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Oxford researcher appointed chair of government’s new health technology advisory board

Oxford researcher appointed chair of government’s new health technology advisory board

Awards and Appointments General

Oxford academic Dr Ben Goldacre has been appointed chair of the UK government’s new HealthTech Advisory Board.

Professor Gavin Screaton joins OUH NHS Foundation Trust Board

Professor Gavin Screaton joins OUH NHS Foundation Trust Board

Awards and Appointments General

Professor Gavin Screaton, Head of the University of Oxford's Medical Sciences Division, has been appointed as a Non-executive Director of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Change at the helm of Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

Change at the helm of Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

Awards and Appointments General

The leading academic who has overseen the expansion of world-leading medical research at the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) for the past nine years is stepping down. Professor Keith Channon will be replaced as Director of the Oxford BRC by Professor Helen McShane, a leading vaccine specialist.

DPhil student awarded Mozilla Fellowship

DPhil student awarded Mozilla Fellowship

Awards and Appointments General

We are delighted to announce that Alexander Morley, D.Phil student in the MRC Brain Networks Dynamics Unit, has been awarded a prestigious Mozilla Fellowship.

NDS Clinical Lecturer awarded Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship

NDS Clinical Lecturer awarded Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship

Awards and Appointments General

Dr Fadi Issa, Academic Clinical Lecturer in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Scienceshas been awarded a four-year Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship in support of his project entitled ‘Investigation of hypoxia-sensing mechanisms in immune regulation’.

Professor Dame Kay Davies honoured by Royal Society

Professor Dame Kay Davies honoured by Royal Society

Awards and Appointments General

DPAG Professor one of three researchers from Oxford University who received prestigious awards from the Royal Society in recognition of their work in the fields of science and medicine.

Professor Kathryn Wood awarded the 2018 Medawar Prize

Professor Kathryn Wood awarded the 2018 Medawar Prize

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Professor Kathryn Wood has been honoured by The Transplantation Society (TTS) for her lifetime contributions in the field of transplantation with its highest distinction, the Medawar Prize.

NDM Professor recognised by the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

NDM Professor recognised by the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

Awards and Appointments General

Professor Rose McGready, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, receives prestigious award.

Peter Beaconsfield Prize winners 2018 announced

Peter Beaconsfield Prize winners 2018 announced

Awards and Appointments General

Peter Beaconsfield’s Prize in Physiological Sciences rewards young researchers who are capable of escaping from the stereotype of narrow specialisation to engage with translational medicine, and display a wider grasp of the significance and potential applicability of their research.

NPEU team win 2018 BMJ Research Paper of the Year

NPEU team win 2018 BMJ Research Paper of the Year

Awards and Appointments General

The 2018 BMJ research paper of the year award was won by the BUMPES trial conducted by The Epidural and Position Trial Collaborative Group. Professor Peter Brocklehurst, the Chief Investigator, was at the NPEU when the trial was designed and NPEU staff were involved in the design, conduct and statistical and economic analysis.

DPhil student awarded British Science Association media fellowship 2018

DPhil student awarded British Science Association media fellowship 2018

Awards and Appointments General

Layal Liverpool, a 3rd year Infection, Immunology & Translational Medicine DPhil student at St Edmund Hall, has been awarded a prestigious British Science Association (BSA) media fellowship, funded by the Society for Applied Microbiology.

Seven Oxford researchers elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Seven Oxford researchers elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Awards and Appointments General

Seven Oxford scientists are amongst 48 of the UK's world-leading researchers elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences this year.

Oxford academics honoured by the Royal Society

Oxford academics honoured by the Royal Society

Awards and Appointments General

Six of Oxford University's distinguished scientists, and four from the Medical Sciences Division, have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society for their outstanding contributions to science.

Five Oxford Clinical Medical Students place in top 10%  in national ophthalmology prize

Five Oxford Clinical Medical Students place in top 10% in national ophthalmology prize

Awards and Appointments General

Five Oxford Clinical Medical Students place in top 10% in prestigious national Ophthalmology Duke Elder Prize Examination

Awards success for Department of Oncology

Awards success for Department of Oncology

Awards and Appointments General

Congratulations to researchers in the Department of Oncology, who have received a number of prestigious awards this month.

Professor Irene Tracey appointed to new MRC Council

Professor Irene Tracey appointed to new MRC Council

Awards and Appointments General

Head of Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences confirmed as a member of new MRC council

£1.1m for seven research projects to improve pancreatic cancer survival

£1.1m for seven research projects to improve pancreatic cancer survival

Awards and Appointments General

Seven cutting edge research projects, including a project led by Professor Peter Friend from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, have been awarded grants totalling £1.1 million by the UK medical research charity, Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF). The grants bring the charity’s total research support to £10 million.

Oxford achieves HR Excellence in Research

Oxford achieves HR Excellence in Research

Awards and Appointments General

Oxford announces its re-accreditation as an HR Excellence in Research (HREIR) award holder.

Litchfield Lectureships announced

Litchfield Lectureships announced

Awards and Appointments General

Three distinguished scientists have been appointed to deliver a Litchfield Lecture in Oxford.

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