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Science at Oxford, 1914-1939Transforming an Arts University$
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Jack Morrell

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780198206576

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206576.001.0001

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Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

(p.161) 5 Biomedical Sciences
Science at Oxford, 1914-1939

Jack Morrell

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines the developments in the teaching of biomedical sciences at Oxford University in England from 1914 to 1939. Though the medical faculty was established in 1885, its teaching and research had little to do with the care and the cure of patients in local hospitals. The objective of the medical school was to give a broad and liberal education in biomedical sciences while avoiding the vocational element in teaching. In 1930, Oxford's first college fellow in medicine acknowledged that preclinical scientific studies pursued at Oxford tended to be divorced from actual clinical experience.

Keywords:   Oxford University, biomedical sciences, science curriculum, medical faculty, clinical research, medical school, England

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