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NPEU team win 2018 BMJ Research Paper of the Year

NPEU team win 2018 BMJ Research Paper of the Year

Awards and Appointments General

The 2018 BMJ research paper of the year award was won by the BUMPES trial conducted by The Epidural and Position Trial Collaborative Group. Professor Peter Brocklehurst, the Chief Investigator, was at the NPEU when the trial was designed and NPEU staff were involved in the design, conduct and statistical and economic analysis.

Funding success for the Biochemistry solution-state NMR facility

Funding success for the Biochemistry solution-state NMR facility

General

Group leaders in the Departments of Biochemistry (Profs Christina Redfield, Jason Schnell and John Vakonakis) and Chemistry (Profs. Andy Baldwin and Tim Claridge) have secured support towards upgrading the flagship 950 MHz nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer, housed in Biochemistry.

DPhil student awarded British Science Association media fellowship 2018

DPhil student awarded British Science Association media fellowship 2018

Awards and Appointments General

Layal Liverpool, a 3rd year Infection, Immunology & Translational Medicine DPhil student at St Edmund Hall, has been awarded a prestigious British Science Association (BSA) media fellowship, funded by the Society for Applied Microbiology.

Seven Oxford researchers elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Seven Oxford researchers elected Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Awards and Appointments General

Seven Oxford scientists are amongst 48 of the UK's world-leading researchers elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences this year.

Oxford academics honoured by the Royal Society

Oxford academics honoured by the Royal Society

Awards and Appointments General

Six of Oxford University's distinguished scientists, and four from the Medical Sciences Division, have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society for their outstanding contributions to science.

Five Oxford Clinical Medical Students place in top 10%  in national ophthalmology prize

Five Oxford Clinical Medical Students place in top 10% in national ophthalmology prize

Awards and Appointments General

Five Oxford Clinical Medical Students place in top 10% in prestigious national Ophthalmology Duke Elder Prize Examination

Awards success for Department of Oncology

Awards success for Department of Oncology

Awards and Appointments General

Congratulations to researchers in the Department of Oncology, who have received a number of prestigious awards this month.

Building work for new neuroscience research facility gets under way

Building work for new neuroscience research facility gets under way

General

Work to build the UK’s first dedicated centre for research into the prevention of stroke and dementia has started in Oxford.

Eating for an Environmentally Sustainable Future

Eating for an Environmentally Sustainable Future

Engagement Opportunities General

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.

Online tool allows patients with ulcerative colitis to manage condition

Online tool allows patients with ulcerative colitis to manage condition

General Research

An online tool that allows people with a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to manage their own condition and reduce hospital visits is being rolled out to more patients in Oxford.

Professor Michael Gelder (1929 - 2018)

Professor Michael Gelder (1929 - 2018)

General

A tribute to the founder of the University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry.

Professor Irene Tracey appointed to new MRC Council

Professor Irene Tracey appointed to new MRC Council

Awards and Appointments General

Head of Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences confirmed as a member of new MRC council

£1.1m for seven research projects to improve pancreatic cancer survival

£1.1m for seven research projects to improve pancreatic cancer survival

Awards and Appointments General

Seven cutting edge research projects, including a project led by Professor Peter Friend from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, have been awarded grants totalling £1.1 million by the UK medical research charity, Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF). The grants bring the charity’s total research support to £10 million.

Oxford-Cambridge Student Conferences

Oxford-Cambridge Student Conferences

General

Academics and course directors offer an insight into Oxford Medical Sciences undergraduate courses

Oxford achieves HR Excellence in Research

Oxford achieves HR Excellence in Research

Awards and Appointments General

Oxford announces its re-accreditation as an HR Excellence in Research (HREIR) award holder.

Litchfield Lectureships announced

Litchfield Lectureships announced

Awards and Appointments General

Three distinguished scientists have been appointed to deliver a Litchfield Lecture in Oxford.

Psychiatry researcher awarded prestigious public engagement funding

Psychiatry researcher awarded prestigious public engagement funding

Engagement Opportunities General

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.'

Oxford win major MRC Mental Health Pathfinder Award

Oxford win major MRC Mental Health Pathfinder Award

Awards and Appointments General

Oxford is one of nine universities to receive a multimillion pound grant from the MRC to harness the power of data science for mental health research.

Medical Sciences celebrates Brain Awareness Week

Medical Sciences celebrates Brain Awareness Week

Engagement Opportunities General

Divisional researchers take part in Brain Discovery Festival to highlight Brain Awareness Week (BAW).

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