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Social influencers: what can we learn from animals?

Research from Oxford University calls us to reconsider how behaviours may spread through societies of wild animals, and how this might provide new insights into human social networks.

Typhoid vaccine over 81% effective in tackling disease in Nepal

A large field study of typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) in Nepal has shown a single dose to be safe and effective in reducing typhoid in children aged 9 months to <16 years in an endemic setting.

Oxford joins forces with the Palix Foundation to share knowledge about the brain and psychological science

The Palix Foundation has pledged £265,250 to support a cross-disciplinary project aimed at sharing scientific knowledge about early brain development and its effect on mental health and addiction. The project will be delivered by the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Experimental Psychology, and will unite Oxford and the foundation's shared vision of improving outcomes for children, their families and future generations.

2019 Most Highly Cited Researchers

Five researchers in the Department of Psychiatry are in the top one percent of the Highly Cited Researchers 2019 list.

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