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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.


Careers event for clinical doctoral students

Careers event for clinical doctoral students

Posted 13/08/2014

Doctoral students are invited to find out about clinical academic careers on 15th September between 4.30-6.00pm, in the Seminar Room at the WIMM. This event is open to all clinical training fellows across Oxford University who want to know about support for clinical academic careers (including for overseas trainees) and how current trainees are tackling the challenges of progressing up the ladder post-DPhil. If you would like to attend, or have any questions, contact Dr Val Macauly via molonc.sec@imm.ox.ac.uk.

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CCOUC disaster course 'bottom up approach' praised

CCOUC disaster course 'bottom up approach' praised

Posted 19/08/2014

In a letter to the South China Morning Post the 'bottom up approach' of the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and Chinese University for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) free online course on disaster and medical humanitarian response was praised. Since its launch in mid-June, 749 students have enrolled on the course, with 347 from Hong Kong. This shows a great demand for disaster information locally and globally. Hong Kong has the potential to develop into a regional hub for disseminating this knowledge.

Google Impact Challenge

Google Impact Challenge

Posted 11/08/2014

A programme led by Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science, Malaria Atlas Project and the NDM Eijkman Oxford Clinical Research Unit (EOCRU) in Jakarta, has recently won the Google Impact Challenge 2014. EOCRU is a subunit of the Wellcome-Oxford Major Overseas Programme based in Viet Nam, which is part of NDM Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health. The ...

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Women in Science: Helen McShane



Prof Helen McShane has been working on a new TB vaccine for 10 years. There are about 9 million new cases and 1.7 million deaths every year from tuberculosis. She developed MVA85A, a vaccine with the aim to boost the cellular immune response induced by BCG.

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Why Work for NDM?

Benedikt Kessler

Dr Benedikt Kessler is a Group Head in the Target Discovery Institute.

"I feel I have been very well supported by the Department; two years ago I had an offer for a full professorship in The Netherlands, which NDM matched with a permanent post and lab space in their new building. NDM has also been incredibly supportive of my family."

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