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 within the Oxford Medical School.
The 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowships Awards Programme is now open for applications. We will be awarding five outstanding female early-career scientists a bursary of £15,000. Applicant should apply online by the deadline of 25th January 2017.
31st January 2017, 1-2pm, WTCHG Seminar room A/B
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Wellcome has announced funding of £118 million to 14 major research centres, including three centres based in Oxford. The Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, based in Oxford for 22 years, has played a pioneering role in the progress and success of human disease genetics and mechanism research. It will continue to exploit human genetics and uncover disease biology, improving human healthcare through the development of more precise diagnostic tests and preventative or therapeutic interventions.
A quick and efficient response to an outbreak requires strong central communication and coordination. Information needs to be shared quickly and then fed into patient care and policy. A wider approach, cutting across disciplines and specialities, helps limit the number of infected people and the impact on the economy, as explained by ISARIC's Dr Gail Carson.
"2016 has been a remarkable year in many ways. NDM continues to thrive thanks to all of you and your efforts. I would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I'd encourage you to take advantage of the many courses and events on offer in the coming year."
Professor Chris Conlon