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Apple CEO Tim Cook opens the Oxford Foundry

Apple CEO Tim Cook opens the Oxford Foundry

Innovation

The Oxford Foundry, a new entrepreneurial hub at the heart of Oxford University, has officially opened its doors.

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.

New way to detect heart damage caused by chemotherapy

New way to detect heart damage caused by chemotherapy

Research Innovation

Researchers at the University of Oxford have developed a new way to detect heart damage caused by chemotherapy.

Virtual reality tool developed to untangle genes

Virtual reality tool developed to untangle genes

Research Innovation

Researchers from Oxford have been using virtual reality software to compile genetic data to create models which explain how genes are controlled within their natural chromosomal environments.

New bowel cancer test could save lives through early detection

Research Innovation

A new screening test, funded by NIHR Oxford BRC, is being hailed the most efficient way to indicate risk of colorectal cancer.

How Britain can build a world-leading life sciences strategy

How Britain can build a world-leading life sciences strategy

Innovation

The UK is in the midst of a wide-ranging national industrial strategy which will influence the country’s future role in the global economy. The latest proposals look at the life sciences and healthcare sectors, perhaps the areas of this grand plan which will affect most people, including through the successful development – or otherwise – of the National Health Service.

Experts urge rethink of ‘outdated’ asthma categorisation

Experts urge rethink of ‘outdated’ asthma categorisation

Research Innovation

A group of respiratory medicine experts have called for an overhaul in our thinking about how asthma and other airways diseases are categorised and treated, saying the current approach is outdated and does not reflect advances in treating these conditions.

New sensor to improve intensive care monitoring of breathing

New sensor to improve intensive care monitoring of breathing

Research Innovation

An innovative new sensor could improve how hospital staff monitor patient breath rates and stability, according to new Oxford University research.

£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.

New anti-cancer drug

Innovation Research

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

OUI names Ludden and Ashley as new Heads of Tech Transfer

OUI names Ludden and Ashley as new Heads of Tech Transfer

Innovation Research

7th August 2017 Dr Paul Ashley moves up from Deputy Head position and Dr Brendan Ludden joins from Vodafone.

Oxford University’s global consultancy arm reforms as Oxentia

Oxford University’s global consultancy arm reforms as Oxentia

Innovation Research

1st August 2017 Oxentia, Oxford’s global innovation consultancy, forms as independent company as it spins out from Oxford University Innovation.

Women in Oxfordshire invited to test new RSV vaccine at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital

Clinical Trials Research Innovation

PREGNANT women receiving antenatal care at the John Radcliffe Hospital are being invited to take part in a world-first clinical trial.

Is it time to drop the ‘complete the course’ message for antibiotics?

Is it time to drop the ‘complete the course’ message for antibiotics?

Innovation Research

Oxford researchers are among a group of infectious disease experts to argue that the advice that patients should complete a course of antibiotics is not supported by evidence and should be dropped.

OxAAA Study receives Heart Research UK award

OxAAA Study receives Heart Research UK award

Awards and Appointments Research Innovation

The OxAAA Study has been awarded a Novel and Emerging Technologies Grant worth £247,685 from Heart Research UK to develop a novel treatment for pseudoaneurysm in the groin.

Congratulations to MSD innovators at OxTALENT 2017

Congratulations to MSD innovators at OxTALENT 2017

Innovation

The OxTALENT annual awards recognise members of the University who have made innovative use of digital technology in learning/teaching and outreach/public engagement.

Event showcases Oxford’s role in cutting-edge medical technology

Events Innovation

The Oxford Technology Showcase event in Precision Medicine and Digital Health at the Said Business School brought together prominent scientists, business leaders and healthcare professionals in this field, celebrated new technologies and research initiatives developed in and around Oxford, and explored their commercial potential.

LAB282 accelerates Oxford University’s life sciences with second round of awards

LAB282 accelerates Oxford University’s life sciences with second round of awards

Research Innovation

The £13m drug discovery partnership of Oxford University, Evotec and Oxford Sciences Innovation targets five new life sciences projects for acceleration.

Researchers take major step forward in Artificial Intelligence

Researchers take major step forward in Artificial Intelligence

Research Innovation

The long-standing dream of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to build an artificial brain has taken a significant step forward, as a team led by Professor Newton Howard from the University of Oxford has successfully prototyped a nanoscale, AI-powered, artificial brain in the form factor of a high-bandwidth neural implant.

Scenic Biotech’s ‘genetic off-switch’ for disease secures major investment to accelerate development

Innovation Research

Scenic Biotech, an international collaboration between Oxford University and Netherlands Cancer Institute, aims to unlock genetic potential in tackling cancer and other diseases with new funding.

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