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Month: July 2016

THE YOUNG WOMAN BEHIND THE SOFTWARE THAT CATCHES CHILD PREDATORS — BROADLY

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Harriet Lester is one of the brains working for the Internet Watch Foundation, the UK’s leading agency to monitor and remove online images of child sexual abuse. She tells Broadly that her job is a chance for her to change history.          

ART FOR ALL: HOW OXFORD IS SHARING ITS TREASURED PRIVATE PAINTINGS — Oxford Today

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Only a fraction of Oxford’s oil paintings are on public view, but for the first time they can all be explored together in a free online collection…

THE MAXIMUM SECURITY BOOK CLUB — Oxford Today

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English Literature alumna Mikita Brottman is bringing what she learned at Oxford to the inmates of the Jessup Correctional Institution, a maximum-security prison in Maryland. Over two years she discussed writers from Shakespeare to Nabokov, and developed close bonds with some of the convicts…

MY CLEVER HOLIDAY TRICK! — Mother and Baby

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You have to adapt and adjust when you’re away from home with a baby. Travel-savvy mums share their smart ideas…

MOTHER’S PRIDE — Oxfordshire Limited Edition, The Oxford Times

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How my son and I found haircutting heaven at Rock Stars & Stripes, probably the best children’s shop in Oxford right now…

MESSING ABOUT IN SMALL BOATS — CAM

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The windsurfers and small craft skippers of the Cambridge University sailing club can’t think of anything better…(p.11)    

STATE OF THE ART: THE RUSKIN CELEBRATES ITS FIRST MASTER OF FINE ARTS STUDENTS — Oxford Today

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This month saw Oxford’s most creative students gather to show their work, ranging from portraits to installations, video art and sculpture, to hundreds of visitors…