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Professor William James explains why he decided to develop iCases.
The Medical Sciences Division runs a peer mentoring scheme for all staff, which involves the formation of mentoring circles comprising 3-4 members of research staff and one more senior member of staff.
This is a University of Oxford fund intended to foster creativity and a proactive approach to research opportunities in all subject areas, and particularly interdisciplinary fields. It will make seed corn and start-up grants, and provide funds to stimulate applications to external funding bodies.
A Returning Carers' Fund has been established as part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Fund for the advancement of diversity among academic and research staff at Oxford.
The Medical and Life Sciences Translational Fund (MLSTF) is open to all University of Oxford researchers and provides consolidated internal proof of concept funding for translational medical and life sciences projects.
Dr Amanda Lewis briefly tells us about her work, and that of the Behavioural Medicine Research Group. The research group is part of the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and is located in New Radcliffe House, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter and the Blackwells building on Hythe Bridge Street.
Later this month, the Stroke Prevention Research Unit, in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, will receive the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education. The unit’s founder, Professor Peter Rothwell tells us about the unit and what it means to receive such a prestigious prize.
Professor Tonia Vincent, Director of the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Osteoarthritis Pathogenesis talks to us about the Centre and her work. The Centre was launched in 2013 and coincided with the relocation, from London to Oxford, of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology. It’s funded over 5 years by Arthritis Research UK, Oxford University and the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatological Research (KTRR).
We talk to Dr Errin Johnson, the Electron Microscopy (EM) Facility Manager, about how the facility is being used by Oxford scientists to aid their research, and how you too can make use of it.
We talk to Professor Ian Pavord, the newly appointed Statutory Chair in Respiratory Medicine. Professor Pavord recently joined the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine from the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.
We talk to Dr Molly Crockett, Sir Henry Wellcome Research Fellow in the Department of Experimental Psychology.
Professor Kathryn Wood, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, talks about the work of her group, the Transplantation Research Immunology Group (TRIG), and tells us about her recent experience taking part in the Royal Society Westminster Pairing Scheme.
We speak to Professor Alison Simmons, from the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine. Professor Simmons is the first Oxford-Harrington Scholar and discusses with us the benefits of the programme, which is launching officially on 14 November.
We talk to Professor Elaine Fox, lead PI at the Oxford Centre for Emotions and Affective Neuroscience (OCEAN), Department of Experimental Psychology. OCEAN’s research focuses on cognitive approaches to emotional vulnerability and emotional resilience.