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By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 29th, 2020

Oxford University: Carbon Dioxide Could Be Turned Into Jet Fuel

Fueling a Jet (Unsplash) Imagine if you could make jet fuel out of carbon dioxide (CO2). That would amount to an environmentally friendly two for the price of one: make jet fuel from something other than carbon More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Oxford University Awards First Israeli Rhodes Scholars Despite BDS Call For Boycott

  After decades of campaigning to include Israel in the prestigious international Rhodes scholarship program established at Oxford University, the first two Israeli academics have been accepted since the More...

By News Brief On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Daughter Wastes $360, 000 of Parent’s Money Who Thought She Was Studying at Oxford University

  A woman swindled her parents £250, 000 ($360, 000 US) by pretending she was studying at Oxford University, according to a court hearing. The woman spent the money on holidays, drugs, and a secret More...

By Viva Sarah Press On Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Oxford University Press teams up with 3 Israeli startups

  Oxford University Press has teamed up with three Israeli edtech companies to boost its online education services. The UK’s distinguished publishing house has announced collaborations with Tiny Tap, Total More...

By Jewish Business News Service On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Ian Goldin, Oxford University​, Commission for Future Generations: Global Solutions for Globalization’s Problems

– The last few decades of globalization and innovation have resulted in the most rapid progress that the world has ever known. Poverty has been reduced. Life expectancy has increased. Wealth has been created More...

By Jewish Business News Service On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Sin-ming Shaw, former fellow at Oxford University: China’s Hong Kong Follies

– HONG KONG – The massive public demonstrations by students and young members of the middle-class that have roiled Hong Kong in recent weeks are ostensibly demands for democracy. But they actually reflect More...

By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Oxford students laughed at attacks on Parisian Jews, Sunday Times

  STUDENTS belonging to the Oxford University Labour Club allegedly called Jewish students “Zios”, sang a song about rockets over Tel Aviv and called Auschwitz “a cash cow”, according to testimony More...

By The Tower On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

More Reports of Anti-Semitism at Oxford after Student Leader Quits Labour Club

Reports of anti-Semitism at one of the UK’s most prestigious universities have emerged after a leader of the Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) resigned after he saw that members of the club, and the More...

By Tibi Singer On Monday, April 6th, 2015

WATCH: Accredited College Degrees for Free at Shai Reshef’s University of the People

Read also: Israeli Businessman Shai Reshef Creates Tuition-Free MBAs Shai Reshef believes that education should be a right and not a privilege. His core argument is that there are communities that hunger for higher More...

By S.M. Lightening On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

First Israeli EduTech Joins Oxford Incubator Even While Gaza War Is Raging

  “During the war no less!” boasted founder Gary Pickholz, currently with the Columbia Business School, following the the announcement of his startup, Israeli EduTech “Weird Science More...

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