13 October 2017
With the University of Oxford's Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund now open for applications, a new series of case studies highlights projects from the Division which have received funding
9 October 2017
International research experts working to implement a more ethical and inclusive model in research institutions have been meeting in Oxford this week.
20 September 2017
Over the summer, local school pupils took part in placements in nine University departments across the Medical Sciences and Maths, Physics and Life Sciences Division. The placements were organised by in2scienceUK, an award-winning charity that inspires and supports secondary-school pupils from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds by giving them opportunities to work alongside scientists, and to receive advice and information they need to successfully apply to and progress to university and STEM careers.
20 September 2017
Associate Professor Mina Fazel has developed this free resource for young people to help recognise and improve the symptoms of low mood.
8 September 2017
A four-year-old girl from northern Italy has died of cerebral malaria, it was recently announced. The case is puzzling Italian healthcare officials as the country was declared malaria free in 1970, and the girl, Sofia Zago, had not been abroad.
5 September 2017
University of Oxford researchers have been awarded £1.24 million to lead a medical diagnostics co-operative that will drive forward the development, evaluation and uptake of new medical diagnostic technologies to improve outcomes for patients in the community.
31 August 2017
No food should be served on a plate with a right angle.
27 July 2017
An article in the New York Times discusses how talk therapy provided by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust is helping patients.
21 July 2017
The Oxford Mindfulness Centre has been awarded a major Public Engagement grant from the Wellcome Trust. The four year grant, starting September, will support public engagement aspects of MYRIAD, a research project investigating the effects of Mindfulness Training (MT) on mental health in adolescence.
19 July 2017
Fiona Powrie, Director of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology is joining Wellcome as a new Governor in Jan 2018. Fiona says she’s thrilled to join Wellcome: "It’s an organisation I’ve admired since I started my research career. Through funding great scientific ideas, Wellcome is committed to promoting health around the world. It will be an honour to help deliver this goal."
16 June 2017
The significance of the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology's place in history was once more reaffirmed when the development of antibiotics won the accolade of Britain’s Greatest Invention in a live TV broadcast on BBC2 on 15 June 2017.
16 June 2017
A WEALTH of opportunities to get involved at the cutting edge of medical research was presented to patients at a drop-in session in Oxford.