27 July 2023
On Tuesday 25 July, more than 140 children together with around 60 parents and caregivers were treated to a thrilling variety of hands-on science activities in University Parks. ‘Science in the Park’ was run by DPAG’s Outreach and Public Engagement Working Group (OPEWG), in collaboration with the Department of Biochemistry, with 30 volunteers comprising research scientists, graduate students and professional services staff.
26 July 2023
Last week, the University of Oxford’s historic Divinity School hosted a special evening event to celebrate the seven new community-led research collaborations formed over the last 12 months through the Science Together engagement programme.
10 July 2023
Georgina Donati from the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry research group reflects on her weekend at the Glastonbury Festival talking to the public about science, developmental psychology and mental health.
5 July 2023
Five school teachers joined researchers from the Carlyle, Lakhal-Littleton, Mommersteeg, Srinivas, and Stone groups, based in the Institute of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine (IDRM), Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery, and Sherrington Building, in a project run in collaboration with Jesus College and Trinity College between 19 and 22 June 2023.
21 June 2023
Oxford University has announced the winners of Beyond Boundaries, its science-inspired schools’ art competition. Their work will be going on public display at Oxford University Museum of Natural History for all to see, from Friday 30 June – Monday 3 July 2023.
16 May 2023
On Thursday 4 May, the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) hosted a special information day for patients with prostate cancer participating in the WINGMEN clinical trial.
9 May 2023
This award from the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement is a significant landmark, indicating WIN's commitment to embedding support for public engagement.
3 April 2023
Young people will help create an ‘online museum’ as a way of improving their mental health, as part of a new and ground-breaking £2.61m research project.
10 March 2023
Rare Disease Day is an annual awareness day that aims to educate and raise awareness for the 400 million people worldwide who live with a rare disease.
16 February 2023
A project led by Department of Experimental Psychology's Alex Hendry, working with Oxford Brookes, has engaged with parents and early years practitioners in a bid to help families spend more time playing with their children.
6 February 2023
A local collaboration teaming researchers from the University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University with the Urban Music Foundation finished on a high note with an immersive sound and art installation at Oxford’s Old Fire Station.
12 October 2022
Researchers from the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG) engaged hundreds of visitors at Wesley Memorial Church on Saturday 8 October 2022 as part of The Oxford Science and Ideas Festival’s Explorazone.
3 August 2022
More than 100 children, along with around 50 parents, grandparents and caregivers enjoyed an exciting variety of activities on the theme of ‘How the Body Works’ in University Parks on Tuesday 26 July. This ‘Science in the Park’ event was run by the Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics (DPAG) Outreach and Public Engagement Working Group (OPEWG) and volunteers comprising research scientists, clinical anatomy teaching staff, and graduate and undergraduate students.
3 February 2021
Seven projects from the Medical Sciences Division have received funding in the 2020-21 round of the Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund for innovative projects to engage the public with medical research.
8 October 2020
A free game launched today allows players to role-play the deployment of a virtual vaccine to help to halt the global spread of a viral pandemic.
25 August 2020
The awardees for the second round of the University of Oxford’s Enriching Engagement funding scheme have now been announced, including six projects from across the Medical Sciences Division.
20 February 2020
Nine projects from the Medical Sciences Division have received funding in the latest round of the Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund for innovative projects to engage the public with medical research.