Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.
Skip to main content
Max perutz science writing award for akira wiberg

Max Perutz Science Writing Award for Akira Wiberg

Awards and Appointments General

NDORMS PhD student Akira Wiberg won the main prize of this year's Max Perutz Science Writing Award. The MRC-funded student received the first prize of £1,500 for his article: "Getting on your nerves.", at the awards ceremony on 15 October.

Understanding the origins of ovarian cancer

Understanding the origins of ovarian cancer

General Research

Research into the early detection of ovarian cancer by the Ahmed group at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) receives a boost thanks to a gift of £43,000 from the Dianne Oxberry Trust.

Medical sciences and climate breakdown time to move beyond evidence

Medical Sciences and climate breakdown: time to move beyond evidence

General Research

Medical Sciences Division is home to a number of groups investigating and tackling the climate crisis.

Professor pollard among the worlds most distinguished paediatricians

Professor Pollard among the world's most distinguished paediatricians

Awards and Appointments General

Congratulations to Professor Andrew Pollard, named as one of three 2019 Rosén von Rosenstein laureates.

Oxford berlin summer school 2019

Oxford-Berlin Summer School 2019 delivers successful open research programme

General Research

Is there a reproducibility crisis in the biomedical sciences? If so, what can early-career researchers do about it? This was the theme of the second edition of the Oxford-Berlin Summer School on Open Research.

Medical sciences heads to if oxford 2019

Medical Sciences heads to IF Oxford 2019

Engagement Opportunities General Research

Researchers from the Medical Sciences Division will be running activities on topics from immunotherapy to VR at this years IF Oxford (18 - 28 October).

Sir peter j ratcliffe wins the nobel prize in medicine 2019

Sir Peter J Ratcliffe wins the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2019

Awards and Appointments General

Professor Sir Peter J Ratcliffe, Director for the Target Discovery Institute within the Nuffield Department of Medicine at Oxford University and Director of Clinical Research at Francis Crick Institute, London, has today been announced as a winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Medical sciences researchers win public engagement with research leadership awards

Medical Sciences researchers win Public Engagement with Research leadership awards

Awards and Appointments Engagement Opportunities General

Two Medical Sciences researchers are amongst the seven successful applicants to have been chosen as the 2019-20 cohort of Public Engagement with Research (PER) Leaders.

Poorly reported placebos may lead to mistaken estimates of benefits

Poorly reported placebos may lead to mistaken estimates of benefits

General Research

Researchers at the University of Oxford have found that placebo controls are almost never described according to standard reporting guidelines.

Managing blood pressure after pre eclampsia

Managing blood pressure after pre-eclampsia

General Research

How a smartphone app can help reduce the risk for high blood pressure in women who had pre-eclampsia during pregnancy.

The zika virus linked to microcephaly discovered on the african continent

The Zika virus linked to microcephaly, discovered on the African continent

General Research

Researchers from the University of Oxford teamed up with the Angolan Ministry of Health to study the introduction and circulation of the Asian genotype of Zika virus in Angola, southwestern Africa. The Asian genotype caused the 2015-16 epidemic of microcephaly and other birth defects in the Americas.

New light shed on what controls our motivated actions

New light shed on what controls our motivated actions

General Research

The release of dopamine in the brain plays a key role in determining how we respond when we perceive a potential reward or benefit. But so far little has been understood about the mechanism behind this. A new paper from Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics has uncovered a dominant regulator of the dynamics of dopamine output.

Immune response depends on mathematics of narrow escapes

Immune response depends on mathematics of narrow escapes

General Research

Study finds that shape of immune cells plays key role in recognising invaders.

Oxford tropical medicine awarded two rstmh medals

Oxford Tropical Medicine awarded two RSTMH medals

Awards and Appointments General

Two researchers from the Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health were awarded medals by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the 2019 European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health. Professor David Warrell was awarded the Sir Patrick Manson Medal, and Dr Samson Kinyanjui the Chalmers Medal.

Researchers find new cells that repair tissue

Researchers find new cells that repair tissue

General Research

Researchers from Nuffield Department of Medicine have discovered that a newly discovered group of cells can help repair tissues in the body.

University of oxford celebrate successful bids for wellcome trust phd programmes

University of Oxford celebrate successful bids for Wellcome Trust PhD programmes

Awards and Appointments General

Three new funded schemes from the Medical Science Division and MPLS Division have been awarded a four-year PhD programmes in science by the Wellcome Trust.

How can evolutionary biology help to get rid of antibiotic resistant bacteria

How can evolutionary biology help to get rid of antibiotic resistant bacteria?

General Research

In a new Oxford Science Blog, Craig MacLean, Professor of Evolution and Microbiology at Oxford's Department of Zoology, explains how evolutionary biology can help us to get rid of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Load More