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.
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.
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 ...
The Returning Carers' Fund is a small grants scheme intended to support the return to research of women and men who have taken a break of at least six months for caring responsibilities. 3 NDM researchers were awarded a small grant after successfully applying to the first call for the scheme in September 2014. This will enable them to re-establish their research careers after their break by providing opportunities to attend conferences, buy out teaching responsibilities, provide training and development opportunities or similar. Applications for next round of grants will open in January 2015 with the deadline to apply 28 February 2015.
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.
The four year NDM Prize Studentships are our principal fully-funded awards and are open to outstanding candidates from any country without restriction. The departmental Prize Studentships are awarded for DPhil (PhD) students starting at the beginning of the academic year 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 applications for the October 2015 start is 12 noon (GMT) on 9th January 2015.