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The Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine is part of the Medical Sciences Division. It hosts one of the largest groupings of Biomedical Researchers in the University Sector, and is also responsible for a significant part of the teaching of clinical medical students with the Oxford Medical School.


Immunology Post-doc day

Immunology Post-doc day

Posted 15/12/2014

The Oxford Immunology Group invites Post-doctoral researchers to attend their Post-Doc day on Friday 16 January 2015 (9am - 5pm, WIMM Seminar Room). The event will promote the work of researchers and encourage networking. Tal Arnon and Benjamin Fairfax will talk about their career pathways. The event is free to attend.

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NDM excels in REF 2014 exercise

NDM excels in REF 2014 exercise

Posted 18/12/2014

Today’s Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results confirm the University of Oxford’s world leading position in medical sciences research. Clinical Medicine ranked top for the overall quality of submissions along with Public Health Service, and Primary Care and Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience. The University of Oxford overall has the largest volume of world leading research and impact submitted to the REF exercise.

Ebola research in NDM

Ebola research in NDM

Posted 04/12/2014

The Jenner Institute team led by Professor Adrian Hill have begun testing the safety of a candidate booster vaccine against Ebola, to find out whether it could further increase immune responses. The trial saw 60 people vaccinated between 17 Sep and 18 Nov. Initial results are expected to be published before Christmas, although follow-up of the vaccinees will continue beyond those initial data. 30 of the volunteers are now being invited to receive a second candidate Ebola vaccine of a different type made by Bavarian Nordic, a company based in ...

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Podcasts: Meet our Students


NDM offers a highly competitive studentship for our DPhil programme to outstanding candidates of any nationality. The NDM Prize Studentship is a four year course which includes full payment of all fees and an annual stipend.

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Podcast: Emerging infectious diseases



Professor Peter Horby is Senior Clinical Research Fellow. His research focusses on epidemic diseases such as Ebola and bird flu, and crosses the disciplines of basic science, medical science and public health.

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NDM Prize Studentships


The four year NDM Prize Studentships are our principal fully-funded awards, open to outstanding candidates from any country. The departmental Prize Studentships are awarded for DPhil students starting in October and have a generous stipend of £18,000 per annum, which is tax-free. The Nuffield Professor of Medicine is also able to award additional stipends (Osler Awards) of up to £5,000 per annum in exceptional cases. Please note that the closing date for October 2015 start is 12 noon (GMT) on 9th January 2015.