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Oxford Martin School appoints new Director

Oxford Martin School appoints new Director

Awards and Appointments General

The world-leading population biologist Professor Sir Charles Godfray CBE FRS has been appointed as the next Director of the Oxford Martin School.

NDCN Professor Finalist in Blavatnik Awards

NDCN Professor Finalist in Blavatnik Awards

Awards and Appointments General

Tim Behrens is among the laureates and finalists of the 2018 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom, announced today by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences.

Winners of Innovation Photography competition announced

Winners of Innovation Photography competition announced

Awards and Appointments Innovation

The results of the University's Innovation Photography competition have been announced, with two winners from the Medical Sciences Division.

New Year's Honours 2018

New Year's Honours 2018

Awards and Appointments General

Members of the University have been recognised in the New Year's Honours list for 2018, including scientists from across the Medical Sciences Division.

Animal research at Oxford honoured with openness award

Animal research at Oxford honoured with openness award

Awards and Appointments Research

Oxford’s Primate Neuroscience research group and Biomedical Services team have been recognised for their openness and public engagement at Understanding Animal Research’s (UAR) fourth annual Openness Awards and the 81st Stephen Paget memorial lecture.

2018 Breakthrough Prize awarded to Professor Kim Nasmyth

2018 Breakthrough Prize awarded to Professor Kim Nasmyth

Awards and Appointments General

Professor Kim Nasmyth FRS, Whitley Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford and Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford, has been awarded the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences at a ceremony held in the NASA Ames Research Centre in Silicon Valley, California.

Jill and Herbert Hunt Travelling Scholarship open for applications

Jill and Herbert Hunt Travelling Scholarship open for applications

Awards and Appointments Funding Opportunities General

Applications are invited for the 2018 Jill and Herbert Hunt Travelling Scholarship to support travel abroad for clinical study or research from graduates of the Oxford University Medical School.

Surgical Sciences Professor wins 2017 Starzl Prize

Surgical Sciences Professor wins 2017 Starzl Prize

Awards and Appointments Staff

Kathryn Wood, Emeritus Professor of Immunology at Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, recently received the 2017 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology in recognition of her outstanding basic scientific and clinical research achievements.

Modernising Medical Microbiology photo competition - winners announced

Modernising Medical Microbiology photo competition - winners announced

Awards and Appointments General

Researchers take part in the MMM Image Competition 2017

Oxford iGEM team wins Gold medal and Award for Best Diagnostics Project

Oxford iGEM team wins Gold medal and Award for Best Diagnostics Project

Awards and Appointments General Innovation

The 2017 Oxford University iGEM team have just returned from the competition in Boston with not only a Gold medal but also the extremely competitive award for Best Diagnostics Project in the Undergraduate category. In addition they were nominated for five further awards for best presentation, wiki, model, integrated human practices and best applied design.

Kevin Marsh Wins 2017 Drexel Prize in Infectious Disease

Kevin Marsh Wins 2017 Drexel Prize in Infectious Disease

Awards and Appointments General

Kevin Marsh, Director of the Africa Oxford Initiative, Professor of Tropical Medicine at the University of Oxford, and Senior Advisor at the African Academy of Sciences has been selected to receive a Drexel Prize for scientific excellence.

Triple win for Oxford at the RCPsych Awards 2017

Triple win for Oxford at the RCPsych Awards 2017

Awards and Appointments Staff

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and University of Oxford praised as leaders in their field by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Teaching Excellence Awards announced

Teaching Excellence Awards announced

Awards and Appointments Staff

The 2017 round of Teaching Excellence Awards have been celebrated in a ceremony hosted by Professor Gavin Screaton (Head of Division), Professor David Vaux (Associate Head of Division - Education), and Ms Jane Dale (Senior Assistant Registrar - Education).

Oxford-Mahidol collaboration shortlisted for Newton Prize

Oxford-Mahidol collaboration shortlisted for Newton Prize

Awards and Appointments Research

A collaboration between the University of Oxford and Thailand’s Mahidol University has been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 Newton Prize for its project aiming to understand the early stages of scrub typhus in Thailand.

British Heart Foundation awards £7.6 million to Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre

British Heart Foundation awards £7.6 million to Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre

Awards and Appointments Research

The British Heart Foundation has awarded a total of £7.6 million to research programmes at the world-leading Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

International research network nominated for ‘Oscar of higher education’

International research network nominated for ‘Oscar of higher education’

Awards and Appointments Research

The WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network (WWARN) has been shortlisted for a 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) Award in the ‘International Collaboration of the Year’ category.

Oxford research project wins digital award for Bashing the Bug!

Oxford research project wins digital award for Bashing the Bug!

Awards and Appointments Immunology Research

An Oxford-based international online project to tackle antibiotic resistance has picked up a national health research award.

Dr Beth Psaila wins L’Oréal-UNESCOWomen in Science Award

Dr Beth Psaila wins L’Oréal-UNESCOWomen in Science Award

Awards and Appointments Research

Congratulations to Dr Beth Psaila, who has won a prestigious Fellowship at the L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women In Science awards. She was one of five scientists to receive the highly competitive award.

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