Welomes: Joshua Harvey and Tim Farrant

image001TORCH web image no titleThe Ordered Universe is delighted to congratulate Joshua and Tim on their success in securing doctoral studentships as part of the Mental and Material Laboratories of 13th Century Science project, made possible through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation  and TORCH at the University of Oxford. We look forward to welcoming them into the Ordered Universe team as well, as we delve further into the corpus of Grosseteste’s scientific texts, and into the 13th century conception of IMG_1179the world(s) around them. Continue reading

13th Century Science: New Positions at Oxford

IMG_117920140320_105531The Ordered Universe team are delighted to announce the success of a linked and related project in Oxford: The Mental and Material Laboratories of 13th Century Science. Based at TORCH, the Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities (situated in the former Radcliffe Infirmary), the project is led by Hannah Smithson, Clive Siviour and Carol Harrison (Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity). The project won funding for two paired doctoral scholarships, through TORCH and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, one to be supervised in sciences, and one in humanities: which is wonderful news, and warmest congratulations to the Oxford Team. The doctoral projects will commence in 2015. Continue reading