17 October 2019
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.
11 October 2019
Medical Sciences Division is home to a number of groups investigating and tackling the climate crisis.
10 October 2019
Congratulations to Professor Andrew Pollard, named as one of three 2019 Rosén von Rosenstein laureates.
9 October 2019
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.
7 October 2019
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.
2 October 2019
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.
1 October 2019
Researchers at the University of Oxford have found that placebo controls are almost never described according to standard reporting guidelines.
30 September 2019
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.
23 September 2019
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.
19 September 2019
Study finds that shape of immune cells plays key role in recognising invaders.
18 September 2019
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.
16 September 2019
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.
16 September 2019
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.