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An unprecedented international consortium, including Oxford, has been assembled to accelerate trials of a candidate Ebola vaccine

Oxford University’s Jenner Institute is to start clinical safety  tests of a candidate Ebola vaccine, aimed at preventing the disease that has killed more than 1,200 people in the current outbreak in West Africa.

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Sensory Supermarket event helps businesses make public-facing spaces more inclusive for autistic people

Researchers from the Universities of Oxford and Reading – in collaboration with awareness-raising organisation Sensory Spectacle – are hosting an innovative event called Sensory Supermarket as part of the Sensory Street research project.

Tackling suicide risk in people with mental disorders

Clinical researchers from Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, together with colleagues from elsewhere, have developed guidance to help clinicians identify and treat patients at risk of suicide.

Environmental impact of 57,000 multi-ingredient processed foods revealed

A study estimating the environmental impact of 57,000 food products in the UK and Ireland has been published by an Oxford-led research team in the journal PNAS.

Oxford spinout MiroBio acquired by Gilead Sciences for $405m

The inflammatory diseases company’s rapid ascent and exit underscores the importance of friendships, partnerships and networks in innovation.

Viral role in Alzheimer's Disease discovered

Researchers from Oxford’s Institute of Population Ageing, Tufts University and the University of Manchester have discovered that common viruses appear to play a role in some cases of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

Researchers develop new breath-driven concept set to transform access to hand prosthetics

The new air-powered hand provides a lightweight, low-maintenance and easy-to-use body-powered prosthetic option particularly well suited for children and those in low and middle-income countries.