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Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Tune in to today’s episode of Kris Kringle’s Kitchen Kapers, where special guests Michael Clark and Marco Springmann from the Nuffield Department of Population Health and the Oxford Martin School advise Father Christmas on how to lay on a Christmas feast that is kind to your health and kind to the planet. Yule not want to miss out!

Picturing health: dengue in Vietnam published in The Lancet

Earlier this year, OUCRU Photographer in Residence Pearl Gan conducted a project focusing on dengue. In that project, she took photos of dengue patients and health care workers at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She also took photos of dengue patients in their homes and at research sites in the city. This project was funded by the Wellcome Trust, and this week selected photos from that project have been published in The Lancet as a photo story.

Oxford partnership with the University of British Columbia promises to advance the field of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

On 1 October 2019, the University of Oxford and the University of British Columbia (UBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding, committing to work together to develop a new generation of clinical research leaders who will transform the translation of novel therapies from laboratory to clinic.

Social influencers: what can we learn from animals?

Research from Oxford University calls us to reconsider how behaviours may spread through societies of wild animals, and how this might provide new insights into human social networks.

Typhoid vaccine over 81% effective in tackling disease in Nepal

A large field study of typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) in Nepal has shown a single dose to be safe and effective in reducing typhoid in children aged 9 months to <16 years in an endemic setting.