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Need for better community engagement during global health emergencies

Need for better community engagement during global health emergencies

Engagement Opportunities General Research

Researchers from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities joined an international group of experts in community engagement for health research to identify urgent measures to foster involvement of local communities in emergency research, such as the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo.

How is a scientist made

How is a scientist made?

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In a new Medium article, Jacqueline Pumphrey interviews Sarah Finnegan, a postdoc working in the Breathe Oxford research group at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. As a teenager, Sarah visited the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, met lots of inspiring scientists, and wondered what it would take to get a job like theirs. This summer, she is leading her group’s own participation at the same prestigious exhibition, where she hopes to inspire the next generation.

Oxford announces two major initiatives to help student from under represented backgrounds

Oxford announces two major initiatives to help student from under-represented backgrounds

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Oxford University has today unveiled two access schemes which will enable more academically talented students from under-represented backgrounds to successfully apply to study.

The online psychologist mental health awareness week 2019

The online psychologist - Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

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For Mental Health Awareness Week 2019, the Oxford Science Blog explores how the University of Oxford has been researching the potential of online psychological treatments to support better mental health care.

Introducing uniq plus

Introducing UNIQ+, A Summer School for Postgraduate Study

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The UNIQ+ pilot programme is a six-week summer school for individuals who would find it challenging to progress to postgraduate study for financial or socio-economic reasons. To find out a bit more about the programme, we spoke to Dr James Edwards and Professor Robert Gilbert, who are helping to coordinate the programme within the Medical Sciences Division.

Mobile malaria project team begin their journey

Mobile Malaria Project team begin their journey

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The Mobile Malaria Project team, led by Dr George Busby from University of Oxford, will travel over 6,300km across Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya to investigate the challenges facing those on the front line of malaria control in Africa – where 90 per cent of the world’s cases occur.

Msd projects awarded public engagement seed funding

MSD projects awarded Public Engagement Seed Funding

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Three projects from the Medical Sciences Division have received funding in the latest round of the Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund. Dr Alex Hendry, Professor Chrystalina Antoniades and Dr George Busby have all received awards for innovative projects to engage the public with medical research.

New oxford sparks animation our immune system the battle within

New Oxford Sparks animation: Our Immune System: The Battle Within

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A new Oxford Sparks animation travels inside our body, shrinking down to a cellular level, to see how amazing our immune system really is. The role of the immune system is to protect us against disease or invading threats, such as viruses, bacteria and parasites. But how does it do that?

Oxford science blog what researchers can learn from patients

What researchers can learn from patients

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To mark Rare Disease Day, Dr Noemi Roy talks about a two year project working with patients with rare forms of anaemia, and how she hopes this will translate into research in this area in a new Oxford Science Blog.

Researchers attend royal institution family fun day

Researchers attend Royal Institution Family Fun Day

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How can genome editing improve human health? That's the theme researchers from the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) took to the latest Royal Institution Family Fun Day in London.

Science and art partnership showcased at exciting new exhibition

Science and Art Partnership Showcased at Exciting New Exhibition

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Associate Professor Liz Tunbridge (Department of Psychiatry) and artist Eleanor Minney have collaborated to create an exciting display of works in textiles, drawing, clay and handwriting.

New oxford sparks animation launched bacteria safari the forest on your fingernail

New Oxford Sparks animation launched: Bacteria Safari: The Forest on your Fingernail

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In a new Oxford Sparks animation 'Bacteria Safari: The Forest on your Fingernail', Professor Kevin Foster (Department of Biochemistry and Department of Zoology) explores how studying tiny organisms can shed light on much bigger animals and plants.

Discover the forest on your fingernail with new oxford sparks animation

Discover the 'Forest on your Fingernail' with new Oxford Sparks animation

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A new Oxford Sparks animation with Kevin Foster (Department of Biochemistry and Department of Zoology) explores how studying tiny organisms can shed light on much bigger animals and plants.

Bacterial world exhibition launches at the oxford museum of natural history

Bacterial World exhibition launches at the Oxford Museum of Natural History

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The new exhibition explores the influence of bacteria in our lives.

Award winning citizen science project tackling tb gets millionth classification

Award-winning citizen science project tackling TB gets millionth classification

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An award-winning Oxford-based international project to tackle antibiotic resistance has achieved its one millionth classification.

Medical sciences heads to if oxford

Medical Sciences heads to IF Oxford

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Researchers from the Medical Sciences Division will be running activities on topics from genetic editing to chocolate.

Oxford public engagement with research conference videos launched

Oxford Public Engagement with Research Conference - videos launched

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New resources now available from the University's inaugural PER conference

New oxford sparks animation launched discovering life changing dementia treatments

New Oxford Sparks animation launched: discovering life-changing dementia treatments

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A new Oxford Sparks animation with Hazel Hall-Roberts (Alzheimer’s Research UK Oxford Drug Discovery Institute) explores how researchers at the University of Oxford are working to discover new treatments for Alzheimer's.

Medical sciences departments open for oxford open doors 2018

Medical Sciences Departments Open for Oxford Open Doors 2018

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Oxford Open Doors is an annual celebration of Oxford’s unique buildings and spaces run by the Oxford Preservation Trust as part of the Heritage open days scheme. This year, over 100 buildings are taking part in the event that runs from the 8-9th September, including several Medical Sciences Departments.

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