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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


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


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


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


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


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


The University of Cambridge

Shiri M. Breznitz

in The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

In the mid-1980s, entrepreneurs referred to the “Cambridge phenomenon,” a vibrant high-tech cluster around Cambridge. In the late 1990s, however, Cambridge initiated a series of changes in its ... More


John Anthony Crook 1921–2007

P. D. A. Garnsey

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/9780197264577.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Anthony Crook (1921–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a distinguished ancient historian with a special interest in Roman history and law. Among historians, his knowledge and ... More


Thomas Peter Ruffell Laslett 1915–2001

John Dunn and Tony Wrigley

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

Thomas Peter Ruffell Laslett (1915–2001), a Fellow of the British Academy, spent much of his childhood in Oxford but his secondary education took place in the Grammar School at Watford, where his ... More


William Watson 1917–2007

Rosemary Scott

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/9780197264577.003.0017
Subject:
History, Historiography

William Watson (1917–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, was a scholar whose contribution to the field of Asian art and archaeology was both multifaceted and far-reaching. He earned a scholarship ... More


The Wooden Spoon: Rank (dis)order in Cambridge 1753–1909

Christopher Stray

in History of Universities: Volume XXVI/1

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652068
eISBN:
9780191804694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652068.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the history of the Wooden Spoon, an award bestowed upon students who achieved the lowest exam marks but were not failed outright in the Mathematical Tripos at the University of ... More


Supplications to the Pope from the University of Cambridge in the Fourteenth Century

William J. Courtenay

in History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198827344
eISBN:
9780191866234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827344.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This introductory chapter discusses supplications containing the petitions of university masters for benefices from the pope. The University of Cambridge is important in this discussion, since the ... More


Introduction

Shiri M. Breznitz

in The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Existing literature on technology transfer finds that most experts view universities’ technology-transfer efforts positively and unconditionally, without considering the possibility that some change ... More


Apples to Apples

Shiri M. Breznitz

in The Fountain of Knowledge: The Role of Universities in Economic Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789615
eISBN:
9780804791922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789615.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter compares the two case studies and examines technology commercialization at other universities. A close examination of each of the cases identified different approaches to technology ... More


The Death of a Vice-Chancellor: Cambridge, 1632

David Cressy

in History of Universities: Volume XXVI/2

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199668380
eISBN:
9780191804731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199668380.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the suicide of Henry Butts, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, in 1632. Butts's death brings to light the stresses of academic administration and the vicious ... More


I know not what to make of the author

Robert G. Ingram

in Reformation without end: Religion, politics and the past in post-revolutionary England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526126948
eISBN:
9781526136244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126948.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Part II of this book (chapters 6-9) concern Conyers Middleton. This introductory chapter to Part II sets the scene for this story by considering feud between Middleton and Richard Bentley and its ... More


The Benign First Mate: From Law In The Service Of Human Dignity: Essays in Honour of Florentino Feliciano

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0071
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Lauterpacht Centre (formerly Research Centre for International Law), located at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, would not be what it is today without vision and generosity. The ... More


‘Origenian Platonisme’ in Interregnum Cambridge: Three Academic Texts by George Rust, 1656 and 1658

Marilyn A. Lewis, Davide A. Secci, Christian Hengstermann, John H. Lewis, and Benjamin Williams

in History of Universities: Volume XXX / 1-2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198807025
eISBN:
9780191844812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807025.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter aims to contribute to our knowledge of what is known as ‘Origenian Platonist moment’ by analysing English translations of three Latin academic texts by George Rust, with annotations to ... More


Darwin’s Origin

Sander Gliboff

in H.G. Bronn, Ernst Haeckel, and the Origins of German Darwinism: A Study in Translation and Transformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262072939
eISBN:
9780262273923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262072939.003.0040
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Charles Darwin did not share all of Heinrich Georg Bronn’s concerns about the status of biology and paleontology as independent Wissenschaften. Unlike Bronn, Darwin was not interested in patterns in ... More


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