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Undergraduate students present at national showcase

Undergraduate students present at national showcase

General Research

Three Oxford University undergraduate medical students taking part in a research placement scheme in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences presented their work this month at a national showcase of primary care research.

Santa’s Digital Dilemmas

Santa’s Digital Dilemmas

General Research

Earlier this month, Department of Experimental Psychology’s Amy Orben talked to Santa as he comes to terms with the digital world. In Santa’s WWW (Wired Winter Wonderland), where the elves are glued to their screens, Mrs. Claus’s cooking inspires emojis and Rudolf is trolling Comet, Amy offers some useful advice.

Professor Sir David Weatherall: 1933-2018

Professor Sir David Weatherall: 1933-2018

General

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Sir David Weatherall this weekend.

New medical simulation suite at Horton General Hospital

New medical simulation suite at Horton General Hospital

General Research

The new suite is a joint venture between Oxford Simulation, Training and Research (OxSTaR), which is part of the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, and the Horton Education Centre.

A History of Delusions

A History of Delusions

General

Professor Daniel Freeman, Department of Psychiatry, on a new ten-part series for BBC Radio 4

Openness Award for MRC Animal Research team at Oxford

Openness Award for MRC Animal Research team at Oxford

General Research

Researchers at the University of Oxford receive national award for public engagement work about animal research.

Researchers in Westminster as part of Royal Society pairing scheme

Researchers in Westminster as part of Royal Society pairing scheme

General

Professor Deborah Gill from the Radcliffe Department of Medicine and Dr Luke Jostins-Dean from the Kennedy Institute at the University of Oxford swap a lab coat for legislation at the House of Commons for a week in Westminster.

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

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

Engagement Opportunities General

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.

New report calls for cultural shift in use of patient data by NHS and health technology companies

New report calls for cultural shift in use of patient data by NHS and health technology companies

General

A radical culture change in the NHS and across the health data and medical technology community is needed to ensure the NHS can deliver the benefits of new health technologies, says a new report co-authored by a University of Oxford scientist.

£635,000 towards new Therapy Acceleration Laboratory

£635,000 towards new Therapy Acceleration Laboratory

General

Deutsche Bank employees across the UK raised this generous sum via their ‘One Day’ initiative, in collaboration with Cure Leukaemia

Top ten universities for animal research announced

Top ten universities for animal research announced

General

• Ten universities account for one third of all animal research in the UK • Largest animal users are all among the top universities in the world • All ten universities have signed up to Concordat on Openness on Animals Research in the UK

Dr Ross Chapman welcomed as EMBO Young Investigator

Dr Ross Chapman welcomed as EMBO Young Investigator

Awards and Appointments General

Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics researcher Dr Ross Chapman has been selected as one of the European Molecular Biology Organisation's Young Investigators for 2018.

Professor Duncan Richards to lead Clinical Therapeutics at Oxford

Professor Duncan Richards to lead Clinical Therapeutics at Oxford

General

The new Climax Professor of Clinical Therapeutics will join the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences at the Medical Sciences Division and St Hilda’s College in February 2019 to lead Oxford’s answer to a key global challenge – how to determine quickly which potential new therapies have the properties to become important medicines.

Uncovering the whole story in diabetes

Uncovering the whole story in diabetes

General Research

Insulin is only half the story in what goes awry in diabetes...

In remembrance of distinguished former Oxford Physiology students

In remembrance of distinguished former Oxford Physiology students

General

In this Centenary year of the ending of the First World War, the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics remembers two of its former students who were awarded the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system - the Victoria Cross.

Winners of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards University of Oxford

Winners of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards University of Oxford

Awards and Appointments General

The annual Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Awards mark the highest level of achievement within the field of psychiatry.

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