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Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

There is a profound linkage between the quality of a university and its financial resources. The universities of Oxford and Cambridge rank among the world's finest educational institutions, and are ... More


Educating William: Belfast, Glasgow, and Cambridge

Alex D. D. Craik

in Kelvin: Life, Labours and Legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231256
eISBN:
9780191710803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231256.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter discusses the early education of William Thomson. It covers the influence of his father James Thomson in his education, his experiences at Glasgow College, at Cambridge University, and ... More


William Thomson: An Introductory Biography

Mark McCartney

in Kelvin: Life, Labours and Legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231256
eISBN:
9780191710803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231256.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter presents a biography of William Thomson. Topics covered include his early years in Glasgow College, his experiences at Cambridge University, his election as the Chair of Natural ... More


Education and Careers

Geoffrey Cantor

in Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276684
eISBN:
9780191603389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276684.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Quakers founded their own schools to ensure that their children learned Quaker values and would not be contaminated by, say, Anglican principles. Science played a significant role in Quaker ... More


Donald Francis McKenzie 1931–1999

David McKitterick

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0015
Subject:
History, Historiography

Don McKenzie, Professor of English Language and Literature at Victoria University of Wellington and later Professor of Bibliography and Textual Criticism at Oxford, argued for the place of ... More


Colleges and Halls 1380–1500

A.B. Cobban

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the New College, founded by William Wykeham in 1379, which was the seventh secular college to be established in Oxford since the inception of the English collegiate movement in ... More


Introduction: Pledged Intelligence

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction makes a case for the significance of the Scrutiny movement on the grounds of the highly varied, often opposing, programmes for literary education and cultural critique that it ... More


How to Teach Reading

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The first chapter provides an interpretation of Scrutiny's literary criticism: it introduces the ideas, styles, narratives, and analytical procedures whose appropriation and extension is the main ... More


Charles Francis Digby Moule 1908–2007

William Horbury

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0013
Subject:
History, Historiography

Charles Francis Digby Moule (1908–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, was probably the most influential British New Testament scholar of his time. The youngest of their three children, he was ... More


‘In Oxford but…not of Oxford’ * : The Women’s Colleges

Janet Howarth

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In January 1867, Emily Davies paid a visit to Sir Benjamin and Lady Brodie, in the house in Cowley Place that was later to become St Hilda’s Hall, in order to test opinion on her project to found a ... More


Charles Hilliard Feinstein 1932–2004

Avner Offer

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

Charles Hilliard Feinstein (1932–2004), a Fellow of the British Academy, worked out the structure and size of the British economy from 1965 and back to mid-Victorian times. Beyond scholarship, his ... More


‘Oxford for Arts’: The Natural Sciences, 1880–1914

Janet Howarth

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The reputation of Oxford science deteriorated sharply in the half-century following the Commissions of the 1870s. The Devonshire Commission had bestowed qualified praise on both Oxford and Cambridge ... More


Terence Wilmot Hutchison 1912–2007

D. P. O’Brien

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

Terence Wilmot Hutchison (1912–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a historian of economics, methodologist, and acerbic critic of hubris and pretension amongst economists. He was born at ... More


The Humanities

Mordechai Feingold

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Historians, even those specializing in the history of higher education, have traditionally been reluctant to undertake an exhaustive study of the curriculum at Oxford and Cambridge. Far more ... More


Conversion

Alister Chapman

in Godly Ambition: John Stott and the Evangelical Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773978
eISBN:
9780199919024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773978.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes John Stott's childhood and his education at Rugby School and Cambridge University. It recounts his evangelical conversion and the ways this shaped him. It explores his decision ... More


The Self-Governing University, 1882–1914

Janet Howarth

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the historian of 20th-century Oxford University it is tempting to regard the years before 1914 as belonging to an ancien régime. Yet a sociological perspective on Britain's system of higher ... More


Malcolm MacNaughtan Bowie 1943–2007

Marian Hobson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

Malcolm MacNaughtan Bowie (1943–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, was appointed from an assistant lectureship at the University of East Anglia to one in the University of Cambridge in 1969. At ... More


David Oates 1927–2004

John Curtis

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.003.0014
Subject:
History, Historiography

David Oates (1927–2004), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a distinguished Mesopotamian archaeologist whose name is closely associated with three of the best-known sites in the Middle East: ... More


Resistance

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the antagonism and resistance directed against the ARHB. When the Dearing Report first appeared, the University of Oxford stood against the establishment of a separate Research ... More


A War of Individuals: Bloomsbury Attitudes to the Great War

Jonathan Atkin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060700
eISBN:
9781781700105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060700.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Great War still haunts us. This book draws together examples of the ‘aesthetic pacifism’ practised during the Great War by such celebrated individuals as Virginia Woolf, Siegfried Sassoon and ... More


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