18 March 2019
Three projects from the Medical Sciences Division have received funding in the latest round of the Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund. Dr Alex Hendry, Professor Chrystalina Antoniades and Dr George Busby have all received awards for innovative projects to engage the public with medical research.
14 March 2019
Four leading healthcare academics in Oxford have received a prestigious national award.
4 March 2019
Oxford Sciences Innovation Plc (OSI) announces two new Board-level appointments, with experienced technology entrepreneur Charles Conn joining as Chief Executive and former Google CFO Patrick Pichette joining as Chairman.
Richard Blackwell Pharsalia Professorship will enable a 'scientist surgeon' to lead the way in the treatment of colorectal disease
27 February 2019
The University of Oxford is delighted to announce the creation of a new professorship in the medical sciences, thanks to the generous support of the Pharsalia Charitable Trust.
21 February 2019
The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) has bestowed one of their highest honours, the SLAS Innovation Award 2019, on Cristian Soitu, a DPhil student at the University of Oxford.
£4.5 million award for clinical research consortium to tackle the global threat of epidemic infectious diseases
8 February 2019
The International Severe Acute Respiratory and emerging Infections Consortium (ISARIC) has been awarded £4.5 million to accelerate clinical research to prevent illness and deaths from epidemic infectious diseases.
6 February 2019
Researchers from Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics and Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine have been awarded a Cancer Research UK Primer grant of £100,000 to study biomarkers for non-invasive early detection of oesophageal adencarcinoma.
5 February 2019
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has funded a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Health Data Science at the University of Oxford. The Centre will be located within the Big Data Institute, and will play a leading role in training the next generation of health data scientists.
1 February 2019
Ten innovative data solutions to healthcare challenges, including a project led by the Head of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS), Professor Freddie Hamdy, are set to receive a share of £3 million Government funding following a UK-wide competition. The initiatives will see NHS, universities and companies combining expertise and using health data responsibly to drive innovation and improve health outcomes for people across the UK.
24 January 2019
The Department of Oncology is pleased to announce that Professor Amato J Giaccia has been appointed as the new Director of the MRC Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology (OIRO).
14 January 2019
Professor Anant Parekh (Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics) has been awarded a Batsheva Prize from the Rothschild Foundation at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
9 January 2019
Professor Tim Behrens (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences) is among the laureates and finalists of the 2019 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom, announced today by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences.
20 November 2018
Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics researcher Dr Ross Chapman has been selected as one of the European Molecular Biology Organisation's Young Investigators for 2018.
8 November 2018
The annual Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Awards mark the highest level of achievement within the field of psychiatry.