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18 December 2015
Oxford University and Novo Nordisk announced the expansion of their international fellowship programme to support research within the fields of diabetes and metabolism.
10 September 2015
A new toolkit prepared by Professor Keith Hawton and his team at the Oxford University Centre for Suicide Prevention is published by Public Health England
28 April 2014
Stem cell therapies could potentially reduce numbers of deaths from heart disease when used in addition to standard heart drugs and surgery, research suggests.
12 September 2013
A genetic study has identified a biological process that influences whether we are right handed or left handed.
28 August 2013
Dr. Cecilia Lindgren, Career Development Fellow at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, has been awarded the first Leena Peltonen Prize for Excellence in Human Genetics. Dr Lindgren received the inaugural prize in Helsinki, Finland on August 26, 2013 ‘for her work in on applying genetics and genomics to dissect the etiology of type 2 diabetes, obesity and fat distribution’.
23 July 2013
The University of Oxford has enjoyed a successful collaboration with McGill University in Canada since 2009 in the area of neuroscience. This has provided funding for workshops and small collaborative projects.
27 June 2013
Important new insights into how the brain compensates for temporary hearing loss during infancy, such as that commonly experienced by children with glue ear, are revealed in a research study in ferrets.
5 June 2013
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, the University of Oxford, NIMR Tanzania and Retrogenix LTD, have identified how malaria parasites growing inside red blood cells stick to the sides of blood vessels in severe cases of malaria. The discovery may advance the development of vaccines or drugs to combat severe malaria by stopping the parasites attaching to blood vessels.
21 March 2017
Creating child’s play of understanding the cell was the outcome of a workshop delivered by Gull lab postdoc Flavia Moreira-Leite at the Cutteslowe Primary School in North Oxford on 15 and 17 March.