A benefaction and its benefits: The Oxford Nuffield Medical Fellowship and South Africa

Colin Bundy


This is the history of an act of philanthropy: the creation of a Fellowship allowing scholars from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa to study postgraduate medicine at the University of Oxford. More specifically, it examines how a charitable fund has operated with respect to the South African clinicians and medical scientists who have been its beneficiaries for the past 60 years.

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Colin Bundy, Green Templeton College, Oxford

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Philanthropy; medical research; Oxford.

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South African Medical Journal 2011;101(7):450-453.

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Date submitted: 2011-03-29
Date published: 2011-06-27

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