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9 April 2014
An independent study giving a national picture of the NHS care experienced by parents of babies who died before or during birth, or as newborns, has been undertaken by Oxford University researchers, working in conjunction with the charities Sands and Bliss.
3 March 2014
Postdoctoral researcher Dr Matthieu Chavent has been awarded first prize in the Art of Science Image Contest at the annual US Biophysical Society meeting.
20 February 2014
The switch in the brain that sends us off to sleep has been identified by researchers at Oxford University’s Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour in a study in fruit flies.
18 February 2014
Researchers in Oxford are aiming to stem the rising tide of knee replacement operations being performed by developing and exploring experimental treatments for painful osteoarthritis of the knee.
13 February 2014
Dr Mads Gyrd-Hansen, from the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research at the University of Oxford has received a prestigious Sapere Aude DFF-Starting Grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research, to investigate the role of ubiquitin in controlling innate immune signalling and inflammation.
7 February 2014
Children who live near overhead power lines in early life do not have a greater risk of developing childhood leukaemia, researchers from the Childhood Cancer Research Group at the University of Oxford have found.
5 February 2014
On the 5th of February 2014 The Wiley Foundation announced Professor Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, Head of the Nuffield Department of Medicine, as one of four winners of the 13th annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences, for his contribution to advancements in the field of oxygen sensing systems.
24 January 2014
Nicola Blackwood, the MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, spent the day in Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences with Professor Kathryn Wood and her research group, Transplantation Research Immunology Group (TRIG) last Friday, 17th January 2014. This was a reciprocal visit arranged through the Royal Society’s MP- Scientist pairing scheme which aims to build bridges between parliamentarians and some of the best scientists in the UK.
16 January 2014
Survivors of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are three times more likely to die prematurely than the general population, often from suicide or fatal injuries, finds an Oxford University-led study.