About NDM

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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.


CSC-NDM Scholarships

CSC-NDM Scholarships

Posted 26/09/2014

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 5PM TUESDAY 21ST OCTOBER. This scheme aims to provide Chinese students who demonstrate both academic excellence and leadership potential with the opportunity to study for a DPhil at the University of Oxford. The scholarships are supported jointly by the China Scholarship Council (on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of Education) and the University of Oxford. A number of scholarships are specifically available to Chinese students applying to the DPhil (PhD) in Clinical Medicine programme in the Nuffield Department of Medicine, these are supported by the CSC and NDM.

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Ebola research in NDM

Ebola research in NDM

Posted 15/10/2014

The Jenner Institute team, led by Professor Adrian Hill has been funded with a £2.8 million grant from the Wellcome Trust, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID). The money will allow the team to start safety tests of the vaccine alongside similar trials in the US run by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, a part of the NIH). The first out of 60 volunteers ...

Professor Helen McShane inspires young scientists

Professor Helen McShane inspires young scientists

Posted 17/10/2014

To celebrate the county’s next generation of researchers, Science Oxford held the 2014 Oxfordshire Young Scientists of the Year event at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on 8th October. Sponsored by the Nuffield Department of Medicine, the Society for the Chemical Industry, and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the event celebrated Oxfordshire’s most promising Year 13 physicists, chemists and biologists, with a canapé reception followed by an inspiring lineup of industry speakers.

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Podcast series: In her footsteps


Every scientist has a story to tell about their passion for research, and everyone needs to balance their career with the other aspects of life. In this podcast series, leading women in the Department interview each other about their inspiration for pursuing research, as well as how they balance the demands of work with their home and family lives, and their interests and pursuits outside the lab.

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Medical Grand Rounds


Thu 23rd Oct 2014 from 13:00 to 14:00, Lecture Theatre 1, John Radcliffe Hospital

Respiratory Medicine: “Don’t forget your toothbrush! Next generation sequencing insights into empyema”, Dr John Wrightson

CRN: “NIHR CRN – what, who and why”, Dr Belinda Lennox and Dr Andrew Protheroe

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