14 June 2018
Researchers organise 'Science in the Supermarket' events and local visits to showcase MRC-funded research
6 June 2018
New Oxford Sparks podcast with Jennifer Lawson - Trials Manager from the Department of Psychiatry - released
4 June 2018
A summer of public engagement kicks off with two groups attending Cheltenham Science Festival
18 May 2018
Scientists and designers have teamed up with young people living with HIV, to create a garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show to highlight the successes and challenges still faced by young people living with HIV.
26 April 2018
In a blog post for Medium, Helen Adams, Public Engagement Coordinator for the Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) project (Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences) introduces the project and writes about the team’s first foray into public engagement at Super Science Saturday in March 2018.
28 March 2018
Dr Elizabeth Tunbridge (Department of Psychiatry) has received an award from the Royal Society's new Public Engagement Fund for her project 'Genetics and the Self.'
6 March 2018
To highlight Brain Awareness Week (BAW), the global campaign that supports public understanding and appreciation of neuroscience research, Oxford University is to run Brain Discovery Festival from 9-18th March, an interactive, week-long programme of activities, highlighting its contributions to the field.
9 February 2018
The latest exhibition at the Museum of Natural History traces patterns revealed by genetics, archaeology and demography to tell the dynamic story of Britain’s ever-changing population.
5 February 2018
Researchers from the Division win Oxford Sparks competition to have an animation created about research into Alzheimer's disease.
19 January 2018
Three projects from across the Medical Sciences Division have been awarded funding from the University's Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund.
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
2 October 2017
On Friday 29 September hundreds of researchers took to Oxford’s streets, gardens, museums and libraries to take part in the Curiosity Carnival, an event which celebrated and debated the way that research affects all our lives. Part of European Researcher’s Night, it was one of hundreds of events taking place across Europe.
25 September 2017
Don’t miss the Medical Sciences Division’s researchers sharing their knowledge at Curiosity Carnival, which takes place this Friday 29th September.
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.
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.