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Showcase of Public Engagement activities launched

Showcase of Public Engagement activities launched

Engagement Opportunities Funding Opportunities General

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

Experts meet in Oxford to discuss responsible research and innovation

Experts meet in Oxford to discuss responsible research and innovation

Research Innovation General

International research experts working to implement a more ethical and inclusive model in research institutions have been meeting in Oxford this week.

ROADMAP launches public information leaflet

ROADMAP launches public information leaflet

General

University of Oxford-led ROADMAP project releases public leaflet

From school desk to lab bench: local students take part in in2Science programme

From school desk to lab bench: local students take part in in2Science programme

Engagement Opportunities General

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.

Associate Professor develops resource to help young people cope with low mood

Associate Professor develops resource to help young people cope with low mood

General Engagement Opportunities

Associate Professor Mina Fazel has developed this free resource for young people to help recognise and improve the symptoms of low mood.

Why malaria is unlikely to return to Italy – despite a recent death from the disease

Why malaria is unlikely to return to Italy – despite a recent death from the disease

General Research

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.

£1.24 million for new medical diagnostics hub

£1.24 million for new medical diagnostics hub

General Innovation Research

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.

People hate silly restaurant gimmicks – but they may make your meal more memorable

People hate silly restaurant gimmicks – but they may make your meal more memorable

Research General

No food should be served on a plate with a right angle.

Building a Seoul Connection

Building a Seoul Connection

General

Korean student visit forges link with the Dunn School and Oxford

New York Times on Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust IAPT service

New York Times on Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust IAPT service

General

An article in the New York Times discusses how talk therapy provided by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust is helping patients.

OMC awarded major Wellcome Trust public engagement grant

OMC awarded major Wellcome Trust public engagement grant

General Engagement Opportunities

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.

Professor Powrie to become new Wellcome Governor

Professor Powrie to become new Wellcome Governor

Awards and Appointments General

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."

Warneford Masterplan launched

Warneford Masterplan launched

General

Future plans for the development of the Warneford Hospital site, on which the Department of Psychiatry is based, have been published.

Antibiotics win Greatest British Invention in live TV broadcast

Awards and Appointments General

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.

Oxfordshire's NIHR clinical research network calls on Oxford residents to join NHS studies

Research General

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.

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