GTC Associate Fellow Professor Derrick Gosselin has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK-CEN by the Belgian Government.
Thursday, 21 November 2013
New GCR Committee 2013-2014 announced
The new Green Templeton GCR Committee for 2013-2014 has been announced, following the election.
Tuesday, 19 November 2013
Human Welfare Conference 2014 theme focuses on innovation
The theme for the Human Welfare Conference 2014 is 'Innovations in development: Challenging convention to advance human welfare in low and middle-income countries', Green Templeton College announced today.
Monday, 18 November 2013
New study analyses how journalists report scientific stories of risk and uncertainty
A new study by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ) sheds light on how the media reports issues of risk and uncertainty, including climate change, nuclear accidents and cancer risks. The study was funded by the Green Templeton College academic initiatives fund.
Thursday, 14 November 2013
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