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Oxford refugee researcher and Green Templeton Research Fellow Alexander Betts received a standing ovation for a twenty-minute TED talk in Vancouver, in which he outlined a four-point plan to overhaul our current approach to international migration.

Marija and FarzanaMembers of the Green Templeton community are showcasing their artistic talents this week at the first ever college Art Exhibition.

The Templeton Prize 2016 has been awarded to Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, the former Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth who has spent many years bringing spiritual insight to the public conversation through the media, popular lectures and books.

The victorious SBS Wharton competition teamTwo Green Templeton MBA students are members of a Saïd Business School (SBS) team which has won the 16th annual Wharton MBA Buyout Case Competition, beating 25 other participating business schools from around the world to scoop the $3,000 prize.

What happens when a student visits their GP to talk about depression or low mood?

Green Templeton fellow Dr Laurence Leaver - who is a GP in Oxford - is interviewed in a five-minute video as part of a new campaign by Student Minds, the UK's student mental health charity.

Women's 1 celebrate winning bladesGreen Templeton Boat Club (GTBC) rounded off their Torpids 2016 campaign in style, with the Men's and Women's first boats both winning blades.

Green Templeton College proposes to elect a number of Research Fellows and Senior Research Fellows in fields that are aligned with the academic mission of the College and is currently inviting potential candidates to submit applications.

FoWOn Thursday, 10 March the Future of Work (FoW) Programme, an academic initiative of Green Templeton College, will bring together leading scholars to consider the ways in which digitalisation and the internet are globally transforming work, employment and labour markets.

The FoW programme is an interdisciplinary research programme that focuses broadly on identity, boundaries, ethics, innovation, change and mindfulness of work. FoW brings together a diverse GTC, greater Oxford, students and Fellows for the purpose of analysing empirically why and how work in changing and impacting societies.

Final sets of charts that enable healthcare professionals around the world to assess the weight, length and head circumference of new born babies from 24 weeks to 42 weeks of gestation have been published in the Lancet (18 february 2016) by the INTERGROWTH 21st Consortium.

The Consortium is led by researchers at the University of Oxford, including Professor Stephen Kennedy, a Green Templeton College Fellow and Professor of Reproductive Medicine in the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

While many girls and women stay away from school and work because of the stigma attached to having periods, very little research has been done into whether programmes set up to tackle the problem are actually working, a new Oxford University study concludes.

The authors of the study, Green Templeton Fellow Professor Paul Montgomery and student Julie Hennegan (DPhil Social Intervention), carried out a review of all available academic literature, reviewing studies covering the experiences of girls aged between 11 and 18 years old in Iran, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Nepal and Kenya.

Two Green Templeton College alumni have been shortlisted as finalists in the prestigious British Council Education UK Alumni Awards.

hidden pleasuresTheodore Zeldin, an Associate Fellow at Green Templeton College, has won the 2016 Transmission Prize, awarded for the communication of ideas.

vetterliGreen Templeton College has welcomed Dr Lauréne Vetterli as the new Robert Turner Research Associate.

DollemmaOn Saturday 6 February, three Green Templeton students (Antonio Ji, Christopher Burningham, and Helen Gao) will be embarking on a 36 hour journey to break free from their studies and travel as far away as possible from Oxford. The catch is, they can spend absolutely no money on travel, and must beg and blag their way across the continent (and perhaps the world). This is part of Oxford's annual student-run Jailbreak, in order to raise money and awareness for four amazing charities.

The new issue of the Green Templeton Human Welfare: An International Journal of Graduate Research is now available online.

Volume Four features six papers with topics ranging from the relevance of patient mood and happiness to the doctor-patient relationship, to climate/environmental migration and the development benefits of integrating aid and trade policies.

Sheila KitzingerGreen Templeton College has launched a new five-year academic programme of events in honour of social anthropologist and feminist campaigner Sheila Kitzinger.

The Sheila Kitzinger Programme at Green Templeton will facilitate future research to build on Sheila's work, her many interests and the concerns she championed. Sheila was an energetic campaigner across a broad range of issues and saw her academic research as the evidence base for action to achieve social and medical change.  

ems2016Participants in the Emerging Markets Symposium 2016 on Young People and the Future of Emerging Markets concluded that governments' failure to understand the mind sets of young people, master intergenerational communications and take measures to preserve the planet for future generations is extremely short sighted.

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