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Posted by: on August 10, 2018

Get to know Maximilian Groebe

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Entertaining Manager: Adaptable Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I was born in Rio de Janeiro but grew up in Miami, Florida. I attended Cornell […]

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Posted by: on August 6, 2018

Get to know Arijit Bose

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best Friend: Caring Manager: Responsible Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am from a small suburb in West Bengal, India, however, I have been living in […]

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Posted by: on June 30, 2017

The emerging world of FinTech in London -1

by Charles Cohick and Ankit Jhaveri Rapid growth of technology development has disrupted how conventional and traditional businesses function globally. During a week in London with Professor Nir Vaulkin and Dr Maria Nikolou from University of Oxford, we connected with several individuals who are transforming the financial services industry in London. The idea was to understand […]

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Posted by: on December 20, 2016

11 ways how IoT (Internet of Things) is impacting the future – Part 2

7. Smart cars to identify reckless driving trends Problem: Reckless road driving is one of the highest reasons for accidents and deaths on roads today. IoT based solution: Identification of reckless drivers and driving patterns can improve road safety to prevent fatal accidents. Reckless drivers could range from distracted driving, rash driving to driving under […]

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Posted by: on November 21, 2016

Cleaner Teeth

On the last rainy weekend in Oxford, I was indoors. So far indoors, in fact, that I was in a windowless room. But I had barely noticed. I was dashing about a lecture hall during the Emerge conference, snapping pictures madly. I picked my way through a packed room of attendees, huddled in small groups, […]

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Posted by: on November 11, 2016

Part 1: The Character of Dan Trudgen

“There’s a man on the roof of the building next door,” said the call from reception. “We think he wants to jump.” So began the story of a cold day in February, during which the Oxford community was reminded of the calibre of people working at the Saïd Business School. High up on that list […]

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Posted by: on October 12, 2016

Student Spotlight #3

A Conversation with Naman Sanghvi and Pablo Oliveira It’s a beautiful Thursday in Oxford before MBA Launch begins. Naman, Pablo, and I grab cups of coffee, walk out onto a terrace at the Saïd Business School, and sit outside, enjoying the view. Sagar: Tell me your stories! Naman: I’m an engineer, and I’ve specialised in […]

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Posted by: on October 10, 2016

Memoir of a novice rower

            Involuntarily awaken after four hours of sleep, it is 4:51AM. I get into sportswear and take my rowing gear – which Ghadeer my wholehearted wife had bought me the night before on our anniversary. My alarm clock went off 10 minutes after. I was just thinking: that is precious […]

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Posted by: on October 5, 2016

The Supply Chain Master in Your Kitchen

“What’s the difference between your operation and a restaurant?” I ask Steve. “So, in a restaurant, they’ve got the same menu for a month. And their dishes don’t change. Say, for example, you’ve got a chicken dish with tomato. They just continuously top up their preparation. They never waste it. They never throw it away… […]

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Posted by: on September 28, 2016

Knocking Friedman – at Oxford Union

It is not unusual for an Oxonian to walk into buildings no less than a couple of centuries old. But walking right through the Oxford Union’s “Members Only” labelled gate for the first time last night had a special feeling. It was even more amplified after crossing the garden into the Debate Chamber; the room […]

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