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NDM Professor recognised by the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

NDM Professor recognised by the American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

Awards and Appointments General

Professor Rose McGready, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, receives prestigious award.

Satellite images cut survey costs and help identify hard-to-reach populations

Satellite images cut survey costs and help identify hard-to-reach populations

General Research

In an article for the LSE Impact Blog, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine researcher explains how satellite images can help identify hard-to-reach populations .

The One Show: SlowMo Story

The One Show: SlowMo Story

General Innovation

The app designed by researchers at the Department of Psychiatry to slow down negative thoughts of people with paranoia appeared on the BBC's The One Show. They revealed how one of the first users, Angie, is benefiting from this innovative approach.

Medical Sciences researchers take part in MRC Festival of Medical Research 2018

Medical Sciences researchers take part in MRC Festival of Medical Research 2018

Engagement Opportunities General

Researchers organise 'Science in the Supermarket' events and local visits to showcase MRC-funded research

Peter Beaconsfield Prize winners 2018 announced

Peter Beaconsfield Prize winners 2018 announced

Awards and Appointments General

Peter Beaconsfield’s Prize in Physiological Sciences rewards young researchers who are capable of escaping from the stereotype of narrow specialisation to engage with translational medicine, and display a wider grasp of the significance and potential applicability of their research.

Oxford neurosurgeons to feature in BBC documentary celebrating 70 years of the NHS

Oxford neurosurgeons to feature in BBC documentary celebrating 70 years of the NHS

General

Neurosurgeons from the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences are set to feature in a BBC documentary called 'How the NHS Changed our World: The John Radcliffe'.

Podcast: Can you stop Alzheimer’s before it even starts?

Podcast: Can you stop Alzheimer’s before it even starts?

Engagement Opportunities General

New Oxford Sparks podcast with Jennifer Lawson - Trials Manager from the Department of Psychiatry - released

Rosalind Franklin Institute will 'transform' life sciences research through disruptive technologies

Rosalind Franklin Institute will 'transform' life sciences research through disruptive technologies

General Innovation

Business Secretary Greg Clark has today launched the £103m Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI), a national centre of excellence that will harness disruptive technologies such as AI and robotics to improve dramatically our understanding of biology.

Medical Sciences researchers head to the Cheltenham Science Festival

Medical Sciences researchers head to the Cheltenham Science Festival

Engagement Opportunities General

A summer of public engagement kicks off with two groups attending Cheltenham Science Festival

Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation launched

Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation launched

General

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation (OCNI), which aims to shed light on the causes of neurodegenerative diseases and uncover new treatment pathways.

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.

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